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Community Helps Boys & Girls Club Replace 40-year-old...

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The Boys & Girl's Club has finally replaced its 40-year-old ice re-surfacer. The new Olympia was delivered on Friday to replace the Zamboni which was used since the rinks inception in the 1970s. A crane was contracted to lift the new piece of equipment up to the club's third story after a... click for more

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Business

North Adams Downtown Readying for Mass MoCA Opening

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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's 135,000 square-foot-expansion is opening this May — and local businesses are warned to be ready to capitalize on an expected surge in traffic. The museum got the keys back last week to Building 6, part of the $55 million expansion that will feature the... click for more

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Community News

Glider Activity Moved To South Side Of Airport

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The Airport Commission has voted to move all glider and tow-plane activity to the south side of the runway. The commissioners unanimously voted on the issue Tuesday even though they had concerns about letting the tow plane operate in an area designated for ultralight aircraft. click for more

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Schools

Final Steel Beam Placed On New Taconic High School...

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The $120.8 million Taconic High School construction project hit another milestone Friday when workers placed the final steel beam on the structure. In a topping off ceremony, a construction tradition signifying the completion of the structure of the building, school and construction officials... click for more

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Health News

Williamstown Ambulance Service in Dire Straits, Seeks...

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The town's ambulance service is in critical condition, officials told the Finance Committee on Wednesday. And if Village Ambulance does not receive town support, it likely will go out of business in the next six months, according to the president of its board of directors. click for more

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Business

Williamstown Zoning Board OKs Main Street Hotel Permits

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday voted 5-0 to approve special permits to allow a 95-room hotel at the former site of the Grand Union at 430 Main St. (Route 2). Petitioner Navin Shah and his development team were back at Town Hall for a continuation of the ZBA's Dec. 15 hearing on his... click for more

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Community News

United Way, Habitat For Humanity Launch Free Tax Prep...

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It's coming up on tax time, a chance to catch up on bills, build a savings, or make investments. And there are community groups just waiting to help people with the filing. The Berkshire United Way and the Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity have put together a pool of volunteers to help... click for more

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Sports

Yeaton Leads Drury Bowlers...

The Drury High bowling team took over first place in the county on...

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Lynehan Scores Four Goals in...

The Mount Everett hockey team beat Shepaug on Saturday.

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Hoosac Valley Girls Dominate Longmeadow

The Hoosac Valley girls basketball team Saturday earned its ninth win of the season. click for more

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Miller, Gill Lead Greylock Teams to Victory at...

The Mount Greylock boys and girls Nordic ski teams were victorious on Saturday. click for more

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Amherst Icers Shut Out Wahconah

The Wahconah hockey team dropped a 9-0 decision at home on Saturday night. click for more

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Zink Leads Wahconah Girls Past Granby

The Wahconah girls basketball team Saturday evened its record at 5-5. click for more

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New Mount Greylock Grads Competing...

Mount Greylock cross country ski team alumni are making an impact...

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High School Sports Videos

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McKenna McIlquham drives the right wing for two points Saturday in the...
Shaylee Conyers puts back a rebound for Taconic in its win over Athol...
Mitch Andrews gets the shot on goal for Wahconah late in Saturday's...

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Obituaries

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Mary Ann (Kozak) Ellsworth, 99

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mary Ann (Kozak) Ellsworth, 99, a longtime resident of Williamstown, died...

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Cora Roraback, 94

SANDISFIELD, Mass. — Cora Louise Roraback, 94, of Sandisfield died Thursday, January 19, 2017,...

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Thomas Manuel, 76

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Thomas Manuel, 76, of North Adams died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at...

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Robert J. Driscoll Sr., 84

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Robert John Driscoll Sr., 84, of North Adams died Friday, January 20,...

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Thomas D. "Thom" Fenn, 55

DALTON, Mass. — Thomas D. "Thom" Fenn, 55, of 447 High Street passed away at home on...

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Crystal D. Fitzpatrick, 35

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Crystal D. Fitzpatrick, 35, of Cheshire, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January...

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Dorothy M. Wicksman, 95

GEORGES MILLS, N.H. — Dorothy May (Sarmiento) Wicksman, 95, died Sunday, January 15, 2017, at...

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Eugene R. Robare, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Eugene Robert Robare, longtime resident of Kemp Avenue in North Adams,...

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Stephanie M. Ebacher, 20

WORCESTER, Mass. — Stephanie Marie Ebacher, 20, of Worcester died Friday, January 13, 2017, at...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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Business

New Lanesborough Considering Fines...

The Board of Selectmen are considering a fine for businesses...

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Biz briefs: Cosmetologists...

The program offers complimentary group, individual and online...

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North Adams Downtown Readying...

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's 135,000...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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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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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in...

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Guest Column: Going to the Dogs

Years ago, cities and towns started eliminating the swimming pools...

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Letter: Condemn Trump/Bannon

I stood before this City Council in 2003 to ask the council to stand...

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Flavours of Malaysia

Freshly cooked-to-order authentic Malaysian and Asian cooking. Pittsfield, MA 413-443-3188.

www.flavoursintheberkshires.com

Water Street Grill

Casual Dining, Comfortable Tavern, Fireside Dining Room, 21 Beers on Tap. Williamstown, MA 458-2175

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Dewey's Public House

Family Friendly Restaurant Serving Fresh Food Made To Order. Dalton, MA 01226 (413)684-0900

www.deweyspublichouse.com

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SVMC OB/GYNs to Appear on WAMC's Medical Monday

Medical Monday is a segment of Vox Pop, WAMC's live call-in talk...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Announces Three...

"These individuals have unique skills and experiences and will make...

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Flying Cloud Institute Appoints New Executive...

Rundle will step into her new role on January 16. As planned, Jane...

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A & E

'Hidden Figures': Amounts to...

This is a civics lesson, especially important at this tremulous...

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A & E

'La La Land': On the One...

The curious idea to have Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling play the sort of...

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Adams Arts Group Win State Award

The Adams Arts Advisory Board's efforts to create an economic economy will be recognized next week at the Massachusetts Municipal Association's annual meeting. The town of Adams will be presented the Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award at the Hynes Convention Center. click for more

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'Fences': Scales the Dramatic Heights

Denzel Washington's phenomenally touching, multitextured performance in August Wilson's "Fences" sings a heartrending paean to every dad who struggled to make a living, raise a family and preserve his human dignity in the face of herculean obstacles. click for more

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'Why Him?': Why Waste Your Money?

In all fairness, Franco's billionaire dolt is occasionally enamoring by virtue of the innocence his lady fair assures lies just beneath his crude eccentricity. His caricature absurdity is even funny here and there. But he lacks the intriguing amiability we like to ascribe our fictional idiot... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Present Workshops for...

Students of all skill levels are welcome, and will have the opportunity to advance their work and strengthen their portfolio. click for more

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'Manchester by the Sea': Set your Movie GPS

An intermeshing of various, different periods of Lee's life, while always returning to the present, smartly serves the exposition, engagingly builds the lore, and, daring to be existential, emphasizes the entire time continuum panorama that comprises our existence. It is this overall gist mixed... click for more

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'Nocturnal Animals': Subspecies: Human

Good thing this is merely the fiction within a novel that Susan, the female lead in director Tom Ford's "Nocturnal Animals," is reading. She can put it down any time she wishes. But all the same it's mesmerizing, and because she senses the story contains eerie messages and symbolism relating to her... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Flavours

Flavours Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

Tavern at The A Q&A click for more

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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Berkshire Snapshot

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