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Pittsfield Man Charged With Firearms Violations

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A city teen was arrested early Friday on firearms charges after dispatchers received multiple reports of shots fired in the area of Francis and Danforth avenues. Jason Sefton, 18, was arrested and charged with carrying a loaded firearm without a license and possession of ammunition without a... click for more

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Memorial Day Events 2017

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All events are on Monday, May 29, unless otherwise noted. click for more

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State Senate Accepts Amendment To Study Passenger Rail...

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The state Senate adopted a budget amendment Thursday to develop a blueprint for more consistent passenger rail service to New York City. State Sen. Adam Hinds filed the amendment which would task the state Department of Transportation to create a working group to study what it will take to... click for more

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Pittsfield Police Asking For Info About Car Crash On...

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Police are asking for any information regarding a crash on Friday which left one man with life-threatening injuries. Police say at just before midnight Friday night Matthew King, 35 of Wilson Street, was traveling in a Hyundai south on Wahconah Street when he veered into the northbound lane and... click for more

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The Independent Investor: Ready For a 20 Percent...

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As the stock market makes new highs, investors tend to get greedy. They also begin to believe that what has happened in the recent past will continue to happen in the future. Actually, history shows the exact opposite. It is time to give the potential downside some thought. click for more

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Northern Berkshire United Way Celebrates Successes

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Northern Berkshire United Way honored the Starr Baker on Thursday with its Volunteer of the Year Award at its annual Community Celebration and Awards Breakfast at the Williams Inn. The event brought together some of the agency's leading corporate supporters and representatives of the 20 member... click for more

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Pittsfield Will Pay Dated Electric Bill For Softball...

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The city solicitor has ruled that the city is going to have to pay a dated electric bill for the softball complex on East Street. The City Council was looking to contest responsibility of a $1,701.28 Eversource electric bill dating back to 2012. The bill is attributed to the final months of... click for more

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Wahconah Boys, Girls Seeded...

The Mount Greylock boys with a No. 3 seed in D3 boys are the highest...

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Mount Greylock's Donati,...

The Central/Western Massachusetts Division 2 Track and Field...

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Belchertown Edges Lee High Girls on Senior Night

The Lee girls lacrosse team dropped its season finale on Thursday night. click for more

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Pittsfield Softball Tops Taconic

The Pittsfield softball team Thursday improved to 16-2 this spring. click for more

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Mount Anthony Girls Lacrosse Edges Wahconah

The Wahconah girls lacrosse team faced a tough test in Thursday's regular season finale. click for more

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Mount Greylock's Storie Scores 200th Goal in...

The Mount Greylock boys lacrosse team Thursday beat Lee. click for more

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Berkshire High School...

As the 55th annual Sports Caravan Awards were given to outstanding...

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Obituaries

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Bernard D. Litchfield Jr., 78

NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Bernard Daniel Litchfield Jr., 78, beloved son, husband, father,...

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Angela M. Crowley, 96

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Angela M. Crowley, 96, of North Adams, Mass., died Tuesday May 23, 2017,...

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Bruce Dobson, 80

LEE, Mass. — Bruce F. Dobson, 80, died at his home Monday morning, May 22, 2017, surrounded by...

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Lydia Barenski, 89

LEE, Mass. — Alma Lydia Barenski, 89, of Fairview Street in Lee, died peacefully at her home on...

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Dr. Robert P. Rennie, 70

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Dr. Robert P. Rennie, 70, of Pittsfield passed away at home on Sunday, May...

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Wayne Rennie, 46

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Wayne Rennie, 46, of 30 Mountain View Terrace passed away at home on May...

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Matthew J. Gottung, 33

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Matthew James Gottung, 33, of Pittsfield, died suddenly May 17, 2017, in...

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Keane P. Minacci, 78

LEE, Mass. — Keane P. Minacci, 78, of Lee passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Fairview...

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Micah R. Couture, 26

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Micah R. Couture, 26, died Saturday morning, May 20, 2017, at his home...

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Pittsfield Man Charged With Firearms Violations

A city teen was arrested early Friday on firearms charges after...

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Pittsfield Police Asking For Info About Car Crash...

Police are asking for any information regarding a crash on Friday...

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Lee Bank Announces Multiple...

They have a combined 70 years of tenure with Lee Bank, one of...

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On '529 Day,' Think About...

This day, named after the 529 plan, a popular college-savings...

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Berkshire Bank Moving Corporate...

Berkshire Bank is moving its corporate headquarters this Boston...

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@theMarket: Markets Climb Higher

As readers may recall, my target for the S&P 500 Index is somewhere...

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Pittsfield Man Charged With Firearms Violations

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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: Local History Destroyed

Driving to work on Tuesday, I went a different route than usual. As I...

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Letter: BAtT Fundraiser Success Because of...

On Saturday, April 8, Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public...

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Letter: Vote Shepard for Planning Board

I am writing to urge Williamstown residents to vote for Karen Shepard...

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Ozzie's Steak & Eggs

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner.Closed Mondays, 7am-8pm Thur-Sat. 7am-1:30pm Tues & Wed. 7am-12:30pm SUN

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Bedard Bros Auto Sales

7 major New Car brands. Route 8 Cheshire, MA 413-743-0014. Wow great pre-owned deals Click for more!

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In-town duplex. Two apartments, each with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. Desirable location.

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Williams Lecturer Receives Fulbright Fellowship...

Apotsos's project, "Mapping the Climate Change Vulnerability of...

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Dalton Resident Awarded Scholarship from...

Sondrini, a student at Westfield State University, received the Wolf...

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Fourteen Williams Seniors Win Fellowships for...

The 14 seniors awarded the fellowship are Megumi Asada, Osama Brosh,...

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Mass MoCA's Building 6 Opens...

In just 12 days, Mass MoCA is set to double its gallery space with...

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North Adams a Canvas for Mass...

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art will light up the city's...

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Students Display Artwork at SVMC Through June 7

The exhibit will remain on display through June 7. The Corridor Gallery is open to the 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. click for more

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Berkshires Jazz Announces Student Art Contest...

The judges were charged with the difficult task of determining three winners, and five honorable mentions, and one special "judge's choice" award, which calls attention to work that – while not taking a prize - is especially deserving of recognition. click for more

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Lee Teenager Wins Congressional Art Competition

Fiora Caligiuri-Randall has a natural gift. Only the second acrylic painting the 14-year-old has painted will now hang in the halls of the Capitol in Washington D.C. Caligiuri's painting beat out 45 other high school artist's work throughout the First Massachusetts Congressional District in this... click for more

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'A Quiet Passion': Rhyme and Reason

And, because she is a woman nearly a century before suffrage is enacted, and slavery is still very much the law of the land among her Southern neighbors, these and other grave political matters can't hide from her condemnation, wittily slipped into the poet's politely acerbic commentary. click for more

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'The Circle': The Shape of Things to Come?

Thus, while "The Circle" isn't enjoyable in the usually accepted definition of the term, the not so blurry mirror it holds up proves the cinema version of the horrific traffic accident from which we can't divert our eyes. It's too close to reality. click for more

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Red Lion Reopens Dining Room With $1M Renovated...

The Red Lion Inn bakes more than 6,000 muffins and some 1,300 of its famous apple pies every year. So when bakeshop in the multiroom kitchen showed signs of structural distress, inn management decided if it was time to revamp this very important area, why not do the whole kitchen over? click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant Q&A

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Flavours Q&A

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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