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Pittsfield 14s Rally Past N.H. Champs at Babe Ruth Regional Tourney

Will Kinne scored on a two-out error in the bottom of the sixth to break a 6-6 tie and send the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-Stars on to a 7-6 win over Nashua, N.H., on Saturday at the New England Regional Championships.

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Porricelli Homer Highlights SteepleCats' Win

Joseph Porricelli homered, tripled and drove in four runs Saturday to lead the North Adams SteepleCats to a 14-9 win over the Newport Gulls in New England Collegiate Baseball League action at Joe Wolfe Field.

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Kavey Looks to Provide New Perspective in Pittsfield's Ward 5 Bid

When Patrick Kavey returned to his hometown he had trouble finding work. "I started applying to professional jobs. I had an interesting time finding either a job that would compensate me based on what you would see for an area of this size in the region or just finding specific jobs in general," Kavey said.

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New Food & Wellness Vision Planned for Historic Mausert Block

The owner of the Mausert Block is assuring the Selectmen that there's progress being made at the former Woolworth building across from Town Hall.

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Cats' Bats Go Silent at Ocean State

Ocean State built a six-run lead before the North Adams SteepleCats to get a run across the plate in a 6-1 Waves' win on Friday in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

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Pittsfield 12-Year-Olds Earn Walkoff Win in Little League Sectional

Dave Wildgoose ripped a single up the middle in the bottom of the sixth to score Anthony Hill Friday and give the Pittsfield Little League American Division All-Stars a 5-4, come-from-behind win over Agawam in the 12-year-old sectional tournament.

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Braintree Blanks Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15s at Regional

The Braintree 15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars topped Pittsfield on Friday at the New England Regional.

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Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14s Rally to Beat Plymouth at New England Regional

Tyler Gaudette tripled in two runs in a six-run top of the seventh as the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-Stars came from behind to earn a 9-5 win over Plymouth on Friday to open the New England Regional.

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North Adams Has 2 Candidates for Mayor, 15 for City Council

The deadline for nomination papers for the city election passed at 5 p.m. on Friday and so did any chance for a preliminary election.

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Kavey Announces Run for Pittsfield's Ward 5

Patrick Kavey has formally announced his candidacy for election for the Ward 5 seat on The Pittsfield City Council.

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Biz Briefs: Tourists Hotel to be Honored at Celebrate the Berkshires Event

This recognition will be presented at the 1Berkshires' ninth annual Celebrate the Berkshires event on Sept. 26 at Jiminy Peak.

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Greylock Insurance Agency Producer Earns National Designation

The National Underwriter Company established the designation to highlight agents who demonstrate extensive knowledge in the areas of property and casualty insurance and have applied that knowledge in real-life case study exercises.

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Berkshire Money Management Staffer Earns Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional Designation

In order to receive this designation, Russo completed a rigorous, 10-module course of study encompassing the financial planning process, the five disciplines of financial planning and general financial planning concepts, terminology and product categories.

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Excessive Heat, Humidity Forecast Through Sunday

Heat index values are expected to reach 95 to 100 degrees this afternoon. Heat index values could reach 107 to 112 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon for most of Massachusetts, with values between 96 and 102 locally in the Berkshires.

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: July 12-18

The Boston Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with Mill Town Capital, the City of Pittsfield and local organizations, will present its first-ever free community event on the Pittsfield Common.

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Pittsfield Stars Travel Team tops Scotia, N.Y., in Tournament

The Pittsfield Stars edged the Scotia, N.Y., Renegades, 3-2, Thursday to advance to the second round of the Eastern New York Travel Baseball League's Super 8 Tournament.

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Community Members Seek to Rescue Clarksburg Senior Center

Nearly two dozen people attended an emergency meeting organized by Lauren and Robert Norcross at the center on Thursday night to find ways to keep the 15-year-old building open and the Council on Aging functioning.

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North Adams Airport Hopes to Have Restaurant Operating Next Summer

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

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Memorial Statue Unveiled at North Adams Library

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.

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Pittsfield Americans Open Sectional Tourney with Road Win

David Wildgoose turned a double play with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth to preserve a 2-0 win for the Pittsfield Little League American Division 10-12 All-Stars on Thursday in the sectional tournament.

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McGuire Scores 45 in Drury's Giorgi League Win

Scott McGuire Jr. scored 45 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Thursday to lead Drury to a 68-45 win over Hoosac Valley in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.

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Wetlands Derails Restoration of Pontoosuc Beach

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 McGrath, however, said it was found that the former beach has essentially turned into wetlands.

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal

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.

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Williamstown Fire District Opts to Cancel Street Light Plan

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.

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Cheshire Will Try to Accommodate Hiker Camping

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