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The Independent Investor: Turmoil in Turkey

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There will be no "contagion." What is happening in Turkey is truly a "Tempest in a Teapot" that bears little resemblance to the crisis in Greece several years ago. Yet, over the last week, Turkey's currency, the lira, fell to record lows, interest rates skyrocketed, and their stock market... click for more

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Pittsfield Council Has Little Luck With Spectrum Cable

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No matter how much the City Council and residents complain about the loss of local programming, Spectrum Cable will not be bringing it back. Melinda Kinney of Charter Communications told the council Wednesday night that the WWLP 22 and WCVB 5 Boston cost too much to bring back to the area. The... click for more

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Williamstown Select Board Weighs Potential Enforcement...

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The board decided to authorize Town Manager Jason Hoch to send a letter to the businesses that failed to notify them of the board's concern and its intention to take action if one of the establishments is found in violation again in the next 12 months. click for more

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North Adams Eagle Street Project Celebrated

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On Wednesday evening during the annual Downtown Celebration, there was a pause to cut a blue ribbon strung between the brand-new eagle medallions marking the exit of the historic street. click for more

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Cheshire to Pave Three Roads

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Out of 100, Maple Drive scores 39, West Mountain Road 36 and the section of Wells Road, scored a 42. click for more

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Mass MoCA Announces Its Fall Season

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Theatergoers are going to be mad about Mass MoCA this fall. Jon Hamm, the star of the landmark television series “Mad Men,” comes to town this fall to collaborate in a work-in-progress theater project dubbed Fishing, which will see him team with Wilco percussionist Glen Kotche and... click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Authority Change Draws...

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Mayor Thomas Bernard submitted an amended ordinance to the City Council that removes the commission's control on approving public art installations, turning it into a recommending body on par with certain other city boards, and also addressing a host of grammatical and word changes. click for more

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Lanesborough Sorting Out Who's on Roadkill Duty

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A deer died naturally but was laying on the side of the Ore Bed Road. It was bloated and "ready to explode." Sources haven't confirmed the actual conversation but iBerkshires can imagine it went something like this: "I'm not touching it," said a highway worker. "Call the animal control officer."... click for more

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Drury Announces Fall Practice Starts

Drury High's first football practice of the season will be Friday evening at the high school. click for more

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McCann Tech Announces Fall Practice Starts

McCann Tech has announced the starting times for fall sports practices. click for more

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Samantha A. Tyer, 45

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Samantha Abigail Tyer, 45, of Pittsfield, Mass., formerly of Ashley Falls, died...

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Mary-Lynn E. LaBonte, 79

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mary-Lynn E. LaBonte, 79, of 45 Albro Street, Pittsfield, passed away...

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Chester A. Chojnowski, 86

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Chester Anthony Chojnowski, 86, of 107 Birch Grove Drive passed away August...

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Florence E. DelSignore, 83

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Florence Elizabeth DelSignore, 83, of 101 Burke Avenue, Pittsfield, died...

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Rose P. Huban, 91

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Rose P. Huban, 91, a resident of Springside Nursing Facility, passed away...

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Chloa L. Gustafson, 82

WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Chloa L. Gustafson, 82, passed away on August 7, 2018, after a short...

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Stanley F. Paciorek, 77

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Stanley Francis Paciorek, 77, of Adams died Tuesday afternoon, August 14,...

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Eugene H. Kornn, 81

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Eugene Henry Kornn, 81, of Williamstown, Mass., died Tuesday, August 14,...

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Donald R. Richardson, 91

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Donald Robert Richardson, 91, of North Adams, Mass., died on Monday,...

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Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams...

A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion...

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Driver Injured in Readsboro Motorcycle Accident

A New York man incurred minor injuries on Friday afternoon when he...

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Auditor: PEDA's Unrestricted...

An urgency to develop the William Stanley Business Park...

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Williamstown Select Board...

The board decided to authorize Town Manager Jason Hoch to send a...

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Cumberland Farms Hearing...

For the second time this summer, the convenience store chain has...

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The Independent Investor: Turmoil in Turkey

There will be no "contagion." What is happening in Turkey is truly a...

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Smoking Materials Blamed for Fire at North Adams...

A fire was reported as being in the walls of the American Legion...

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Driver Injured in Readsboro Motorcycle Accident

A New York man incurred minor injuries on Friday afternoon when he...

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SVMC Receives Grant for Prevention of Increased...

The Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)...

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BHS to Close Walk-In Clinic at Pittsfield's...

Berkshire Health Systems says its new Urgent Care Facility on East...

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Letter: City Needs to Support Local Artwork

Over the past year, I have joined a number of North Adams residents...

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Letter: Recent Article on BRTA Cuts

So much money from Berkshire County goes to fund eastern...

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Standard Furniture

Fall Clearance Sale. Store Wide Savings. Save Up To 75%. Click for Weekly Specials. Adams, MA 01220

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Lee Founders Weekend

Town of Lee's 241st Birthday. Fireworks, Food, Magicians, Clowns, Games, Tours, Live Music.

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Dewey's Public House

Family Friendly Restaurant Serving Fresh Food Made To Order. Dalton, MA 01226 (413)684-0900

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Elder Services Appoints New Executive Director

McLaughlin is a leader in the long-term care network in western...

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Saint James Place Elects New Member of Board of...

A cinema and photography graduate of Ithaca College, Davis holds a...

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Clark Art Institute Names Associate Director of...

Prior to joining the Clark, Fowler was the A.W. Mellon fellow in the...

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Daughter's Book Celebrates...

Time, and the music-loving public's fidelity have been good to all...

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'BlacKkKlansman': There's no...

This is stirring stuff, devotedly ferrying the viewer from intriguing...

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Clark Art Institute Names Associate Director of...

Prior to joining the Clark, Fowler was the A.W. Mellon fellow in the physical history of art at Yale University from 2016–18, where she taught graduate seminars on the history and philosophy of conservation practice, and coordinated workshops and symposia that introduced graduate students to the... click for more

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Mass MoCA Announces Its Fall Season

Theatergoers are going to be mad about Mass MoCA this fall. Jon Hamm, the star of the landmark television series “Mad Men,” comes to town this fall to collaborate in a work-in-progress theater project dubbed Fishing, which will see him team with Wilco percussionist Glen Kotche and... click for more

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Enjoy Great Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Tannery...

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Music Festival, the spotlight will focus on a range of classical fare in varied genres: from chamber and solo piano music by Beethoven, Brahms, Britten and Mahler to symphonic works by Beethoven, Copland, Bartók and Shostakovich. click for more

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Unique Musical Shows Coming to Berkshires This...

It’s an unusual week for music in the Berkshires, with one-offs on offer at two of the major venues in the county. click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Authority Change Draws...

Mayor Thomas Bernard submitted an amended ordinance to the City Council that removes the commission's control on approving public art installations, turning it into a recommending body on par with certain other city boards, and also addressing a host of grammatical and word changes. click for more

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413Heart Music & Arts Festival Returns to Dalton

All activities during the day Saturday and Sunday are free. Evening performances are ticketed for various prices, an all festival pass is $45. Tickets are available online. The festival is being held at the Stationery Factory at 63 Flansburg Ave. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

Tavern at The A Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A

Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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Flavours Q&A

Flavours Q&A click for more

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