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North Adams Eyes Tax Title Sales For Tax Relief,...

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The city has a fairly good idea what the increase in its fiscal 2018 budget will be: 1.12 percent, largely driven by health insurance increases, pensions, the school budget and two new positions. But it doesn't yet know how much revenue will come in this year as it pursues some $2.6 million in... click for more

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Compass Rose to Be Painted at North Adams Airport In May

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The Ninety-Nines, an international women's pilot group, will be flying in next month to paint a rose compass on the tarmac of Harriman & West Airport. Airport Manager Bill Greenwald told the Airport Commission last week that volunteers with the Ninety-Nines group are set to start painting on... click for more

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Muraca Buys Nuclea Assets, Starts New Company

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Patrick Muraca is picking up where he left off with Nuclea Biotechnologies. The former CEO has started a new company and purchased the assets of the bankrupt Nuclea. NanoMolecular DX is now based out of Lee and is entering the commercial field with products developed under Nuclea, with many of... click for more

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Substance Abuse Prevention Part 2: The Efforts

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Through grant funding the District Attorney's Office is now training educators on a specific curriculum to prevent drug use. The office's Community Outreach and Education Program is now teacher Life Skills, a three-pronged approach to help students make better decisions when presented with drug... click for more

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Adams Takes Action Against Duke's Sand and Gravel

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Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco held an informational meeting for park and surrounding area residents Thursday to explain procedurally how the town will penalize John Duquette Jr., the owner of Duke's, who town officials say has broken town zoning bylaws by moving his operation into the buffer... click for more

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Williamstown ZBA Continues Hearing on Lehovec Property...

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The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday decided to continue its hearing on issuing special permits to allow a 77-room hotel at 562 Main St. At the end of a marathon meeting marked by repeated concerns from neighboring residents, the ZBA voted to hold a site visit before its May 18 meeting, at... click for more

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Scholz Running Again Cheshire Select Board

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E. Richard Scholz believes with his experience in business he is the right candidate to bring change to Cheshire. Scholz, who currently serves on the Advisory Board, has made two previous runs for selectman and heads his own telecommunications consulting firm. He has 20-plus years' experience in... click for more

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Pittsfield Council To Hold Hearing On Capital...

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The city is looking to spend some $23.5 million on capital projects next year. Mayor Linda Tyer has submitted a capital budget of $9.1 million for city projects and $14.4 million for water and sewer. The debt incurred from the $9.1 million would be paid for through the city's annual budget while... click for more

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Berkshires Beat: Humane Race...

Scheduled for Saturday, April... 

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

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Norman Rockwell Museum Receives...

The family returned their... 

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BHS Doctor Honored As 2017...

Board-certified in adult... 

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Biz Briefs: Otto's Breakfast...

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DeGrenier, Mount Everett Edge...

The Mount Everett softball team Monday evening earned a 2-0 win over...

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Harrison Homers in Drury...

Ryan Dubie threw a complete game for the Drury baseball team on...

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Chicopee Girls Lax Edges Lee

Meryl Phair scored seven goals in a losing cause for the Lee High girls lacrosse team on Monday. click for more

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Mestre, Taconic Shut Out Mount Greylock

The Taconic baseball team Monday improved to 6-0. click for more

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Stone Leads Taconic Boys Lacrosse to Victory

The Taconic boys lacrosse team Monday knocked off St. Mary's of Westfield. click for more

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Goyette, McCann Tech Shut Out Commerce on Road

Megan Goyette had a strong day in the circle and at the plate for McCann Tech on Monday. click for more

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Pittsfield Junior Bowlers Earn...

Four bowlers from the Pittsfield Junior League have qualified for...

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Obituaries

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Frank Caruso, 69

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Frank R. Caruso, 69, of Otis, formerly of Greenwich, Conn., and Great...

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Ralph Cianflone, 84

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ralph Cianflone, 84, of 503 Churchill Street in Pittsfield, passed away...

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Frank W. Thoubboron, 94

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Frank W. Thoubboron, 94, passed away on April 17, 2017. He resided on Ann...

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Eileen Nuttall, 104

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Eileen Wells Nuttall, 104, of 90 North Street in Cheshire, passed away at...

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Gene Vanbrammer, 71

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Gene “The Rodfather” VanBramer, 71, of 104 Nancy Avenue,...

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Lorraine Saunders, 89

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Lorraine Marvis (Estes) Saunders, 89, of North Adams, died on...

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Eva M. Murach, 91

ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Eva Marie (Daignault) Murach, 91, of Adams, died on Saturday, April 15,...

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Casimer J. Czubryt, 91

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Casimer Joseph "Casey" Czubryt, 91, of Adams, died Wednesday...

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Antonina F. St. Pierre, 98

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Antonina Frances "Nina" (Matranga) St. Pierre, 98, of North...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Pittsfield Police Offer Safety Tips After...

An unidentified man has been accosting walkers and joggers in in the...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

The husband of missing Clarksburg woman Joanne Ringer is the "sole...

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Muraca Buys Nuclea Assets,...

Patrick Muraca is picking up where he left off with Nuclea...

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money...

Prior to the projected move-in date, Berkshire Money Management...

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Adams Takes Action Against...

Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco held an informational meeting...

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in...

A Cheshire man was killed Monday afternoon in an head-on collision on...

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Pittsfield Police Offer Safety Tips After...

An unidentified man has been accosting walkers and joggers in in the...

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Husband's Ex-Girlfriend Charged in Case of...

The husband of missing Clarksburg woman Joanne Ringer is the "sole...

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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: Vote for Christine Hoyt on May 1

Christine has the knowledge and experience to improve our town's...

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Letter: Support Pollinator Resolution

Bees are disappearing at an alarming rate, as emphasized by Williams...

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Making The Best and Most Creative Pizza In The Berkshires. Pittsfield, MA and Williamstown, MA

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Casual Dining, Comfortable Tavern, Fireside Dining Room, 21 Beers on Tap. Williamstown, MA 458-2175

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from...

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Berkshire County Arc CEO Receives Prestigious...

The Sheraton Hotel Framingham was full of many supporters as Singer...

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes...

In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for...

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Norman Rockwell Museum...

The family returned their claims payment to Chubb in exchange for the...

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New Gallery Drawn by North...

A new art gallery in downtown North Adams is the result of the city's...

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Bidwell House Museum Taps New Executive Director

Effective May 1, Kowalski will take over the director position from Barbara Palmer, who has served the museum as executive director for the past seven and a half years. click for more

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'Going in Style': Bank Heist Steals Your Heart

A convivial give-and-take alternates between the sad economic facts about senior citizens in the richest country in the world having to choose between medicine and food, and the wacky, near burlesque, devil-may-care antics of these three indomitable regalers of life's pageant. And, just to pepper... click for more

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'Ghost in the Shell': Machine Politics

They have been duped into thinking that things will be better for them in their demagogue's phony world, and enthusiastically bear false witness to obfuscate the quest for honesty. Such is what is sown out of fear and in search of pie-in-the-sky solutions. It is much easier to believe in ideology... click for more

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Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names...

Balint's mission is to enhance the relevance and reputation of HAHS member sites in their communities so as to contribute to a national conversation on the arts in American public life. click for more

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Three Dog Night Concert Being Planned For Wahconah...

Three Dog Night could be bringing joy to Wahconah Park this summer. The Parks Commission on Thursday approved a request from Berkshire Radio Group Vice President Peter Barry to use the park on Saturday, August 26 for the concert. Barry is in the "exploratory phase" of possibly putting on the... click for more

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Berkshire, Bennington Cultural Institutions Create...

The five institutions are using the ArtCountry collaboration to advertise North Berkshire and the west corner of Southern Vermont as a singular destination of cultural attractions and natural resources. It recently ran a full-page ad in the New York Times and developed a website with museum and... click for more

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Grazie's Italian Restaurant

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