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Lanesborough Residents Fed Up With Obnoxious Jet...

The Narragansett neighborhood is looking for some help in stopping rowdy jet skiers from keeping them up at night. A crowd of residents from the area have lodged a complaint with the town asking for ways to squelch what they say is a group of jet skiers racing, jumping wakes, drinking and... click for more

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Pittsfield Man Arrested in Armed Robbery of K&K...

Sean Matthews, 25, of Pittsfield is accused of armed robbery of K&K Liquors on North Street with a knife at about 10:13 a.m. Police says local and state officers arrived on scene and performed an initial search of the perimeter and shortly after detectives developed Matthews was the suspect. No... click for more

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Rowling Picks Mount Greylock as Site of Fictional...

The state's highest peak was revealed on Tuesday to be the location of a school of wizardry. J.K. Rowling, author of the immensely popular "Harry Potter" series, released a short story on Tuesday on the history of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at Pottermore.com. click for more

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Cheshire Planning Board Approves Dollar General...

Dollar General was cleared for a new store after more than two years of vocal opposition and a change of location. The Planning Board on Monday approved the discount chain store's request for special permits for signage, the building application and a site plan that included minor changes. click for more

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Pittsfield Licensing Board Tries to Find...

The Licensing Board is giving a West Housatonic Street restaurant a shot at having live music, despite pleas from the neighbors. Owner Mickey Soldato requested an entertainment license to have acoustic musicians perform on the outdoor patio a couple nights a week. Soldato says the hope is to... click for more

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Williams College, Chamber Discuss Downtown Parking...

Williams College and the Chamber of Commerce believe they have solutions in place to avoid a repeat of last summer's parking woes on Spring Street, and they're asking downtown merchants to be part of the answer. In 2015, parking inventory in the Village Business District was squeezed by... click for more

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Drury Class of 1973 Golf Tourney Raises Funds for...

This past sunny Saturday, 10 teams were preparing to play at Stamford Valley Golf Course in the 8th annual Drury High School Alumni Golf Tournament. The annual tourney grew out of a class reunion nearly a decade ago that has since raised thousands of dollars to help the North Adams, Mass., high... click for more

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North Adams Police Officer Crashes Cruiser

A city police officer sustained minor injuries after his cruiser hit a utility pole on Ashland Street. Sgt. James Burdick said Officer Joshua Tracy was heading south on Ashland Street on Monday around 11:50 a.m. when he hit a utility pole near where the road intersects with Church Street. click for more

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Ransom 'Benny' DeCoigne, 94

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Ransom Benjamin "Benny" DeCoigne, 94, of 202 North Summer St. died...

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Linda J. Higgins, 64

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Linda J. Higgins, 64, of Main Street passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016 at...

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Edward P. Jamros Sr., 77

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Edward P. Jamros Sr., 77, of Adams died early Tuesday morning, June 28,...

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Claire Racine, 88

ADAMS, Mass. — Miss Claire Theresa Racine, 88, of 380 Old Columbia St. died early Monday...

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Chester B. Snow, 99

OTIS, Mass. — Chester Bliven Snow, 99, passed away at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington on...

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Eden Kend, 10

LEE, Mass. — Eden Kend, 10, born on October 6, 2005, the daughter of Robert and Diane Fraser...

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Martin H. Deely, 82

LEE, Mass. — Martin Henry Deely, 82, of Lee passed from the earth on Sunday, June 26,...

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Marion E. Accetta, 92

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Marion Evelina (Hall) Accetta, 92, of North Adams died Sunday, June 26,...

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Patricia L. Goodrich, 47

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Patricia Lynn Goodrich passed away peacefully at her home on June 19,...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested in Armed Robbery of K&K...

Sean Matthews, 25, of Pittsfield is accused of armed robbery of K&K...

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North Adams Police Officer Crashes Cruiser

A city police officer sustained minor injuries after his cruiser hit...

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Sprinkler System Saves Louison House

Assistant Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the electrical fire broke...

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The Licensing Board is giving a West Housatonic Street...

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Biz Briefs: Technical Training...

Each student received a Certificate of Completion from Berkshire...

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@theMarket: Who Is Next?

The vote is in and all you have to do is look at world markets to...

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Pittsfield Friendly's Closed Until Further Notice...

Friendly's on Dalton Avenue is closed until further notice after a...

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Fire Damages Pittsfield Apartment Kitchen

A fire caused by cooking caused damage to a Columbus Avenue...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in...

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R.K. Miles Announces Snowmobile Sweepstakes...

R.K. Miles on Friday announced the winner of its Makita 100 Years of...

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North Adams' Moulton Blocks Two Shots, MCLA...

The MCLA women's basketball team won its fifth straight on Wednesday...

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Del Gallo Challenges Democratic Candidates to...

The following is an open letter from Rinaldo Del Gallo III, candidate...

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Guest Column: Bans on Plastic Bags Gaining Ground

Recently, there have been a series of single-use plastic bag bans....

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North Adams Native Returns to Join Pittsfield Law...

Holmes is a native of North Adams and has returned home after living...

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Lenox, Wahconah Students Win Youth Art Expo

Participating youth were asked to think about where they see...

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MCLA Professor Joins WGBH, NASA in STEM Education...

Over the next five years, the education team at Boston public media...

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New Berkshire Art Museum Opens...

Before Mass MoCA, before DownStreet Art, the Contemporary Artists...

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Summer Music Festival Season...

Before getting into imminent opening events, bookmark the Boston...

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Common Folk Ready to Unveil...

Common Folk will unveil its new home Thursday evening during...

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Rowling Picks Mount Greylock as Site of Fictional...

The state's highest peak was revealed on Tuesday to be the location of a school of wizardry. J.K. Rowling, author of the immensely popular "Harry Potter" series, released a short story on Tuesday on the history of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at Pottermore.com. click for more

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Lenox, Wahconah Students Win Youth Art Expo

Participating youth were asked to think about where they see themselves in nine months, and create an art piece which reflects that. Every participant submitted a piece that represented their hopes and dreams for the future. click for more

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North Adams Artist Finds Expression in Ancient...

The technique of paper quilling isn't a common one in the contemporary art world, but North Adams resident Lisa Nilsson embraced the antediluvian medium and elevated even beyond her contemporaries to her inventive and intricate — and almost obsessive — images that stretch the form to its... click for more

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Laura Bush Tours Latest Restorations at The Mount

The main focus of the tour was the recent repairs to the historic stable’s exterior, which had suffered severe deterioration click for more

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'Finding Dory': It'll Find You

Watching "Finding Dory," the sequel to the 2003 megahit "Finding Nemo," it occurs that perhaps even children of John Birchers and Ku Klux Klan members exposed to the high-minded sentiments of this sugary tutorial in liberalism will leave the theater a bit more tolerant. However, while colorful,... click for more

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Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival to Enchant in...

The signs have been around the area for weeks: tiny doors to enchanted realms, fairy princesses, visits from the Fairy Queen Deidre and wardings from the Wizard Grulaach. It's all leading up to the Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival this Saturday at Bowe Field for a day filled with music,... click for more

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Outstanding Regional Classical Music Being Offered

This week, I’ll turn the spotlight on three more: South Mountain Concerts in Pittsfield, Music Mountain in Falls Village, Conn., and the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y. click for more

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Dance Troupe's Residency Deepens Ties With...

An internationally acclaimed dance company is not only performing in the Berkshires, but also teaching and sharing its skills with the city's teens. The office of Cultural Development announced Tuesday a community partnership with the Brooklyn-based Urban Bush Women Dance Company, providing 30... click for more

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'Maggie's Plan': Has a Comic Twist

Because it is very New York, sophisticated, intelligent, witty, provocative and well written, I think Woody Allen would like director Rebecca Miller's "Maggie's Plan," just in case he's reading. It is of course about love among the scholarly and introspective, the whys and wherefores therein,... click for more

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County's Softball Coaches Name...

The Berkshire County high school softball coaches Wednesday announced...

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County Girls Lacrosse Coaches...

Wahconah and Mount Greylock held down the most spots on the...

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Lenox's Meisberger, Pittsfield's Rich Named County...

Berkshire County's high school track and field coaches have announced their all-county team for 2016. click for more

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Taconic Juniors to Play in New England All-Star...

Taconic High School’s Izaiyia Mestre and Ryan Abel have been selected to showcase their skills as members of the MBCA Massachusetts All-State team. click for more

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County's Boys Lacrosse Coaches Name All-Stars

The all-county teams for boys lacrosse were announced this week. click for more

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Groton-Dunstable Tops Wahconah in D3 State...

The Wahconah baseball team lost, 8-1, on Tuesday in the state semi-finals. click for more

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H.A. George Wins North Adams...

Ben Moulton went 4-for-4 in a comeback win for H.A. George in the...

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Joshua Weslowski, 12, helps honor longtime Adams Little League coach...
VIDEO: Lenox's Luke Murphy hits a two-out single to drive in a pair in...
FINAL: Lenox pitcher Patrick Colvin snares a bunt try for the final...

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