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Central Berkshire Habitat Teams With Lowe's For Women Build

More than 18,000 women construction volunteers unite nationwide to build up their communities with Habitat homeowners.

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Berkshires Beat: Thermal Cameras Available at the Milne Library

The cameras were donated to the library by Williamstown Girl Scout Troop 12940 and the Williamstown COOL Committee.

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Matt Koperniak HIts for the Cycle for Trinity College

Trinity College sophomore Matt Koperniak went 5-for-5 and hit for the cycle on Friday.

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Agreement Reached Between Pittsfield Schools, PCTV For WTBR

The School Department is signing off on WTBR in June. But, Pittsfield Community Television will be signing on in the fall. The School Committee approved an agreement Thursday which gives management of the Brave FM to PCTV. The organization will be transforming the station into a hybrid model of a community and educational medium and bolstering the station's offerings.

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Williamstown Con Comm Rejects Using Park Land for Cell Tower

And that one unambiguous objection to the idea was all it took to send Verizon Wireless back to the Zoning Board of Appeals, which this winter suggested that the applicant explore the notion of siting their monopole tower on town-owned land.

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Legislature Looking at $200M in Chapter 90 Funds; $7.2M for Berkshires

Some $200 million in Chapter 90 road funds have been approved in both houses of the Legislature for fiscal 2019, with some $7.3 million headed for Berkshire County.

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Williams Women's Tennis Runs Record to 12-0

The Williams College women’s tennis advanced to 12-0 overall with a win over Trinity on Sunday.

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Adams to Move Forward With Bellevue Garage Project

EDM Architecture engineer Jeromy Richardson and architect Tim Widman and interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan met with the commission on Tuesday to go over revamped plans that have brought the project under the $105,000 budget.

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Williamstown's Art Runs Boston to Benefit Disabled Runners Group

Art will toe the line in Hopkinton this Monday morning for his 16th Boston Marathon. But one of his most memorable experiences in a 26.2-mile event came a couple of hours to south, at the 2013 New York City Marathon.

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Pittsfield Grad New Pitches Complete Game Win for MCLA

The MCLA baseball team Saturday split on the road.

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Williams Men's Lacrosse Tops Colby

James McFarland scored six goals Saturday to lead the Williams College men's lacrosse team to a 16-12 win over Colby.

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Mount Greylock Building Committee Grapples With Technology Issue

Richard Cohen pushed back hard against a decision not to purchase classroom whiteboards that are compatible with the touchscreen capability in the projectors the district has purchased — challenging both the decision itself and the process by which it was made.

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Adams Selectmen Opt for Higher Administrator Salary Range

The 3-1 vote on Wednesday was prompted by a request by one member of the Finance Committee to deflate the town administrator's salary line item from $95,000 to $80,000 because the member feared the capped salary would only limit the hiring process.

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Youth Conference Inspires Teens To Become 'Tools of Change'

Zoe Hypolite watched as Hurricane Maria devastated her home country of Dominica. She knew something had to be done to help. She started fundraising.

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Pittsfield Council Debates Police Oversight, or Advisory, Committee

The City Council agrees with having a citizen's committee to peer into the Police Department. But, it is more a matter of whose terms. That's how City Council President phrased it in the final hours of Tuesday night, as the City Council spent a lengthy amount of time on a petition from resident Craig Gaetani to establish a police oversight committee. The councilors hadn't really disagreed with the principles of such a committee, but rather, whether it should be a new committee created under t

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YMCA Honors Its Volunteer of the Year Award Recipients

The two awards are given annually to the YMCA volunteers that best exemplify the spirit of the late J. Edward Dery and G. Fred Lincks.

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Rep. Farley-Bouvier named 2018 Provider's Council Legislator of the Year

The Providers' Council is the state's largest membership association of community health and human services provider organizations, and hosts The Caring Force of professionals and supporters with clients, consumers and their families.

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Williams Senior Wins Cambridge Scholarship

With the help of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Okoye hopes to continue studying the mechanisms that allow diseases to thrive in the human body and use this knowledge to inform rational drug and therapy design.

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 13-29

It's finally springtime, and that means visiting the newborn lambs, piglets, chicks, calves and kids at Hancock Shaker Village. Enjoys tours, talks and story time every day, with special events on the weekends including pony rides, face painting, balloon art and ice cream at the Scoop Shop.

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Williamstown Historical Commission Orders Delay on Hoxsey Street Demolition

Williams College was before the commission with a request to raze the 19th-century Victorian home at 42 Hoxsey St. best known locally as the longtime home of Dagmar Burbriski.

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North Adams Finance Begins Review of $44M Budget for Fiscal 2019

The committee will look through the draft budget over four meetings, the first of which was held on Wednesday night in City Council chambers. That session looked at general government, revenues, unclassified, debt and capital costs.

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Cheshire Looks at Green Community Designation

The board has been toying with becoming a state-designated Green Community for some time now but has been hesitant to go all in because of some requirements.

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Southern Vermont Women's Lacrosse Edges MCLA

The visiting Southern Vermont women's lacrosse team received seven goals from Alex Safford as the Mountaineers held off the MCLA Trailblazers 11-9 in a non league match played in a driving rainstorm.

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Letter: Stephanie Boyd for Williamstown Planning Board

I write to urge fellow Williamstown residents to vote for Stephanie Boyd for the Planning Board on May 8.

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Applications Open for North Adams Arts Enterprise Challenge

The goal of the challenge is to attract and develop new arts enterprises to join the Northern Berkshire cultural economy. The successful applicants will show that they can leverage existing cultural assets in the region and have the potential to attract investment.