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New Pittsfield Warns Of Aggressive Foxes

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The Health Department is telling homeowners to be on the lookout for aggressive foxes. The Health Department said a resident was bitten by a fox in the area of Wahconah Street, specifically near Dower Square, over the weekend. That fox was captured but health officials are asking residents to... click for more

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Pittsfield Rallies Against Hate, Racism

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Hundreds of local residents joined at Park Square on Saturday in protest of hate and racism. Organized by the activist's group Indivisible Pittsfield, demonstrators carried signs, broke into protest songs, and waved to passing vehicles. The event was organized in the wake of a "Unite the Right"... click for more

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Mass MoCA Announces Fall Season Works, Performances

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For the sixth year running, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art heads into the fall with the 7th annual FreshGrass Festival on Sept. 15-17, a weekend devoted to bluegrass and progressive roots music and wraps up the season in mid-December when Sundance Theatre Lab returns for its annual... click for more

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Schools

Berkshire Athenaeum Honors Youth Short Story Contest...

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As a child, Jana Laiz didn't like to read. She loved to write but she didn't like to read, despite her mother's attempts to get her to do so. And then one day, a librarian helped her find the perfect book. She devoured it and went back for more. And then her writing improved. She read more. Her... click for more

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North Adams Finds Buyer for Salt Yard; Sale of Pownal...

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Mayor Richard Alcombright will ask the City Council to accept a bid of $50,000 on the 2.55 acre property, well below its appraised value of $125,000. click for more

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Adams Officials Questions Cable Company

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and attempted to quell some concerns from town officials and residents Wednesday, however, it was made clear: residents are not happy with the service. click for more

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Cheshire To Make Decision On Dam Removal

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The town will make a decision on whether or not to use state funds to remove the Kitchen Brook Dam. Town Administrator Mark Webber told the Selectmen on Tuesday that the state Division of Ecological Restoration is ready to begin the process of removing the dam but needs direction from the town. click for more

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Sports

Drury Announces Initial Fall...

Drury High School's fall sports have set their dates for tryouts and...

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McCann Tech Sets Fall Sports...

McCann Technical School in North Adams has announced the initial...

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Meczywor to Focus on Whole Student as New Hoosac...

After 21 years at Drury High School, Molly Meczywor is taking on a new challenge at Hoosac Valley. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Golf Coach

McCann Tech in North Adams is looking for a varsity golf coach for the fall. click for more

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Puppolo Headed to JuCo Powerhouse

Hoosac Valley graduate Kali Puppolo in the fall will join one of the nation's top Division III junior college softball programs. click for more

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Taconic's Peaslee, Whiteley Shine in Senior...

More than 20 recently graduated high school football players from Berkshire County helped their team win the inaugural Western Mass All-Star Game on Friday night. click for more

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Dalton Designated As An...

Those hiking the Appalachian Trail will know they'll be welcomed with...

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Luca Burgess of Wahconah Warriors Boys' Lacrosse scores the...
Joe Whitaker makes a big save late for Wahconah Warriors Boys'...
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Obituaries

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Albert Theriault Jr., 78

BECKET, Mass. — Albert E. Theriault Jr. of Becket, died Friday, August 11, 2017, at his...

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Rose Graziani, 101

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Rose Marie Graziani, 101, of 100 Main Street, Cheshire, died Wednesday,...

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Maria E. Longo, 93

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Maria E. Longo, 93, formerly of Pittsfield and Dalton, passed away Tuesday,...

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Dorothy Bliss, 101

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Dot Bliss passed away on August 19, 2017, in Williamstown Commons Nursing...

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Eleanor M. Hall, 91

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Eleanor Mae Hall, 91, of Stockbridge, Mass., passed into God's arms...

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Charles A. Youse, 80

READSBORO, Vt. — Charles (Chuck) A. Youse of Readsboro, Vt., died at home on Tuesday, August...

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Francis E. Durant, 87

ADAMS, Mass. — Francis E. Durant, 87, passed away Thursday evening, August 10, 2017, at the...

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Marjorie Griffith, 86

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Marjorie J. Griffith, 86, a former Pittsfield resident, passed away August...

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Catherine Azubalis, 92

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Catherine Marie Azubalis, 92, of 8 Lyric Street, Pittsfield, formerly of 70...

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Business

New Biz Briefs: Sotheby's...

This property, "Thistlewood," was part of the famous "Berkshire...

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Business

SereniTea To Add Theatre And...

Now that SereniTea Parlor has an approved liquor license, they...

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'Better Block' Approaching The...

It's time to build the better block. MassDevelopment had...

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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: Ways to Protest Safely

With hate groups marching in cities across the U.S., it's tempting to...

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Letter: Turn Off Your Cell Phones During Theater...

A cell phone stopped the show at Shakespeare & Company. During a...

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Letter: Comments on the Recommendation of the...

Like many others, I appreciate the time the members of the Berkshire...

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Mt. Williams Greenhouses

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On a Roll Cafe

2 Great locations: Pittsfield & Lenox MA. Daily homemade soups,all meats roasted on site.

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Flavours of Malaysia

Freshly cooked-to-order authentic Malaysian and Asian cooking. Pittsfield, MA 413-443-3188.

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Berkshire South Regional Community Center to...

This will be an evening to share, reminisce and revel in the success...

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Berkshire Bank Taps New Senior Vice President for...

In this new position, Stone will bring industry leadership, community...

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New PA Joins Southwestern Vermont Medical...

Evankow earned his master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies...

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A & E

Community Reflects On Nick...

Youth Alive accompanied by musicians and members of the Berkshire...

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Business

SereniTea To Add Theatre And...

Now that SereniTea Parlor has an approved liquor license, they plan...

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Mass MoCA Announces Fall Season Works,...

For the sixth year running, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art heads into the fall with the 7th annual FreshGrass Festival on Sept. 15-17, a weekend devoted to bluegrass and progressive roots music and wraps up the season in mid-December when Sundance Theatre Lab returns for its annual... click for more

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Eclipse Mill Pottery Exhibit Offers Art You Can...

The group exhibition at the Eclipse Mill curated by potters Gail and Phil Sellers and Arthur De Bow, gallery manager at MCLA Gallery 51, features more than two dozen artists who sculpt functional art out of clay. click for more

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'The Dark Tower': Fighting Horror with Horror

The film is clearly about the war between good and evil, albeit related only coincidentally to the nightmarish battle between those forces now commanding our national stage. Whereas our real fight waits for afeared and hesitant patriots to awaken, the movie provides a quick fix of honesty and... click for more

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Review: 'Company' Hits A Home Run at Barringston...

"Company" premiered in April of 1970, and while it's not quite as relevant today as it was back then – when marriage was more de rigueur – it still resonates with its humor and irony. Practically the whole show is built on irony. click for more

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Wrestling Company In Time Crunch to Get Permits to...

Truly Independent Wrestling is having trouble settling into its new home. The fairly recently formed company is planning to hold monthly wrestling shows and hold workshops teaching the sports entertainment. The independent promoters formed last year and held shows in Pittsfield. Recently, they... click for more

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Citizens Group Protests Berkshire Museum's Planned...

Save the art, pause the sale. Save the art, pause the sale. That's what was chanted outside of the Berkshire Museum by close to 50 community members who want to halt the museum's plans to sell some 40 pieces of artwork in an effort to straighten out its finances. The Berkshire Museum has had a... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A 

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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