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North Adams Movieplex Holds 'Five For Free' Food Drive

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Theater officials say its a great way to get into the holiday spirit by helping those in need and enjoying some time at the movies. click for more

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Tyer Meets With Herberg's Future Leaders

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How do you handle negativity? That's what seventh-grader Ella asked Mayor Linda Tyer on Monday afternoon. The mayor responded: "I make a choice - and this is important for leadership - to approach my work with an attitude of optimism. If I felt negative about everything, I would just be... click for more

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Pittsfield to Continue With Wastewater Treatment Project...

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After six hours spanning two nights, the City Council opted not to ask the mayor to hold off on the $74 million wastewater treatment project. The City Council had given the OK earlier this year for the mayor to borrow up to $74 million for significant upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant click for more

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North Adams Council Approves Tax Incentive for Tog...

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According to the agreement, the company is committed to invest up to $2.75 million in improvements, $1.85 million in capital equipment and create 20 full-time jobs by the end of fiscal 2024. click for more

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St. John Attends First Meeting as Cheshire Interim Town...

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Retiring Town Administrator Mark Webber told the Selectmen that the majority of his workday was spent with St. John showing him the ropes. click for more

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Business

North Adams Planners OK Marijuana Shop, New Businesses

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The Planning Board on Monday gave the OK to Evergreen Strategies LLC's proposal to develop a licensed marijuana establishment in the vacant 2,200 square-foot building, along with several conditions including disposal and lighting. click for more

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Adams Officials Looking to Senior Planner to Help Local...

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At last week's Selectmen's meeting, Chairman John Duval noted with the coming departure of these businesses, it is critical to bring on this new employee. click for more

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Harrington Adds Two More to District Attorney's Office...

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District Attorney-elect Andrea Harrington added two more to her leadership team on Tuesday. Richard Dohoney will be brought on as Harrington's deputy district attorney and Jeanne Kempthorne will serve as chief of appeals and legal counsel. Dohoney, of Great Barrington, is currently the city... click for more

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Sports

New Drury Boys Roll over Turners...

Scott McGuire Jr. scored 29 points Wednesday to lead the Drury boys...

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Taconic Wrestlers Open Dual...

The Taconic wrestling team earned a dominating road win on Wednesday.

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Powell Scores 12, Monument Mountain Boys Down...

Monument Mountain’s second half push sent the Spartans past Hoosac Valley, 48-32, in boys basketball action on Wednesday night. click for more

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Sabis Girls Use Big Fourth Quarter in Win at Lee

The Sabis girls basketball team Wednesday outscored Lee, 18-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 53-35 win. click for more

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Wahconah Boys, Girls Take Wins from New Lebanon

Josh Kunzmann won a pair of races, and the Wahconah boys swim team took first in ever event to earn an 83-50 won over New Lebanon on Wednesday at the YMCA. click for more

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Tatro, 'Resilient' Hornets Win Opener on Road

Kaylee Tatro scored 17 points, and the McCann Tech girls basketball team overcame a six-point half-time deficit by holding Pioneer Valley to 14 second-half-points in a 43-36 win on Wednesday. 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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Obituaries

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Theresa G. Murphy, 90

HOUSATONIC, Mass. — Mrs. Theresa Gilda (Spagnuolo) Murphy, 90, of Housatonic died on December...

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Martha B. Germain, 78

LENOX, Mass. — Martha B. Germain, 78, of Lenox died Monday, December 10, 2018, at her home...

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William J. Pasotti, 92

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — William Joseph Pasotti, 92, of North Adams, Mass., died Saturday, December...

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Patricia D. Alden, 83

LEE, Mass. — Patricia Dale Alden, 83, of Lee died December 7, 2018, at Fairview...

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Richard W. Wells Jr., 94

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Richard W. Wells Jr., 94, of Williamstown, Mass., died Wednesday December...

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Viola D. Caruso, 98

READSBORO, Vt. — Viola Dorothy (Brewer) Caruso, 98, of Readsboro, Vt., died Saturday, December...

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Valerie Smith, 84

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Valerie LeBrun Smith, 84, passed away peacefully at home with family...

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Georgette E. Mancuso, 93

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Georgette Elizabeth (Britt) Maloney Mancuso, 93, of North Adams, Mass.,...

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Mark Gardner, 57

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mark Denelli Gardner, 57, of Pittsfield passed away early Friday morning,...

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Single Car Accident Causes Road Closure in...

A little after noon, a car southbound on U.S. Route 7 lost control,...

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Pittsfield Police: Multi-agency Operations Lead...

Police say the series of operations were done both in response to...

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Pittsfield Fire Stops Kitchen Small Blaze On...

Firefighters snuffed out a small kitchen first in an Appleton Avenue...

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New BREAKING: Wayfair Bringing 300...

Home decor distributor Wayfair is planning to bring 300 jobs to...

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1Berkshire Annual Meeting...

The annual meeting included a marketplace of members showing off...

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North Adams Council Approves...

According to the agreement, the company is committed to invest...

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Single Car Accident Causes Road Closure in...

A little after noon, a car southbound on U.S. Route 7 lost control,...

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Pittsfield Police: Multi-agency Operations Lead...

Police say the series of operations were done both in response to...

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Pittsfield Fire Stops Kitchen Small Blaze On...

Firefighters snuffed out a small kitchen first in an Appleton Avenue...

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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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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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Common Folk Open Up Pop-Up...

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

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Drury High Hosting Folk...

Students in the high school's performing arts management program will...

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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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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

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Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Celebrates 30 Years

Beginning on Nov. 15, the four-day festival marks the culmination of the nine-week program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in 10 high schools across Berkshire and Columbia counties. During the program, students explore creative thinking, teamwork and Shakespeare as they create a... click for more

DINING Q&A

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