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Interprint Asking Pittsfield for Tax Incentive in $22M Expansion

Interprint is investing more than $20 million in its printing facility and it's asking the city for a 10-year tax increment financing agreement.

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Williamstown Community Chest Accepting Flynt Grant Applications

The Williamstown Community Chest is accepting applications for its 2022 Mary and Henry Flynt Grants. Applications are due by Oct. 3, 2022

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These Mysterious Hills Hosts Ghostly Walking Tours in October

All other tours are conducted by journalist-historian Joe Durwin. The tours take place in areas of downtown and run approximately 90 minutes, with 6 to 8 stops along an ADA accessible route of city sidewalks/crosswalks.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Now a Fine-free Library

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s public library, has announced it is now a fine-free library. Patrons returning library materials late will not be assessed daily charges.

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State $2.5 Million in Grants Commercial Refrigeration Program

In recognition of Massachusetts Climate Week, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced that $2.5 million is available through the Commercial Refrigeration Grant Program

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BCC to Host Admissions Info Sessions in October

The sessions will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 17 at 12 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.

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BCHS Offering Two Cemetery Tours in October

Both tours begin at 2 p.m. Sturdy footwear is recommended as the tours traverse a variety of uneven terrain.

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Successful Reunion for Mount Greylock's First Graduates

More than two dozen alumni from Mount Greylock Regional School attended the class of 1962's 60th reunion this month.

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Berkshire Mountain Distillery Continuing Live Music Series in Fall

Musicians will take the stage on Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., rain or shine, through Oct. 29th. In inclement weather, performances will take place inside the distillery.

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OLLI Holds 12th Art Exhibit Oct. 1 to 31

Addtionally, a free reception will be held Thursday, Oct. 6 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.. All are welcome.

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MCLA, BCC to Host Sixth Natural History Conference Oct. 1

Highlighting topics that range from rare birds to tiny organisms that live within the layers of a leaf, the event includes several renowned speakers and exhibitors. It is open to the public, and students of all ages and disciplines are especially encouraged to attend.

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Du Bois Freedom Center Hires Architects to Complete Engineering

The Du Bois Freedom Center, as it will be known, is restoring the historic Clinton A. M. E. Zion Church at 9 Elm Court to house its new cultural entity.

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NBCC Looking for Community Input on Forum Topics

Those wishing to take part in this survey can participate by using the google form created, or by contacting our office at 413-663-7588. The Coalition will accept survey responses through Friday, September 30, 2022.

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Great Barrington Public Theater to Host Play Readings

On four Monday evenings, Oct. 3 to Nov. 21, at The Foundry in West Stockbridge, GBPT will present four readings of new plays written by members of Berkshire Voices.

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Berkshire Jewish Women's Federation Announces Grants

The grants range from $1,500 to $5,000 and run for one year. Funded programs fall into three of the Foundation’s priority areas:

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Pittsfield Teenager Facing Drug Trafficking, Firearms Charges

When he was arrested shortly afterward, police say he had a loaded handgun, a "substantial amount" of cocaine and a "large quantity" of cash.

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MCLA to Host The Onion Co-founder Sept. 29

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will welcome Scott Dikkers, author, comedy writer, and founder of humor website The Onion, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, when he will present MCLA’s Hardman Lecture, “Fake News in the Age of Misinformation. The History of The Onion and How the Philosophies and Practices Have Adapted Over Time.”

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Barrington Stage Co. Fall Cabaret Series Opens Sept. 30

Named after the Tony-winning composer William Finn, Mr. Finn’s Cabaret is an intimate 99-seat cabaret space that is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible.

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Financial Focus: Should you Stick with Index-based Investments?

You may have heard that you can simplify your investment strategy just by owning index-based or passive investments. But is this a good idea? You’ll want to consider the different aspects of this type of investment style.

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Pittsfield Sidewalk Repairs Beginning Sept. 21

Please be advised of the upcoming sidewalk repair work in the city of Pittsfield scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Nonprofit Resource Fair in Pittsfield Sept. 21

The first Nonprofit Resource Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 21st at Country Club of Pittsfield from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Williamstown Repair Cafe Begins Sept. 24

The event allows people to bring broken items in order for them to be repaired.

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Lever, Mass Life Sciences Center Announce Health Tech Challenge

The challenge will award $50,000 to the startup that presents the most scalable and investable healthcare products or services, with $25,000 to the runner-up.

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Great Barrington Road Race set for Oct. 16

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to enjoy the peak fall foliage and help GBLC to raise the funds needed to promote conservation, farm preservation, and community trails.

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The Mount, Straw Dog Writers Guild to Host 2023 Residencies

Residencies will be for one week and include lodging at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, a workspace at The Mount, breakfast, lunch, and a $500 stipend. The residencies run weekly from March 5 to March 25 and three writers will be selected for each week.

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MountanOne Named a Top Insurance Employer

IBA’s annual Top Insurance Employer program ranks leading U.S. insurance organizations based on a series of employee satisfaction metrics, including benefits, compensation, culture, employee development, and diversity

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Berkshire Music School Announces 2022 Group Classes

The Berkshire Music School has announced expanded offerings for its 2022 Fall Season.

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Clark Art to Host Final Foraging Walk of Season Sept. 26

Arianna Collins, who serves as executive director of the Hoosic River Watershed Association, will discuss characteristics for proper identification of flora and fungi, as well as meal and medicinal preparation.

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Berkshire County Historical Society Hosting Historian on Melville

Sachs will be joined in discussion at Arrowhead by author and former University of Albany professor of literature Richard Matturro.

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