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Cop on Top Raises $45K For Special Olympics

The ninth annual Cop on Top event raised $45,000 for the Special Olympics. For two days local law enforcement officers camped out at the roof of Wal-mart while in the parking there were a number of raffles, sales, and giveaways to help raise money. The officers fell a bit should of their goal of $55,000 but nonetheless, are calling it a success.

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Cop On Top Returns to Pittsfield On Dec. 1

Cop on Top will return to Walmart on Dec. 1. In a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, law enforcement officers from throughout the county will be camp out on the roof Wal-mart. The officers will stay there until the goal of $55,000 is reached.

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Clarksburg Board-Gaming Event to Benefit Soldier On

The second annual "Soldiers, Dice, & Dragon" event hopes to match or succeed last year's benefit for homeless veterans that netted $2,500.

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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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Berkshire County Kids Place Marks 25 Years at Annual Gala

The gala brings in thousands of dollars for Kids Place each year. Friday's event, the "Diamonds and Ice 25th Anniversary Gala," drew hundreds of attendees and donations for a silent auction ranging from lunch with local officials to airfare and Cape Cod vacations.

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Fire-Damaged Adams Farm Looks Forward as Help Pours In

But in the last several weeks the farming community has rallied around Broadlawn Farm with help coming from the youngest 4-Hers to a former governor.

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Williamstown Officials Confront Issues Related to Off-Campus Parties

In response to reports by a local resident about past issues related to the event, board members Jane Patton and Andrew Hogeland voted against authorizing the closure.

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Pignatelli Reconnects With 'Family' Before Entering 9th Term

William "Smitty" Pignatelli's daughter Anah may have omitted something from their conversation Wednesday night.

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Berkshire YMCA Seeks Nominations for 'Changing Lives After 55' Awards

Berkshire Family YMCA's inaugural Changing Lives After 55 awards will celebrate and recognize community members over the age of 55 who have made significant contributions and achievements in Berkshire County.

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North Adams Police Bike Auction Raises Funds for Events

The department auctioned off nearly 100 items, mostly bicycles, at the Armory for prices that rarely bumped past $5.

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MS Foundation Gala Hears Inspiration, Presents First McGraw Award

MS Support Foundation was established more than a decade ago to help people like Mazzeo in the tri-state region who are meeting the challenges of living with the disease. On Saturday, the nonprofit celebrated with its 10th annual gala fundraiser, "Hope Springs Eternal," at the Country Club of Pittsfield. Last year's gala raised more than $8,000.

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Clarksburg, Williamstown Women Run Marathon to Benefit First-Responders

This month, Lincoln has a chance to "pay it forward," along with Armbrust as they team up to compete in the 122nd Boston Marathon as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Emergency Response Marathon Team.

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Clarksburg Students to Hold Gaming Fundraiser For Veterans

Clarksburg Elementary students will host "Soldiers, Dice, & Dragons" this Veterans Day to raise awareness and money for local homeless veterans through Soldier On.

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Roots Teen Center Hosting Halloween Fundraiser For One-Year Anniversary

The main goal is to raise $1,000, and Sweeney is hopeful that will happen, between the tickets sold for the event's activities as well as support from local businesses like Persnickety Toys, Eagle Street Artisans, Bella Roma, Empire Cafe and Village Pizza, all of which are donating 10 percent of their sales from the entire day to Roots.

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North County Turns Out in Droves for Annual PopCares Fundraiser

Some 635 tickets were sold for the event, more than double last year's annual chicken dinner and auction. The demand was so great that the popular fundraiser was moved this year from the Bounti-Fare to the newly renovated Greylock Works.

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Pete Townshend Helps Raise $18K for Hillcrest Cancer Center

Last month before Pete Townshend hit the stage at Tanglewood to perform Quadrophenia, he held a small fundraiser at Highwood Manner. The group had dinner with the Who singer, Billy Idol, and Alfie Boe. The money was to be donated to Townshend's Teen Cancer America Foundation and the Hillcrest Cancer Center at Berkshire Medical Center.

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Berkshire County Kids Place Honors Volunteers at Annual Gala

On Friday night, the country club's dining room was transformed into an "Evening in the Enchanted Forest" with woodsy decorations and twinkling lights to raise funds for the agency and honor volunteers who have helped its mission. Guests were welcomed by gala co-chairs Tim and Ana Suffish and thanked by board Chairwoman Rosemarie Phelps.

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PHS Student Starts Charity For Children Fighting Cancer

About two years ago Madison Quinn was browsing through Instagram when she found photos of Abel. Abel was a young boy in California fighting cancer. The photos she saw touched her and she reached out to his mother asking what he likes because she wanted to send him a get well present. It was Batman. Quinn went to the store and bought a Batman figurine and mailed it out to California. Abel took the wings off of Batman and took it with him for every single chemo treatment, and his mother sent ph

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Rubber Duck Derby Raises Funds for North County Family Center

The ducks in their jaunty sea caps were a fund raiser for Family Center of Northern Berkshire County, a program of Child Care of the Berkshires, to raise funds to pay for playgroups, family support, parent education and early literacy programs.

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Springside Park Volunteer Presutti Honored With Hebert Award

For Robert Presutti, Friday night felt a lot like he was a character in a Robert Frost poem, stopping by the snowy woods. It wasn't snowy, it was rainy, and the woods was Springside Park as more than 100 people gathered for the annual Springside Park Gala. The event raised money for the Springside Conservancy to make improvements to it.

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Murder-Mystery Dinner to Benefit Louison House Education Programs

Pull out your scrunchies and lace gloves and don't cut that mullet you'll need to be totally rad if you want to solve a murder in a hair band. "Totally '80s, Totally Murder Mystery Dinner" this Friday at 6 p.m. at Mingo's Sports Bar and Grill will dip into 1980s nostalgia for an evening of entertainment that will also help fund educational programs at Louison House.

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Clothing Sale, Now a Decade Old, Set for Saturday, May 20

The sale features gently used clothing and shoes sized from infant to teen styles, including pajamas, swimwear and outerwear, as well as infant bedding/gear, sporting and dance apparel, costumes, accessories and maternity items. The sale featuring items for all seasons, including high-quality winter coats. All items will be 50 percent off from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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Letter: BAtT Fundraiser Success Because of Community Support

On Saturday, April 8, Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School hosted our 10th annual "Get BART Smart" fundraiser and raised $27,843 (net) for the school's college preparatory programs.

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Sunday Event Set to Raise Awareness for Children's Mental Health Needs

Sunday kicks of Children's Mental Health Awareness Week designed to inform parents and guardians about the symptoms and resources for children with mental health or behavioral problems.

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Rovers, Runners Hit Streets in Williamstown for Humane Race

Malcolm Moutenot won the 15th annual Humane Race.

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