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Victorian Tea Held in Honor of Susan B. Anthony

A Victorian tea party fundraiser to benefit the Adams Suffrage Centennial Celebration Committee drew more than 60 people to support efforts to celebrate voting rights activist and native daughter Susan B. Anthony.

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Adams Committee Getting Closer to Fundraising Goal for Anthony Statue

The committee member Erin Mucci in her financial update Thursday said the group has raised $82,678.39 to date.

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Baseball in the Berkshires Honors Drury's 1978 State Championship Baseball Team

Both the North Adams Blue Devils' state crown and their exhibition games in Taiwan were recognized Sunday in a ceremony marking their 40th anniversary at the Baseball in the Berkshires exhibit at the Berkshire Mall.

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Historical Society Sets 271st Anniversary Event for Fort Mass

The commemoration also marks the 271st anniversary of the rebuilding of Fort Massachusetts. Wendy Champney and her group Save Fort Massachusetts Memorial have fought long and hard to preserve the land that the original fort stood upon, and in past years have stressed the importance of celebrating and preserving these historic events and landmarks.

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Northern Berkshire EMS Debuts at Ambulance Service's 40th Anniversary

The new logo centers the Mount Greylock Veterans Memorial and its beacon on a mountainous terrain with an orange and gold maple leaf behind. The EMS division has a heartbeat, the van transport service a winding road.

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Froio Senior Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago, the ribbon was cut opening the Ralph Froio Senior Center in the former Capitol Theater. The center had gone through extensive renovations after the historic theater had closed about a decade earlier.

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Steepleview Realty Celebrates 20 Years

Jennifer Segala started her business venture on April 1, 1998, and ever since has been going strong.

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Hospital Advocacy Group Marks Closure Anniversary

Many of 500 or so workers at Northern Berkshire Healthcare have moved on, or found a place in the revamped hospital facility now owned by Berkshire Health Systems. But it's still a sore spot four years later.

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Cheshire Begins Birthday Celebration Saturday

All are welcome to the party that starts at 5:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Church Hall and will feature guest speakers, historical displays, historical presentations and, of course, a birthday cake.

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Pittsfield Remembers Pearl Harbor

One hundred and ten minutes. That was how long the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 lasted.

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Farley-Bouvier Celebrates Six Years as Pittsfield's Representative

About a decade ago, the city of Pittsfield became well aware of the impact that teenage pregnancy has on a community. The city had reached a high in the number of births among teenage women and it brought on an array of challenges, from poverty to social issues to that child having trouble learning in school.

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Cheshire Eliminates Insurance for Elected Officials

After months of deliberation, the board unanimously voted Tuesday to eliminate insurance for those who work less than 20 hours a week for the town in order to save money.

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Cheshire Recognizes Oldest Citizen to Kickoff 225th Anniversary

Campbell was presented with a certificate of congratulations from the Board of Selectmen by longtime Selectwoman Carol Francesconi and a ceremonial cane from the family of Gus Martin, a member of the Historical Commission.

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Fall Foliage Snowstorm Struck City 20 30 Years Ago

The weekend began mild and sunny, so typical of early fall weather in New England. But Sunday was expected to dawn cooler and wetter for the annual parade. A rainy Nor'easter that was moving into the region was about to put a damper on the Fall Foliage Parade on that Sunday 20 years ago today. Disappointing but hardly catastrophic the parade had marched in rain and cold before.

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Cheshire Making Plans to Celebrate 225th Founding Anniversary

With the town's 225 anniversary around the corner, the Selectmen are seeking community input for possible festivities. The town will celebrate its bicenquasquigenary this coming March and already a group of citizens is forming to plan multiple events.

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Fort Massachusetts Rebuilding Remembered

Champney said the city has been in continued negotiations with Golub Corp. Golub purchased the property in 1959 and demolished the replica to build Central Market, which eventually became the former Price Chopper.

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North Adams Photography Shop Marking 40 Years of Business

TGL PhotoWorks is marking just over nine years in the city, and 40 years in business decades that have seen its operations transition from film to digital.

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Adams' Dancecapade 20 Years Strong

After 20 years, Dancecapade School of Dance is still educating students from throughout North County.

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Williamstown to Mark Margaret Lindley Park's 50th Anniversary

Margaret Lindley Park has been a destination for generations of area youngsters and anyone looking for a cool spot on a hot summer day. But there are still people who do not fully appreciate the little park near the junction of Routes 7 and 2 in South Williamstown.

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Zion Lutheran Church Opens 1892 Time Capsule

When the Zion Lutheran Church was built on First Street in 1892, the congregation placed a time capsule in the cornerstone. And it sat there for 125 years. Current Pastor Timothy Weisman knew there was one somewhere in the building's structure, but wasn't sure where. Seven months ago, the church embarked on a $1.2 million renovation and the mason dug around the northwest corner of the building and found it. The time capsule was placed there on July 13, 1892.

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Mount Greylock 'Highpoint' of Club's Annual Convention

More than 200 members of the Highpointers Club will be hiking, biking, driving or otherwise finding their way to the top of Mount Greylock this weekend. The annual convention of the club gathers at the highest peak in a selected state. Massachusetts was chosen as this year's location, bringing club members to the 3,491-foot summit on the Mount Greylock State Reservation.

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Biz Briefs: CompuWorks Celebrates 30 Years in IT Services

Founded in 1987 by David Hall and Alan Bauman, CompuWorks' mission has always been to help its clients maximize the business impact of technology. T

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Action Pest Management Is 30 Years Strong

After 30 years of busting bugs and wrangling critters, Action Pest Management continues to protect homes throughout Berkshire County and Southern Vermont from uninvited guests. Siblings Shanah and Caleb Miner are part of a family business. But instead of running a cash register at the family store, they are exterminating termites and chasing bats out of steeples.

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