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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 & Outdoors

Pittsfield Wrapping Up Summer Recreation Programs, Looks...

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The Parks Department is looking for another program for the fall now that the NFL stopped the Punt, Pass, and Kick program. The program had been sponsored by the National Football League since 1961 and was a youth football competition. In the spring the NFL affiliate USA Football voted to end... click for more

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NBCC Distributes Nearly 300 Backpacks Filled With School...

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The crowd lined up at the door to the former Sleepy's couldn't wait to get inside and start picking out — school supplies. Thursday was the fourth year of the Backpacked to Success back to school program hosted by The Family Place and Northern Berkshire Community Coalition. click for more

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Veterans Rucking Across The State For Suicide Awareness

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On average 20 veterans a day commit suicide. "Veterans are about 6 percent of the population but they are 20 percent of the suicide rate right now. That is something we as a community, we as veterans, we as active service members, can all work on to help those veterans as they transition back... click for more

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Pittsfield Has Questions, But Optimistic About...

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City leaders still have an array of questions to ask of the Berkshire County Educational Task Forces' goal of a single district for the entire county. But, they remain optimistic that even asking those questions and having that conversation will lead to increased shared services. click for more

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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

'Better Block' Approaching The...

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

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Wrestling Company In Time...

Truly Independent Wrestling is having trouble settling into its...

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North Adams Planners OK Porches...

The Planning Board on Monday gave final approval for the Porches...

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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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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

Mass MoCA Announces Fall...

For the sixth year running, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art...

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Eclipse Mill Pottery Exhibit...

The group exhibition at the Eclipse Mill curated by potters Gail and...

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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

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Tanglewood, Sevenars Showcase Great Music

Tanglewood continues its classical programming into mid-August, featuring powerful symphonic works – all audience favorites - performed by the Boston Symphony. click for more

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Review: WTF's 'Romance' Is Confusing But Promising

And that is the problem with this new, not-yet-fully-realized, small-scale musical playing through Aug. 20 at the Main Stage of the Williamstown Theatre Festival: It's very confusing. The story itself is trying to cover too much ground. As with an opera, it's best to read a story synopsis before... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Manny's Pizza

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Korean Garden 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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