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New Lenox Community Center Summer Program Registration

Registration for Lenox residents is open until May 14. click for more

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Berkshire County Remains In Mild Drought...

Conditions have improved in the Northeast and Southeast Regions of the Commonwealth, and declared Level 0-Normal Conditions in each region while the Western, Connecticut River Valley, Central, and Cape Cod Regions remain at a Level 1-Mild Drought, unchanged from last month. click for more

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North Adams Schools Fully Open Beginning Next Week

High school seniors will be returning to classrooms full time beginning next week on May 17, following the return of Grades 7 and 8 on April 28. click for more

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North Adams Annual Water System Flushing

The annual flushing will begin in the Phelps Avenue area and the western part of the City. And a second crew will begin in the High Street area. click for more

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Pittsfield Smoothie Shop Opening 2nd Location on...

The downtown branch will crank out juices and smoothies at 48 North St., the former Brooklyn's Best. It is a 650-square-foot space that owner Jonathan Vella said he has always loved because "it is that tiny perfect little hole in the wall." click for more

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Adams Plans Late June Susan B. Anthony Dedication

The town is planning for a late June celebration to unveil the Susan B. Anthony statue and the renovated town common. click for more

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Pittsfield Health Board Sets Cell Tower Forum...

Local health officials are "disappointed" with the state Department of Health for backing out of an investigation of health concerns related to a Verizon cell tower at 877 South St. click for more

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Regional Planning Commission Gives Feedback on...

BRPC's Executive Committee unanimously approved the document on Thursday, which includes concerns for proposals that will eliminate Great Barrington and Lee/Lenox as urban clusters and reclassify the urban area of Pittsfield. click for more

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Berkshire Humane Society: How to Tell a Stray From...

With warm weather on the horizon, residents are bound to see more cats roaming their neighborhoods, many of whom are outdoor cats just going about their daily routine. click for more


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Williamstown Historical Museum Hosts 'Baseball in...

Since its beginnings in the barn at Herman Melville's Arrowhead in Pittsfield, the exhibit has called Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, North Adams, Stockbridge and Dalton home.

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Pittsfield 4th of July Parade Canceled Again

On Friday morning, Mayor Linda Tyer delivered "breaking news" that the parade will be canceled this year for the second time since 1977. It was also canceled last year due to the novel coronavirus.

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Vigil Scheduled for Murdered Trans Activist...

A candlelight vigil to honor her life and legacy of Jahaira DeAlto is being held Saturday at 5 p.m. at Pontoosuc Park.

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Q&A: Williamstown Barn Restoration Moving to Next...

Babcock is in Williamstown this month removing a 19th-century barn from a property on Green River Road (Route 43). In the not-too-distant future, he will be back in town putting the same barn back together on the property of the Williamstown Historical Museum.

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Mass MoCA Readies for Summer Restaurant, Season

The Mass MoCA Commission on Wednesday approved the seasonal restaurant to occupy the former Gramercy space, specifically the courtyard near the museum entrance. The restaurant would operate from Memorial Day until some time September.

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Flushing of Pittsfield's Water System Week 3...

Water mains throughout the city will be flushed through hydrants to remove accumulations of pipeline corrosion products. Mains will be flushed Monday through Friday each week, except holidays, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Adams Aiming for Summer Reopening of Public...

Town Administrator Jay Green told the Select Board on Wednesday that although he does not foresee completely opening until the summer, he thought it was time to start planning.

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Images Presents Annual 'Fresh Fest' on Food,...

Produced by Images Cinema, in collaboration with Storey Publishing and the Williams College Center for Environmental Studies, this annual film festival explores the ways farming and food culture impacts our lives in rich and varied ways, and makes links to local farmers and food producers.

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The Retired Investor: Are Inflation Fears Real or...

What has many investors concerned is that once the inflation genii is out of the bottle, it won't be that easy to put it back in again. Will a 2.5 percent inflation rate, for example, be a transitory event, or the harbinger of something more? And if so, how much more?

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Four Ward Races Open in Pittsfield Election

Four ward councilors have announced that they will not seek re-election, leaving space for new leadership in those areas and a changeup of at least a third of the council November.

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Pittsfield's New Road Bridge to Reopen Friday

The bridge was closed on Feb. 26, 2020, to allow crews to replace the existing bridge and upgrade existing utilities.

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Williamstown Fire District Officials Respond to...

The committee that governs the town's fire district Wednesday finalized the fiscal year 2022 budget request it will send to voters later this month.

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Adams Fire Department Lowers Membership Age

Fire Chief John Pansecchi said with recruitment numbers dipping into the 20s and less availability among current members, the Alert Hose Company is trying to open its doors to a younger generation.

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North Adams FY22 School Budget Draft Leans on...

The draft plan presented to the School Committee on Tuesday is also level-funded and includes no cutbacks. The appropriation would be the same as this year: $17,769,074.

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Pittsfield Officials Pick Taconic Grad for Empty...

Slaughter is the Central Massachusetts regional director for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and as a Pittsfield native has "strong relationships with several children, families, elected officials, and community leaders in the city."

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'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Author Speaks on...

"Stop Telling Women to Smile" her debut book was released in February 2020 and uses visual art and storytelling narratives to address the daily oppressive experiences of marginalized people.

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Pittsfield Farmers Market To Open In Person

The opening of the outdoor season kicks off on Saturday, May 15. It will run weekly, rain or shine, from 9am to 1pm in the First Street Common through Oct. 9.

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Pittsfield Boards to Select School Committee...

In accordance with the city charter, both committee and council will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. to vote on a replacement to complete the last months of Powell's four-year term.

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Williamstown DIRE Committee Questions Lack of...

The Select Board last summer created what became the Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee as an advisory panel. Members of that panel this week questioned why the Select Board has not appeared willing to consider the advice the DIRE Committee has provided.

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