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Pittsfield Council Continues Discussion On Downtown...

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For the third time in four months, the City Council said it wants to have a full conversation about downtown parking. But it still hasn't determined how to do that - whether that means hiring a consultant or doing it internally. On Tuesday, the council agreed to have the city solicitor craft an... click for more

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Business

New Owners of Chick's in Adams Plan Reopening

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The Selectmen's License Subcommittee reviewed an all-alcohol license transfer for the bar on Wednesday that would allow the new owners of 128 Colombia St. to re-establish the pub. click for more

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Schools

Pittsfield City Council Accepts Increased Chapter 70...

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City Council approved a spending plan for the nearly $1.3 million Chapter 70 increase that will improve the district's alternative school and fill staffing gaps. click for more

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Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash in Richmond

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A two-car crash on Route 41 at Dublin Road at about 5:30 on Wednesday evening resulted in the death of a 73-year-old woman. click for more

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Schools

Two Will Be Interviewed For Adams-Cheshire...

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Only two candidates will be interviewed Thursday for the Adams Cheshire Regional School District superintendent position with candidate Martin McEvoy withdrawing his name from consideration. click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

Adams Parks Commission Sets Fall Season Field Uses

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The Parks Commission on Monday took care of most of the fall requests for field usage. Four separate groups were represented and although a few issues cropped up, all requests were approved. click for more

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Incumbent Tyer Seeks to Build 'Strong City' in...

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Linda Tyer feels her administration has begun building a strong city and is looking for it to be stronger. The incumbent mayor is seeking re-election to the post as she wraps up her, and the city's, first four-year term. The mayor previous served as a ward councilor and city clerk prior to being... click for more

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Sports

New Season Brings New Rule...

Up until the 2019 season, Massachusetts was one of a handful of...

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Berkshire County Football...

The Berkshire County Football Officials Association will hold a class...

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McCann Tech Seeks Cross Country, Asst. Football...

McCann Tech is in need of a varsity cross country coach an an assistant football coach for the coming fall season. click for more

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County Lacrosse Officials Pass Out Season-Ending...

The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association this spring recognized Wahconah's Dart Jaggi and Lee's Homer Winston as co-recipients of the association's Sportsmanship Award for 2019. click for more

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Mount Greylock Leads All-County Lacrosse...

Mount Greylock and Wahconah dominated the Berkshire County boys lacrosse all-county selections announced by the league’s coaches this week with six and five first-team selections, respectively. click for more

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Womble Two-Hitter Lifts Taconic to State Title

The Taconic baseball team Saturday earned its second state championship in three years. click for more

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Williamstown's Kuster...

Williamstown's Cole Kuster qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials for...

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Drury's Tim Brazeau puts back an offensive rebound in Tuesday's final...
Dion Brown connects from the foul line for Monument Mountain in...
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Obituaries

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Stephen A. Trudel, 69

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Mr. Stephen Allard Trudel of Florence, Mass., passed on into the Realm...

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Lawrence Arnold,70

STAMFORD, Vt. — Lawrence Joseph Arnold, 70, of Stamford, Vt., died on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at...

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Jack B. Nogueira, 69

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Jack B. Nogueira, 69, of Williamstown died Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Brigham...

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Ruth Witherell, 82

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Ruth (Scace) Witherell, 82 of Pittsfield, Mass., and formerly of Williamstown...

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Frederick 'Pop' Costello, 82

LEE, Mass. — Frederick James "Pop" Costello, 82, of Bonita Springs, Fla., died on July...

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Mary R. Belland, 100

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mary Regina Belland, 100 years of age, of Livingston Avenue, Pittsfield, and...

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Lawrence R. Scoco, 90

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Lawrence "Laurie" R. Scoco, 90, died peacefully in his Pittsfield...

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Christine R. Choiniere, 82

ADAMS, Mass. — Christine R. Choiniere, 82, of Adams, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the...

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Jane Burlak, 88

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Jane (Netta) Alexander Craig Burlak, nee Bingham, passed away suddenly at...

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Laurie McLeod, 63

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Laurie McLeod, 63, died on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Kimball Farms...

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Suzanne (Suki) Wilkins, 95

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Suzanne (Suki) Porter Wilkins died peacefully on August 6, 2019, after a brief...

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Lorraine Gannon, 92

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Lorraine Mary (Boyer) Gannon, 92, of North Adams, Mass., died Wednesday, August 7,...

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Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash in Richmond

A two-car crash on Route 41 at Dublin Road at about 5:30 on Wednesday...

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Lee Woman Seriously Injured in Stockbridge Road...

Police say a pot-impaired teenager seriously injured a young Lee...

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North Adams Police Investigating Feces Vandalism

According to Facebook posts made by friends and neighbors of the...

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New New Williams Inn Opens on...

The $32 million, 64-room hotel at the bottom of Spring and...

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Youth Works Participants...

The program is intended to provide coaching and mentorship to...

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Biz Briefs: Jacob's Pillow...

The property, nestled on a hilltop overlooking 73 acres,...

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Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash in Richmond

A two-car crash on Route 41 at Dublin Road at about 5:30 on Wednesday...

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The Independent Investor: Will We race to the...

Financial markets are in turmoil. President Trump's trade war is...

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SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to SVMC General Surgery

Dr. Diaz joins doctors Simon Drew, Graham Moore and Charles Salem....

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Berkshire County Arc Announces New Senior...

She will oversee the three employment managers, as well as her own...

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BHS, Berkshire Orthopaedics Further Expand Care

Doctors Christina G. Kane and Ashley R. Miller have joined Berkshire...

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Letter: Supermarket Package License Would Affect...

I support a new business opening in Adams and believe that it would...

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Letter: Melissa Mazzeo for Mayor

She is an educated, intelligent woman, who researches issues before...

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Pittsfield Native Returns Home to Join Smith,...

Specializing in tax, he offers clients extensive experience and...

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SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to SVMC General Surgery

Dr. Diaz joins doctors Simon Drew, Graham Moore and Charles Salem....

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Berkshire County Arc Announces New Senior...

She will oversee the three employment managers, as well as her own...

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A & E

A Profusion of Music at...

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Festival's classical...

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Bring Your Light Sabers: Star...

John Williams' music is a familiar sound in the Berkshires, and this...

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'Guardians' Sculptures Being Removed from Natural...

This art installation, although originally intended for the Ashuwillticook Trail, was placed at the Natural Bridge State Park here in North Adams where it has remained for the past 15 years. click for more

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North Adams' Belltower Records to Host Summer Jam...

It is easy to lose a few hours on the third floor of the Norad Mill digging through the overflowing record crates at the independent music store. click for more

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'The Farewell': And a Fond One at That

Personally affecting, "The Farewell" is a little movie with a big heart. And, because it's PG and suggested for the whole family, this is a perfect opportunity to make sure that spoiled little grandchild in your clan doesn't become the only freshman at Princeton who hasn't seen a subtitled movie. click for more

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Tanglewood, Sevenars Showcase Great Music

Tanglewood this week will be very rewarding and diverse, with spectacular musical riches across the centuries, representing the progressive continuum of styles: music that’s both time-honored and new, and everything in-between. click for more

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Eclectic Headliners: Savion Glover, Lou Reed...

The week for eclectic music lovers includes both Tanglewood’s important Festival of Contemporary Music and the tap icon Savion Glover, with a Laurie Anderson presentation at Mass MoCa to boot. click for more

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Library's Growing Melville Collection Recognized...

For Herman Melville's 200th birthday, the Berkshire Athenaeum is being recognized as a literary landmark and its Melville collection is growing this fall. "For over 75 years the Berkshire Athenaeum has been the home of the largest collection of Melville family, personal memorabilia in the world... 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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