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Pittsfield Sells $875K Worth of Tax Liens

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The tax lien auction brought in another $875,000, adding to about $800,000 the city had taken in ahead of time in back taxes. According to Director of Finance Matthew Kerwood, 61 liens were sold by Strategic Auction Solutions at City Hall Thursday afternoon accounting for $875,770.61. click for more

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Clarksburg VFW Unveils New Sign, Name for Town Field

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Town meeting voted to rename the field last December to memorialize Cook and the town's veterans and the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, also named after Cook, raised the funds to install the sign. click for more

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Victor, Dumigan Presented Pittsfield Schools...

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The two received the Massachusetts Association of Superintendents Certificates of Excellence Wednesday night. One student from each high school wins the prestigious award annually and this year Taconic's Victor and PHS's Dumigan are the recipients. click for more

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Mark Shapp Honored as RSVP Volunteer of the Year

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Mark Shapp knows his way around, whether that be City Hall or a train. And Shapp is happy to share his knowledge with anyone. In the last decade, he's volunteered 4,316 of his hours to do just that. In the last year, he's spent 629 hours volunteering as the City Hall ambassador and with the... click for more

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Sports & Outdoors

Unified Basketball 'Takes Off' in the Berkshires

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Mount Greylock and Wahconah met Friday in Berkshire County's inaugural Unified Basketball game. click for more

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No Injuries Reported After Police Fire Weapons During...

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Police officers shot at a man while executing a search warrant on West Housatonic Street Friday morning but there were no injuries. According to the District Attorney's Office, while the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant relating to drug activity, 23-year-old Marcel... click for more

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Williamstown Woman Killed in Pownal Crash

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A Williamstown, Mass., woman was killed Friday morning after her sport utility vehicle was totaled in a three-car accident on Route 7. click for more

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Sports

New Basketball Player, Golfer Earn...

Lee's Thomas Fraser and Mount Greylock's Clare Sheedy are this week's...

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Wahconah Bounces Back, Bounces...

Connor Noyes and Tim Clayton Saturday led the Wahconah football team...

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Mount Greylock Edges Amherst in Four Sets

Caroline Hadley had 11 kills Saturday to lead the Mount Greylock volleyball team to a four-set win over Amherst. click for more

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Seid, Cheung Lead Mount Greylock Boys to Victory...

Jesse Seid and Josh Cheung placed fourth and sixth, respectively, Saturday to lead the Mount Greylock boys cross country team to a first-place finish at the Burnt Hills Cross Country Invitational at Saratoga Spa State Park. click for more

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McCann Tech Wins Defensive Battle on Senior Day

The McCann Tech football team Saturday beat Mohawk Trail, 6-0. click for more

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Hoosac Valley Golfers Put Up Strong Scores on...

Derek Alibozek carded a 37, and four Hoosac Valley golfers finished at 40 or better to earn a 154-210 win over Mount Everett on Friday at Forest Park Country Club. click for more

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Obituaries

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Leslie G. Rathbun, 80

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Leslie G. Rathbun, 80, of Stockbridge died Thursday, October 11, 2018, at...

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Dolores M. Waterhouse, 81

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dolores "Dee" M. (Pedercini) Waterhouse, 81, of North Adams,...

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Jeffrey White, 53

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Jeffrey White, 53, passed away on October 10, 2018. He was born in...

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Edward P. Griffith, 89

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Edward Peter Leigh Griffith, 89, died October 11, 2018.   Peter...

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Josephine A. Lomaglio, 86

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Josephine A. Lomaglio, 86, of Pittsfield, Mass., passed away Wednesday,...

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Edna L. Warren, 81

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Edna Lorraine Warren, 81, formerly of Capitol Square Apartments, died...

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Jeremy Berard, 38

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Jeremy Berard, 38, of North Adams, Mass., died Sunday, October 7, 2018,...

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Barbara J. Spencer, 84

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Barbara J. (Williams) Spencer, 84, of North Adams died Tuesday, October 9,...

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Lillian M. Hiser, 83

LEE, Mass. — Lillian M. Hiser, 83, of Mill Street in Lee, died Thursday morning, October 4,...

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No Injuries Reported After Police Fire Weapons...

Police officers shot at a man while executing a search warrant on...

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Williamstown Woman Killed in Pownal Crash

A Williamstown, Mass., woman was killed Friday morning after her...

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Business

Berkshire Works Rebrands as...

We have jobs. That's what numerous elected officials...

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Adams Officials Welcome Adams...

The facility is open 24 hours and sells various amenities...

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Mausert Block Takes Big Step...

It's just an office but its completion marks a major step...

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Williamstown Woman Killed in Pownal Crash

A Williamstown, Mass., woman was killed Friday morning after her...

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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: Donate Your Empty Deposit Bottles & Cans

Here is another way to show your support for the Elizabeth Freeman...

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Letter: Mayor Should Demand Mass MoCA Restore...

I am so upset at what Mass Moca did to the beautiful work that the...

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Letter: Judith Knight Best Fit for District...

Ms. Knight, during her 30-plus years as an attorney, has served as an...

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Clark Art Names New Curator of Prints, Drawings...

Leonard will be responsible for the care and growth of the Clark's...

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CHP Dentist, Dental Educator Receives Prestigious...

Maitland was inducted as a fellow of the NYU College of Dentistry...

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SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to Northshire Campus

He will be working two days a week at SVMC Northshire Campus in...

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'A Star is Born': Yet Again

However, putting my prejudicial pride of ownership in abeyance for...

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'Fahrenheit 11/9': It's Worse...

The acidic, relentless deluge of ominous signs Moore points out is...

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Clark Art Names New Curator of Prints, Drawings...

Leonard will be responsible for the care and growth of the Clark's works on paper collection, oversee the ongoing exhibition program in the Eugene V. Thaw Gallery for Works on Paper, supervise the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper, and contribute to other curatorial and academic initiatives.... click for more

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Jacob's Pillow Taps New Deputy Director

Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of the Arts recipient, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and has recently expanded to become a year-round center for dance research and development. click for more

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'The Wife': Anatomy of a Marriage

We all know one or more couples who confound us entirely; folks who appear to be tragically immersed in a marriage made in Hell, and yet, for none of the usual rationalizations, like kids money or religion, persevere in their obviously troubled plight. click for more

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Five New Trustees Elected to Berkshire Museum...

Five new trustees are joining the Berkshire Museum's board of trustees, bringing to the board significant expertise in community development, diversity and inclusion, STEM education, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing and communications, and art. click for more

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Barrington Stage Company Board of Trustees...

As part of her advocacy, she has been a longtime patron for numerous charitable organizations, including those concerning health, education and the arts. click for more

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'White Boy Rick': The Wild, Wild Midwest

If you were already of the mindset that we regular folks are helpless at the hands of the moneyed interests both above and below ground, who are of course in cahoots, this film will throw further fuel on your fire of disgruntlement. click for more

DINING Q&A

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Dining Q&A

Grazie's Italian Restaurant

Grazie's Italian Restaurant... 

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Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A

Shaker Mill Tavern Q&A click for more

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Manny's Pizza Q&A

Manny's Pizza Q&A click for more

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Flavours Q&A

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