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Third Thursday Returns For 13th Year

The longstanding summer street festival Third Thursday returns this month. The event is held throughout the summer on North Street. The city's main thoroughfare is completely shut down and filled with vendors, food, music, and entertainment. It brings thousands of people to the city's downtown every third Thursday of the month from May until September.

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Habitat Makes Urgent Repairs to Pittsfield Home

Britton Street resident John Carey said what happened to his home is "the American way." The elderly veteran is living in the home his grandfather had built. But, it was getting old and falling into disrepair and Carey simply couldn't come up with what was needed to make those fixes.

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North Adams Hosts Eighth Annual Motorama on Sunday

Last year's Motorama brought more than 500 vehicles to the streets of North Adams, and this year hopes to draw record attendance. Those interested in exhibiting their vehicles can register beginning at 7:30 a.m. the day of the event. The cost to enter a vehicle is $15, but the public can enjoy the event free of charge.

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Cheshire Holding Expanded Cruz Nite This Weekend

This Saturday's Cruz Night will have a historical twist to mark the town's 225th anniversary: a Civil War re-enactment encampment on the grounds of Cheshire School.

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Recovery Event Calls for 'Audacious Hope' to Prevent Drug Abuse

Nearly 200 people gathered at Colegrove Park on Saturday with the "audacious hope" that their loved ones, friends and neighbors can overcome the scourge of addiction.

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Annual Vigil, Walk Making Substance Abuse Recovery Visible

Saturday's event highlight the path to freedom from addiction at the family friendly event with representatives from local resource groups, speakers, a walk down main street, music and activities. Northern Berkshire Community Coalition is the lead this year but Kenna Waterman's Have Hope Initiative again will have a "Wall of Recovery."

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North Adams Hosts 7th Annual Motorama

The city of North Adams, will host its 7th annual Motorama on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downtown.

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Tyler Street Community Mural Unveiling Slated for Saturday

Goodwill officials and Pittsfield Mayor Linda M. Tyer will unveil the mural in conjunction with the Pittsfield Better Block celebration that will follow from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

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Dalton Events to Mark Appalachian Trail Community Designation

The town of Dalton become the third Appalachian Trail Community in the state on Saturday with a celebration including hikes, music and a cookout.

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North Adams Downtown Celebration Set for Wednesday

Downtown Celebration is sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union, MountainOne, and the city of North Adams. This event is free and open to the public. In the case of inclement weather, there will be an announcement on Wednesday morning to use the rain date of Thursday, Aug. 17.

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Pittsfield Police, Krispy Cone Provide Ice Cream To City's Youth

The blue lights started flashing, and a voice came over the cruiser's PA calling for backup. And the three officers started laughing, as they stood outside of the vehicle. Because inside the vehicle, a group of city teens was having a good time.

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1st Annual Cheshire Cheese Fest Drew Hundreds

The festival featured local cheese makers as well as other vendors. The event was a celebration of the Cheshire Mammoth Cheese a 1,200-pound cheese wheel the town made and delivered to the newly elected President Thomas Jefferson in 1802.

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Cheshire Set for First Annual Cheese Fest This Saturday

The newly formed Cheshire Community Action Team hopes to sharpen community spirits with the first-ever Cheshire Cheese Fest. The closing of Cheshire Elementary School prompted a group of friends to come together and form the action team, also known as "Cheshire CAT."

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Adams Board of Health Wants to Clean Up Town

The Board of Health thinks a community cleanup campaign will renew a sense of pride in the town. Member Bruce Shepley said in his own neighborhood, he took it upon himself to mow unsightly properties and alert the authorities when late-night loitering becomes a nuisance.

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North Adams Annual Eagle Street Beach Party Delayed to Saturday

The annual Eagle Street Beach Party has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 15, in light of daylong thunderstorms and showers predicted for Friday. The times of the events remain 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the family portion, and 7 to 10 p.m. for the adult fiesta. Volunteers are needed to help spread the sand at starting at 1:30 p.m.; shovels provided, just show up.

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