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Pittsfield Police Investigating Murder On Edward Avenue

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Police are investigating a homicide on Edward Avenue. Authorities were called to the location shortly after 2 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a man was found with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene. click for more

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Northern Berkshire Annual Day of Service Set for Monday

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Event organizer Kathy Keeser is encouraging those who can shovel out of their driveways to bundle up warm and head to Venable for warm beverages to start the day before dispersing to off-site activities or joining in those in the gym. click for more

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Pittsfield Looks to Crack Down on Off-leash Dogs in...

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The Parks Commission wants to crack down on off-leash dogs at Kirvin Park. The park off of Williams Street had long been used by dog owners as a place to let their four-legged friends run off leash. However, dogs are required to be on leash in a city park and the increasing use of the park of... click for more

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Snowstorm Prompts Snow Emergencies, Cancellations

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OK, maybe closer to a foot. But that's still plenty of snow heading our way. Then the frigid air returns for a super chill Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. click for more

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Barrett Enters First Full Term With Legislative Agenda

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Entering his first full session in the House of Representative, John Barrett is doubling down on the priorities he held when he was first elected. "One of the areas I'm obviously concerned about is transportation in the county. We need it, especially in the Northern Berkshire area," Barrett... click for more

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Adams Seeks Input on Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Interim Town Administrator Donna Cesan told the Selectmen on Wednesday that earlier this week a public meeting was held go over the completed draft. click for more

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The Independent Investor: Pay Gap for Women Is Growing

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If Citigroup, one of the world's largest banks, is any indication, women earn 29 percent less than their male counterparts. It also revealed that only 37 percent of its managerial jobs were held by females. click for more

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North Adams Moves New Airport Administrative Building

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A crew from Wolfe House & Building Movers of Bernville, Pa., had lifted the two-story building off its original pad and onto a motorized trailer for the short hike around the corner. click for more

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New Berkshires Beat: Clark Art...

Project Snowshoe provides... 

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New SNAP Clients to Receive...

Clients are encouraged to... 

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Holiday Hours: Martin Luther...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is... 

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Biz Briefs: Balance Rock...

Balance Rock Investment Group... 

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Sports

New Garvey, Alfonso Named Athletes...

Wahconah hockey player Mason Alfonso and Pittsfield basketball's Lexi...

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Fast Start, Ellingwood Hat...

The Drury hockey team Saturday defeated Mount Everett.

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McCann Tech Seeks Baseball Coach

McCann Tech is in need of a varsity baseball coach for the coming spring season. click for more

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Wahconah Bowlers Earn Split with McCann Tech

The McCann Tech bowling team Friday stayed atop the Berkshire County League standings but surrendered its first point of the season. click for more

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Pittsfield Girls Earn Bounceback Win

The Pittsfield girls basketball team Friday won at Monument Mountain. click for more

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DiGennaro's Late Free Throws Lift Drury over...

The Drury girls basketball team edged Hampshire on Friday night. click for more

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New Hoosac Valley's Puppolo Joins...

Hoosac Valley High School graduate Kali Puppolo Saturday signed a...

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Obituaries

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Charles J. Fuqua, 83

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Charles John Fuqua peacefully passed away at home on January 19, 2019,...

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Edward LaPlante, 89

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Edward Terrance "Terry" LaPlante, 89, of Pines Lodge Park,...

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Gary A. Todd Sr., 63

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Gary Allen Todd Sr., 63, of North Adams, Mass., died on Friday, January...

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Alexander J. Hanna, 37

BECKET, Mass. — Alexander James "Alex" Hanna, 37, of Becket died Wednesday, January...

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Wilfrid 'Norm' Robert, 90

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Wilfrid "Norm" Robert, 90, local business owner and devoted...

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James W. Birch, 88

FLORIDA, Mass. — James William Birch, 88, of Florida, Mass., died on Thursday, January 17,...

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Gordon J. Adelson, 93

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mr. Gordon J. Adelson, 93, of 18 Sampson Parkway died Thursday, January 17,...

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Evelyn J. Hatfield, 77

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Evelyn J. Hatfield, 77, of Sheffield, Mass., heartbreakingly passed away...

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Lucille V. Estes, 94

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Lucille Virginia (Dow) Estes, 94, of Williamstown, Mass., died peacefully...

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Diane Cary, 70

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Diane Cary, 70, of North Adams, Mass., died peacefully at home on Tuesday,...

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Celia N. Mirante, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Celia N. Mirante, 87, of North Adams, Mass., died Tuesday, January 15,...

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Jennie S. Twardowski, 101

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mrs. Jennie S. (Blazejewski) Twardowski, 101, of Adams died early...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Murder On Edward...

Police are investigating a homicide on Edward Avenue. Authorities...

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Pickup Truck Collides With Trestle Foundation in...

The accident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. and initially was reported...

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Pittsfield Home Damaged When Car Hit Porch

A Wellington Avenue home was damaged when a vehicle collided with the...

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Fire Displaces Four Pittsfield Families

Four families are displaced after a fire caused significant damage to...

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New 'EAT' Restaurant in...

Takeout is still a cornerstone of the business but now with more...

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Chapter Two Books in...

The nonprofit Friends began brainstorming what could possibly...

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North Adams Planners Approve...

Attorney James Sisto, representing JP Parent, said the company...

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Murder On Edward...

Police are investigating a homicide on Edward Avenue. Authorities...

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@theMarket: Markets Retrace December Losses

For those who followed my advice last quarter and have remained...

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Pickup Truck Collides With Trestle Foundation in...

The accident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. and initially was reported...

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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: Mass MoCA Needs to Address Children's Art

It is believed that both parties will have to make mutual concessions...

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Letter: Emergency?

I urge everyone reading this to contact your representatives and...

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Letter: Congressman Neal & Medicare for All

I encourage all like-minded constituents of Congressman Neal's to...

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Berkshire Museum Announces New Chief Engagement...

Rigas has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, donor...

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Orthopedic Surgeon Joins SVMC

Schneiderbauer earned her medical degree at...

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Miss Hall's School Names Business Administrator

Telfer, who brings 28 years of experience as a financial manager to...

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A & E

'Green Book': Because Look...

Anyone with a heart and a half-decent upbringing will be abashed by...

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North Adams Artist Publishes...

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

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Berkshire Museum Announces New Chief Engagement...

Rigas has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, donor engagement and management of cultural and educational organizations, most recently as the director of development at Mass MoCA. click for more

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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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Common Folk Open Up Pop-Up Shop

Common Folk co-founder and creative director Jessica Sweeney said the artists' collective opened phase one of their new headquarters on Small Business Saturday but have so much more planned for the new space. 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

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

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