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North Street Parking Study Favors Parallel Parking

A parking study of North Street will be presented at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The design maintains parallel parking while expanding pedestrian zones and adding protected bike lanes.

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Guest Column: Berkshire United Way's Call to Action During National Volunteer Week

At Berkshire United Way, we mark National Volunteer Week as the centerpiece of our own Here For Good Volunteer Month.

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Retired Senior Volunteers Recognized 36K Hours of Service

Amy Schirmer was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year for creating a weekly therapeutic art class at the George B. Crane Center to help those in recovery from substance use.

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Exploring North Adams' History At the Library

Led by local historian Gene Carlson and in collaboration with the North Adams Historical Society, attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the city's past.

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MassDOT: Lenox Temporary Lane Closures on Route 7 Northbound

Lane closures in place from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, Monday, April 22 through Friday, May 17

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Pittsfield Street Improvement Project: April 22-26

Use caution when traveling on these roads. This schedule is subject to change based upon weather conditions.

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Phase 1 of Pontoosuc Lake Park Improvements Planned for South Side

After decades of planning, the city hopes to break ground on Phase 1 of Pontoosuc Lake Park's revitalization this summer.

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Marchetti Proposes 8% Water/Sewer Increase

The City Council agenda on Tuesday includes water and sewer rates as well as a proposed change to the schedule and calculation for predictability and fair pricing.

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Scenic Flight Group Setting Up at North Adams Airport

The Airport Commission voted to permit Adirondack Aviation to operate out of Harriman and West Airport.

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MassHealth To Expand Eligibility and Lower Insurance Costs

Approved 1115 Waiver Amendment will Make Health Care More Accessible, Equitable and Affordable for Hundreds of Thousands of Residents

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Former District Attorney Marks Year In New Position in St. Louis

Harrington was elected as the first female district attorney for Berkshire County in 2018.

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Unemployment and Job Estimates for March 2024

Labor force increased by 8,300; Unemployment remains steady at 2.9 percent

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Community Members Assist in Trout Stocking Onota Lake

Fish and buckets flew into Onota Lake on Wednesday afternoon, thanks to MassWildlife's annual spring trout stocking event.

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Teacher of the Month: Alla Chelukhova

Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School history teacher Alla Chelukhova has been selected as the April Teacher of the Month.

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New England States Seek Funding for Transmission, Energy Storage Infrastructure

Two applications demonstrate continued regional and interregional collaboration on electricity infrastructure to bolster grid reliability and resilience

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MassDOT Extends Public Comment Period for Beyond Mobility

Beyond Mobility plan to help guide MassDOT's decision-making and investments through 2050 Comment period one step in robust public engagement efforts

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Bascom Lodge to Open Memorial Day Weekend

Bascom Lodge will open to overnight guests and visitors on Memorial Day weekend.

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Toy Library Installed at Onota Lake

Feel free to use or leave a toy at Onota Lake's newest infrastructure meant to foster community and benefit kids.

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School Budget Has Cheshire Pondering Prop 2.5 Override

The Board of Selectmen voted to schedule a Proposition 2.5 override vote, a move seen as a precaution to cover funding for the Hoosac Valley Regional School District if an agreement between the school and town cannot be reached.

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@theMarket: Markets Sink as Inflation Stays Sticky, Geopolitical Risk Heightens

Geopolitical risk, inflation, higher for longer, rising bond yields, take your pick. There are several reasons for the stock market sell-off. The bad news for investors is that after a counter-trend bounce, the selling should continue.

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South County Construction Operations

Construction Operations on I-90 Eastbound and Westbound Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26 Traffic will be allowed through the work zones

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Weekend Outlook: Spring Celebrations, Clean-ups, and More

This spring weekend, there are a variety of events in and around the Berkshires, including Spring Celebrations, music, cleanups, and more.

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Adams Welcomes New Officer; Appoints Housing Authority Board Member

Desroches graduated from the Police Academy on March 22 in the top tier in his class. He's currently in the field training program and assigned to Sgt. Curtis Crane.

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Dalton Planning Board OKs Gravel Company Permit

The hours of operation will remain 7 to 4 p.m. The commission approved owner Paul Nichols' request to allow trucks to depart the property in either direction.

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Williams College Receives Anonymous $25M Gift to Support Projects

The donors, who wish to remain anonymous, say the gift reflects their desire to not only support Williams but also President Maud S. Mandel's strategic vision and plan for the college.

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