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Who Withdrew?: MNA Mixes Up Labor Board Complaints

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The Massachusetts Nursing Association has withdrawn one of the multiple unfair labor practice charges it filed against Berkshire Medical Center. In July, the registered nurses' union filed a charge against a new absentee policy the hospital's administration had established. The claim was that... click for more

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Education Task Force Panel Answers Questions at NBCC...

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The vision of the Berkshire County Education Task Force is a single, countywide school district that would create sustainable educational opportunities and academic support to a dwindling student population. The controversial recommendation, made in July after two years of study and modeling,... click for more

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Clarksburg School OKs 'Blizzard Bags' to Case of Snow...

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School officials are preparing for another snowy winter with "blizzard bags" to keep students on track. The School Committee on Oct. 5 approved a pilot program that would send predetermined school work home with children so up to five school snow days could be treated as instructional days. click for more

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones Shooting...

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Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for single counts of armed assault with intent to murder, illegal possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun, and of discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building. click for more

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

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A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James Dominguez III last January. The District Attorney's office said James Cromartie, 31, of Pittsfield was arrested on a murder warrant Monday night. On Tuesday, Cromartie had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single... click for more

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Taconic Contruction: 58 Percent Complete; Focused On...

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Construction managers expect to complete $4 million worth of construction per month to keep on schedule with the building of the new Taconic High School. click for more

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School Officials Answer Regionalization Questions in...

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School officials behind the regionalization vote have been around town answering questions about it. But they still don't have a final draft of the proposal. The long talked about full regionalization of Williamstown Elementary School, Lanesborough Elementary School, and Mount Greylock Regional... click for more

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Drury Class of 1957 Gifts Oil Painting to Commemorate...

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The painting and a plaque noting Cirone's career will be installed above the elevator as you walk into the two-story lobby. The class was also offered tours of both the new and old Drury (Colegrove Park Elementary School) and were to celebrate their reunion at the Stamford (Vt.) Valley Golf... click for more

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How Big Was a T-Rex? Dalton...

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McCann Tech Golf Team Earns...

The McCann Tech golf team Wednesday defeated Westfield Tech.

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Sorrentino, Huth Lead Lenox...

The Lenox girls and Mount Greylock boys were the big winners...

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Taconic's Paris, Monument's Phair Lead Teams to...

The last Wednesday in the regular season for the county's cross country teams included a stop at Berkshire Community College. click for more

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Wahconah Volleyball Downs Mount Everett in...

The Wahconah volleyball team earned a road win on Wednesday. click for more

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Racette and DeMayo Score in Drury Boys' Win

The Drury boys soccer team defeated Taconic on Wednesday. click for more

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Elliot, Gamberoni Lead Lenox Girls to Home Win

The Lenox girls soccer team defeated Pope Francis on Tuesday. click for more

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Greylock Thunder Softball...

The Greylock Thunder travel softball teams will hold tryouts this...

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Obituaries

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Fredrick L. Simmons, 86

LEE, Mass. — Frederick Luther Simmons, 86, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Lee. Fred was...

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Hilary A. Alden, 48

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Hilary Anne Alden, 48, of North Adams, Mass., died on Saturday, October...

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Thomas B. Guidi, 75

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Thomas B. Guidi, 75, longtime resident of Great Barrington, Mass.,...

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Sylvia M. Kipp, 78

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sylvia Marie (Richardello) Kipp, 78, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Marcia A. Dagnoli, 82

ADAMS, Mass. — Marcia Ann (Parisien) Dagnoli, 82, of Adams, Mass., died peacefully on Tuesday,...

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Marianne Kenney, 94

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Marianne (Huttle) Kenney, 94, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the...

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Paul E. Archambault, 93

DALTON, Mass. — Paul Emile Archambault, 93, of 36 Hale Street, Dalton, died Saturday, October...

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Deborah A. Reed, 71

DALTON, Mass. — Deborah A. Reed, 71, of 1 Hazelwood Court passed away on Saturday, October 14,...

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Dorothy M. Toomey, 86

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Dorothy Mae Egan Toomey, 86, of 15 Chicopee Street, Lanesborough, died...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James...

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Biz Briefs: Outlets Going Pink...

Visitors to the Lee Premium Outlets, as well as other Simon...

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Pittsfield Approves East Street...

The Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light for BVD Solar...

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Framework Opens Its Door On...

Framework is now open. On Thursday, Mayor Linda Tyer and...

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Pittsfield Arraigns Second Suspect in Jones...

Josaiah T. Bynum, 19, had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf for...

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Pittsfield Man Arrested For 2016 Murder

A city man was arrested Monday night for the alleged murder of James...

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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: Mass MoCA Paint-Over Is Unresolved Issue

Although Mass MoCA painted over the school children's historic...

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Letter: Artists, Community Support Berkshire...

We are artists, small business owners, parents, and Berkshire...

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BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Convocation

Each honored student ranks in the top five percent of the college...

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Shire City Herbals Hires New Vice President of...

Allardyce will oversee the strategic direction and revenue goals of...

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Northern Berkshire United Way Fills Out Board of...

"Our board of directors consists of some of the smartest,...

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Federal Grant Awarded To...

The U.S. Department of Education is helping to strengthen ties...

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'Battle of the Sexes': We've...

While anthropologists and social historians might disagree upon the...

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Area artists rally to support the Berkshire...

Ceramic artist Stephanie Boyd, one of the event organizers, was inspired after a recent mini-fundraiser she held on Facebook shortly after the events at Charlottesville, Va. She made six mugs, posted them for $100 each with the intent of donating 100 percent to the Southern Poverty Law Center.... click for more

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St. Joe Graduate Pens Inspirational Children's...

Dan Sadlowski started on a career in health care and shadowed at Children's Hospital in Boston. He was in awe. He saw sick children fighting day in and day out. He saw them as real-life superheroes. And when his time there ended, he promised himself he'd come back and be an inspiration, a role... click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Offers Year-Round Programming...

Highlights include the launch of the Pillow Lab and the In Process Series, a series of 12 customized artist residencies open to an intimate, invited audience; year-round events consisting of convenings, social dances, Pillow Pop-Up performances and community programming; and co-presentations with... click for more

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'Brad's Status': What's It All About, Alfie?

Written and directed by Mike White, Brad's travail is entertaining in that alternately painful and bittersweet way, when divulged truths show us what's really important. Indeed, most of us are destined to crush our souls in the crucible of experience and deep introspection before arriving at those... click for more

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DownStreet Art Set for Thursday, Sept. 28

DownStreet Art is a program of MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center click for more

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'Mother!': Oh, Brother!

This is sinister stuff, intentionally as well as through the error of its haughty self-indulgence. Oh, dear reader be cautious. It starts out with intriguing eeriness ... even a bit Hitchcockian. No offense, Master. But that's just to suck you into its ugly movie Hell. click for more

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