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Funeral Services Slated for Rep. Cariddi

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Services for state Rep. Gailanne Marie Cariddi begin Wednesday evening, June 21, with a wake from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Her funeral will take place on Thursday, June 22, beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's. click for more

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Ciccolo Case Heads Back to Court in July

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It will be at least mid-July before attorneys are back in federal court in the case of an Adams man accused of terrorism. Back in February, U.S. Magistrate Judge Katherine Robertson scheduled June 20 for the next status conference in the case of the United States vs. Alexander Ciccolo. click for more

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Health News

Plan to Exclude Pittsfield Parks From Mosquito Spraying...

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The Parks Commission is deferring to the Health Department on whether or not the parks should be sprayed for mosquitoes. The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project heads efforts to prevent mosquito-spread disease through a control program, using pesticides to limit the population. There is an... click for more

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Incumbents Win Poorly Attended Lanesborough Election

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There was a lack of interest in this year's town election, from voters and from candidates. Just over 200 of the town's 2,323 registered voters made it to the polls - which beat town meeting's attendance of 93 voters - on Tuesday. But, there wasn't much to vote on either. All of the seats up for... click for more

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Greylock School Teacher Presented Kelly Award

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Each year, an eductor is selected for the award based on nominations from their fellows. Robert Thomas, a math coach at Greylock nominated Rondeau, describing her as having a classroom with a "calm, positive environment but her classes are peppy and fun. Her students truly enjoy being there with... click for more

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Cheshire Elementary Closes Doors With Cheers, Tears

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It was a bittersweet ending for children and faculty at Cheshire Elementary on Tuesday, with the welcoming of summer vacation balanced against the knowledge they would be walking out of the school's doors for the last time. click for more

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Adams Receives New Fire Truck

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The new truck was purchased through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. Assistant Chief David Lennon, who wrote the grant, said the truck in total was just over $1 million but the $809,524 grant covered the lion's share of the purchase. click for more

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Green

Senate Chair on Global Warming Takes Input on Energy...

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State Sen. Marc Pacheco was in Pittsfield on Monday to ask for the public's input and to help motivate people to get involved in the state's clean and renewable energy future. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Cheerleading...

McCann Tech is in need of a cheerleading coach for the fall and...

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New Football Alignment Spreads...

The nine Berkshire County football-playing schools will compete in...

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Wahconah's Bachli, Cote Share County MVP Honors

The Berkshire County high school girls lacrosse coaches have named their all-league teams. click for more

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Taconic Baseball Wins State Title

The Taconic baseball team won the state Division 1 Championship on Saturday. click for more

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Keegan, Howland Pitch Team to All-Star Game Win

The Berkshire County Softball All-Star Game was held Thursday in Pittsfield. click for more

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Mount Greylock's Bazonski Named County's MVP

The Berkshire County boys lacrosse coaches Wednesday voted on their all-league teams. click for more

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Area Grads Wrap Up Successful...

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Obituaries

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Kenneth D. Davis, 71

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Kenneth Darcy Davis, 71, of North Adams, Mass., died Tuesday, June 20,...

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Raymond J. Laurenzo, 70

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Raymond Joseph Laurenzo, 70, a former resident and fire chief of...

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Margaret B. Brennan, 63

DALTON, Mass. — Margaret 'Peg' B. Brennan, 63, of 73 Daly Avenue, Dalton, died Sunday,...

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Richard A. Nicholas Sr., 84

DALTON, Mass. — Richard A. Nicholas Sr., 84, of Dalton passed away peacefully at home on June...

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Helen E. Biondo, 84

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Helen Elizabeth (LeBarron) Biondo, 84, of Williamstown, Mass., died...

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Richard D. Vallieres, 60

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Richard David Vallieres, 60, of North Adams, Mass., died on Monday, June...

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Thomas C. Ferris, 63

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Thomas Charles Ferris, 63, died on May 3, 2017, after a long...

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Ellen G. Tietgens, 93

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Mrs. Ellen G. (Shields) Tietgens, 93, of Clarksburg, Mass., died Thursday...

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Arthur H. Koehler, 86

ADAMS, Mass. — Arthur H. Koehler, 86, died June 14, 2017, at Berkshire Medical Center in...

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Head-On Collision North Adams Leaves One in...

A head-on collision on south Church Street on Friday afternoon left...

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Hoosac Valley Student Killed in Motor Vehicle...

The Hoosac Valley High School community is mourning the tragic death...

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New PEDA Hoping Site Readiness...

PEDA is hoping MassDevelopment will help make it easier to...

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Biz Briefs: Two Local Students...

Simon, a global leader in retail real estate ownership, is proud...

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Local Author Publishes...

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@theMarket: Markets in Pullback Mode

Financials have been held back this year because of the onerous rules...

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Head-On Collision North Adams Leaves One in...

A head-on collision on south Church Street on Friday afternoon left...

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SVMC Receives Grant for Prevention of Increased...

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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: Help Dad Quit Smoking for a Happy...

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Letter: Restore children's art

Assume that part of Mass Moca's mission is to promote, preserve and...

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Letter: Local History Destroyed

Driving to work on Tuesday, I went a different route than usual. As I...

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Berkshire County Arc Hires Director of Day and...

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Comedic Opera Comes to Great...

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The Classical Beat: Summer 2017 Music Festival...

With programs in Lenox and in Manchester, Vt., concertgoers will have a wide selection of music in a multiplicity of styles to enjoy in venues large and small: from solo jazz piano to the stellar Chris Botti with the Boston Pops, followed by a celebration of beloved show tunes by Rodgers and... click for more

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Free Fun Fridays Return This Summer

Since its inception in 2009, Free Fun Fridays has drawn more than 1,000,000 visitors to venues throughout the commonwealth. Last year alone, the program reached more than 160,000 people with many partner institutions, such as The Mount in Lenox, The Old State House in Boston, Heritage Museums &... click for more

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Local Author Publishes Children's Book On Faeries

Local Author Kristen Demeo taps into the magic of the Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival with new book "The Garden Fairies." "Last year I went to the festival and I just really enjoyed walking around and the atmosphere and I went home that night and wrote this book," she said. "It was inspiring... click for more

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Berkshire Mountain Faerie Festival Returns This...

The Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival has grown beyond the town of Adams and is drawing magic from throughout Berkshire County. And the festival set this Saturday, June 17, from 10 to 10 at Bowe Field is expected to double attendance. click for more

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'My Cousin Rachel': Relatively Mysterious

The screenplay, adapted by Michell from Daphne du Maurier's novel, includes a slew of the author's slyly injected metaphors ... thoughts about the human condition you'll either agree with or disavow. On an objective note, viewers of a literary bent may venture a thought or two about the genre of... click for more

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DownStreet Art Prepping for 10th Season in North...

ownStreet Art launched in the summer of 2008 with the goal of bringing people back to a deserted downtown with offerings of art, music and celebration. In the decade since, the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts-sponsored program has drawn more than 150,000 people to Main Street for the once... click for more

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