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PEDA Commits More Funding For Berkshire Innovation...

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PEDA will help close an operating funding gap for the Berkshire Innovation Center. The Pittsfield Economic Development Agency pledged a grant of up to $300,000, subject to negotiations, to keep the BIC operating in 2018 and in hopes of releasing the state's commitment for construction. click for more

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North Adams City Council Tours New DPW Facility

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Mayor Richard Alcombright told the councilors and councilors-elect during the walk-through of the overhauled former anodizing plant that the space has been "transformed" click for more

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Pittsfield Council Critical of Trash Pickup Plan

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Many city councilors are critical of implementing a new trash collection program. The council debated the issue for a second lengthy meeting on Tuesday. The City Council first fielded the switch from the current curbside trash collection program to a toter system, which the administration says... click for more

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Pitched in Williamstown

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Silver, the founder and CEO of Silver Therapeutics, brought several members of his team to Town Hall to explain how he hopes to establish an indoor cultivation facility in the Franklin County town of Orange and a dispensary at the other end of the Mohawk Trail (Route 2) in the Village Beautiful. click for more

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Berkshire County Groups Call for Action to Protect Net...

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The issue at hand — one they insist affects everyone — is an upcoming congressional vote on the Federal Communications Commission's plan to repeal the rules that currently restrict how large broadband companies can control their users' access. click for more

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Special Response Team Called To Lanesborough Home

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The Special Response Team was called to a residence near the intersection of Bailey Road and Silver Street, where a man had apparently barricaded himself inside a home. click for more

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Tuesday, Dec. 12: Berkshires County Winter Storm...

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Here is a list of cancellations on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Send cancellations to info@iberkshires.com. click for more

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Lanesborough Sticks With Single Tax Rate For Fiscal 2018

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Assessor Kelly Tolisano said the tax rate will be increasing by 51 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. The rate is now $21.40, which reflects an increase of just short of 2.5 percent. click for more

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Taconic Boys Fall at...

The Northampton boys basketball team Wednesday defeated Taconic.

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Tower, Zelazo Lift McCann Tech...

The McCann Tech boys basketball team defeated Hampden Charter on...

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Zoito Leads Drury Girls to Victory in Season...

The Drury girls basketball team Wednesday earned a road win. click for more

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Amherst Boys Edge Taconic

The Taconic boys basketball team dropped its season opener at home on Monday. click for more

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Najimy Leads Lenox Girls in Season-Opening Road...

The Lenox girls basketball team Monday won at Mohawk Trail. click for more

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Taconic Wrestlers Third at Athol Tourney

The Taconic wrestling team Saturday placed third at its season-opening tournament. click for more

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Wahconah Cheerleaders Earn...

In addition to supporting their school's football team on a run to...

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Obituaries

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Margaret Collins, 86

LEE, Mass. — Margaret "Ann" O'Connell Collins, 86, passed away at her home on the...

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Christine R. Holian, 91

LEE, Mass. — Christine Dunbar Holian, 91, died Monday, December 11, 2017, surrounded by her...

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Pamela Koza, 82

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Pamela Koza (nee Brooks), 82, of Cheshire, Mass., passed away on Sunday...

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Juanita Johnson-Boudreau, 36

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Juanita "Nina" Celeste Johnson-Boudreau, 36, formerly of...

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Lawrence E. Bishop Jr., 77

ADAMS, Mass. — Lawrence Emerson Bishop Jr., 77, of Adams, Mass., died on Sunday, December 10,...

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John J. Kucich Sr., 83

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — John J. Kucich Sr., of Williamstown, Mass., and Rancho Mirage, Calif.,...

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Donald E. Tatro, 84

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Donald Edward Tatro, 84 of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Friday, December 8,...

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William Kitterman, 69

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — William Roy Kitterman, 69, of 83 Bachman Avenue, Pittsfield, died Monday,...

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Monica Dziadzio, 95

ADAMS, Mass. — The family of Monica “Minnie” Dziadzio regretfully announces that...

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Special Response Team Called To Lanesborough Home

The Special Response Team was called to a residence near the...

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Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground

According to news reports, the five-alarm fire was reported shortly...

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Carr Hardware Wins Small...

Carr Hardware won the small business of the year award from...

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PEDA Commits More Funding For...

PEDA will help close an operating funding gap for the Berkshire...

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Biz Briefs: Wild Oats...

The main event will be a cake cutting at 3:35 p.m., but the...

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Special Response Team Called To Lanesborough Home

The Special Response Team was called to a residence near the...

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Sandisfield Town Garage Burns to the Ground

According to news reports, the five-alarm fire was reported shortly...

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@theMarket: Should Be Good Month for Stocks

The House passed a stop-gap spending bill averting a government...

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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: City Council Health Care Benefits Must...

A recent public records request revealed that although in 2010 the...

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Letter: Great American Smokeout Is Nov. 16

Developed by the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout...

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Rainbow Seniors Hires New Director

For the first two months, Sedarbaum and Mercure will work as...

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Goodwill of the Berkshires Names New President...

Twiggs, a Lenox resident, had most recently served as Goodwill's...

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Two New Members Join Berkshire Community College...

The BCC Board of Trustees is composed of area residents appointed to...

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Schools

Bennington Center for the...

Laumeister and his wife Elizabeth Small, who founded the Bennington...

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'The Man Who Invented...

Nalluri's take on the creative process amps up that dramatic...

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Children's Musical Set For Dec. 2-3 in...

“Angels Aware” features two dozen local children ranging in age from 4 to 14 singing, dancing and acting in a Broadway-style musical. click for more

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'Justice League': Oh Superman, Where Art Thou?

While all these champions are good at demonstrating their attributed specialties, the production into which they've been plopped deters them from their primary mission: skating that fine line between fantasy and doing what it takes to earn our suspension of disbelief. click for more

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Volunteers Prep For Third Annual Children's...

The Children's Holiday Extravaganza returns for the third year on Nov. 26 with a record high number of tickets reserved. click for more

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'Murder on the Orient Express': Has You Humming...

If this is your first trip aboard Christie's legendary choo-choo, you'll doubtless appreciate the well-woven puzzler. As for seasoned travelers who kind of remember how it all goes down, the joy is in imbibing both the exquisite furnishings and the pageantry of a period when people at least dressed... click for more

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Mount Everett Fall Festival Features Bard's 'Romeo...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Consolati Performing Arts Center (TAC PAC). Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant 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

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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