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Miss Hall’s Students Named Pickett Scholars

The awards are named in memory of Mansfield E. (Peter) Pickett, who was a longtime teacher both at the former Lenox School and at Miss Hall's School.

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Laura Bush Tours Latest Restorations at The Mount

The main focus of the tour was the recent repairs to the historic stable’s exterior, which had suffered severe deterioration

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Pittsfield Woman Named 'Unsung Heroine'

Bordon was one of 125 women from cities and towns across the state recognized for their outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities.

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BCC’s Swimming Pool to Open Daily Starting June 25

The pool, which is staffed by a certified lifeguard at all times and is handicapped accessible, is 3.5 to 8 feet deep and is approximately 70-feet-long.

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Celtics, Pete's Earn Giorgi League Wins

Jermain Gomes and Greg Vreeland led their respective teams to victory on Thursday in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.

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North Adams Seeking Grant to Add Spray Park to Noel Field

Work is expected to began soon on the new skate and BMX bicycle park where the former Modern Liquors was located. The State Street building was razed last week to make way for the $676,000 skate park, which will in turn open up space at Noel Field Athletic Complex for a proposed splash pad and bocce and pickle ball courts.

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Pittsfield Budget Review Day 5: Council Finishes Review, Settles On Budget Figure

After reviewing the mayor's proposed spending plan over the course of 22 hours, the City Council settled on an amount just $4,713 more than the mayor had proposed. The City Council gave a preliminary nod to a 151,298,664 city budget, which reflects a $6,075,123 increase over the last year, after reviewing the final four budgets during another five and a half hour session. Those four final budgets revealed the most changes as the Community Development office returned with the $123,000 restorat

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Subcommittee Appointment Latest Point of Contention at Mount Greylock

Despite assailing his committee chair on a number of fronts, Richard Cohen was quick to support her for a lifetime achievement award on Monday evening. It was that kind of night for the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.

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'Finding Dory': It'll Find You

Watching "Finding Dory," the sequel to the 2003 megahit "Finding Nemo," it occurs that perhaps even children of John Birchers and Ku Klux Klan members exposed to the high-minded sentiments of this sugary tutorial in liberalism will leave the theater a bit more tolerant. However, while colorful, intelligent and starring the witty articulations of Ellen DeGeneres as the winsome title fish, Andrew Stanton and Angus Maclane's undersea metaphor could have better tickled its target audience's funny

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Oparowski Leads Team to Win in Giorgi League

Frank Field Contracting and Atlas Private Wealth Management earned wins Wednesday in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.

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SteepleCats' Bird Saves Win at Danbury

The North Adams SteepleCats outlasted Danbury, Conn., on Wednesday night.

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Five Williams Swimmers Head to Olympic Trials

Five current or former Williams College swimmers have qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials that begin this weekend in Nebraska.

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Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival to Enchant in Adams

The signs have been around the area for weeks: tiny doors to enchanted realms, fairy princesses, visits from the Fairy Queen Deidre and wardings from the Wizard Grulaach. It's all leading up to the Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival this Saturday at Bowe Field for a day filled with music, magic, parades and activities that will be capped off that night around a dragon fire pit. And, of course, fairies. The idea for those tiny doors that have been appearing in businesses and municipal buil

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Berkshire Tidbits: Summer BBQs & Garden Tours

Eat on North kitchen in Hotel on North, 297 North St. in Pittsfield, 413 358-4741, will present another Kids Cooking Class of no more than 20 students ages 6 to 15, from 2 to 4 on Wednesday, June 22. $25 per child by advance reservation. The first class was well received. This time they'll be making quesadillas and Rice Krispie treats. Fun food.

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Guest Column: Bans on Plastic Bags Gaining Ground

Recently, there have been a series of single-use plastic bag bans. There has been a ban in Lee, a ban in Lenox, and last night a ban in Adams. Lenox was done by the Board of Health. In Lee, the ban on single-use plastic bags was done by town meeting — where it won by considerable margin. In a similar manner, Lee and Lenox banned the use of Styrofoam.

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Alcombright Endorses Hinds for Berkshire Senate Seat

North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright has endorsed Adam Hinds for state Senate in the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden District. Hinds is running for the Democratic nomination for the office. "I am very pleased to support my colleague and community leader Adam Hinds," said Alcombright.

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Parks Commission Approves Plan To Upgrade Durant Park

A new playground is the first step in a multi-phased plan to revamp the newly re-named Durant Park. Parks and Open Spaces Manager Jim McGrath received approval of the plan from the Parks Commission on Tuesday which features not only a new playground but also new signage, fitness area, upgraded bathrooms, new pavilion, upgrades to the baseball and softball field and a new fence along the river.

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United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County to Host 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Proceeds raised from the event will be used to benefit programs for more than 2,400 children and adults with any type of disability throughout Berkshire County.

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State Development Program OKs Incentives for State Road Projects

Two in-development projects on State Road have been approved for development incentives through the city and state. The Beyond Place LLC and Greylock Works LLC entered into tax incremental financing agreements with the city; the state's Economic Assistance Coordinating Council on Wednesday approved both agreements and 16 other projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program.

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Savoy Loop Run Returns Sept. 10

The fourth annual Savoy Loop Run is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10.

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Northern Berkshire United Way Names Interim Director

Desmarais served NBUW for more than 15 years as a board member, VP for Allocations, and VP for Finance.

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Center Offering Free Obstetric Ultrasounds

Women who are 6 to 22 weeks pregnant are welcome to view a window into the womb and get your free ultrasound pictures.

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Names Education Director

Totten joined SVHC in 1992 as a phlebotomist in the hospital laboratory and worked as an Emergency Department technician while attending nursing school