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New The Independent Investor: The Next Recession

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So how does an economy go from blue skies to dark clouds in so short a time? This economic expansion is now entering its final stage, according to economists. As the good times grow, investors and consumers tend to overborrow and overspend. That's human nature, but it almost always leads to... click for more

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Williamstown Elementary School Committee Holds Final...

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After dispensing with the business, a couple of members closed the meeting with their thoughts on the committee's work, which included helping lay the groundwork for November's town meeting votes in Lanesborough and Williamstown that accomplished full regionalization of the PreK-12 region. click for more

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Cheshire Considering Moving Town Hall to Vacant School

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Selectwoman Carol Francesconi, who also serves on the committee, said the group considered housing, satellite classrooms, commercial kitchen use, day care and even a small café in the facility. She said the town released a request for expressed interest and only received a response from a day care... click for more

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BIC Organization Ramps Programming Back Up, Preps For...

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The BIC, as an organization, is back on track after the infusion of money to get the center constructed. "We're thrilled about the progress. It is great to be back in a posture of progression and see so many elements materialize," said Berkshire Innovation Center Chairman Stephen Boyd. click for more

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Cecropia, Our Sylvan King

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When leaves are fully formed from springtime budding, the moths will emerge from their cocoons, and relying on stored energy only, will seek mates by pheromone production. click for more

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BRPC: Chapter 90 Spending Trails at Least a Year Behind

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BRPC has found that towns tend to act conservatively with Chapter 90 funds for road work because of uncertainty around the program. Senior Transportation Planner Eammon Coughlin, of Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, had taken on a study on the use of Chapter 90 in the Berkshires and found... click for more

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Yola Esther Developer Settles With State, Asks...

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The developers of the Yola Esther subdivision are again asking the city to accept the three streets - Kara, Giovina, and Karen - after reaching an agreement with the state Architectural Access Board. click for more

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North Adams Airport OKs Hangar Space for Kelly

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The commission agreed to give Taconic Aviation owner Alex Kelly, a convicted rapist, permission to continue using the office space but after the vote, attendees railed against the commission and Kelly. click for more

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Wells, North All-Stars Top South

The Berkshire County Softball All-Star game was held Tuesday at the Doyle Complex in Pittsfield. click for more

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Western Mass Senior All-Star Game Returns Friday

The second annual Western Massachusetts Senior Bowl will be held on Friday at AIC in Springfield. click for more

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Berkshires Beat: Tickets on...

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Be Safe When the Temperatures...

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Hosts...

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Obituaries

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Dora W. Guerra, 81

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Dora Warren LeMere Guerra, 81, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away...

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Ronald R. Anderson, 80

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mr. Ronald Robert Anderson, 80, of Cheshire died on Monday, June 18, 2018, at...

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Lucy P. Sanecki, 96

ADAMS, Mass. — Lucy P. “Gigi” (Libardi) Sanecki, 96, of Adams died Monday evening,...

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Joyce Perras, 76

ADAMS, Mass. — Joyce Knickerbocker Perras, 76, of 75 Commercial St. passed away Sunday morning,...

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Daniel N. Gendron, 65

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Daniel Norman Gendron, 65, of Williamstown, Mass., died suddenly of...

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Donald A. Harvey, 84

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Donald Arthur Harvey, 84, formerly of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Tuesday,...

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Sabrina L. Sommer, 24

ADAMS, Mass. — Sabrina Lynn Sommer, 24, left us and this world on June 16,...

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Lauraine T. Pelletier, 88

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Lauraine Theresa Pelletier, 88, formerly of Orlando Avenue, Pittsfield,...

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Darlene R. Scarpa, 54

LEE, Mass. — Darlene Rose Scarpa, 54, of Marble Street, Lee, passed away as a result of her...

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Charge of Leaving the Scene Dropped in Fatal...

Instead, David I. Sookey Jr. had not-guilty pleas entered on his...

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Two Men Arrested In Connection To Shooting In...

Two men were arrested after a shooting on Elm Street. Police say...

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BIC Organization Ramps...

The BIC, as an organization, is back on track after the infusion...

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Hosts...

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The Independent Investor: The Next Recession

So how does an economy go from blue skies to dark clouds in so short...

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Charge of Leaving the Scene Dropped in Fatal...

Instead, David I. Sookey Jr. had not-guilty pleas entered on his...

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@theMarket: Trump's $50 Billion in Chinese...

And China will respond. Chinese trade officials have already outlined...

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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: 180 Households Are Saving With Community...

Solstice announced that only 20 spots remain in a set of Barre solar...

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Letter: Mount Greylock Educators Want Current...

Educators from what will be a unified Mount Greylock Regional School...

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Letter: Caccaviello Clear Choice for DA

My family and I were the victims of a housebreak, so I know who I...

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Summer Camp list of choices. Click to see over nignt camps, Sports to Science Camps. Summer FUN!!

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of...

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at...

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Hinds Named 2018 Legislative Leader by...

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Berkshire Bank VP Named One of the Top 40 Under...

The 40 Under Forty event is an annual celebration to honor 40 young...

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Big Names, Great Popular...

First things first: If you don't have your tickets to the Barrington...

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Classical 'High Season'...

This week, three magnificent presenter "T"s share the spotlight,...

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Barrington Stage Names New Director of Development

Provenz was the director of the Annual Fund and Special Events at Berkshire Country Day School for the past three years, where she implemented all aspects of fundraising in support of the $3.5 million annual budget. She also helped complete a $3.2 million Capital Campaign, surpassing the $3 million... click for more

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Theater Review: Love Versus Broadway at the...

In song, dance and frequently hilarious performances, love and Broadway are the heart of their conflicts in the world premiere comedic musical "The Royal Family of Broadway" at Barrington Stage Company. While not always perfect, the production is huge, dazzling and great fun. click for more

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'Ocean's 8': What's Bad for the Gander is Bad for...

With these parameters for pardons of the motion picture variety long in place, I scoured my brain to find what great accomplishment or rationale gives Sandra Bullock's Debbie Ocean and her seven accomplices the right to heist a $150 million necklace at the Met Gala. click for more

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Popular Music Scene Awakens in the Berkshires

You can look forward to this column as a tip sheet about upcoming shows. I won't review them; I will preview them, and I'll try to persuade you to attend a concert or show that is either in your musical comfort zone or that expands your musical horizons. click for more

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Musical Festival Season Appears on the Horizon

My goal, as your musical guide, will be to assist you in choosing venues to visit and performances to attend. Each week there will be "something to suit every taste," as the saying goes, but I will try, from mid-June through Labor Day, to highlight exceptional offerings that may pique your... click for more

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'Adrift': Cast Away in an Inconvenient Genre

Deeming myself the test canary that miners lower into the prohibiting depths, I emerged from "Adrift" rather impressed by its ability to render me uncomfortable and anticipatory, as well as to make me worry, at least for the length of the movie, for the well-being and destiny of its likable enough... 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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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Korean Garden Q&A

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