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Williamstown Finance Committee Begins Budget Review

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The biggest adjustment for town officials this year is the one-time switch of moving all the Williamstown Elementary School operational expenses out of the town budget and into the Mount Greylock Regional School District budget. click for more

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McCann Budget Level-Funded for Fiscal 2019

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The Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District budget is essentially level funded with only a $3,799 increase over fiscal 2018's $9,340,159 million budget. click for more

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Matuszko Tapped As Next BRPC Executive Director

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After 21 years with the organization, Thomas Matuszko is poised to become the next executive director of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. The commission chose Matuszko out of three finalists Thursday evening. The executive committee will now negotiate terms for employment with who... click for more

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The Independent Investor: Is America Back in the Space...

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Yet, there were some among us, call them entrepreneurs, visionaries or just good businessmen, that still believed in space. But in addition, they believed that there were economic possibilities in pursuing space. People like Elon Musk (the electric car guy) who was willing to go where others feared... click for more

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Berkshire Mall Closed Because of 'Power Issues'

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The mall posted on Facebook shortly around the time the shops were expected to open at 10 a.m. saying the building was closed for Thursday. It is not clear if or when it will reopen. click for more

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Clarksburg Planners Question Tiny Home Proposal

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Resident Molly Guest and Katie Jackson, business and community development manager for tiny home builder B&B Micro Manufacturing of North Adams, tried to convince the Planning Board on Wednesday that it would be a benefit to the town to allow the popular little houses to be sited in the rural town.... click for more

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Adams Officials Envision The Ideal Town Administrator

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Wanted: an honest, upfront administrator willing to embrace the community of Adams, a people person also has a good handle on management and finances and a willingness to collaborate. click for more

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New Monument's Field Finishes...

Two Berkshire County wrestlers placed at the 2018 All-State Wrestling...

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Wahconah, Hoosac Girls on...

The Western Mass girls basketball tournament seedings were announced...

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Monument Mountain Boys Draw Top Seed in D3...

The Western Massachusetts boys basketball tournament seeds were announced on Saturday afternoon in Springfield. click for more

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Powell, Field Alive at All-State Wrestling Meet

Taconic's Zabion Powell and Monument Mountain's John Field advanced through the round of eight in the consolation bracket at the 2018 MIAA All-State Wrestling Championships at St. John's Prep on Friday. click for more

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Hall of Fame All-Star Game Rosters Announced

A dozen local senior high school basketball players have been named to the teams that will compete in an annual all-star event at the Hall of Fame in Springfield. click for more

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Pittsfield's Aitken Scores 1,000th as Generals...

Pittsfield girls basketball's Bella Aitken scored her 1,000th career point on Thursday night. click for more

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Adams Boys Win North Adams'...

The Adams seventh- and eighth-grade boys travel basketball team won a...

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Obituaries

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Sally Mason, 77

DALTON, Mass. — Sally Mason, 77, of Dalton, passed away February 21, 2018, at Springside...

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Kathleen M. Kandrach, 67

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Kathleen M. Kandrach, 67, of 76 South Street in Cheshire, passed away...

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Anthony ‘Tony’ Cancilla Jr., 82

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Anthony G. Cancilla Jr. of Pittsfield passed away on February 18, 2018, at...

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Anne T. Malone, 89

LENOX, Mass. — Anne T. Malone, 89, died February 22, 2018.    Born January 24,...

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Milagros Figueroa-Lopez, 56

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Milagros Figueroa-Lopez, 56, of Clarksburg, Maass., died Friday, February...

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Anita E. Kozma, 64

“To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” 2 Cor 5:8  NORTH...

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Henry W. Lescarbeau, 82

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Henry William Lescarbeau, 82, of North Adams died on February 21, 2018, at...

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Jeffrey R. Kahn, 55

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Jeffrey R. Kahn, 55, of 83 Cheshire Road, Pittsfield, passed away Tuesday,...

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Ruth A. Gillette, 92

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Ruth A. Gillette, 92, of Miller Avenue, Sheffield, passed away February 16,...

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Adams Businessman Arraigned in Pedestrian Death

Sookey was arraigned on single counts of leaving the scene of a fatal...

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Pittsfield Police Seeking Information on Gas...

Police are seeking information on an armed robbery that occurred at a...

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Clarksburg Planners Question...

Resident Molly Guest and Katie Jackson, business and community...

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Groundbreaking For Innovation...

With commitments from the state, city, and the Pittsfield...

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Pittsfield Considers Capping...

The city is considering capping the number of marijuana...

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@theMarket: Interest Rates and Stock Market

After years and years of historically low-interest rates both here...

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The Independent Investor: Is America Back in the...

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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: BMC: A North County Perspective

With all of the recent news on Berkshire Medical Center, the...

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Guest Column: Quit Smoking to Celebrate American...

February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for...

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Letter: Still Awaiting Answers on Repainting of...

The fact of the matter is that, this citizen and others, have not...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Appoints Chief...

Spear will officially join Norman Rockwell Museum over the summer,...

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Gala Restaurant Names New Food and Beverage...

With a passion for creating an exceptional customer experience,...

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Berkshire Bank Hires New Wealth Adviser

Beginning her banking career in the Berkshires 26 years ago, 16 of...

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MCLA Stages Adaptation of...

Guest artist David Lane, who directs the production, described...

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'The Art of the Oscar Picks':...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Appoints Chief Philanthropy...

Spear will officially join Norman Rockwell Museum over the summer, assuming a newly created senior-level position to lead the museum's development efforts at a pivotal time of growth. click for more

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The Mount Welcomes the 2018 Edith Wharton...

The three finalists were selected from a pool of more than 130 applications and will be "in-residence" for two weeks in March. Their residencies will culminate with a public event, Writers in the House, free and open to the public on March 20 at 4 p.m. click for more

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'Peter Rabbit': Hop to It!

Judging by the alternate cheering and jeering in reflection of this animated adventure yarn that at its heart is a morality tale, I was gladdened by the apparently uncorrupted devotion to truth and ethics. It gave me hope for the future they might demand. click for more

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'I, Tonya': Class Warfare on Skates

In the director's superb handling of the screenwriter's semi-documentary form, whimsically purposed with stage whispers from the saga's half dozen principals, older Tonya, puffing on a cigarette, bemoans her socioeconomic status not so much personally, but in how it hindered her career. click for more

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Berkshire Museum, AGO Agreement Would Allow Art...

A U.S. based museum is waiting in the wings to purchase Norman Rockwell's famed "Shuffleton's Barbershop" if an agreement between the Berkshire Museum and the Attorney General's Office is approved by the Supreme Judicial Court click for more

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IS183 Art School Names Executive Director

Castaldo has a long history with IS183 Art School, beginning as an art camper not long after IS183, then Interlaken School of Art, first opened its doors in 1991. Since then, she has been involved in all facets of the organization's programming, interning as a summer teaching assistant, teaching... click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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