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New Adams Head-On Collision Injures Four

A head-on collision early Saturday evening on North Summer Street sent at least three people to hospital and critically injured one. click for more

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The Independent Investor: What Do Prince, You and...

Prince had no spouse or children but he does have several siblings and an estate valued at $300 million. There is also the supposed treasure trove of unreleased musical material, a sizable estate tax bill (if no estate planning was in place) and who knows what else. One thing is sure; there... click for more

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Cheshire Elementary Makes Reading Easy As Pie

All the students and staff members gathered in the back yard of the school to see if the challenge had been met and if so, who the lucky pie throwers would be. click for more

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Financial Advisers Deliver Dreary News to...

The City Council and the School Committee on Thursday were shown just how bad a shape the city's finances are in. "There is no doubt that we have some legitimate challenges with our financial condition. I think tonight's presentation was meant to be an honest look at what those challenges are... click for more

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Mount Greylock Tower Repairs Resume

Work on the Mount Greylock Memorial Tower has commenced again and should be completed by September. Mount Greylock State Reservation Supervisor Alec Gillman told the Mount Greylock Advisory Council on Thursday that construction started last week and a protective road was installed on the summit... click for more

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Clarksburg Holocaust Program Remembers the...

Clarksburg School's Holocaust Studies program has in the past explored the roots of genocide, discrimination and prejudice, the failure of political will to protect individual rights, and the rise of Nazism. With the theme "Rescue and Remembrance," the 15 students told the stories of the... click for more

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Williamstown Planning Board Nears Agreement on...

The Planning Board on Thursday came close to approving a compromise amendment on the Waubeeka Overlay District proposal. At the latest in a series of meetings that started in September, the panel narrowed its areas of disagreement to one: whether a potential resort at the South Williamstown golf... click for more

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MCLA Gallery 51 Seeks Camera...

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Berkshires Beat: Crafters...

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Pittsfield Softball Rolls Over...

Emily Koldys Saturday pitched the Pittsfield softball team to...

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Pittsfield Downs Drury at...

Sam Fick pitched the Pittsfield baseball team to victory on Saturday.

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McCormack Scores Late Game-Winner as Mounties Edge...

The Mount Greylock boys lacrosse team Saturday stayed unbeaten with a one-goal win. click for more

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Girard's Four Goals Lead Wahconah Boys to Victory

The Wahconah boys lacrosse team defeated Taconic on Saturday. click for more

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East Longmeadow Outslugs Mount Greylock Nine

The Mount Greylock baseball team dropped a 9-6 decision on Saturday. click for more

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Burr & Burton Baseball Tops Wahconah

The Burr & Burton Bulldogs of Manchester, Vt., defeated the Wahconah baseball team on Saturday. click for more

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New Williams Men's Lax Upsets...

The Williams College men's lacrosse team Saturday advanced to the...

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Blanche Spence Rackliffe, 87

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Blanche Spence Rackliffe, 87, a resident of Crescent Boulevard, passed away...

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JoAnn Mary Best, 63

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — JoAnn Mary Best, 63, of 81 Greylock Terrace passed away on Wednesday, April...

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Isabelle Soule, 69

WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Isabelle B. Soule 69, of Swamp Road in West Stockbridge died Tuesday,...

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Margaret Pelosi, 84

WILMINGTON, Vt. — Margaret (Mullowney) Pelosi, 84, who was born and raised in Everett, Mass.,...

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Rosina Silvestro, 79

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Rosina Silvestro, 79, of 16 Locust St. died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at...

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Mary (Mae) Reynolds, 100

ADAMS, Mass. — On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the age of 100 years, Mary (Mae) Reynolds...

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Gloria Card, 85

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Gloria (St. Cyr) Card, 85, of Williamstown died Monday April 25, 2016, at...

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George C. Wheeler, 88

LEE, Mass. — George C. Wheeler, 88, of 765 Fairview St. died Sunday, April 24, at his...

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Richard Wozniak, 83

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Richard Wozniak, 83, formerly of 33 Arnold St., Methuen, died on Friday,...

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Adams Head-On Collision Injures Four

A head-on collision early Saturday evening on North Summer Street...

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Mount Washington Man Dies After Vehicle Collided...

A Mount Washington man died Thursday after his vehicle was struck by...

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MCLA Gallery 51 Seeks Camera...

A collaborative group project of MCLA and Brigham Young University...

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'BOOM' Looks to Connect Local...

The Berkshires may be brimming with musicians, but for whatever...

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Drury Arts Students To...

The Drury Arts Department will bring the play "Amadeus" and the...

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Can You Make Your Investments Less 'Taxing'?

Still, you may want to look for ways to reduce those taxes associated with your investments, leaving you more money available to meet your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement. click for more

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Berkshire Tidbits: Spring Cleaning, Mushroom...

Volunteers will spend some hours helping to clean out the accessible raised beds, weed and prepare the herb garden, remove garden debris and lay out the 15 by 20 foot organic community garden plots in preparation for the garden opening the next day, Sunday, May 1. click for more

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Williamstown Resident Joins Berkshire Museum Board...

Hunter, a Pittsfield native and Williamstown resident, brings a wealth of experience as a dedicated volunteer in the cultural community here in the Berkshires as well as her professional expertise in the field of education. click for more

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Figment Project Promises Busy Day of Artmaking...

Sometimes it just takes a kernel of an idea to get a community imagining up all kinds of possibilities. On Saturday, one of those ideas will sprout into Figment North Adams, bringing community and arts together at Windsor Lake. From stage readings and bands, to blacklight face-painting and... click for more

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'Barbershop: The Next Cut': Seriously Styled

The storyline is basic. The Southside is getting worse and worse, the sociocultural casualty of increasing gang violence. Politicians have suggested surrounding it with a wall. Gee, doesn't that sound familiar? Secretly, Calvin harbors thoughts of giving up the fight and relocating to the North... click for more

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Five New Sculptures Being Installed in Downtown...

City workers installed Thursday the second of five new public art sculptures downtown. "We have three more sculptures to come in this year," Recreation Activities Coordinator Department of Community Development Becky Manship said. "We're hoping to get those in within the next week, week and a... click for more

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Berkshire Tidbits: Passover Orders

The Climos and their able and enthusiastic staff will make charoset, chicken matzoh ball soup, chopped chicken liver, gefilte fish, beef brisket, tzmmes, potato kugel and macaroons. click for more

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Mass MoCA Show Challenges Visitors to Consider...

The galleries at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art are renowned for the challenging, inventive creations featured in them, but a new show at the museum challenges visitors to pay attention to the areas between the galleries. click for more

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'The Boss': Corners the Funny Business

Somewhat reminiscent of how the great Rodney Dangerfield and other standup artists before him packaged their shtick in feature-length celluloid, the script, while not badly written, is but a vehicle for McCarthy's scattershot criticism of whatever comes to mind. click for more

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New Adams Store Opens Up in...

A new shop will be celebrating its opening this weekend, but its...

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Carr Hardware Joins Forces to...

This partnership will come in the form of Carr Hardware at...

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Fire Damages Pittsfield Apartment Kitchen

A fire caused by cooking caused damage to a Columbus Avenue...

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North Adams Firefighters Douse Brush Fire; Warn...

Firefighters wrangled a small brush fire on the hill between Parker...

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Pittsfield Fire Damages Montgomery Avenue Duplex

Several pets were killed when a fire erupted on the first floor of a...

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R.K. Miles Announces Snowmobile Sweepstakes...

R.K. Miles on Friday announced the winner of its Makita 100 Years of...

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North Adams' Moulton Blocks Two Shots, MCLA...

The MCLA women's basketball team won its fifth straight on Wednesday...

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McLaughlin Leads MCLA Women to Road Win

Pittsfield's Courtney McLaughlin scored 25 points on Monday to lead...

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Letter: MCLA Campus Garden Gone Without...

Spring is here. Sadly, the MCLA Campus Garden, formerly located next...

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Letter: Write-In Candidate for Adams-Cheshire...

I would like to announce that I am a write-in candidate for a seat on...

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Letter: Waubeeka Important to All of Williamstown

With all due respect, Waubeeka is not just a South Williamstown...

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True North Insurance Appoints Broker, Vice...

As an employee benefits specialist and Vice President, Drake will be...

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North Adams Library Names DiLego as Assistant...

DiLego was the unanimous choice based on her 20 years of experience...

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Williams College Alumna Wins Gates Cambridge...

Her plan for graduate research at Oxford is to acquire expertise in...

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