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Pittsfield to Enforce Park Vegetation Removal

Winn said downed wood is important to the ecosystem and helps store carbon creating a resilience against climate change. She added that the downed wood also acts as "sign posts" for critters.

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@theMarket: Corvid-19 Impact Coming Home to Roost

Now that the Corvid-19 virus has been spreading out through the world for more than three weeks, some companies are beginning to get a handle on at least some of the damage that will incur to their businesses as the virus persists.

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'Criminal' Reveals the Human Stories Behind the Crimes

The "Criminal" podcast will record live at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. The show is sold out, but the recorded episode will be made available.

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Pittsfield Finance Committee Approves Johns Building Supply Expansion

The Finance Subcommittee approved a tax increment financing agreement with Johns Building Supply.

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Woodlands Partnership Towns Gets $260K in State Funding

The newly established Mohawk Trail Woodland Partnership's grant program has received $260,000 in funding from the state to support forest stewardship, nature-based tourism and climate education.

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The Independent Investor: Can Politicians' Promises Be Believed?

Whether you agree with Donald Trump's policies or not, he has been steadfast in following his own agenda.

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Williams Inn Combines Food & Brew for Youth Center Benefit

We're not talking hot dogs and backyard barbecues although there's certainly nothing wrong with that but rather pairings akin to popular wine dinners at which both food and beverage are matched to complement and enhance each other.

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Adams Clearing Final Hurdles For Major Route 8 Reconstruction

One of the last hurdles was obtaining both permanent and temporary easements and also the taking of small portions of land from abuttors to accommodate the bike lane and slightly larger sidewalks.

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Williamstown Needs Candidates for May's Town Election

In addition to those two slots, voters will be asked elect three members of the Housing Authority, two members of the David and Joyce Milne Public Library Board of Trustees, and one member of the Planning Board.

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Pittsfield Planners Say No To Eliminating Pot Growth In Residential Zones

The board reached the compromise amendment Tuesday that would allow outdoor marijuana cultivation in residential districts as long as they are 500 feet away from homes.

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Cheshire Finalizing Plans For Appalachian Trail Tent Site

The tenting project has been in the works for a while but gained serious traction in early 2019 when a site was agreed upon and some other logistical issues were sorted out.

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Mount Greylock Likely to Stay with Winter/Spring Vacation Weeks

Superintendent Kimberley Grady last week presented a tentative 2020-21 academic calendar to the School Committee for its consideration.

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Clarksburg Officials Trying to Solve School, Library Relations

An hourlong joint meeting between Selectmen, library trustees and representatives from Clarksburg School ended with Selectmen Chairman Ronald Boucher demanding the library supply the school with emergency access.

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Pittsfield Unveils Business Website

Business development consultant Roger Matus, who helped build the website, said the goal was to build a tool that was available 24 hours a day and seven days a week that provides tools and contacts.

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North Adams May Support Belvedere Fundraising Campaign

Library Director Sarah Sanfilippo told the trustees on Wednesday that she has been in contact with the 125th Celebration Planning Committee that has indicated it wants to focus some fundraising efforts on the deteriorating tower.

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Great Barrington Celebrates Annual Du Bois Legacy Festival

The Town of Great Barrington, together with community partners, welcomes nationally renowned artists and scholars to the Berkshires for the 3rd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival on the weekend of Du Bois' 152nd birthday, Feb. 22-23.

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A Snowy Tuesday in the Berkshires

Be careful if you're out and about today. (If you're in warmer climates this February school vacation week, lucky you!)

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North Adams Happenings: Feb. 19-25

This month at the market: Square Roots Farm, Mountain Girl Farm, MonArtistic Pet Products, Cricket Creek Farm, Jaeschke Fruit & Flowers Center, Many Forks Farm, Cookies & More, Polish Roadside Grill, Fahey Family Honey Farm, Natalya's Ethnic Cuisine, Bees n' Blossoms, Red Shirt Farm, Highland Ledge Farm, Peach Tree Jewelry, Ashford Heights Farm, Twin Pines Jewelry, bread from A-oK Berkshire Barbeque and music! Please join us at the Market on Saturday, March 7 from 9am to 1pm.

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McCann Budget Benefits From Increase in State Aid

The School Committee approved the $10,038,602 budget on Thursday that although is almost 5 percent more than the fiscal 2020 budget of $9,564,727 reflects a near $331,000 increase in state aid.

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Annual Gathering Celebrates Susan B. Anthony's 200th Birthday

Upwards of 200 people serenaded Susan B. Anthony on the occasion of her 200th birthday on Sunday

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North Adams Airport Administration Building Tour

The newly renovated airport administration building is essentially complete and ready to house all airport operations and a restaurant.

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Grazie, Clarksburg School Take Chowder Cook-Off Honors

Clarksburg School, in its first showing, won the People's Choice voting while Grazie, which has won top spots twice in the past, was selected by a panel of judges as the best chowder in the city.

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Veteran Spotlight: Williamstown Couple Find Career, Each Other, in Army

Mary Angelo-Roberts served her country from 1973 to 1995, retiring as a sergeant major while Charles "Chuck" Roberts served from 1975 to 1995 and retired as a first sergeant.

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Pittsfield to Consider Alternate-Side Parking to Facilitate Plowing

Alternate side parking is a traffic law that dictates which side of a street cars can be parked on a given day. It allows for more efficient seasonal clean up and can improve better traffic flow.

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