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Maple Grove Civic Club Hears From Adams Candidates

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The three people running for the three-year seat being vacated by Selectman Jeffrey Snoonian spoke at the forum, with the first being Elizabeth Bushey was first to speak Sunday afternoon at a well-attended Civic Club meeting at the Polish National Alliance. click for more

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Schools

Pittsfield Council Asked To Push For State Education...

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How the state calculates what it costs to run a school system is much different from what local officials say it actually costs. That was the message delivered to the City Council Tuesday night when the School Committee arranged a presentation from the Massachusetts Association of School... click for more

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North Adams City Council Refers Zoning Proposal, Adopts...

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The City Council on Tuesday night referred a proposed zoning change that would allow the Porches Inn to expand northward along Veazie Street. click for more

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Non-Binding Question Asks Lanesborough to Hike Retiree...

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John Goerlach worked 20 years in the town's Highway Department so when he retired, part of his health insurance will come from the town's budget. Goerlach will be paying 15 percent of the premium with the town picking up the rest. Goerlach is now a Selectman, a decade after leaving the town's... click for more

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in Windsor

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A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on the Windsor/Cummington line on Route 9. State police are withholding identification of the 31-year-old man pending family notification. He was inititially taken to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield and then to Baystate... click for more

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Pittsfield Police Offer Safety Tips After Walkers,...

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An unidentified man has been accosting walkers and joggers in in the city's southeast side since last Tuesday. None of the victims were injured in any of the reported incidents, police say, but there have been several complaints reported over the past week. It is unknown if the same man is... click for more

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Williamstown Planning Board Candidates Participate in...

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The two candidates in the only contested race on May 9's town election ballot made their case to the voters last week in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Incumbent Chris Winters is being challenged by newcomer Karen L. Shepard for his five-year seat on the Planning Board. click for more

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Adams-Cheshire Weighs Emergency Amendment for Cheshire...

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The Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee will seek legal counsel to see how and if Cheshire can amend the district agreement to allow the town to fund Cheshire Elementary School on its own for one year. Cheshire Selectwoman Carol Francesconi on Monday asked the committee if it was possible... click for more

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Health News

Berkshire County Rx Round Up...

Anyone with unused, unwanted... 

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MCLA Holding 25th Community Day...

According to Moser, this year... 

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Berkshires Beat: Humane Race...

Scheduled for Saturday, April... 

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Receives...

The family returned their... 

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New Lenox's Meisberger, Taconic's...

The Lenox girls and Taconic boys track and field teams each picked up...

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Pittsfield Rallies Early in...

The Pittsfield softball team Wednesday won at Drury.

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Delorey Stops 10 Shots in Mount Greylock Girls...

The Mount Greylock girls lacrosse team defeated Burr & Burton Academy on Wednesday. click for more

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Pettit Backstops McCann Tech Boys to Third Win of...

The McCann Tech boys lacrosse team Wednesday won at Monson. click for more

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Goyette Ks Nine in McCann Tech Road Win

The McCann Tech softball team Wednesday defeated Springfield Central. click for more

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Genaway Pitches Wahconah Past Mount Greylock

The Wahconah baseball team defeated Mount Greylock on Wednesday. click for more

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Cages Baseball Club Offers...

The Cages Baseball Club collegiate all-star team will offer four...

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Obituaries

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Tania Gajda, 80

ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Marcelle Tania (Quervin) Gajda, of 7 Woods Drive, Adams, died in the early...

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Dorothy Wehry, 89

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Doris J. Wehry, 89, of 20 Howe Road, Pittsfield, died Monday April 24,...

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Sylvia Cone, 76

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Sylvia Colla Cone, 76, of Pittsfield died April 24, 2017, at Springside of...

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Mary Ellen Sheerin-Rando, 62

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mary Ellen Sheerin-Rando of Pittsfield passed away Saturday, April 22,...

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Ann O'Brien, 74

LEE, Mass. — Ann M. O'Brien, formerly of Lee, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 23,...

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Richard D. Cota, 80

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Richard David Cota, 80, of North Adams, Mass., died on Wednesday, April...

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Frank Caruso, 69

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Frank R. Caruso, 69, of Otis, formerly of Greenwich, Conn., and Great...

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Ralph Cianflone, 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ralph Cianflone, 84, of 503 Churchill Street in Pittsfield, passed away...

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Frank W. Thoubboron, 94

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Frank W. Thoubboron, 94, passed away on April 17, 2017. He resided on Ann...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Pittsfield Police Offer Safety Tips After...

An unidentified man has been accosting walkers and joggers in in the...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

The husband of missing Clarksburg woman Joanne Ringer is the "sole...

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Richardello, Gaspardi-Febles...

When Esther Quinn died in 1998 the local business community lost...

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Muraca Buys Nuclea Assets,...

Patrick Muraca is picking up where he left off with Nuclea...

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

Prior to the projected move-in date, Berkshire Money Management...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Pittsfield Police Offer Safety Tips After...

An unidentified man has been accosting walkers and joggers in in the...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

The husband of missing Clarksburg woman Joanne Ringer is the "sole...

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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: Vote for Christine Hoyt on May 1

Christine has the knowledge and experience to improve our town's...

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Letter: Support Pollinator Resolution

Bees are disappearing at an alarming rate, as emphasized by Williams...

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from...

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Berkshire County Arc CEO Receives Prestigious...

The Sheraton Hotel Framingham was full of many supporters as Singer...

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes...

In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for...

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Norman Rockwell Museum...

The family returned their claims payment to Chubb in exchange for the...

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New Gallery Drawn by North...

A new art gallery in downtown North Adams is the result of the city's...

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from Barbara Palmer, who has served the museum as executive director for the past seven and a half years. click for more

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'Going in Style': Bank Heist Steals Your Heart

A convivial give-and-take alternates between the sad economic facts about senior citizens in the richest country in the world having to choose between medicine and food, and the wacky, near burlesque, devil-may-care antics of these three indomitable regalers of life's pageant. And, just to pepper... click for more

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'Ghost in the Shell': Machine Politics

They have been duped into thinking that things will be better for them in their demagogue's phony world, and enthusiastically bear false witness to obfuscate the quest for honesty. Such is what is sown out of fear and in search of pie-in-the-sky solutions. It is much easier to believe in ideology... click for more

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Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names...

Balint's mission is to enhance the relevance and reputation of HAHS member sites in their communities so as to contribute to a national conversation on the arts in American public life. click for more

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Three Dog Night Concert Being Planned For Wahconah...

Three Dog Night could be bringing joy to Wahconah Park this summer. The Parks Commission on Thursday approved a request from Berkshire Radio Group Vice President Peter Barry to use the park on Saturday, August 26 for the concert. Barry is in the "exploratory phase" of possibly putting on the... click for more

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Berkshire, Bennington Cultural Institutions Create...

The five institutions are using the ArtCountry collaboration to advertise North Berkshire and the west corner of Southern Vermont as a singular destination of cultural attractions and natural resources. It recently ran a full-page ad in the New York Times and developed a website with museum and... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

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