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Adams Brings on Two New Police Officers

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The Selectmen unanimously ratified Wednesday the hiring of the two men whom Police Chief Richard Tarsa said will be an asset to the force. click for more

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Williamstown ZBA Continues Hearing on Pot Plantation

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Massflora, a subsidiary of Colorado-based Euflora Cannabis Dispensaries, has requested permission for a 5-acre outdoor plantation and 7,000-square-foot building. click for more

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Community Forums Set for North Adams Police Chief...

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A search committee has recommended three finalists, including the city's current top officer, to become the police chief for the city of North Adams. click for more

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The Independent Investor: Will Pot Stocks Go Up in...

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Each sub-sector of this marijuana industry has a different profile, profitability, and future. But in the rush to make money, these realities are all but by neophyte speculators. Does that mean that pot stocks will go the way of Bitcoin in a year or two? click for more

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Weather Advisory: Snow, Rain, Wind on the Way

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Hope everyone enjoyed Wednesday's blue skies and Thursday's warmer temperatures because a "bomb cyclone" is about to go off. click for more

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Mount Greylock Students Attend Career Fair

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From firefighters to financiers, a wide range of options were laid out to Mount Greylock Regional School students on Wednesday morning. click for more

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BCC Restructuring Workforce Development Offerings

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Berkshire Community College is restructuring its workforce development arm. The college is currently looking for a new dean who will be in charge of bringing the community education and workforce development programming under the oversight of traditional academic programming. The rest of the... click for more

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Adams Selectmen Honor Champion Hoosac Girls Basketball...

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The Selectmen honored the entire team before their usual meeting Wednesday and presented the players and coaches with certificates marking their historic 66-49 victory over St. Mary's of Lynn on Saturday. click for more

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Sports

Carpenter, Mendel Named...

The Berkshire County League high school girls basketball coaches...

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Mount Greylock's Miller Wins...

Mount Greylock Nordic skier Jakin Miller won a New England Nordic Ski...

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Tech Boston Downs Taconic in State Final

The Taconic boys basketball team Saturday fell in the State Championship game. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Girls Win State Championship

The Hoosac Valley girls basketball team Saturday defeated St. Mary's of Lynn to win the state Division 3 title. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Girls, Taconic Boys Play for State...

The Taconic boys basketball team and Hoosac Valley girls will play for state championships on Saturday afternoon in Worcester. click for more

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Percy Near Perfect as Taconic Earns Berth in State...

The Taconic boys basketball team on Wednesday defeated Westborough in the the state semi-finals. click for more

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Lenox Youth Basketball Team...

The Lenox fifth-grade girls travel basketball team won its age group...

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Berkshire Beat: Herberg Team...

The competition involved 16... 

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Biz Briefs: Stop & Shop Workers...

UFCW Local 1459, representing... 

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Preschool, Kindergarten...

All students, regardless of... 

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Norman Rockwell Museum Presents...

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Obituaries

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W. Leigh Short

W. Leigh Short, 84, of Williamstown MA died Thursday March 21, 2019 at Morton Plant Hospital in...

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Lucile Rea Dempsey, 97

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Lucile Rea Dempsey, of Castle Street Great Barrington, Mass., died...

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Robert R. Farnum, 78

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Robert Riggs Farnum, 78, a longtime resident of East Street in...

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LeAnne Stokes, 18

ADAMS, Mass. — LeAnne Grace Stokes, 18, of Adams, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her home....

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Jacqueline Bateman, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Jacqueline Marie (Desnoyers) Bateman, 83, of Red Hook, N.Y., and a former...

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Chester Gorski, 69

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Chester Gorski, 69, of Pittsfield passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17,...

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Charles 'Chip' Shepard, 54

ADAMS, Mass. —  Mr. Charles “Chip” Shepard, 54, of Adams died on Sunday, March...

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Anne Marie Haun, 76

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Anne Marie Tassone Haun, 76, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Lake...

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William J. Bartini Jr., 81

LEE, Mass. — William J. "Bill" Bartini Jr., 81, of Fairview Street, Lee, passed away...

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Larry E. Fox, 83

LENOX, Mass. — Larry E. Fox, 83, of East New Lenox Road passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019,...

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Helena A. Hall, 93

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Helena A. Hall, 93, a native and lifelong of Stockbridge, Mass., passed...

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Stuart Sutherland, 85

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Stuart Allen Sutherland, 85, of North Adams, passed away peacefully in...

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Reilly Pleads Guilty to Misleading Detectives In...

An Easthampton woman pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to State...

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Two Arrested After Manhunt

A high-speed chase and manhunt throughout the county tied up local...

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Berkshire DA: Propane Tanks Used to Set Fire in...

The District Attorney's office is investigating the fire that left a...

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New Bohemian Road Opens on Historic...

The path for Bohemian Road pointed north as the gift and novelty...

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Crane Stationery Reinvesting in...

The owners of Crane Stationery are doubling down on their...

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Questions Abound As Berkshire...

The Berkshire Mall mysteriously closed for two days, one week...

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@theMarket: Does the Fed Know Something We Don't?

Sometimes too much good news can be interpreted badly. Take the U.S....

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Reilly Pleads Guilty to Misleading Detectives In...

An Easthampton woman pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to State...

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The Independent Investor: Will Pot Stocks Go Up...

Each sub-sector of this marijuana industry has a different profile,...

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New Associate Provider Joins SVMC Urology

McGowan received her master of science as an Adult-Gerontological...

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Gift Brings Pediatric Behavioral Health to CHP

Greylock's gift provides funding support for a new social worker who...

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Q&A: Doctor with Pro Football Pedigree Treating...

Sustain a sports injury in and around Bennington, and you might...

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Letter: Downed Poles and Electrical Outage

We would like to thank the gentleman from National Grid who arrived...

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Letter: Quit Smoking for Heart Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking...

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New Associate Provider Joins SVMC Urology

McGowan received her master of science as an Adult-Gerontological...

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Local Wealth Adviser Named to List of...

The list, which recognizes advisors from national, regional and...

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Williams College Senior Wins Carnegie Junior...

Each year, approximately 12 to 14 students are selected to work as...

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A & E

'Transit': As in, Letters of...

Perhaps it's his form of audio-visual touch-n-feel in an attempt to...

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Mount Greylock Presents...

More than 40 members of the Mount Greylock student body will present...

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Jacob's Pillow Names Fellowship Recipient

The fellowship includes a $15,000 grant, a residency at the Pillow Lab, and a residency at LIU Tilles Center. The newly established fellowship represents a shared vision between the two organizations to broaden resources that allow artists to thrive and bring new work to stages in Massachusetts,... click for more

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Hoosac Valley High Students Perform 'Fiddler On...

Keplinger said there are more than 40 students from Grades 8 through 12 involved. This includes the cast, the pit band, stage crew, and the tech crew. click for more

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'Captain Marvel': Brave New Suffragette

You don't have to be the dad of a little girl to have a cheering interest in the awesomely positive message that "Captain Marvel" blasts across the screen. click for more

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WAM's Production of 'ANN' Heads for Dallas, D.C.

WAM's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will again direct the production and Atkinson returns to star in the title role. click for more

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Housatonic High Wakes Up With Musical 'Rip Van...

The Housatonic Musical Theatre Society, entering its 16th year at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, will present Rip Van Winkle: The Musical for one weekend only. click for more

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'Greta': Guilty Thrills

I am an outsider to horror, what Alexis de Tocqueville was to American history. And so, while viewing director Neil Jordan’s "Greta," about a lonely older woman who has a rather odd way of seeking companionship, offered no epiphany, it did provide an egoistic pleasure that may shed a glimpse of... click for more

DINING Q&A

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Flavours Q&A 

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Tavern at The A Q&A

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