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Four Freedoms Presents Day of Civic Empowerment

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The workshops are presented by the Four Freedoms Coalition in partnership with MCLA. The workshops will take place at the Church Street Center, 375 Church St. click for more

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Youth Development, Transportation, Tops Pignatelli's...

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State Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli's top budget priority isn't a surprise: Berkshire Youth Development. The Lenox Democrat has prioritized programs such as the Railroad Street Youth Project for a number of years. And now, he's requesting more state funding to expand that into a countywide... click for more

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North Adams Fin Comm Reviews Public Services, Inspection...

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Canales said department heads will be queried about fee structures so they can be built into the fiscal 2020 budget. He said the two separate inspection departments will probably be moved into one department. click for more

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Williamstown ZBA Wants Expert Testimony in Person on...

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After more than two hours of testimony on Thursday, the ZBA voted 5-0 to ask Cooper to discuss his disagreement with Verizon's radio frequency engineer about how many "small cell" nodes could be mounted on utility poles to eliminate a 2.8-mile coverage gap in the area. click for more

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Farley-Bouvier to Push For St. Mary's, Early Ed Funding

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Each representative across the Commonwealth filed a number of amendments for specific projects in their district. This year, state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier is putting all of her efforts behind just one: St. Mary the Morningstar. click for more

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Pittsfield Reconvenes Resource Recovery As Trash Talk...

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The city's Resource Recovery Commission has reconvened after its toter plan was rejected by the City Council. The committee had come together in September of 2016 and for more than a year completed an analysis of the city's curbside trash collection. It settled on a plan to overhaul the trash... click for more

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Doe Saved From Adams Flood Chute

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It was a tense afternoon for Animal Control Officer Kim Witek, who rushed to the Winter Street flood chutes on her day off after photos of a doe struggling through the rushing waters surfaced on Facebook. click for more

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Berkshires Beat: Sen. Hinds...

Dr. Dempsey participates in... 

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Biz Briefs: Nonprofit Center...

Nominations were solicited... 

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Concert Benefits Girls...

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MCLA Presents 'Into the Woods'

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New Mendel Leads Hoosac Valley...

The Hoosac Valley girls lacrosse team won at Hoosick Falls, N.Y., on...

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Hoosac Valley Boys Edge Mount...

Nick Waterman scored three goals, and Brady Larkin made 14 saves...

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Mount Greylock Rolls to 3-0 with Win over Hoosac...

The Mount Greylock baseball team Monday defeated Hoosac Valley in five innings. click for more

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Wahconah's Boys, Girls Earn Track and Field Wins

The Drury and Wahconah teams traveled to Hoosac Valley on Monday. click for more

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Darian Tovani Scores Four to Lift McCann Tech...

Darian Tovani scored four goals Monday to lead the McCann Tech boys lacrosse team to a 6-2 win over Springfield Central. click for more

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Pittsfield Softball Tops Mount Anthony

Madison Tobin and Britney Perkett each went 3-for-4 Monday to lead the Pittsfield softball team to a 9-3 win over Mount Anthony Union. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Grad Puppolo...

Hoosac Valley graduate Kali Puppolo Sunday threw a no-hitter to help...

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Obituaries

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Margaret Walker, 91

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Margaret Walker, 91, formerly of 164 Daniels Ave., Pittsfield, passed away...

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Richard Jones, 86

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Richard A. Jones Sr., 86, of 100 Balance Rock Road, Lanesborough, Mass.,...

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Dorothy J. Russett, 85

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dorothy Jean (Bigelow) Russett, 85, of 76 Bradford Street, North Adams,...

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Wendy M. McCarthy, 53

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Wendy Marie (Roy) McCarthy, 53, of Williamstown, Mass., died on Thursday,...

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Julia E. Ramirez, 86

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Julia E. Ramirez, 86, passed away on April 20, 2018, at her home,...

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Mae V. Canale, 96

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mae Virginia (Courtemanche) Canale, 96, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Leslie G. Reiche, 70

LENOX, Mass. — Leslie G. Reiche, 70, died Friday morning, April 20, 2018, at her...

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James Thomas Shaker, 59

James Thomas Shaker, 59 of North Adams, MA died on April 22, 2018 surrounded by his family. He...

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Catherine A. Chalifoux services

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Catherine A. Chalifoux, 59, of North...

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North Adams Firefighters Save Home From Garage...

The blaze melted the vinyl siding off the north side and the back of...

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North Adams Businesses Warned of Multiple...

Police are warning Main Street business owners about a series of...

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Biz Briefs: Nonprofit Center...

Nominations were solicited throughout February and March. A team...

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Berkshires Near Economic...

The county is about halfway toward creating an economic...

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North Adams Committee Finding...

Cohen had developed the survey through surveymonkey.com to...

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North Adams Firefighters Save Home From Garage...

The blaze melted the vinyl siding off the north side and the back of...

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@theMarket: Earnings Up; Stocks, Not So Much

Earnings season kicked off last Friday with the bank results. The...

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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: Stephanie Boyd for Williamstown Planning...

I write to urge fellow Williamstown residents to vote for Stephanie...

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Letter: Bring Back the Mill Children

We have been told a number of times that meetings and decisions were...

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Letter: North Adams Going to Pot

This writer is amazed that this legislation might pass and has, thus...

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Hot Dog Ranch

2 Great Locations, Pittsfield & North Adams. Famous Baby Hot Dogs, Pub style menu w/daily specials.

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Landscape Design, Installation, and Bulk Products. Whitney's Farm Market Cheshire, MA (413)442-4749

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Misty Moonlight Diner

Breakfast Served All Day. Feature a variety of Breakfast, Lunch and Diner specialties. (413)499-2483

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BHS Expands Endocrinology Care With Addition of...

Dr. Rana is accepting new patients in need of endocrinology and...

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BCC Students to be Inducted Into National Honor...

Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society of junior and community...

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NCF Honors 13 Williams Students, Alumni

The National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency, was...

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ArtWeek to Launch Across...

For the first time, ArtWeek events will take place across the...

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SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit...

The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten...

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'Ready Player One': It's All a Game

Although the film bounces back and forth between reality and its cause célèbre, virtual reality, we are ultimately relieved when we grok that beneath all the layers of surrealism and cutting-edge chimera, it's just good vs. evil fighting it out in high-tech trappings. click for more

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Concert Benefits Girls Empowerment

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Berkshire HorseWorks, a 501c3 based in Richmond that provides EAGALA Model Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to those at risk and equine-assisted team building for organizations of all kinds. click for more

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MCLA Presents 'Into the Woods'

Performances will take place at 8 p.m. on April 21, 21, 27 and 28, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 29, in Venable Theater on the MCLA campus. A talkback will take place after the 8 p.m. show on Saturday, April 28. click for more

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'Isle of Dogs': Will Wag Your Tail

Thus the best tack to take, if you can, is to sit back, relax and enjoy this genre heir to "Animal Farm" for its quirkily infatuating surface tale, allowing your brain's tumblers to bounce, adjust and absorb the subtextual, implied and exquisitely threaded hidden meanings at your own pace. click for more

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Choreographer Wins Jacob's Pillow Dance Award

The Bessie Award-winning choreographer, director and alumnus of The School at Jacob’s Pillow joins a group of honorees that includes Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar of Big Dance Theater, Kyle Abraham of Abraham.in.Motion, Michelle Dorrance of Dorrance Dance, Camille A. Brown of Camille A. Brown &... click for more

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'The Leisure Seeker': Two for the Road

Shrouded in mystery, hope, despair and every other word the poets have employed to describe the inevitable, it is, along with love, the ultimate inscrutability. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Manny's Pizza

Manny's Pizza Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

Tavern at The A Q&A click for more

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Flavours Q&A

Flavours Q&A click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A click for more

Berkshire Snapshot

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