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|SteepleCats Blanked on July 4 Fireworks Night
The Laconia Muskrats blanked North Adams at Joe Wolfe Field on Saturday night.
Developing Story: FBI On Scene at Adams Residence
Tarsa did say that no area residents were evacuated as a result of the activity. The road remained open to car traffic at all times.
Fourth of July: The Declaration of Independence
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. 2 Comments
Fourth of July Festivities Include Parades, Fireworks
Festivities marking the nation's 239th birthday will be held around the Berkshires. All events are on Saturday, July 4, unless otherwise noted.
Pittsfield 15s Impressive in Babe Ruth District Opener
The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars opened the District tournament Friday with an 11-0 win.
Economic Development Commission Will 'Roll Out Slowly'
“It will let us start the process or recruiting those interested and figuring out how they want to go forward and operate.” — Tony Mazzucco
North Adams Youngster To Throw Out Friday's First Pitch at Fenway
“They truly are accepted in these settings and all disabilities, illnesses or obstacles are forgotten as they live beyond their limits, beyond their diagnoses.” — Tracy Bassette
Bianchi Accepts Road Race Challenge; Teams Announced
"The parade is one of my favorite days in Pittsfield." — Dan Bianchi
Bird, Blue Devils Earn Win in Giorgi League
Hayden Bird scored 32 points to lead the Drury boys basketball team to victory on Thursday night.
North Adams 13s Battle on Difficult Night in Babe Ruth Play
The North Adams 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars lost in five innings on Thursday night.
North Adams 15s Win Babe Ruth District Opener
The North Adams 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars beat Franklin County, 3-0, on Thursday.
Clark Unveils 'Whistler's Mother' on Saturday
"This painting came to be seen as a symbol of American strength and stability and American values." — Ashton Fancy
Cranwell Sold For $18 Million
"We plan to elevate the already outstanding guest experience and enhance the resort's position as a destination." — Andrew Benerofe
Koczela To Return As Code Enforcement Officer in Adams
"Scott has been a very dedicated servant to this community for nearly 10 years." — Joseph Nowak
Frank Field, Yard Work by Dan Earn Giorgi League Wins
Brandon Mauer's double-double led his team to victory in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Wednesday night.
'Tragic' Director Stages 'Comedy' at Shakespeare & Company
"And what I think is extraordinary about Shakespeare is that it can apply now." — Taibi Magar
Opinion: Crossfit Offended Diabetics Everywhere
Yes, Crossfit, that is the truth. Your unfunny and simplistic graphic and accompanying tweets show just how ignorant you are about diabetes.
North Adams 13-year-olds Open Babe Ruth Tourney With Win
Dalton Tatro pitched the North Adams 13-year-old all-stars to a 6-4 Babe Ruth playoff win on Tuesday.
City Refutes Battalion's Claims as Team Skates into Sunset
"The mayor did tell Mr. Dadds on several occasions that a new contract with the Battalion would not be signed until local vendors/bills were taken care of." — Michael Canales
The Classical Beat: All Systems Go At Tanglewood
Read below for all the stellar music making, with superstar performers interpreting great music from across historical eras – much of it beloved favorites by audiences worldwide.
North Adams Director Wins Massachusetts Emergency Manager of The Year Award
"We really have a good team. We all work together, so on behalf of the team, I'll accept this emergency manager of the year award." — Steve Meranti
North Adams Happenings: July 1-7
Village Ambulance Adds Vans With Wheelchair Lifts
"As we looked at ... there's a real need for this throughout the community year round. So we just purchased a third van so we can continue to provide community service even after the college starts in the fall." — Shawn Godfrey
Report: Local Nonprofits Generate $2.4 Billion In Economic Activity
"But I am happy to report that the nonprofit sector in Berkshire County has been part of what is a more buoyant part of our economy and is helping to bring the economy back." — Stephen Sheppard
Cheshire Will Hold Another Override Vote
"If we don’t educate our children, you may as well put a lock on the door of the town." — Carol Francesconi