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New The Independent Investor: World's Bread Basket No More

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The recent controversy over dairy trade policies between the Trump administration and Canada is only the tip of the iceberg. While Trump is selectively picking on one particular product, the truth is that the United States is losing its competitive advantage in many areas of agriculture. click for more

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Cheshire Grants Use of Elementary School For Summer...

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The Selectmen voted 2-1 to allow the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District to use Cheshire Elementary School for summer programming and its central office. After an at times contentious discussion Tuesday, the board voted to allow a summer day-care program and a special education summer damp... click for more

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North Adams Adopts 'Age-Friendly' Strategy

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North Adams is keeping the needs of its senior citizens in mind as it develops projects and programs. The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously adopted an "age-friendly community strategy" that commits the city to improving the physical and social environment for the city's elderly. click for more

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Business

Richardello, Gaspardi-Febles Honored With Quinn Award

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When Esther Quinn died in 1998 the local business community lost someone who, after working a full day, would put in countless volunteer hours. But others are following in her footsteps. This year 1Berkshire honored both Linda Gaspardi-Febles of MountainOne and Denise Richardello of the... click for more

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Community News

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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Government

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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Sports

New Hillard Pitches Drury Past...

The Drury baseball team earned a 3-2 win at Hoosac Valley on...

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New Matte, McCann Tech Baseball...

The McCann Tech baseball team Thursday defeated Mount Everett.

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New Mount Greylock Boys Win at Pittsfield

The Mount Greylock boys tennis team earned a 4-1 win at Pittsfield on Thursday. click for more

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New Mount Everett Softball Tops Hoosac Valley

Chandler DeGrenier Thursday pitched the Mount Everett softball team to victory over Hoosac Valley. click for more

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New Wahconah Boys Lacrosse Rallies Late to Top Lee

Wyatt Schleicher Thursday scored three goals for the Wahconah boys lacrosse team in a win over Lee. click for more

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New Eugene's Six Goals Lead Hoosac Boys at Pittsfield

The Hoosac Valley boys lacrosse team defeated Pittsfield on Thursday. 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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Health News

Berkshire County Rx Round Up...

Anyone with unused, unwanted... 

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Schools

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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Business

Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

Prior to the projected... 

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A & E

Norman Rockwell Museum Receives...

The family returned their... 

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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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Business

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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The Independent Investor: World's Bread Basket...

The recent controversy over dairy trade policies between the Trump...

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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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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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On a Roll Cafe

2 Great locations: Pittsfield & Lenox MA. Daily homemade soups,all meats roasted on site.

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Berkshire Wine & Liquor

Great Berkshire Wine Event! Save 25%-30% Off Hundreds of Wines.711 Tyler st Pittsfield (413)499-7111

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Dewey's Public House

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

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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

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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