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Berkshire Educators Rally Support For 'Fund Our Future'...

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The state Senate's budget would give an additional $5 million in funding to Pittsfield Public Schools. But, is only addressing one of four areas cited by the Foundation Formula Budget Review Commission, which found in 2015 that the state has dramatically underfunded the public schools for health... click for more

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North Adams Takes Next Step in Modernizing Zoning

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The effort to bring the city's zoning up to date has been "very slow and very tedious," beginning several years ago with cleaning up language and sections in the ordinances and moving on to the latest update of aligning zones with property boundaries. click for more

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Pittsfield To Re-examine Downtown Parking Meters

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A petition against putting parking meters in the new Columbus Avenue surface lot could trigger a full re-examination of the parking program. Berkshire Nautilus Owner Jim Ramondetta submitted a petition with some 800 signatures of people opposing putting parking meters in the new lot. Ramondetta... click for more

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Hinsdale Police Searching For Missing Woman

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Police are asking for help locating a woman who went missing Wednesday morning. Jacqueline Coutinho was last seen on Smith Road Wednesday morning at about 10:15. Police launched a two-day search for her but was unable to find any clues to her whereabouts. Police are asking for anybody with... click for more

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Adams Cemetery Commission Discuss Stone Ornaments

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The Cemetery Commission has asked the Department of Public Works to keep a closer eye on the accumulation of trash at the cemeteries. click for more

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Adams Seek Funding for Town Common and SBA Celebration

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Town Administrator Jay Green told the board on Wednesday that he had received communications from Sen. Adam Hinds' office in regard to a state budget amendment that would secure nearly $50,000 for the park. click for more

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Williamstown Pot Farm Proposal Withdrawn by Applicant

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The applicant who had sought to create marijuana plantation on Blair Road withdrew its application for a special permit on Thursday night. click for more

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Tyer Eyes Potential Purchase, Demolition of Blighted Gas...

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Mayor Linda Tyer has a tentative plan to get rid of the eyesore of a former Hess gas station on Tyler Street. In the proposed capital budget, Tyer is seeking funds to purchase the property and turn it into green space. The mayor said on Monday the parcel has been identified as an important piece... click for more

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New Ostellino Walkoff Lifts...

Kirstyn Carrigan led off with a double, and Jenyka Ostellino drove...

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New Hoosac Valley Wins Hoosick...

The Hoosac Valley softball team Sunday won twice to take the title...

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New Traversa, Generals Blast Southwick

Joe Traversa hit a triple and two doubles Sunday to lead the Pittsfield baseball team to a 15-0, six-inning win over Southwick. click for more

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New Devoti Homers Twice as Mount Everett Tops Drury

Marion Devoti hit two home runs, and Faith Angell struck out six to lead the Mount Everett softball team to an 11-1 win over Drury on Sunday. click for more

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Christopher, Taconic Softball Hammer Westfield

Elly Christopher went 3-for-3 at the plate for the Taconic softball team in a 16-3 win over Westfield on Saturday. click for more

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Ab Fab: Wells' Wallop Gives Wahconah Walkoff Win

The Wahconah softball team earned a walkoff win over Mount Anthony on Saturday morning. click for more

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Williams Softball Advances to...

The Williams softball team Saturday beat Ithaca College to advance in...

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Taconic High School junior Jenyka Ostellino drives in Kiki Carrigan in...
Taconic High School Junior Kiki Carrigan doubles to lead off the...
Cole Desroches hits an RBI double for Hoosac Valley Hurricanes...

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Obituaries

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Robert G. McPeak, 80

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Robert Gerald "Bob" McPeak, 80, passed away on May 11, 2019,...

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Barbara Wooley, 83

ADAMS, Mass. — Mrs. Barbara Joan (Tarsa) "Basch" Wooley, 83, of Adams, died on Thursday,...

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Paul George Magnifico, 98

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Paul George Magnifico of North Adams, MA died on Thursday May 16, 2019, on...

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Thomas Edward Moran, 88

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Graveside burial services for Thomas Edward Moran, 88, of Clarksburg,...

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Beverly DeMarsico, 80

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Beverly Jane (Koch) DeMarsico, 80 of Port Orange, FL, and formerly of North...

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Lee Ketchum, 94

LENOX, Mass. —  Lee Ketchum, 94, of Lenox died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Berkshire Medical...

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Robert L. Gacek, 73

SANDISFIELD, Mass. — Robert Louis Gacek, 73, of Sandisfield, Mass., passed away on May 1,...

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Brian A. Tyler, 38

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Brian A. Tyler, 38, of Bragg Street, Canaan, Conn., passed away...

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Hazel Sacco, 96

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Hazel Lena (Adams) Sacco, 96, of North Adams, MA, and a former longtime...

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Gloria Pickens, 96

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Gloria Lee Pickens, born February 20, 1923, passed away on Saturday, May 11,...

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Marlene Mikaniewicz, 87

ADAMS, Mass. — Marlene Greilich Mikaniewicz of Adams, MA, has left her earthly existence to...

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William T. Mannix Sr., 64

LEE, Mass. —  William Thomas Mannix Sr., 64, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his...

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Hinsdale Police Searching For Missing Woman

Police are asking for help locating a woman who went missing...

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Pedestrian Pinned Under Pickup Truck at Third...

A Third Thursday-goer was run over and pinned beneath a vendor...

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Camper Destroyed By Fire at Lanesborough...

A camper at Mount Greylock Campsite Park was completely destroyed...

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Downtown Pittsfield Inc....

Something new, something old, and something colorful. The...

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North Adams Takes Next Step in...

The effort to bring the city's zoning up to date has been "very...

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Biz Briefs: BerkChique Fashion...

This year the sale is being presented by and in support of WAM...

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Hinsdale Police Searching For Missing Woman

Police are asking for help locating a woman who went missing...

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Pedestrian Pinned Under Pickup Truck at Third...

A Third Thursday-goer was run over and pinned beneath a vendor...

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The Independent Investor: Epidemic Pulls Pork...

Before you ask, this highly infectious virus, while deadly to pigs,...

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North Adams Recovery Center Leads With Peer...

The Beacon Recovery Center opened only eight short weeks ago but...

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Community Health Programs Taps New Board Member

Clancy is CEO of Celia Clancy Consulting and past CEO/president of...

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North Adams Addiction Recovery Center Holds Open...

The community center has open hours on Wednesdays from 10 to 2 at the...

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Letter: Williamstown Planning Board Election

Perhaps more townspeople will just say "No" to the progressing...

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Letter: Honor All Our Children and Community

We understand that some of the public may be tiring of this issue,...

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BCC hires new TRiO Academic Counselor

Obasohan previously worked as the assistant director of Diversity...

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Jack Miller Contractors Hires New Project...

A total of eight employees handle management of the business with an...

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Williams College Senior Named Saint Andrew's...

A biology and religion double major from Rockport, Mass., Hurst plans...

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'Poms': Something to Cheer...

True, the formulaic manipulation is obvious. But that's what you sign...

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North Adams Council Accepts...

MaryAnn Abuisi, Gottwald's sister and former city clerk, said she had...

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Third Thursday Returns For 13th Year

The longstanding summer street festival Third Thursday returns this month. The event is held throughout the summer on North Street. The city's main thoroughfare is completely shut down and filled with vendors, food, music, and entertainment. It brings thousands of people to the city's downtown... click for more

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'Long Shot': Proves a Winning Bet

Pulling no punches in its hardly veiled muckrake of the current four-flushers down in Foggy Bottom, this delightfully quixotic confection, heir to the screwball comedies directors Frank Capra and Preston Sturges buoyed Depression Era audiences with, is shrewdly enjoyable. click for more

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North Adams Weekend Festival Features Music, Art...

The O-Positive Festival is set to kick off on Friday with two days of music, performance, art and health care. click for more

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WAM Announces Expansion of Theater Leadership

Together with van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and General Manager Dori Parkman, Russell-Self and Perlman will comprise the leadership team at WAM Theatre. click for more

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'Avengers: Endgame': What the World Needs Now

The seriocomic adventure tale, a panoply of the very latest computer magic to suffuse the silver screen, is rapid-fire action most of the way, it is ultimately an exuberant kaleidoscope of technology, friendship and the separating of truth from the deceit of those who would bamboozle us. I click for more

DINING Q&A

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Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

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