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Williamstown Town Meeting OKs Police Station Land...

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Voters OKd the $300,000 acquisition of .42 acres on Simonds Road (U.S. Route 7), including the building that used to be the Turner House for veterans. When the non-profit Turner House announced its plan to suspend operations, the town in October 2016 the site as a potential site to replace the... click for more

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North Adams Council Accepts Land for Bike Path

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The city is planning to piggyback the 1-mile section in North Adams informally named for the late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, a longtime bike path proponent, onto the 2.5-mile route in Williamstown to tap into soon-to-expire federal scenic byway money. click for more

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Taconic's DeMartino Commits to Hartford for Baseball

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Taconic senior Drew DeMartino is graduating six months early to attend college and play baseball at the University of Hartford. click for more

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Waterstone Will Continue to Pursue Pittsfield Project

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Waterstone fully intends to move forward with a development at the William Stanley Business Park. The company has spent five years and hundreds of thousands of dollars designing the project, which had been aimed at bringing a Walmart Supercenter to the site 16.5-acre site known as the teens. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Elementary Finding Success

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Hoosac Valley Elementary School Principal Michele Colvin says despite all the changes in the district, the elementary school is unifying and thriving. Colvin said the school had to reinvent itself and even created a new mascot, the "Lil 'Canes," and a new motto, Together Everyone Achieves More... click for more

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Williamstown Culvert Replacement Project Begins

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Williams College on Tuesday began the long process of replacing the culvert that carries Christmas Brook under downtown and into the Green River. click for more

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in One Day

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Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly stole four cars including a Lexus and BMW in one day between Adams and Lenox. click for more

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New Taconic Baseball Banquet of...

The UNICO Berkshire County Baseball Hall of Fame and the Taconic...

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Hoosac Valley Looks to Consolidate Its...

Hoosac Valley High School wants to properly recognize all of its championship teams on the walls of its gym. click for more

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Monument Mountain's Blanchard Leads Berkshire...

The Berkshire County North Division coaches have named their all-league team for 2017. click for more

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Mount Greylock Harriers Earn Athlete of the Week...

Mount Greylock's Jesse Seid and Jacqueline Wells are this week's Athletes of the Week. click for more

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Lenox Boys Win Western Mass

The Lenox boys soccer team defeated Drury on Sunday in the finals of the Western Mass tournament. click for more

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Boino, UMass Home Thursday in...

Several area alumni are competing with their teams in NCAA tournament...

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2017 Black Friday

Here we go! Start your... 

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Weathering the Storm: What to...

According to a recent study... 

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New Holiday Festivals and Craft...

This is the season of holiday... 

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New Cultural Pittsfield This Week:...

Celebrate the start of the... 

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Biz Briefs: Greylock Donates...

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Obituaries

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Doris M. Perrault, 87

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mrs. Doris Marguerite (Murray) Perrault, 87, of Cheshire died early Wednesday...

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Oliver M. Rondeau Jr., 69

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Oliver Murry Rondeau Jr., 69, of Clarksburg, Mass., died on Monday,...

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Dorothy M. Quaglietti, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mrs. Dorothy M. (Smith) Lavigne Quaglietti, 96, formerly of 176 Columbus...

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Laura J. Polzella, 63

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Laura Jean Polzella, 63, of Sheffield, passed away peacefully on October 24,...

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Derek C. Gentile, 62

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Derek C. Gentile, 62, of Great Barrington died unexpectedly early...

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Beatrice I. Lancto, 86

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Beatrice Irene (Spofford) Lancto, 86, of Williamstown, Mass., died on...

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James R. Gazzaniga, 87

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — James Robert Gazzaniga, 87, of Williamstown, Mass., died Monday, November...

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Margaret Clarke, 97

LEE, Mass. — Margaret Davis Clarke died November 10, 2017, at Kindred Nursing and...

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Rose V. Castagna, 88

RICHMOND, Mass. — Rose Viola Castagna, 88, of Richmond passed away Friday, November 10, 2017,...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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Waterstone Will Continue to...

Waterstone fully intends to move forward with a development at...

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Developers Submit Plans For...

Waterstone Retail has filed its request for a special permit to...

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Lanesborough Restaurant,...

The Board of Selectmen are hoping for a peaceful resolution to...

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No One Injured in North Adams Head-On Collision

A head-on collision on Thursday closed a section of Massachusetts...

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Adams Woman Charged With Stealing Four Cars in...

Cheshire Police arrested an Adams woman Friday night who allegedly...

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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 BMCs Dental Clinic

This collaboration between CHP and BHS will help provide improved...

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Letter: Great American Smokeout Is Nov. 16

Developed by the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout...

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Letter: Alcombright Endorses Bernard for Mayor

The tasks are complex and no two days are the same. Challenges do not...

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Miss Hall's School Students Recognized in...

The designation means that Hou and Tagliaferro placed among the top 5...

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Berkshire Money Management Hires Compliance...

Bills joins an already growing team of committed advisors and will be...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Appoints One to...

Kelly works as the chief financial officer for The Boma Project, a...

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Mount Everett Fall Festival...

Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, both at 7...

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'LBJ': Offers Hope From the...

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Court Gives Museum OK to Proceed With Art Sale

The Berkshire Museum's planned art sale will go forward. Judge John Agostini denied a request for a preliminary injunction, pausing the Sotheby's auction of some 40 pieces of artwork, starting next week and extending into March. Members of the Rockwell family, other donors, and Attorney General... click for more

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'Suburbicon': Where Seldom Is Heard a Tolerant...

Here, in a rare departure of form, though co-writing and producing, they've chosen George Clooney to direct what nonetheless bears their unique signature. While I've dubbed the crime story "Fargo Light," it's far from their best effort. click for more

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North Adams Arts Commission Reviewing Email...

Vice Chairwoman Erica Manville said there had not been much in the way of email during her time as chairman but believed that had picked up since Dixon, who was not present, had taken the leadership. The commission is only a couple years old and is only beginning to advance its mission of... click for more

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Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces...

The purpose of the BTCA and the Berkshire Theatre Awards is to promote and celebrate the quality and diversity of theater in the greater Berkshire region. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Nov. 6 on the St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center at... click for more

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'Victoria and Abdul': The Queen and I

In this sweet, nicely filmed tale based on the actual relationship England's Queen Victoria had late in life with her Muslim Indian servant, Abdul Karim, oodles of feel-good charm temporarily anoint an egalitarian salve to a sense of fairness long abraded by social Darwinism. click for more

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'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': La...

What immediately came to mind as the fascinating biopic unreeled, beginning with Dr. William Moulton Marston's days as a heralded psychology professor, was how many second-tier, illustrious people there are: folks who did something major, but who are now all but forgotten. click for more

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Dining Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern

Shaker Mill Tavern 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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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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Korean Garden Q&A

Korean Garden Q&A click for more

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