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New Lenox Woman Struck Crossing Route 7 on Friday

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An 85-year-old Lenox woman was struck by a car on South Street, Route 7, on Friday night. click for more

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Pittsfield Council OKs $175M Operating Budget, $11M...

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The City Council approved both the operating budget and the capital budget on Tuesday, June 11,but not before one more match of pickleball. click for more

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Schools

State Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Teens on...

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Sometimes a teenager will take to social media to rank about another. It causes riffs between the two individuals. The original poster's friends ask what it was all about and they respond they were just venting. That's when the friends should step in and tell the poster to go talk to the... click for more

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Ericson Looks to Reel in Taxes If Re-elected to...

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A small town like Lanesborough shouldn't have the highest tax rate in the county, according to Robert Ericson. Ericson is seeking his third term on the Board of Selectmen and has grown into taking a more fiscally conservative view on the town's finances - a viewpoint he said he didn't he'd... click for more

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Hubbard Seeks to Bring 'Wealth of Experience' to...

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Gordon Hubbard is hoping to bring a wide range of experience to the Board of Selectmen. Hubbard is the owner of Mount Greylock Campsite Park but prior to that boasts of a career in teaching, school administration, volunteer firefighting and as an emergency medical technician. click for more

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Lothrop Seeks Return to Pittsfield City Council, Jumps...

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Former City Councilor Jonathan Lothrop is looking to reclaim his seat at the dais. Less than a week after Ward 5 Councilor Donna Todd Rivers announced she would not be seeking re-election, Lothrop announced a campaign for the seat he sat in for more than a decade. click for more

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North Adams Library to Renovate Two More Rooms

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The Historical Society and trustees of the North Adam Public Library have allocated funds to renovate some unfinished rooms in the library to store archival material. click for more

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Business

Republic Services Donates to Four Pittsfield Community...

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Republic Services doesn't just clean up the city's trash. It helps to clean up the community. The city's trash hauler makes annual donations to various organizations throughout the city. This year four organizations were chosen by Mayor Linda Tyer for donations eyed to help make the city a... click for more

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Sports

New McCann Tech Puts Up Strong...

Sophomore Jade Tyler struck out 12 to lead the Thunder to their sixth...

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New Lenox Finishes as Runner-Up in...

The Hopkins baseball team defeated Lenox on Saturday in the Western...

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New Minnechaug Edges Pittsfield in Division 1 Final

The Minnechaug softball team Saturday defeated Pittsfield in the Western Mass Division 1 title game. click for more

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New Taconic Tops Wahconah for Western Mass Crown

Christian Womble tossed a complete-game with 10 strikeouts and scored the first run, and Anton Lazits had a solo home run to lead Taconic to a 5-1 win over Wahconah in the Western Mass Division 3 championship at UMass on Saturday. click for more

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Hampshire Tops Wahconah in Western Mass...

The Hampshire softball team beat Wahconah on Friday in the Western Mass semis. click for more

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Pittsfield Girls Softball...

The Pittsfield Girls’ Softball Leaguel once again will be very busy...

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Obituaries

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Althea Maynard, 97

SAVOY, Mass. —  Mrs. Althea Edna (Carpenter) Maynard, 97, of Savoy, died on Wednesday, June...

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Edmund Howland, 53

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Edmund J. Howland Jr., 53, of North Adams, MA, died on Monday, June 10,...

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Carl J. Paolucci Jr., 84

LENOX, Mass. —  Carl J. Paolucci Jr., 84, of Lenox died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Berkshire...

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Arthur J. Batacchi, 99

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Arthur J. Batacchi, 99, longtime owner of the former Batacchi Dairy Farm on...

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Anthony S. Goodrich, 21

DALTON, Mass. — Anthony Samuel Goodrich, 21, of Dalton died on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at...

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Susan Toye-Gaudreau, 67

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Susan Marie (O'Neill) Toye-Gaudreau, 67, of North Adams, MA, died Saturday...

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Michael G. Buker, 69

LEE, Mass. — Michael Gregory Buker, 69, of Lee, died Monday, June 3, 2019, at home. Mike was...

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David W. Healey Jr., 39

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — David William Healey Jr., 39, passed away unexpectedly on June 4, 2019, during...

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Guido A. Dottavio, 95

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Guido Angelo Dottavio, 95, of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away June 7, 2019, at...

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Arthur W. Schmidt, 74

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Arthur Wayne Schmidt, 74, of North Adams, MA, died Saturday June 8, 2019, at his...

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Dorothy Counter, 97

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Dorothy Margaret (Dow) Martin Counter, 97, of North Adams, MA, died on Saturday,...

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Carol Rancourt, 68

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Carol Ann (LaPlante) Rancourt, 68, of 1165 North Hoosac Road, Williamstown, died...

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Lenox Woman Struck Crossing Route 7 on Friday

An 85-year-old Lenox woman was struck by a car on South Street, Route...

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Video Leads to Animal Cruelty Charge For...

Police are charging a city woman with animal cruelty after a video of...

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Two Juveniles Arrested For Breaking and Entering...

Police arrested two juveniles for breaking and entering...

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Deer Relocated After Getting Stuck in...

Authorities relocated a deer that was trapped downtown. Police...

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Republic Services Donates to...

Republic Services doesn't just clean up the city's trash. It...

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Pittsfield Board Pulls Back...

The Community Development Board is temporarily halting its...

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Pot Shop Proposes Moving Into...

Another marijuana retail facility is seeking permission to...

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Lenox Woman Struck Crossing Route 7 on Friday

An 85-year-old Lenox woman was struck by a car on South Street, Route...

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@theMarket: Markets Expect Fed to Cut Rates

Investors can credit the Fed once again for the market's revival thus...

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The Independent Investor: The Suburban Dilemma

It was an age when Americans abandoned the inner city. By the...

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Dental Staff Named to CHP Dental Practice in...

The North Adams Family Medical and Dental Center practice is...

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29 Graduate From Recovery Coach Academy

The 29 new coaches walked out of the Holiday Inn on Friday afternoon...

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North Adams Recovery Center Leads With Peer...

The Beacon Recovery Center opened only eight short weeks ago but...

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Letter: Why We Should Not Name Holidays After...

It is a foresight few were willing to make, and frankly was too...

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Letter: 2019 Zoning Articles Are a Step Forward...

The present bylaw amendments are modest, commonsense proposals that...

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John Deere Drive Green. $300 REBATE ON X300 Series. Hurry in offer ends 4/30/19 PLT 413-443-2623

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Berkshire Bank Names First Vice President,...

Emprimo joined the bank in 1998 and has more than 20 years of...

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Roots Teen Center Names New Executive Director

The board of directors selected her to lead the organization as it...

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Five Williams Seniors Awarded Hubbard Hutchinson...

The Hubbard Hutchinson Memorial Fellowship is a cash award...

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'The Spy Behind Home Plate':...

But what drives you crazy as you partake of Kempner's scholarly and...

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CATA Breaks Ground for New...

Community Access for the Arts broke ground on Wednesday morning for a...

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Sandisfield Arts Center Presents 'Charlie and the...

The production includes seasoned Sandisfield actors Jean Atwater-Williams, Mary Anne Grammer, Ben Luxon and Susie Crofut, plus a host of child actors and adults from Sandisfield and neighboring communities. click for more

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Summer Music Festival Season is About to Begin

These are the music festivals that make our locality a cultural capital, drawing thousands to hear great music – popular, classical chamber, symphony, choral, opera, musical theater, contemporary classical, et al – to experience legendary artists perform masterworks within the verdant hills and... click for more

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BBBBBzzz: Bombino, Berkshire Jazz Start the Pop...

Hopefully, I'll encourage you to attend a performance of music you know you love, or even music you don't know but that you might love. A great, varied season awaits from Great Barrington to North Adams. click for more

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'Rocketman': Godzilla vs. Elton John

Thus, because of its celebrated songbook and heartrending meditation on the search for love, I emphatically endorse "Rocketman" before setting my moviegoing trajectory for "Godzilla II: King of the Monsters," and wonder if I'll construe 'tis also amour that motivates the beast. click for more

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'Aladdin': Wishful Thinking

Rated PG and boasting a bevy of positive beliefs, with special emphasis on the leadership roles it passionately affirms are rightfully waiting for the fairer sex to assume, it's just the sort of film I'd want to take my daughter, Erin, to when she was little. click for more

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'John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum': How Can I Kill...

Adding insult to the societal injury movies like the John Wick franchise commit, this is big business. It has grossed $53 million as of this writing, and it'll play all summer before going on to the really big money that movies make in the post-theater convenience of our dens. 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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