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Berkshire Historical Society Seeking Public Input

BCHS is currently in the process of updating its strategic plan that will guide the organization over the next several years.

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New Adams Building Owner Restores, Returns Bar Sign to Family

Sheerin said he did his own research on the building and right away realized how important the former watering hole was to the community.

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Joe Manning, Chronicler of North Adams, Dies at 79

Joe Manning, chronicler of the heart and soul of the city of North Adams, died Tuesday, April 27, at the age of 79 after a short illness.

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Burning Crosses Across the Berkshires: KKK Thrived Locally 100 Years Ago

The klan had a significant presence in the Berkshires by the early 1920s, at least. At first, locals traveled to meetings in nearby areas of Connecticut and New Jersey, but soon began holding meetings locally with hundreds of attendees, and large regular induction ceremonies.

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Williams Students Argue Zoning Changes May Address Inequity in Williamstown

Williams College seniors Kate Orringer and Morgan Dauk appeared before the Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee to give a presentation based on their work in an Environmental Planning Workshop under Professor Gardner.

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Williamstown Panel Discussion Reflects on Area's Original Occupants

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, currently headquartered on reservation land in Wisconsin, represents the people who lived for generations in and around what is now Williamstown.