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Stamford-Clarksburg School Merger Effort Selects...

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The Interstate School District Committee on Monday voted unanimously to recommend Public Consulting Group of Boston to do the legwork on plans to create the groundbreaking interstate school district. click for more

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Mount Greylock School Committee Considers New Purpose...

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The trips are both educational and community-building exercises, Principal Joelle Brookner explained, noting that the town's elementary school has had some sort of year-end overnight going back decades and has been going to the Cape for the last 15 years. click for more

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Community News

Pittsfield Police Investigating Sunday Evening Shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 19-year-old man to the hospital. Police say Sunday night at 7:12 ShotSpotter activated for gunfire in the area of Francis Avenue and Union Street. Responding officers found the teenager with a gunshot wound to the leg. click for more

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North Adams Sees Two-Car Collision, Pedestrian Accident

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While police and firefighters were dealing with that scene, a pedestrian was struck by a car at the intersection of Holden and Center streets at about 4:40. The individual was taken from the scene by ambulance. click for more

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Business

The Spin-Off Yarn Shop Opens in Norad Mill

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Phelps was previously located in Williamstown but opened shop in the Norad Mill on Roberts Drive in October. Nestled on the third floor in Suite 302, Phelps said she has already seen an uptick in business. click for more

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Community News

Williamstown Planning Board Outlines Incremental...

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Last week, Stephanie Boyd showed her colleagues a PowerPoint presentation she is preparing in advance of a planned January public information session on the bylaw amendments the board hopes to send to May's annual town meeting click for more

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Community News

Adams Building Commissioner to Resign

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The town has had difficulties maintaining a building commissioner and since the year 2000, has had more than 10 different commissioners. click for more

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Wintry Mix Into Monday, Then Warmer Temps on Tap

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Mother Nature couldn't quite decide what to gift us with this weekend, so she decided to give us a little bit of everything: freezing rain, sleet, snow. click for more

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Sports

New Sabis Tops Mount Greylock

Aaron Williams Tuesday led the Sabis boys basketball team past Mount...

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New Towler, Hornets Rally Past...

The McCann Tech girls basketball team Tuesday earned a narrow win.

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New Chicopee Pulls Away from Wahconah in Third

The Wahconah hockey team Tuesday dropped a 2-1 decision. click for more

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New Garvey Records Double-Double as Generals Roll over...

Lexi Garvey scored 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds Tuesday to lead the Pittsfield girls basketball team to a 63-38 win over Mount Anthony Union. click for more

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New Monument Mountain Boys Rally Past Pittsfield

The Monument Mountain boys basketball team Monday earned a come-from-behind win. click for more

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Drury Boys Come from Behind to Top Lee

Scott McGuire scored 23 points, and Reece Racette added 22 as the Drury boys basketball team came from behind in the fourth quarter to earn a 66-55 win at Lee on Monday night. click for more

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Dalton Senior Center Cuts...

The senior center has made it a bit easier for people to be healthy...

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High School Sports Videos

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VIDEO: @wrhsgoblue Jake Risley makes one of his 33 saves for Wahconah...
VIDEO: @wrhsgoblue Ryan LaPierre tips in a goal for Wahconah Warrior...
HALFTIME: Toby Foehl knocks down the three. Mount Greylock trails...

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Obituaries

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Henry M. Tower, 89

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Henry Miles Tower, 89, of North Adams, Mass., died Sunday, December 16,...

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Lawrence B. Wells, 80

WASHINGTON, Mass. — Lawrence B. "Larry" Wells, 80, of 490 Frost Road, Washington,...

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Barbara A. Brophy, 76

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barbara Ann Hespelein Brophy, 76, formerly of Pittsfield, passed away...

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David F. Chilson, 57

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — David Frank Chilson, 57, of North Adams, Mass., after battling cancer,...

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Jeannette A. Heideman, 92

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Mrs. Jeannette A. (Boucher) Heideman, 92, of Clarksburg died on Friday,...

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Martin C. Love, 85

MILL RIVER, Mass. — The family of Martin Love is sad to share the news of his passing on...

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Daniel J. Donnelly, 58

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Daniel J. Donnelly, 58, of Pittsfield died Monday, December 10, 2018, at...

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Steven R. Kain, 56

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Steven R. Kain, son of Harold R. Kain and Marie Böhm Kain, passed away...

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Gail M. Murray, 88

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Gail M. Murray died on December 3, 2018, in Great Barrington, Mass.,...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of...

The Family Dollar on North Street was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday...

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Pittsfield Police Calm Despondent Individual On...

Police were able to secure a scene in which an individual made...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Sunday Evening...

Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 19-year-old man to...

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A-Mart's Liquor License...

A-Mart won't be selling alcohol for three days ... after the...

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The Spin-Off Yarn Shop Opens in...

Phelps was previously located in Williamstown but opened shop in...

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PEDA: Waterstone Contract...

The site of a proposed Walmart Supercenter will be back on the...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of...

The Family Dollar on North Street was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday...

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Pittsfield Police Calm Despondent Individual On...

Police were able to secure a scene in which an individual made...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Sunday Evening...

Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 19-year-old man to...

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SVMC Receives Grant for Prevention of Increased...

The Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)...

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Letter: FCC Rule Endangers Existence of PCTV

The FCC, with help from cable company lobbyists, has proposed new...

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Letter: Thanks Someone For Quitting Smoking This...

Tobacco is the number one cause of preventable death and disease in...

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Barrington Brewery

16 oz cans make the perfect holiday gift. Open 7-days a week

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Whitney's Farm Market

Everything you need to enjoy life in your own backyard. Large selection, Great Prices.

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Family Owned Restaurant

Jackson's Old Chatham House Restaurant Serving Since 1943 Daily specials Old Chatham, NY (518)794-73

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BHS Expands Rheumatology Services With New Doctor

She is accepting new patients in need of rheumatology care and is...

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BArT Seniors Receive John and Abigail Adams...

Recipients of these scholarships, upon acceptance, are entitled to...

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Williams Senior Named Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, this nationally competitive...

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A & E

New North Adams Artist Publishes...

Fast-forward 35 years and the two friends, who remained in touch,...

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Business

Common Folk Open Up Pop-Up...

Common Folk co-founder and creative director Jessica Sweeney said the...

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Barrington Stage Board of Trustees Welcomes New...

Seltzer graduated from Harvard College in 1965 magna cum laude and then obtained a JD degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone scholar. He spent all of his professional career at the New York City law firm of Kaye Scholer, chairing its real estate litigation group and also practicing... click for more

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Drury High Hosting Folk Artist Tracy Grammer

Students in the high school's performing arts management program will produce the concert that not only will showcase Grammer but five Drury High students. click for more

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Shakespeare & Company Founder Krausnick Dies at...

Krausnick was a founding member and the director of actor training at Shakespeare & Company, a leading performance, training and education center located in Lenox, Mass. click for more

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Berkshire Museum Trustees Vote to End Art Sales,...

Berkshire Museum officials have voted to suspend further sales of the museum's art collection and to begin repairs on the century old building. click for more

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'Bohemian Rhapsody': Fate, Free-Will and Rock 'n'...

All this self-indulgent perspective noted, I thank director Bryan Singer for jogging these memories into high-relief via his superb biographical film, "Bohemian Rhapsody," which astutely and soulfully details the birth of the group Queen and the star trajectory of its lead singer, Freddie Mercury. click for more

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Berkshire Museum Announces Key Hires

"We are making thoughtful additions to a strong staff as the Berkshire Museum moves into the future with a renewed commitment to our community and our mission," said Elizabeth McGraw, president of the museum's Board of Trustees. "Local students and educators are seeking more from the museum, and we... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

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Flavours Q&A

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Berkshire Snapshot

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