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Williamstown Fire District Asks Voters to Approve Land...

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On Tuesday, the district's voters will be asked in a special 7 p.m. district meeting whether to acquire a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where the Prudential Committee, which oversees the district, hopes to build a new fire station. click for more

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Adams Police to Implement Project Safe Return

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Police Chief Richard Tarsa told the Selectmen last week that the department will now provide developmentally disabled residents with metal identifications tags that will allow police to identify them through a database and better communicate with them. click for more

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North/South Rail Group Narrowing Potential New York City...

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Who will actually use the possible New York-to-Pittsfield passenger rail? That's the question the NYC/Berkshire Passenger Rail Working Group is now looking to answer. The group has been tasked by the legislature to examine the possibility of a Cape Flyer-like model for passenger rail transit in... click for more

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Lanesborough Again Considering Joining Mosquito Control...

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Lanesborough voters will be asked a second time if the town should join the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project. At November's special town meeting, voters will be asked to first sign onto the project and second to spend $4,500 to allow the project to get the preliminary work done in the... click for more

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1Berkshire Releases Report on Attracting, Retaining...

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There is a hole in the county's demographics. But there is also a clear path to fill it. Studies, particularly one performed by Berkshire Regional Planning Commission in 2014, have outlined a significant population loss in the coming years, and a decline that is specifically defined among the 20... click for more

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North Adams Council Candidates Talk Economic...

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Fifteen of the candidates on the ballot for City Council pitched their experience at a forum on Thursday night that focused on crime, infrastructure and how the city's anchor institutions fit into its growth and development. The candidates, not surprisingly, were in broad agreement on how to... click for more

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Central Berkshire Habitat Honors Volunteerism at Annual...

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To understand what Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity means for Bonnie Hayden, one must understand where she was when she first got involved. "We came from a big mess," Hayden said. click for more

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Schools

Cheshire Had Looked at Joining Northern Berkshire School...

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Town officials reached out to the Northern Berkshire School Union 43 about possibly joining its superintendency union this past June. However, the town was told it would have to leave the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District before going any further. click for more

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Sports

New Wahconah Volleyball Sweeps...

The Wahconah volleyball team defeated Mount Greylock on Monday.

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New Finnegan Leads Lee Girls Past...

The Lee girls soccer team won, 3-1, on Monday.

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New Edwards' Late Goal Lifts Mount Everett Girls

The Mount Everett girls soccer team defeated Taconic on Monday. click for more

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New McCann Tech Boys' Comeback Bid Falls Short

The McCann Tech boys soccer team Monday lost to Commerce. click for more

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New Lee's Fraser Wins Western Mass Title

Lee senior Thomas Fraser Monday earned medalist honors at the Western Massachusetts Division 3 Championships. click for more

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Wahconah Pair Win Weekly Honors

Wahconah's Tanner Hastings and Emma Parkington are this week's iBerkshires.com/Bedard Bros. Athletes of the Week. click for more

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Whiteley, Genaway Making...

Three area alumni are helping power the offense of the Endicott...

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VIDEO: Darius Tovani scores his second TD for McCann Tech Football in...
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Obituaries

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Felicia V. Clarke, 92

ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Felicia Victoria (Meczywor) Clarke, 92, of Adams died peacefully on Friday,...

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Tamara J. Canale, 71

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Tamara "Tammy" Jeanne Canale, 71, of Clarksburg passed away on...

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Josephine A. Johnson, 91

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Josephine "Josie" Ann (Morin) Johnson, 91, passed away on...

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Nina A. McKeon, 62

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Nina Ann (Medberry) McKeon, 62, of North Adams, Mass., died on Thursday,...

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Fredrick L. Simmons, 86

LEE, Mass. — Frederick Luther Simmons, 86, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Lee. Fred was...

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Hilary A. Alden, 48

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Hilary Anne Alden, 48, of North Adams, Mass., died on Saturday, October...

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Thomas B. Guidi, 75

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Thomas B. Guidi, 75, longtime resident of Great Barrington, Mass.,...

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Sylvia M. Kipp, 78

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sylvia Marie (Richardello) Kipp, 78, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Marcia A. Dagnoli, 82

ADAMS, Mass. — Marcia Ann (Parisien) Dagnoli, 82, of Adams, Mass., died peacefully on Tuesday,...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James...

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Health News

Pete Townshend Helps Raise $18K...

Last month before Pete Townshend hit the stage at Tanglewood to...

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Farm &...

The project will build capacity, address market challenges,...

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New Asian Fusion Restaurant...

The newly opened Lee's Dynasty wants to bring new flavors to...

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The Independent Investor: Taketh Care of Your...

As unemployment declines, wages rise, and good workers become...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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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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CHP to Assume Management of BMC’s Dental Clinic

This collaboration between CHP and BHS will help provide improved...

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Letter: Mass MoCA Paint-Over Is Unresolved Issue

Although Mass MoCA painted over the school children's historic...

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Letter: Artists, Community Support Berkshire...

We are artists, small business owners, parents, and Berkshire...

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Pittsfield Medical Associates Awarded Medical...

Dr. Ellis Fribush will be the new medical director and Bruce...

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Berkshire County Arc Hires Director of Brain...

Steele has been with BCArc since 2011. She has worked in a variety of...

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Destination Williamstown Names New Director

Abbott will lead the content and growth of Williamstown’s digital...

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Federal Grant Awarded To...

The U.S. Department of Education is helping to strengthen ties...

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'Battle of the Sexes': We've...

While anthropologists and social historians might disagree upon the...

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Area artists rally to support the Berkshire...

Ceramic artist Stephanie Boyd, one of the event organizers, was inspired after a recent mini-fundraiser she held on Facebook shortly after the events at Charlottesville, Va. She made six mugs, posted them for $100 each with the intent of donating 100 percent to the Southern Poverty Law Center.... click for more

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St. Joe Graduate Pens Inspirational Children's...

Dan Sadlowski started on a career in health care and shadowed at Children's Hospital in Boston. He was in awe. He saw sick children fighting day in and day out. He saw them as real-life superheroes. And when his time there ended, he promised himself he'd come back and be an inspiration, a role... click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Offers Year-Round Programming...

Highlights include the launch of the Pillow Lab and the In Process Series, a series of 12 customized artist residencies open to an intimate, invited audience; year-round events consisting of convenings, social dances, Pillow Pop-Up performances and community programming; and co-presentations with... click for more

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'Brad's Status': What's It All About, Alfie?

Written and directed by Mike White, Brad's travail is entertaining in that alternately painful and bittersweet way, when divulged truths show us what's really important. Indeed, most of us are destined to crush our souls in the crucible of experience and deep introspection before arriving at those... click for more

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DownStreet Art Set for Thursday, Sept. 28

DownStreet Art is a program of MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center click for more

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'Mother!': Oh, Brother!

This is sinister stuff, intentionally as well as through the error of its haughty self-indulgence. Oh, dear reader be cautious. It starts out with intriguing eeriness ... even a bit Hitchcockian. No offense, Master. But that's just to suck you into its ugly movie Hell. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

Grazie's Italian Restaurant... 

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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