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North Adams BMC Adds Cardiac Rehabilitation to...

The program, hosted in the new Northern Berkshire Specialty Practices of BMC on the first floor of the main building, opens on Thursday offering North County residents easier access to rehabilitation services. The announcement was made Wednesday at an open house event to show off the new suites and... click for more

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Pittsfield's Ladder Truck Has Returned To Service

The city's front-line ladder truck is back. Tower 1, which has been in Upstate New York for the last seven weeks or so has returned to service. When the truck had gone out for a routine maintenance, heavy corrosion was found underneath and it wouldn't pass a third-party inspection. It has been... click for more

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to an accident involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer truck on Route 116 on Wednesday morning "Essentially it was what it was but it could have been a lot worse," Police Chief Richard Tarsa said. "It had the potential to... click for more

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Mount Greylock Building Committee Applauds Staff's...

The Mount Greylock Regional School Building Committee last week took a break from talking about the district's future to recognize how its present staff is working diligently to help move the project forward. Robert Ericson, a Lanesborough selectman and former member of the School Committee who... click for more

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Williams Brings 'BioEyes' Back To Lanesborough...

It starts with a question: what do baby Zebrafish look like? Then observation, noting what adult Zebrafish look like and how they act Then a hypothesis, an educated guess on what the babies will look like. And finally, an experiment, breed the fish and see. click for more

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Berkshire Planning Receives DLTA Funding To Help...

BRPC finally got its local assistance funding and more than 25 towns have requested help. The funding for District Local Technical Local Assistance program was questionable over the last few months as the state pondered budget cuts to address shortages of revenue. The state provides $2.8 million... click for more

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Lanesborough Elementary to Keep Narcan Kit in...

Yes. This is the world we live in. The School Committee on Thursday approved having a Narcan kit in the nurses office just in case an adult in the school overdoses on heroin. The kit is being provided by the District Attorney's office and schools throughout Berkshire County are receiving kits. click for more

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Neal: Democratic Party Needs a 'Reset'

The Democratic Party can't "sugarcoat" its disastrous results in November, says U.S. Rep. Richard Neal. And the pain lies deeper than the loss of the presidency and failure to make inroads in the Republican-controlled Congress. click for more

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New Mount Everett's Carpenter...

Mount Everett sophomore Gwen Carpenter scored her 1,000th career...

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New McCann Tech Boys Come from...

Ethan Sheldon Thursday led the McCann Tech boys basketball team to...

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New Walker, Rufo Lead Taconic Girls Past Wahconah

The Taconic girls basketball team Thursday came from behind to beat Wahconah. click for more

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New Hoosac Valley Girls Down Monument Mountain

Fallon Field Thursday scored 21 points to lead the Hoosac Valley girls basketball team to victory. click for more

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Easthampton Icers Top Mount Everett

The Mount Everett boys hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision on Wednesday. click for more

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Gibeau Scores 30 as McCann Tech Girls Win on Road

The McCann Tech girls basketball team beat Ware on Wednesday night. click for more

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MCLA to Host Annual National...

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will hold its National Girls...

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Wahconah Regional High School sophomore Brandon Roughley drives to the...
Chad Howes feeds Noah Bracci, who goes to the basket for the Wahconah...
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Linda M. Rilla, 69

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Linda M. Rilla, 69, of Pittsfield passed away from cancer on Sunday January...

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Virginia H. Boivin, 90

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Virginia Henrietta Boivin, 90, formerly of Applewood Lane and Melbourne...

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Pasquale 'Pat' Massetti, 94

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pasquale (Pat) Massetti, 94, passed on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in...

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Gail M. Sherman, 67

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Gail Marie Sherman, 67, of 36 Folsom Street, North Adams, died peacefully...

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George Nejaime, 84

LEE, Mass. — George Najib Nejaime, 84, of Lee passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at...

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James R. "Jimmo" Blanquart, 63

ADAMS, Mass. — James R. "Jimmo" Blanquart, 63, of Adams died Monday morning, January...

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Stephen J. Arasimowicz, 64

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Stephen J. Arasimowicz, 64, of 42 Wilshire Drive died Wednesday, January 11,...

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Theodore Underhill Jr., 88

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Theodore Edward Underhill Jr., 88, of Stearns Avenue died Tuesday, January...

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Robert A. Randall, 51

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Robert Allen Randall, 51, of North Adams died Tuesday, January 10, 2017,...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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New Williamstown Zoning Board OKs...

The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday voted 5-0 to approve...

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MountainOne Unifies Branding of...

MountainOne Financial, the parent company of MountainOne Bank...

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Biz Briefs: 'Farm to Fork' Bike...

The ride course, with options for all abilities ranging from 10...

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No Serious Injuries in Hoosac Valley Bus,...

No major injuries were reported after emergency services responded to...

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Multiple Towns Battle Blaze in Pittsfield...

Multiple towns joined Pittsfield Fire early Sunday morning to combat...

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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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Southwestern Vermont Health Care's Chief Nursing...

Nominees for the award possess clinical expertise and scholarship in...

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Guest Column: Going to the Dogs

Years ago, cities and towns started eliminating the swimming pools...

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Letter: Condemn Trump/Bannon

I stood before this City Council in 2003 to ask the council to stand...

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Announces Three...

"These individuals have unique skills and experiences and will make...

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Flying Cloud Institute Appoints New Executive...

Rundle will step into her new role on January 16. As planned, Jane...

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Berkshire Design Staffer Receives Architectural...

Bartini has more than 14 years of experience in the architectural...

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'La La Land': On the One...

The curious idea to have Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling play the sort of...

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Adams Arts Group Win State...

The Adams Arts Advisory Board's efforts to create an economic economy...

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'Fences': Scales the Dramatic Heights

Denzel Washington's phenomenally touching, multitextured performance in August Wilson's "Fences" sings a heartrending paean to every dad who struggled to make a living, raise a family and preserve his human dignity in the face of herculean obstacles. click for more

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'Why Him?': Why Waste Your Money?

In all fairness, Franco's billionaire dolt is occasionally enamoring by virtue of the innocence his lady fair assures lies just beneath his crude eccentricity. His caricature absurdity is even funny here and there. But he lacks the intriguing amiability we like to ascribe our fictional idiot... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Present Workshops for...

Students of all skill levels are welcome, and will have the opportunity to advance their work and strengthen their portfolio. click for more

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'Manchester by the Sea': Set your Movie GPS

An intermeshing of various, different periods of Lee's life, while always returning to the present, smartly serves the exposition, engagingly builds the lore, and, daring to be existential, emphasizes the entire time continuum panorama that comprises our existence. It is this overall gist mixed... click for more

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'Nocturnal Animals': Subspecies: Human

Good thing this is merely the fiction within a novel that Susan, the female lead in director Tom Ford's "Nocturnal Animals," is reading. She can put it down any time she wishes. But all the same it's mesmerizing, and because she senses the story contains eerie messages and symbolism relating to her... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum Offers Berkshire County...

The museum uses Rockwell's narrative images to support learning in the classroom in relation to history, language arts and art, and educators have also found meaningful connections with regard to social/emotional learning and ESL themes. click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

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