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Pittsfield Eyes Development of Pickleball Courts at...

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Pickleball put the city in a somewhat of a pickle. The Parks Commission approved a plan to develop pickleball courts near the Doyle Softball Complex in Springside Park but not without opposition. The approval goes against the Springside Park Conservancy's wishes that the project takes a... click for more

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Lawsuit Accuses Wayfair of Misleading Investors

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While the city and state was courting Wayfair to bring some 3,300 new jobs to the state, investors felt they were being misled. A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Boston-based company alleging that Wayfair officials failed to disclose adverse facts about the company, deceived the... click for more

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Adams Planning Board Continues Solar Array Hearing

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SunRaise proposes to install a ground-mounted solar array at 101 Grove St., Duke's Sand & Gravel Pit, and is requesting a special permit and site plan approval. The company leases land and roofs to develop solar projects. click for more

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North Adams Airport Building to Be Moved This Week

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Peter Enzien of Stantec Consulting Services, the airport's engineer, told the Airport Commission on Tuesday that the long-awaited building move should start Thursday morning between 8:30 and 9:00. click for more

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North Adams Schools Will Hire Full-Time Business...

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The committee last week voted not to renew its contract with the North Berkshire School Union to share the services of its business manager. Rather, the school district will seek a full-time business administrator effective July 1. click for more

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Pittsfield Police Warns of Phone Scam

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Police are warning residents of a phone scam. The department received a complaint on Monday that woman received a call asking for donations on behalf of the department. The caller asked the woman for her credit card information. Police, however, say that neither the Pittsfield Police Officers... click for more

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Farley-Bouvier Preps For New Legislative Session

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State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier says that since 2016, the Massachusetts legislature has been shifting further left. And that's meant the Progressive Caucus' numbers are growing. She is currently the co-chair of that group and has watched it swell in ranks. click for more

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McCann Tech Drone Program Taking Off

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Principal Justin Kratz and teacher Perry Burdick gave the School Committee a drone presentation Thursday night and demonstrated what the little aircraft could do even in the confines of the meeting room. click for more

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week:...

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New Alfonso Has Hat Trick as...

The Wahconah hockey team defeated Southwick on Wednesday night.

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New Pittsfield Girls, Boys Win on...

The Pittsfield girls and boys swim teams earned wins on Wednesday at...

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New Northampton Girls Top Taconic

Amanda Mieczkowski scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Northampton girls basketball team to a 44-41 win over Taconic on Wednesday night. click for more

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New Greenfield Icers Edge Drury

The Greenfield hockey team Wednesday rallied for two goals in the third period to earn a 2-1 win over Drury at Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Rink. click for more

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New Pittsfield Girls Fall in OT

The Minnechaug girls basketball team defeated Pittsfield on Wednesday night. click for more

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Mount Greylock Girls Hold Off East Longmeadow for...

The Mount Greylock girls basketball team Tuesday defeated East Longmeadow. click for more

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Mount Greylock Grad Barrett...

Westfield State senior guard Lucy Barrett (Mt. Greylock/Williamstown,...

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Obituaries

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Celia N. Mirante, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Celia N. Mirante, 87, of North Adams, Mass., died Tuesday, January 15,...

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Jennie S. Twardowski, 101

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mrs. Jennie S. (Blazejewski) Twardowski, 101, of Adams died early...

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Ann P. Scott, 57

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Ann P. Scott, 57, of North Adams passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019,...

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Barbara H. Thompson, 84

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Barbara Helen (Chapple) Thompson, 84, of North Adams, Mass., died...

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Eugenia W. Smith, 90

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Eugenia W. "Genie" Smith, 90, of Williamstown, Mass., died...

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Alexander DiNicola, 98

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Alexander DiNicola, 98, formerly of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away...

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Harley P. Phelps Jr., 92

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Harley Proctor Phelps Jr., 92, of Lanesboro, Mass., died Sunday, January...

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Lorraine R. Ronan, 95

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Lorraine R. (Mahar) Ronan, 95, of North Adams died at home on Saturday,...

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Mary Ann Gaskill, 86

HANCOCK, Mass. — Mary Ann (Gibbons) Gaskill, 86, of Hancock, Mass., died Sunday, January 13,...

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James 'Puffer' Potter, 70

ADAMS, Mass. — James E. "Puffer" Potter, 70, of Adams died on Thursday, January 10,...

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James M. Haley, 65

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — James M. Haley, 65, of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away January 9, 2019, at...

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Thomas A. Koehler, 95

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Thomas A. Koehler, 95, of Adams, died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at...

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Fire Displaces Four Pittsfield Families

Four families are displaced after a fire caused significant damage to...

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Pittsfield Police Warns of Phone Scam

Police are warning residents of a phone scam. The department...

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Crane Collision in Adams Sends One to Hospital

The Adams Fire Department, Adams Ambulance, and Adams Police were...

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Firefighters Battle Large Apartment Fire in North...

Dozens of firefighters are battling a persistent fire at an apartment...

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New North Adams Planners Approve...

Attorney James Sisto, representing JP Parent, said the company...

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Biz Briefs: Balance Rock...

Balance Rock Investment Group closed out 2018 with after...

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Adams Planning Board Continues...

SunRaise proposes to install a ground-mounted solar array at 101...

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Fire Displaces Four Pittsfield Families

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Pittsfield Police Warns of Phone Scam

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@theMarket: Markets Bounce 10 Percent Since...

If you are not living the markets every single moment, day-in,...

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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: Mass MoCA Needs to Address Children's Art

It is believed that both parties will have to make mutual concessions...

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Letter: Emergency?

I urge everyone reading this to contact your representatives and...

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Letter: Congressman Neal & Medicare for All

I encourage all like-minded constituents of Congressman Neal's to...

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New President Named at Berkshire Gas

In this role, Reynolds will have overall responsibility for...

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Two Appointed Department Chairs at Berkshire...

Dr. Bradway is the first female chair of Surgery and previously...

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New Member Joins Board of Shaker Museum

Werner moved to Hillsdale, N.Y., in 2016 to raise alpaca at Green...

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North Adams Artist Publishes...

Fast-forward 35 years and the two friends, who remained in touch,...

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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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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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Drury High Hosting Folk Artist Tracy Grammer

Students in the high school's performing arts management program will produce the concert that not only will showcase Grammer but five Drury High students. 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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