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New North Adams Man Accused of Stabbing Pizza Driver...

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A North Adams man accused of stabbing a 50-year-old Domino's delivery driver and trying to rob him of money was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court. click for more

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Pittsfield Man Injured After Firework Explodes In Hand

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A city man was taken to the hospital after a large firework blew up in his hand. Police say at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday a 911 caller reported hearing "a loud bang and someone outside the residence yelling" on View Street. First responders found a 33-year-old man with severe injuries to his hand. click for more

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North Adams Committee Recommends Resolution on Climate...

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The request for a resolution was brought forth by Council President Benjamin Lamb on behalf of Vincent Melito, a resident and former councilor. Melito is also soliciting support from other communities in the Berkshires and the Clarksburg Select Board determined last week that any resolution should... click for more

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Williamstown Con Comm OKs Culvert Replacement

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The Conservation Commission on Thursday OK'd Williams College's plan to replace the culvert that carries Christmas Brook under downtown, and the panel took its first look at the final plans for the new Williams Inn. The culvert replacement project will replace an existing, undersized pipe with a... click for more

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Pittsfield Anti-Crime Unit Arrests Man on Drug, Firearm...

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The city's Anti-Crime Unit arrested a Stockbridge man on Monday on drug and firearms charges. According to police, police officers in plainclothes encountered William Lacy, 26, walking in the area of Center and Bradford streets. click for more

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Wrestling Company In Time Crunch to Get Permits to Use...

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Truly Independent Wrestling is having trouble settling into its new home. The fairly recently formed company is planning to hold monthly wrestling shows and hold workshops teaching the sports entertainment. The independent promoters formed last year and held shows in Pittsfield. Recently, they... click for more

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Williamstown Weighs Timing of Vote on Retail Pot Ban

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Now that the commonwealth has legislation in place to regulate the recreational marijuana industry, it is up to the Board of Selectmen whether it wants to ask town voters about banning production and sales of the drug in town. click for more

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North Adams Planners OK Porches Inn Structure

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The Planning Board on Monday gave final approval for the Porches Inn to construct a new building where its patrons can have breakfast. The inn, operating as Berkshire Hills Development Co. LLC, purchased four parcels along Veazie Street and plans to demolish two buildings on them to make room... click for more

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Drury Announces Initial Fall...

Drury High School's fall sports have set their dates for tryouts and...

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McCann Tech Sets Fall Sports...

McCann Technical School in North Adams has announced the initial...

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Meczywor to Focus on Whole Student as New Hoosac...

After 21 years at Drury High School, Molly Meczywor is taking on a new challenge at Hoosac Valley. click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Golf Coach

McCann Tech in North Adams is looking for a varsity golf coach for the fall. click for more

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Puppolo Headed to JuCo Powerhouse

Hoosac Valley graduate Kali Puppolo in the fall will join one of the nation's top Division III junior college softball programs. click for more

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Taconic's Peaslee, Whiteley Shine in Senior...

More than 20 recently graduated high school football players from Berkshire County helped their team win the inaugural Western Mass All-Star Game on Friday night. click for more

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New OT Thriller Decides Wednesday...

The Dalton-based team defeated defending champion ODB on Wednesday in...

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Obituaries

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Charles A. Youse, 80

READSBORO, Vt. — Charles (Chuck) A. Youse of Readsboro, Vt., died at home on Tuesday, August...

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Francis E. Durant, 87

ADAMS, Mass. — Francis E. Durant, 87, passed away Thursday evening, August 10, 2017, at the...

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Marjorie Griffith, 86

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Marjorie J. Griffith, 86, a former Pittsfield resident, passed away August...

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Catherine Azubalis, 92

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Catherine Marie Azubalis, 92, of 8 Lyric Street, Pittsfield, formerly of 70...

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Carol Shea, 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Carol Mercedes Shea, 84, of Montgomery Avenue passed away on Thursday,...

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Cheryl Ann Costine, 74

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Cheryl Ann (Perry) Costine, 74, of Williamstown, formerly of North Adams,...

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Nancy W. Heady, 88

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Nancy W. Heady, 88, died peacefully on August 14, 2017, at Fairview...

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Bella Gorin, 104

LENOX, Mass. — Bella Gorin passed away, peacefully, at 104 years of age at the Kimball Farms...

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Richard Krzynowek, 70

EGREMONT, Mass. — Richard "Dick" Krzynowek, 70, of Baldwin Hill in Egremont, Mass.,...

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North Adams Man Accused of Stabbing Pizza Driver...

A North Adams man accused of stabbing a 50-year-old Domino's delivery...

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Pittsfield Man Injured After Firework Explodes In...

A city man was taken to the hospital after a large firework blew up...

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Pittsfield Anti-Crime Unit Arrests Man on Drug,...

The city's Anti-Crime Unit arrested a Stockbridge man on Monday on...

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'Better Block' Approaching The...

It's time to build the better block. MassDevelopment had...

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Wrestling Company In Time...

Truly Independent Wrestling is having trouble settling into its...

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North Adams Planners OK Porches...

The Planning Board on Monday gave final approval for the Porches...

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North Adams Man Accused of Stabbing Pizza Driver...

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Pittsfield Man Injured After Firework Explodes In...

A city man was taken to the hospital after a large firework blew up...

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Pittsfield Anti-Crime Unit Arrests Man on Drug,...

The city's Anti-Crime Unit arrested a Stockbridge man on Monday on...

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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: Ways to Protest Safely

With hate groups marching in cities across the U.S., it's tempting to...

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Letter: Turn Off Your Cell Phones During Theater...

A cell phone stopped the show at Shakespeare & Company. During a...

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Letter: Comments on the Recommendation of the...

Like many others, I appreciate the time the members of the Berkshire...

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Berkshire South Regional Community Center to...

This will be an evening to share, reminisce and revel in the success...

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Berkshire Bank Taps New Senior Vice President for...

In this new position, Stone will bring industry leadership, community...

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New PA Joins Southwestern Vermont Medical...

Evankow earned his master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies...

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New Eclipse Mill Pottery Exhibit...

The group exhibition at the Eclipse Mill curated by potters Gail and...

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'The Dark Tower': Fighting...

The film is clearly about the war between good and evil, albeit...

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Review: 'Company' Hits A Home Run at Barringston...

"Company" premiered in April of 1970, and while it's not quite as relevant today as it was back then – when marriage was more de rigueur – it still resonates with its humor and irony. Practically the whole show is built on irony. click for more

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Wrestling Company In Time Crunch to Get Permits to...

Truly Independent Wrestling is having trouble settling into its new home. The fairly recently formed company is planning to hold monthly wrestling shows and hold workshops teaching the sports entertainment. The independent promoters formed last year and held shows in Pittsfield. Recently, they... click for more

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Citizens Group Protests Berkshire Museum's Planned...

Save the art, pause the sale. Save the art, pause the sale. That's what was chanted outside of the Berkshire Museum by close to 50 community members who want to halt the museum's plans to sell some 40 pieces of artwork in an effort to straighten out its finances. The Berkshire Museum has had a... click for more

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Tanglewood, Sevenars Showcase Great Music

Tanglewood continues its classical programming into mid-August, featuring powerful symphonic works – all audience favorites - performed by the Boston Symphony. click for more

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Review: WTF's 'Romance' Is Confusing But Promising

And that is the problem with this new, not-yet-fully-realized, small-scale musical playing through Aug. 20 at the Main Stage of the Williamstown Theatre Festival: It's very confusing. The story itself is trying to cover too much ground. As with an opera, it's best to read a story synopsis before... click for more

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Williams College Museum of Art to Receive Landmark...

The collection includes works from the late 19th through late 20th century and represents numerous cultures from West Africa with decorative, religious and utilitarian objects. click for more

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