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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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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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North Adams Downtown Celebration Set for Wednesday

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Downtown Celebration is sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union, MountainOne, and the city of North Adams. This event is free and open to the public. In the case of inclement weather, there will be an announcement on Wednesday morning to use the rain date of Thursday, Aug. 17. click for more

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North County Teens Honored for Summer Employment...

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Odell, about to enter his senior year at McCann Technical School, said after the ceremony that he didn't blow anything up - though he admitted he "almost" did during the 125 hours he spent taking two college course and working at MCLA through the North Adams Summer Youth Works Program and the... click for more

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Entrepreneurs Make Pitches at Lever Demo Day

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Networking is a big part of the mission of Lever, which "supports local economic development by creating and growing enterprises that leverage local assets, including the talents of young people from our region's colleges," according to its website. click for more

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Adams ZBA Approves Duke's Gravel Pit Appeal

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The Zoning Board of Appeals last week granted John Duquette, owner of Duke's Sand & Gravel, an administrative appeal of the building inspector's citations against his operations. During a near three hour and at times combative meeting on Tuesday, the ZBA voted 3-1 to grant Duquette his appeal... click for more

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Hundreds Rally in Williamstown to Stand With...

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Within 24 hours of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., more than 300 area residents circled Field Park to protest the actions of white supremacists. The gathering swiftly organized by Greylock Together was one of nearly 800 known rallies across the nation, including one at Park Square in... click for more

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BCAC Opens Doors, Builds Collaboration

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When it comes to addressing poverty, BCAC knows it can't solve it alone. Berkshire Community Action Council is the county's federally designed anti-poverty agency and provides an array of programming to help low income individuals. But, it isn't able to provide every single need some one has to... click for more

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Sports

New 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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Greylock Thunder Softball Wins...

The Greylock Thunder 14U softball team won a tournament on Cape Cod...

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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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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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10 Arrested for Blocking Roads Near Sandisfield...

Ten protestors were arrested Wednesday morning for blocking roads to...

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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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Biz Briefs: Bennington Subaru...

Representatives of Bennington Subaru also brought lunch boxes...

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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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10 Arrested for Blocking Roads Near Sandisfield...

Ten protestors were arrested Wednesday morning for blocking roads to...

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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 Review: 'Company' Hits A Home...

"Company" premiered in April of 1970, and while it's not quite as...

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Wrestling Company In Time...

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

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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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Adams' Dancecapade 20 Years Strong

After 20 years, Dancecapade School of Dance is still educating students from throughout North County. click for more

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'A Ghost Story': Lacks Spirit

But while I was mostly bored during its screening, forced to contemplate loose ends that ultimately were never tied to my satisfaction, I haven't really stopped thinking about it. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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