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North Adams Airport Hopes to Have Restaurant Operating...

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The Airport Commission agreed Tuesday to form a subcommittee to flesh out what restrictions and preferences it wants to place in the RFP. click for more

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Memorial Statue Unveiled at North Adams Library

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The city native was memorialized on Thursday with the unveiling of a bronze statue of two children reading a book set by the East Main Street entrance of the North Adams Public Library where she began her long career as a librarian. click for more

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The Independent Investor: Paid Family & Medical Leave...

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What do the United States, Papua New Guinea and Oman have in common? Those are the only three countries in the world that do not legally obligate employers or taxpayers to pay for maternity leave. click for more

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Wetlands Derails Restoration of Pontoosuc Beach

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Wetland issues have derailed planned improvements to Pontsoosuc Lake Park. The Friends of Pontoosuc Lake received $15,000 from the Community Preservation Act with the intent to restore the beach on the Hancock Road side. The city's Parks, Open Space and Natural Resource Program Manager Jim... click for more

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal

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The Select Board on Wednesday afternoon set the date for a special town meeting to vote on the next steps toward a school district merger with Stamford, Vt. The special town meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School. click for more

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Williamstown Fire District Opts to Cancel Street Light...

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After the committee voted 3-0 to reverse course on the bulbs, much of the crowd broke out into applause and left the meeting, but not before several of the attendees praised the decision. click for more

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Cheshire Will Try to Accommodate Hiker Camping

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Town officials will apply for a special permit on behalf of Appalachian Trail hikers to accommodate camping on the Cheshire School grounds. click for more

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Body Found In Peru Confirmed To Be Missing Hinsdale...

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A 53-year old woman who went missing from Hinsdale was found dead in a wooded area in Peru. Jacqueline Coutinho went missing in May and a K9 search, foot patrols and a helicopter were unable to locate her. Police searched for weeks to no avail. On Tuesday, loggers found a body in the woods about... click for more

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McCann Tech Seeks Cross...

McCann Tech is in need of a varsity cross country coach an an...

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County Lacrosse Officials Pass...

The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association this spring...

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Mount Greylock Leads All-County Lacrosse...

Mount Greylock and Wahconah dominated the Berkshire County boys lacrosse all-county selections announced by the league’s coaches this week with six and five first-team selections, respectively. click for more

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Womble Two-Hitter Lifts Taconic to State Title

The Taconic baseball team Saturday earned its second state championship in three years. click for more

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Hills Tops Valley in Western Mass Senior Bowl

The senior all-stars from Berkshire County played big roles in their tram’s Win on Friday night click for more

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Mendel, DiGennaro Share League MVP Honors

After leading the Hoosac Valley girls lacrosse team to the first perfect Berkshire County League season in the program's history, seniors Brooke DiGennaro and Alie Mendel have been recognized by the league's coaches at co-Most Valuable Players. click for more

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New North Adams Rallies For Win in...

North Adams struck just before Mother Nature did on Saturday night,...

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Jenyka Ostellino hits a 3-run homer for the Berkshire Force 16U team...
Emily Eastman of the Greylock Thunder Travel Softball 16U team drives...
One more from Friday's Pittsfield Little League- American Division...

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Obituaries

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Isabelle Andrzejewski, 85

Isabelle Rita (Parker) Andrzejewski, 85 of North Adams, MA passed away Friday July 19, 2019 at her home,...

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Carol Elizabeth Mariani, 76

Carol Elizabeth Mariani, age 76, of The Villages, FL passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. She was...

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Roberta Betourney, 77

Roberta Yule (Hockridge) Betourney, 77 of North Adams, MA died on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at...

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Blanche McLain, 91

Blanche Theresa (King) McLain, 91 of Clarksburg, MA died on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Williamstown...

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Barbara Alarie, 76

Barbara May (O'Neil) Alarie of Adams, MA died Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Williamstown...

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Arlene M. Hassenmayer, 68

W. STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Arlene Marion Hassenmayer, 68, passed away on July 10, 2019, at...

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Theresa Law Robert, 93

Theresa Marie (Charron) Law Robert, 93 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Williamstown...

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Ruth E. Bosley, 83

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. —  Ruth Eleanor Bosley, 83, of Pleasant Street, Rowley, Mass., died...

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Cecelia K. Rainka, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Cecelia Katherine Rainka, 96, of Pittsfield died Friday, July 12, 2019, at...

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Dolores Emery, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dolores Jane (Frangipane) Emery, 87, of North Adams died Monday, July 15,...

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Christopher B. Bishop, 38

NORTH ADAMSA, Mass. - On Saturday, July 13, 2019, Christopher Brian Bishop of North Adams died at...

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Sharon A. Koneazny, 51

SOUTHFIED, Mass. — Sharon Ann (Smithwick) Koneazny, 51, of Southfield, Mass., died...

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North Adams Police Investigating Report of...

The report of shots being fired was called into the police at 9:27...

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Body Found In Peru Confirmed To Be Missing...

A 53-year old woman who went missing from Hinsdale was found dead in...

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Woman Charged With Misleading Officers In Jones...

A woman accused of lying to police during the investigation into the...

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Loggers Find Woman's Remains In Peru

The remains of an unidentified woman were found in a wooded area...

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New Food & Wellness Vision...

The owner of the Mausert Block is assuring the Selectmen that...

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Media Gallery on Main Street...

Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls. That's...

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Biz Briefs: Tourists Hotel to...

This recognition will be presented at the 1Berkshires' ninth...

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North Adams Police Investigating Report of...

The report of shots being fired was called into the police at 9:27...

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The Independent Investor: Paid Family & Medical...

What do the United States, Papua New Guinea and Oman have in common?...

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Body Found In Peru Confirmed To Be Missing...

A 53-year old woman who went missing from Hinsdale was found dead in...

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Let's Reverse the Rural Physician Shortage

Data show that by 2030, the United States will face a primary care...

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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled In Pittsfield

The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project will be spraying the...

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Berkshire County Arc Names Vice President of...

In that role, she will oversee the accounting and finance functions...

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Letter: Supermarket Package License Would Affect...

I support a new business opening in Adams and believe that it would...

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Letter: Melissa Mazzeo for Mayor

She is an educated, intelligent woman, who researches issues before...

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Greylock Insurance Agency Producer Earns National...

The National Underwriter Company established the designation to...

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Berkshire Money Management Staffer Earns...

In order to receive this designation, Russo completed a rigorous,...

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Hinsdale Man To Compete In Professional BBQ...

George Rinaldi's skills have earned many trophies, including a...

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Media Gallery on Main Street...

Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls. That's one of...

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Hinsdale Man To Compete In...

George Rinaldi's skills have earned many trophies, including a...

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Great Music and More at Tanglewood, Sevenars,...

And, if the offerings at Tanglewood aren't enough to pique your musical interest, there are also outstanding performances to be enjoyed at the Sevenars Music Festival in South Worthington, Mass., and at the Berkshire High Peaks Music Festival, presented by Close Encounters With Music in Great... click for more

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Studs Turkel Makes Music, Caroline Rose Switches...

The pluses outweigh the minuses — the main minus being Patti Lupone's cancellation at the Mahaiwe. (She's still recuperating from hip replacement surgery, according to an announcement.) Lupone promises to reschedule. click for more

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'Yesterday': All Over Again

Like the cavemen in "Quest for Fire" (1981) who are committed to literally keeping the flame of life burning, Jack sees himself as the emissary from a time lost — the sole repository of the poetic genius that was The Beatles. click for more

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Barrington Stage Company Taps Two to Board of...

Barrington Stage Company has appointed Caroline Holland and Debra Jo Rupp to the Board of Trustees. click for more

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Tanglewood, Sevenars, Taconic Music Highlight the...

All three venues present magnificent music performed at superb venues in pristine, bucolic settings by marvelous performers. click for more

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Harlem Dance, Buddy Guy's Blues, Nat 'King' Cole...

Blues, jazz, hip-hop, folk, cabaret — you can catch a bit of everything with the varied pops calendar in our region this week. Big names, too: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Buddy Guy, John Davidson to name a few. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

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