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Berkshire Mall Claims Power Outage Cause For Temporary...

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The Berkshire Mall says it looks to reopen later this week after its electricity had been shut off. In a post on Facebook, the mall wrote that the closure for the last few days was caused by a power outage. The mall is aiming to re-open Wednesday but has said it is closed until further notice. click for more

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Animal Cruelty Case Continued Without Finding

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A local man was given a continuance without a finding after killing a 10-month-old puppy. Coty Dakin, 29, had pleaded an admission to sufficient facts plea to a single county of animal cruelty on March 12. The case was continued without a finding for one year. Police had accused Dakin of... click for more

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Congressman Neal to Speak at MCLA 120th Commencement

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In addition, Richard Alcombright, mayor of North Adams for four terms, will receive an honorary doctor of public service degree; and Shirley Edgerton, director of Youth Alive Inc., and cultural proficiency coach for Pittsfield Public Schools, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters... click for more

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Former Royal Cleaners in Pittsfield Now Eyed For...

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The former Royal Cleaners is now eyed to be repurposed for marijuana retail, cultivation, and manufacturing company. The Zoning Board of Appeals granted a special permit for EOS Farm LLC. to operate there. The plan is to use the majority of the building for cultivation and manufacturing of... click for more

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Mount Greylock Committee Keeps February, April Vacations...

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By a unanimous vote, the five committee members present at the special meeting approved a calendar that has the students returning on Sept. 3 with a last day of school — barring any snow days — of Tuesday, June 16. click for more

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Albany Berkshire Ballet Looks Ahead — And Back...

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In the past, on a weekday afternoon, that studio might very well have been silent. That's because it's only recently that the ballet company — officially celebrating 50 years this year — actually hired these five adults as full-time dancers and pay them a salary to form the base of the company. click for more

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North Adams Elementary Students Get College Experience

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Although it was spring break and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Students were off last week, class was in session in Venable Hall. click for more

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Berkshire Lightscape Turns Focus To Lighting Up Park...

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Berkshire Lightscapes is honing in on a plan to add lighting to Park Square. The non-profit raised a little more than $100,000 for its plan to add lighting to City Hall, Dunham Mall, and Park Square. The Dunham Mall lights were added in the winter, decorating the walkway with rotating... click for more

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Norman Rockwell Museum Presents...

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New Gittens, Racette Named Co-MVPs...

Berkshire County's boys basketball coaches recently named their...

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Taconic Wrestlers Gather for...

The state champion Taconic wrestling team held its year-end banquet...

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County Girls Basketball Hall of Fame Inducts Nine

Eight women and one man were inducted into the Berkshire County Girls Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday afternoon. click for more

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Carpenter, Mendel Named Co-MVPs in Berkshire...

The Berkshire County League high school girls basketball coaches named their all-league team on Monday. click for more

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Mount Greylock's Miller Wins Eastern Championship

Mount Greylock Nordic skier Jakin Miller won a New England Nordic Ski Association Eastern High School Championship on Saturday. click for more

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Tech Boston Downs Taconic in State Final

The Taconic boys basketball team Saturday fell in the State Championship game. click for more

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Lenox Youth Basketball Team...

The Lenox fifth-grade girls travel basketball team won its age group...

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Obituaries

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Michael Naughton,71

Obituary for Michael F. Naughton   CHESHIRE, MA. Michael F. Naughton, 71, passed away Sunday...

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Marcia R. Foley, 71

OTIS, Mass. — Marcia Rose Foley, 71, of West Center Road in Otis, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at...

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Eileen F. Eberhard, 94

HINSDALE, Mass. — Eileen Frances Eberhard, 94, of 259 Watson Road, Hinsdale, died peacefully...

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Sally J. Cooper, 62

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Sally Jean Cooper, 62, of Cheshire passed away peacefully on the morning of...

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W. Leigh Short, 84

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — W. Leigh Short, 84, of Williamstown, MA, died Thursday March 21, 201,9 at...

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Sheila N. Cohen, 68

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Sheila Nancy (Cohen) Shapiro, 68 of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of North...

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Arthur G. Olsen, 93

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — George Olsen, 93, of 83 Hall St., North Adams MA, and lately of St. Louis,...

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Lucile Rea Dempsey, 97

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Lucile Rea Dempsey, of Castle Street Great Barrington, Mass., died...

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Robert R. Farnum, 78

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Robert Riggs Farnum, 78, a longtime resident of East Street in...

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LeAnne Stokes, 18

ADAMS, Mass. — LeAnne Grace Stokes, 18, of Adams, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her home....

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Jacqueline Bateman, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Jacqueline Marie (Desnoyers) Bateman, 83, of Red Hook, N.Y., and a former...

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Chester Gorski, 69

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Chester Gorski, 69, of Pittsfield passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17,...

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Animal Cruelty Case Continued Without Finding

A local man was given a continuance without a finding after killing a...

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Connecticut Woman Injured in Readsboro Snowmobile...

A 34-year-old Connecticut woman was seriously injured Saturday...

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Reilly Pleads Guilty to Misleading Detectives In...

An Easthampton woman pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to State...

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Two Arrested After Manhunt

A high-speed chase and manhunt throughout the county tied up local...

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New Late Night Party Earns Tito's A...

The Licensing Board is giving Tito's Mexican Grille a warning...

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Berkshire Mall Claims Power...

The Berkshire Mall says it looks to reopen later this week after...

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Former Royal Cleaners in...

The former Royal Cleaners is now eyed to be repurposed for...

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Animal Cruelty Case Continued Without Finding

A local man was given a continuance without a finding after killing a...

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Connecticut Woman Injured in Readsboro Snowmobile...

A 34-year-old Connecticut woman was seriously injured Saturday...

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@theMarket: Does the Fed Know Something We Don't?

Sometimes too much good news can be interpreted badly. Take the U.S....

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New Associate Provider Joins SVMC Urology

McGowan received her master of science as an Adult-Gerontological...

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Gift Brings Pediatric Behavioral Health to CHP

Greylock's gift provides funding support for a new social worker who...

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Q&A: Doctor with Pro Football Pedigree Treating...

Sustain a sports injury in and around Bennington, and you might...

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Letter: Downed Poles and Electrical Outage

We would like to thank the gentleman from National Grid who arrived...

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Letter: Quit Smoking for Heart Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking...

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Porsche of Clifton Park

Inventory Reduction Sale! New Country Porsche of Clifton Park, NY (518)664-4448

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Carr Hardware

Family owned since 1928. Snow Blowers, shovels, Gift Cards, DYI, Hardware, Paint shop, Click more.

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Meadow Farm Equipment

Power Equipment, Lawn Mowers & Trimmers, Chain Saws, Sow Plows & Blowers, Generators, & more. Lee MA

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New Associate Provider Joins SVMC Urology

McGowan received her master of science as an Adult-Gerontological...

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Local Wealth Adviser Named to List of...

The list, which recognizes advisors from national, regional and...

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Williams College Senior Wins Carnegie Junior...

Each year, approximately 12 to 14 students are selected to work as...

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Albany Berkshire Ballet Looks...

In the past, on a weekday afternoon, that studio might very well have...

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'Transit': As in, Letters of...

Perhaps it's his form of audio-visual touch-n-feel in an attempt to...

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Mount Greylock Presents 'Hello, Dolly!'

More than 40 members of the Mount Greylock student body will present "Hello, Dolly!," with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Michael Stewart. click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Names Fellowship Recipient

The fellowship includes a $15,000 grant, a residency at the Pillow Lab, and a residency at LIU Tilles Center. The newly established fellowship represents a shared vision between the two organizations to broaden resources that allow artists to thrive and bring new work to stages in Massachusetts,... click for more

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Hoosac Valley High Students Perform 'Fiddler On...

Keplinger said there are more than 40 students from Grades 8 through 12 involved. This includes the cast, the pit band, stage crew, and the tech crew. click for more

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'Captain Marvel': Brave New Suffragette

You don't have to be the dad of a little girl to have a cheering interest in the awesomely positive message that "Captain Marvel" blasts across the screen. click for more

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WAM's Production of 'ANN' Heads for Dallas, D.C.

WAM's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will again direct the production and Atkinson returns to star in the title role. click for more

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Housatonic High Wakes Up With Musical 'Rip Van...

The Housatonic Musical Theatre Society, entering its 16th year at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, will present Rip Van Winkle: The Musical for one weekend only. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Flavours

Flavours Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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Berkshire Snapshot

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