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PCTV & iBerkshires Debates Conclude With At-Large Candidates

The candidates had varied positions on projects such as the North Street bike lane reconfiguration, Pittsfield's trash system, and mosquito spraying.

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Cheshire to Repair Town Hall Emergency Exit

Chairwoman Michelle Francesconi said the project was urgent because without a functioning staircase, the building could be shut down.

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Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2021

Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours and/or events on Halloween.

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Williamstown Interviewing Town Manager Finalists

The administrator of a similarly sized Midwestern town and a principal in a management consulting firm are the finalists to be the new town manager.

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Candidates Tackle Issues at Pittsfield School Committee Debate

William Cameron, Mark Brazeau, Vicky Smith, Alison McGee, Sara Hathaway, Daniel Elias, and William Tyer covered a number of topics ranging from staff wages and building improvements to Taconic High School's mascot change and the recent superintendent selection process.

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Hawlemont Seeks to Join Northern Berkshire School Union

The Northern Berkshire School Union is looking for a lot more information before it makes a decision on accepting the Hawlemont Regional School as a member.

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Paul Mark Announces Run for State Senate

The six-term representative said the people of the Berkshire district deserve a dedicated advocate in the Senate. He cited the devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on its communities and small businesses and how it widened the divide between the wealthy and those struggling to put food on the table.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Issued and Renewed More Than 500 Library Cards

National Library Card Sign-up Month is an initiative of the American Library Association.

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Mount Greylock District Aims to Increase Sense of Belonging for All Families

Recent reports of racist incidents at Williamstown Elementary School prompted a discussion at the Mount Greylock School Committee on Thursday.

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Patrick's Pub For Sale After Almost 40 Years in Business

The owners of the popular Patrick's Pub, the Powell family, have decided to sell the business after 20 years of running and then owning it.

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Search Continues for Missing Cheshire Woman

Paula Kelsey, 77, reportedly went for a walk on Friday morning about 7:25 in the area of Richmond Hill and Windsor Road and has not returned home. It's believed she may have become disoriented and lost her way.

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Pittsfield Ward Candidates Make Their Pitch to Voters

The forum was held at the Berkshire Athenaum as a partnership between iBerkshires.com and Pittsfield Community Television. It was moderated by iBerkshires Executive Editor Tammy Daniels and Pittsfield Bureau Chief Brittany Polito.

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Two Pittsfield Seniors Recognized with Superintendents Award

William Garrity of Taconic High School and Elodie Theriault of Pittsfield High School received the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Certificate of Academic Excellence.

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Pittsfield Street Improvement Project Schedule: Oct. 18-22

The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions.

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Pittsfield Confirms COVID-19 Cases In Post Office

The city’s Health Department has been notified of four lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in employees of the United States Postal Office with exposure dates of Sept. 28 to the present.

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@theMarket: Markets Snap Out of Their Downtrend

We have not re-tested the lows on the S&P 500 Index, which we hit on Oct. 1, 2021, at 4,288 (intraday), nor have we come close to the highs made on September 24, 2021, at 4,555. But we did regain the 50-day moving average (DMA), which is a good sign for the bulls.

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Pittsfield and Dalton Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The collection will be held at the city's Highway Facility, 81 Hawthorne Ave; please enter through the rear entrance.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Hears Criticism of September Vote on Synthetic Field

But while the committee was not able to take any action on the project at its Thursday meeting, it did hear from critics of the plan to install a synthetic turf multisport field at the middle/high school.

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Pittsfield City Council OKs Lee Bank's 2nd Location on South Street

The panel passed a special permit application for the construction of a drive-through window service at 180-184 South St. with one condition requiring a raised right-turn median instead of a painted one at the intersection of the streets.

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North Adams Public Library Exploring Community Fridge Program

Community Fridge Program organizers Sarah Defusco and Isabel Twanmo met with the trustees Wednesday to see if the library would be interested in hosting a refrigerator from which community members could take food from.

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The Retired Investor: Barbie Gets Better With Age

Despite this new age of video games, electronic toys, and diminishing attention spans, children are returning to a toy that is almost as old as me. Mattel's Barbie doll is back and at the top of many holiday shopping lists.

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Pittsfield Council Approves New Ward Map with Precinct Changes

This is done every 10 years, according to U.S. Census data, so that shifts in population will never unfairly increase or decrease a voter's voice in government.

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Line Painting Scheduled In Pittsfield

On-street parking is prohibited during this work.

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Clarksburg Officials Reject Idea of Nonbinding Resolution on School's Future

Superintendent John Franzoni had recommended a nonbinding resolution on the upcoming special election or at town meeting to take the temperature of the town.

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Pittsfield Council OKs Lawn Signs on City Treeline

The City Council on Tuesday passed a petition to rescind Section 4.9 of the City Code Chapter 25 relating to the placement of poster signs that was submitted by Councilor At Large Peter White.

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