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New 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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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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Lanesborough Considering Leasing Space at American...

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The selectmen have been paying bills for the American Legion out of their own pocket. Town Manager Kelli Robbins had recently identified that the town's support for the American Legion wasn't legal and stopped payments. The town spends $5,500 per year to pay for propane, electricity, and the... click for more

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Auditor Makes Recommendations to the District Attorney's...

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The audit covers the period from July 1, 2016, through March 31, 2018, and was requested by former District Attorney Paul Caccaviello shortly after his March 2018 appointment. click for more

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Williamstown Package Store Keeps Customers Coming Back

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Family-owned Gold Leaf package store wants to keep it personal and supply its customers with exactly what they want. click for more

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Williams' BioEYES Program Expanding to Six More Schools

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This year, the program itself is multiplying with plans to go into more than twice as many schools throughout the region. click for more

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Mount Greylock Girls Hold Off...

The Mount Greylock girls basketball team Tuesday defeated East...

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Hoosac Valley Shoots Past...

The Hoosac Valley girls basketball team Tuesday shot its way to an...

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Wahconah Cruises, Sets Showdown at Hoosac Valley

Maria Gamberoni scored 21 points, and the Wahconah girls basketball team got off to a red-hot start en route to a 59-30 win over Lee on Tuesday night. click for more

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Mount Everett Girls Win at Pioneer

Gwendolyn Carpenter scored 25, and Mackenzie Ullrich added 11 to lead the Mount Everett girls basketball team to a 55-35 win over Pioneer on Tuesday night. click for more

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Davis Scores 18 as McCann Tech Boys Move over .500...

Bruce Davis scored eight of his team-high 18 points in a pivotal third quarter as the McCann Tech boys basketball team Monday earned a 59-51 win at Pioneer Valley Christian Academy. 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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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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Dr. Robert K. Brown, 83

LENOX, Mass. — Dr. Robert K. "Bob" Brown, 83, a longtime resident of Lenox, Mass.,...

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Paul V. St. Hilaire, 65

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Paul Vincent Girard St. Hilaire passed away on November 12, 2018, in...

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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 Adams Planning Board Continues...

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

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Williamstown Package Store...

Family-owned Gold Leaf package store wants to keep it personal...

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Berkshires' First Recreational...

At 10 a.m. cheers roared in the parking lot of Theory Wellness...

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Pittsfield Police Warns of Phone Scam

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

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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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Crane Collision in Adams Sends One to Hospital

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

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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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