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New Home Depot, Christian Center Distribute 300 Winter Care Packages

The Christian Center and the Home Depot Foundation joined forces to...

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New Clean-Energy Advocates Urge MassDEP to Deny Pittsfield Plant Permit

About two dozen people attended the public hearing held virtually by...

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North Adams Planners Get Apartment Plans for Porter Block

He explained at last week's City Council meeting that his plans had...

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Local Veterans Mark 80th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

About 80 servicemen from Berkshire County were stationed at or near...

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Schools

Clarksburg School Recognizes Olivia Zoito as Project 351 Ambassador

Olivia Zoito will be the town's Project 351 Ambassador this year....

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No New Drunk Driving Victims Added to 2021 MADD Vigil

No county residents fell victim to the deadly consequences of drunk...

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Mama's Place Bringing Pub-Style Home Cooking to Adams

Her goal with Mama's Place was to provide Adams with homemade food...

New BCC's Physical Therapist Assistant Students Score Above National Average

Along with 33 other schools, the BCC PTA program currently has a...

New Plans for Cheshire Senior/Veteran Tax Work-Off Program Undecided

The Board of Selectmen discussed the work-off program...

New BRTA Service Planning Survey

The BRTA is seeking input from customers and community members...

New Williamstown Group to Purchase Store at Five Corners

The newly minted The Store at Five Corners Stewardship...

New BCC Receives Grant to Support Certified Manufacturing Program

The virtual training, spanning 4 to 6 weeks, comprises 25...

Projected Cost Soars for Planned Williamstown Fire Station

A consultant working with the fire district last week told its...

MCLA Department of Business Administration Earns ACBSP Accreditation

This accreditation covers all the department's business degree...

Clarksburg Filling Empty Board Seat; Town Administrator Interviews Set

The three-person board has been down to one member since...

BRTA Route 14 To Resume Full Service

The reduced service schedule will continue on BRTA bus routes 4,...

Pittsfield Ordinances & Rules Supports Expanded Virtual Participation

On Monday, the subcommittee endorsed a petition offering a...

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New Unsilent Night

This free community event starts at the '62 Center on the Williams...

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Where to Buy Your Christmas Tree 2021

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New Oral Antivirals for COVID-19 on the Horizon

Patients with COVID-19 deemed to be at high risk for severe disease...

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BHS Welcomes Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

At a time when there is a severe nationwide deficit of mental health...

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SVMC's Primary Care Practices Earn Honors for Patient-Centered Care

The medical practices have been re-designated as Patient Centered...

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SVHC Early Intervention/Children's Integrated Services Relocate

The building was among those renovated during the Putnam Block...

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Obituaries

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Thomas King,93

CHESHIRE, Mass. —   Thomas Raymond “Tom” King, age 93, passed away Sunday,...

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Leona Ramsdell, 95

ADAMS, Mass. —   Mrs. Leona Mary (Charbonneau) Ramsdell, 95, of Adams, died on Monday,...

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Sherry Wein, 73

Sherry Wein, 73, of North Adams, the loving mother of Aaron Wray, passed away on December 3, 2021, at...

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Denise M. Braman, 59

WINDSOR, Mass. —   Denise M. (Bigelow) Braman,59, of Windsor, died on Friday, December 3,...

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Patrice Bolgen, 94

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Patrice Bolgen, 94, died peacefully in her home on November 20th, 2021....

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Mary H. Leja, 98

ADAMS, Mass. —   Mrs. Mary Helen (Banas) Leja, a lifelong resident of Adams, died on...

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Mark Brown, 61

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Mark W. Brown, 61 years old of North Adams, passed away surrounded by...

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Donald J. Kozik, 90

ADAMS, Mass. —   Donald J. Kozik, 90, of Adams, died Saturday, November 27, 2021 at...

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Janet T. Straczek, 86

ADAMS, Mass. —   Janet Theresa Straczek, 86, of Adams, died Monday morning, November 29,...

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Ronald W. Chartrand, 89

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Ronald Walter Chartrand, 89, of Kingsbury, N.Y., passed away peacefully on...

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Albert J. Lamb, 68 

 BECKET, Mass. —  Albert J. Lamb, 68 of Gould Road, loving husband, father, brother and...

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Edith C. Ames, 96

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Mrs. Edith Catherine (Deane) Ames, 96, of North Adams, died Monday,...

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Pioneer Valley Soccer Coaches Name All-League Teams

The PVIAC soccer coaches recently named their all-league teams for...

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High School Sports

Skippers Stymie Wahconah in Bid for Perfection

The Cohasset football team Wednesday topped Wahconah in the Division...

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Wahconah Senior Caden Padelford Follows His Dreams to UVM

Wahconah senior Caden Padelford Tuesday signed his National Letter of...

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Three County Soccer Stars Earn All-State Recognition

Three Berkshire County student-athletes have earned All-State...

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County's Volleyball All-Stars Get the Spotlight

The inaugural All-Berkshire Volleyball Showcase was held on Monday...

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Mount Greylock Girls Win State Crown

Katherine Swann placed third in the state as an individual in leading...

Williams Women's Hockey Wins in OT

Ellia Chiang scored in overtime Saturday to lead the Williams College...

Mount Holyoke Women Pull Away Late at MCLA

The MCLA women's basketball team ran out of gas down the stretch as...

Williams Women's Hockey, Basketball Earn Wins

Chloe Heiting stopped 29 shots Friday to backstop the Williams...

Lanesborough to Host Tour de Greylock Bicycle Race in 2022

The Economic Development Committee has begun planning specifics of...

Wahconah Rolls to State Title Game

The Wahconah football team Saturday advanced to the state...

Hull Stops Hurricanes in State Semis

The Hoosac Valley High School football team's playoff run ended in...

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Coronavirus Updates

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Pittsfield 'Not Where We Want to Be' With COVID Cases

The community is currently in the yellow incidence rate for having 10...

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COVID-19 Updates

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021

  • 83 cases, 11,368 total in Berkshire County
  • 5,403 cases, 890,951 total in Massachusetts 
  • 0 deaths for 335 in the county; 12 deaths, 19,163 total in Mass.
  • BHS patients: 14; statewide: 1,204 of which 787 or 65%, are not fully vaccinated.
  • state average positive rate: 4.99%
  • Fully vaccinated, state: 4,949,714; Berkshires: 71 percent of ages 5+
  • U.S. cases: 49,510,077; deaths 792,971.
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Mama's Place Bringing Pub-Style Home Cooking to Adams

Her goal with Mama's Place was to provide Adams with homemade food...

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A New Bousquet Ready for Winter Opening

A far cry from the original, more than 50-year-old facility, it...

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Business

Fire Cider Featured in Amazon Holiday Gift Guide

The guide, which is part of the "Meet me on Amazon" campaign, is...

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Business

Pittsfield Board OKs Brewery for $140K in Economic Development Funds

The name speaks to a challenging time when the couple was inspired to...

Charitable gifts can still provide tax benefits

It's the season of giving. Of course, you may be thinking of the...

What to know about early IRA withdrawals

While you're working, you may be contributing to an individual...

@theMarket: Markets Get Smacked

Most investors blame the discovery of a new, possibly more virulent...

The Retired Investor: The Hawks Return

Since March 2020, the Fed has purchased at least $120 billion in...

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Berkshire Music School Welcomes New Faculty,...

Headquartered in Pittsfield, the Berkshire Music School is...

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BMC Nurse Earns DAISY Award Recognition

LaPlante, who serves on 4 East in the hospital, received a...

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Former NYC Counsel Joins Cain Hibbard & Myers

At Cain Hibbard, Horan will leverage his experience to...

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Great Barrington Names Assistant Town Treasurer

She has been working in the office of the town Department...

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Dalton Cooperative Nursery School Introduces New...

Adornetto has more than 20 years of experience in various...

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Berkshire Money Management welcomes Nadia Dubowyj

Dubowyj is focused on developing lasting, beneficial...

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Girls Bucky Bullett Jamboree

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Reindog Parade 2021

Pooches in holiday-themed costumes trotted down Spring Street on...

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Girls Jamboree at Wahconah

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BMC Nurse Earns DAISY Award Recognition

LaPlante, who serves on 4 East in the hospital, received a glowing...

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SVMC's 'Green' Razing of Lodge Building Makes Way for New ER

The building, which SVMC is demolishing to make way for its $28...

SVMC's Dr. Trey Dobson Answers COVID-19 Questions

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Trey...

SVMC's Primary Care Practices Earn Honors for Patient-Centered Care

The medical practices have been re-designated as Patient Centered...

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Veteran Spotlight: Army Spc. Eric Rogers

In 2012, Rogers was deployed to Afghanistan and would remain there...

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Veteran Spotlight: Marine Cpl. John Brack

Cpl. Brack's duty was that of a mechanic, working on Humvees and...

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Veteran Spotlight: A Vietnam Diary, Part III

The following is the diary of a local Marine who served in Vietnam in...

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'A Christmas Carol' at Ventfort Hall

Using his own adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale,...

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A & E

Norman Rockwell Museum: Special Exhibition by Jan Brett

Brett's global perspective has been inspired by her appreciation for...

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Clarksburg School Recognizes Olivia Zoito as Project 351 Ambassador

Olivia Zoito will be the town's Project 351 Ambassador this year....

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Clarksburg School Advocates: Gradual Repairs Show Town's Dedication to Building

A group of residents who have worked to make improvements to the...

New BCC's Physical Therapist Assistant Students Score Above National Average

Along with 33 other schools, the BCC PTA program currently has a 100...

New BCC Receives Grant to Support Certified Manufacturing Program

The virtual training, spanning 4 to 6 weeks, comprises 25 courses...

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RIBCO Supply

Check out our great lineup of Boss Plows, and spreaders. 2 Locations Clarksburg & Pittsfield!

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Ask about our new Total Equity Program with NO closing costs! Turn your house into a dream home.

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Biggins Diggins

Breakfast Lunch, Dine-In, Take-Out, Catering On & Off-Site. We Deliver. Open Tues-Sun Lanesboro, MA

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