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The Independent Investor: An Economic Game Plan

Now that Congress and the Federal Reserve Bank have fired the first salvo of relief spending, investors are wondering how long the trillions of dollars in aid will take to actually do something to alleviate some of the losses to the economy. click for more

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Real Eyes Gallery to Sell Elements of 'TP' Art for...

The piece in the Park Street gallery comprises an entire 24-roll pack of toilet paper strung out to create waves. It is part of Klein's "Uber Waves: Other Locations" exhibit that opened March 7. click for more

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Cheshire Receives Multiple Bids For Maple Drive,...

The Covid-19 virus and its related restrictions on gatherings and social interactions has not stopped the Selectmen from nearly finalizing two projects they have been working on since last year. click for more

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Governor Frustrated by PPE Shortage: 'Let Us Land...

The state has found itself bidding against other states as well as the federal government in trying to find materials, particularly personal protective equipment desperately needed by medical facilities and first-responders. click for more

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: March 27-April 2

This week, while we all do what we can to stop the spread of Covid-19, Cultural Pittsfield would like to offer you this useful guide. click for more

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Adams Selectmen Meeting Mostly Covid Related

Most of it was status quo with what the situation has been since the governor declared a state of emergency on March 10 to address the pandemic. click for more

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Worker Associated with Williams Construction...

On Wednesday afternoon, other workers were still on the job site, and the college has announced no plans to suspend work on the project. click for more

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Reusable Bags Temporarily Banned; Aid Set for...

The administration invoked a number of measures on Wednesday to continue efforts to contain the novel coronavirus that has killed nearly a thousand Americans. click for more

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Massachusetts Schools to Remain Closed Through May...

The emergency order was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday and announced at a press conference that afternoon. click for more


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North Adams Council Hears Update on Coronavirus,...

The mayor's update to the council took place under the new normal no citizens in the seats, councilors sitting more than 6 feet apart and three councilors connected by phone.

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Lanesborough Fills Out Search Committee For New...

The Selectmen on Tuesday finalized the search committee for the soon to be vacant police chief position by appointing Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn.

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Williamstown Select Board Praises Community Spirit...

For starters, the board's five members held their first-ever virtual meeting, taking advantage of the commonwealth's recent temporary exemption to the Open Meeting Law and utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform.

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Nonprofit Center Hosting Online Auction

The "Nonprofit Necessities" online auction features items needed by nonprofit organizations as well as things that appeal to the general public.

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Baker Discusses Genesis of 'Essential' Business...

As the state order to close "non-essential" businesses went into effect on Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker addressed criticism that the commonwealth's definition of "essential" is overly broad.

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Administration Filing Measure to Extend, Suspend...

The governor's office is filing a municipal relief package giving broad leeway to communities and school districts to extend deadlines and fees and bring back retired first-responders.

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Faithful Turned to Technology to Connect During...

Technology is now allowing parishioners to participate although at a remove. Burdick and her family were able to watch the Mass at St. Elizabeth's via Facebook on Sunday morning.

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Carolyn Greene Lone Applicant for Mount Greylock...

Greene chaired the School Committee through some tumultuous periods, including a 2014 push by some town officials in Lanesborough to break up SU 71.

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Williamstown Food Pantry to Distribute Wednesday...

Director Carol DeMayo Monday confirmed that pantry has benefited from an increase in donations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tyer Asks Residents to Abide by 'Stay at Home'...

Mayor Linda Tyer gave a COVID-19 update on Pittsfield Community Television on Monday afternoon asking residents to adhere to the new restrictions imposed by the state.

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March 23 COVID-19 Briefs: BMC Not Seeking Homemade...

Leary said the hospital was grateful for the community for offering to donate supplies or sew the masks but that it was waiting for guidance from the Department of Public Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

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Governor Orders Nonessential Services to Close or...

Businesses and organizations not on the list of essential services are encouraged to continue operations through remote means that do not require workers, customers, or the public to enter or appear at the brick-and-mortar premises closed by the order.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Holds First Remote...

Kimberley Grady appeared Friday with Town Manager Jason Hoch for one of his regular Town Hall updates in a short video produced by the town's community access television station, WilliNet.

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Adams Receives Funds for Russell Field Renovation

About a year ago, the Selectmen approved the project and included it in the town's CDBG application.

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Williamstown Select Board Pivots to...

Hoch said that Monday's meeting will be strictly a meeting of the five-member board. A planned joint meeting to fill a vacant seat on the School Committee will be held at a later date.

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Berkshire County Man Dies From COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has claimed its first Berkshire County victim, according to the Department of Public Health.

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March Going Out Like a Lion; Winter Storm Watch...

Parts of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont could get up to 10 inches of snow Monday and into Tuesday.

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Q&A: Wahconah High Teacher to Participate in NASA...

Wahconah Regional High School science teacher David Dahari is looking out of this world to get some real world experience.

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Governor Says Army Corps Sussing Out Patient...

The state's COVID-19 command center has been in discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers about expanding patient capacity.

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