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Mildred Elley Graduates Ready To Achieve

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More than 100 students became Mildred Elley alumni after crossing the Barrington Stage during Thursday's graduation ceremony. First to address the graduates was Pittsfield Campus President Annette Jeffes, who asked the graduates to reflect on their time at Mildred Elley. click for more

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Pittsfield Honors Police Officers Killed In The Line of...

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On Friday morning, Hartford, Conn. Officer Jill Kidik regained consciousness, surrounded by friends and family. She will not become the 56th officer killed in the line of duty in the United States this year. click for more

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North Adams Committee Lays Out City Clerk Transition...

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The City Council Ad Hoc City Clerk Committee will recommend appointing the Assistant Clerk Deborah Pedercini as the new city clerk. The ad hoc committee met with City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau and Assistant City Clerk Deborah Pedercini Wednesday to go over the positions and a possible transition... click for more

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Hoosac Valley Elementary Students Give Police A Boost

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Hoosac Valley Elementary School preschool students gifted "energy bags" to local police officers. A convoy of preschoolers made their way to the Adams Police Department to help give the officers a little boost Tuesday. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

Berkshire Blaze Seek A Field Of Their Own

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The Berkshire Blaze girl's softball league are planning to turn one of the fields at Wahconah Park into their new home. The Parks Commission on Tuesday approved letting the league fix up the little league field along Park Street by eliminating the baseball pitching mound, creating a dirt... click for more

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Pittsfield Budget Review Day 2: Councilors Question...

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The City Council is reviewing the mayor's proposed $167.6 million spending plan. The budget reflects a $2.8 million, or 1.8 percent, increase from the current year. The city's appropriation will be $159.9. The proposed operating budget is requested to be $148,465,621, which is $3.4 million... click for more

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A Suspicious Package Causes Evacuation Of North Adams...

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The Police Station was temporarily evacuated after a suspicious package was received in the mail. Police say at 11:02 a.m. on Thursday a resident brought a package into the station. The building was immediately evacuated, and emergency operations were implemented. click for more

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New Berkshires Beat: Roots Rising...

Effective immediately, Roots... 

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Vaping Info Sessions for...

Joyce Brewer, manager of the... 

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'Show {Your School} Love...

Through May 22, individuals... 

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Sports

Wade, Wells Winners for their...

Lilliana Wells and Tyler Wade are this week's iBerkshires.com/Bedard...

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Wahconah Boys Lacrosse Downs...

The Wahconah boys lacrosse team improved to 8-4 on Saturday.

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Mount Greylock Girls, Boys Win Western Mass D2...

The Mount Greylock girls and boys track and field teams won at Mohawk Trail Regional on Friday. click for more

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Lazits Throws One-Hitter in Taconic's Road Win

Anton Lazits struck out eight in a complete-game, one-hitter Friday to lead the Taconic baseball team to a 9-0 win over Hoosac Valley. click for more

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Mount Greylock Girls Lacrosse Rolls on Senior...

The Mount Greylock girls lacrosse team Friday celebrated Senior Night with all six of the team’s seniors finding the back of the net in a 15-3 win over South Hadley. click for more

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Local Collegians Making their...

Numerous area high school alumni are competing well into to the...

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Obituaries

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Margaret M. Peck, 63

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Margaret Mary (Scelsi) Peck, 63, of Wingate Residences, 140 Melbourne Road,...

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Stanley Bednarz, 73

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Stanley Bednarz, 73, of Adams died on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Berkshire...

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Philip J. Constantino

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Philip James Constantino, 48, of Pittsfield passed away suddenly May 15,...

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Steven J. Mottor, 58

HINSDALE, Mass. — Steven John Mottor, 58, of 545 Middlefield Road, Hinsdale, passed away May...

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Thomas F. McKnight, 72

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Thomas Forrest McKnight, 72, of 801 North Main St., Lanesborough, passed...

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Melissa A. Chaffee, 29

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Melissa Ann Chaffee, 29, of Pittsfield passed away May 10, 2018, at...

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Joy E. Fox, 92

LENOX, Mass. — Joy E. Fox, 92, of Lenox died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at home with her loving...

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Bernice L. Arbour, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Bernice Louise (Bernard) Tower Arbour, 87, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Carl H. Pierce, 74

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Carl Henry Pierce, 74, of North Adams, Mass., died on Saturday, May 12,...

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A Suspicious Package Causes Evacuation Of North...

The Police Station was temporarily evacuated after a suspicious...

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Six Arrested During Two Concurrent Raids In...

Six people, including three juveniles, were arrested during two...

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North Adams Planners OK...

The former Excelsior Print mill on Roberts Drive has been...

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Marijuana Greenhouses Eyed For...

A developer is looking to build 18 greenhouses on Gray Raven...

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A Suspicious Package Causes Evacuation Of North...

The Police Station was temporarily evacuated after a suspicious...

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Six Arrested During Two Concurrent Raids In...

Six people, including three juveniles, were arrested during two...

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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: Caccaviello Clear Choice for DA

My family and I were the victims of a housebreak, so I know who I...

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Letter: Vote - For Susan

The Nov. 6 statewide election is just around the corner, and VFS has...

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Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens...

Why are so many youth vaping? E-cigarette liquids come in more than...

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BArT Charter Public School Teacher Honored

The commonwealth's nine state universities each honor annually one...

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Girls Inc. Awards Scholarship to 10 Young Women

The event recognizes the achievements of young women throughout...

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MCLA Announces Recipients of Berkshire County...

This award, presented by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County...

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Music & Art Come Together...

Dirty, dusty and out of tune, these castoffs found new partners as...

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BCC Rededicates Theater to...

When Catherine Addy was hired to become Berkshire Community College's...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Names Chief Educator

Berle will officially join the museum on September 1, 2018, assuming a newly created senior-level position to lead the museum’s education vision at a pivotal time of growth. In this position, she will build on the strengths of the museum’s robust education program currently led by Chief Curator... click for more

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'Tully': The Helping Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Enters the nursery, Tully: part Mary Poppins, part Mother Theresa and part Kahlil Gibran in a 23-year-old, neo-hippie personage. Played with vivacious allure and no small amount of mystery by Mackenzie Davis, she is a dream come true. click for more

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'Avengers: Infinity War': Goldberger's Complaint

But the fact is, your blockbuster enrapturing of what seems to be almost everyone but myself is proving a challenge to my individualism. Hustling out of the theater with a pal eager to discuss how much he absolutely loved every pixel of your spectacle, I begged off, suddenly remembering I had a... click for more

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ArtCountry Enters Second Year With Incentives to...

Museum officials said last year that the concept of cultural continuity between them lent itself well to marketing. The efforts, including a recent two-page spread in the New York Times, is also being underwritten by hospitality partners the Williams Inn, and the Porches and Tourists in North... click for more

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ArtWeek to Launch Across Massachusetts

For the first time, ArtWeek events will take place across the commonwealth, with a presence in 155 neighborhoods and towns across all six regions of the state. click for more

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SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit of School Children’s...

The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students representing each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Korean Garden Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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