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BRTA considering Southern Berkshire schedule changes
Representatives of the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority told the Selectmen on Monday that the BRTA is soliciting information for an aggressive restructuring of its South County transportation schedule.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Our Opinion: Beware pipeline spin
The opposition of three Berkshire legislators and a Western Massachusetts colleague to the Kinder Morgan pipeline project strengthens the grass-roots effort that has arisen in response to the proposal.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Teachers schooled on science of early learning
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Assistant Professor of Science/Technology Education Nick Stroud, Ph.D., performs a sound wave demonstration using various tuning forks during a summer science intensive class for early childhood educators.
Violent weather takes toll in Dalton
John Czarnacki has an ample supply of fresh firewood in his yard, thanks to Sunday's tree-toppling thunderstorm that roared through the Greenridge section of town.
579 WEST Rd Lee
Custom built home in the very desirable location of West Rd. in Lee. Seconds from downtown Stockbridge, minutes from downtown Lenox, Tanglewood and many other Berkshire attractions.
Lenox: Ventfort to screen films with Berkshire connections
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum will screen the film "Alice's Restaurant" at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, as part of a summer film series featuring movies with connections to the Berkshires.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
1283 Lovers Lane Rd Washington
Beautifully landscaped 2 bedroom, 2 bath ranch nestled in the hills of Berkshire County.
Thousands lose power in storm
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the City of Pittsfield from 4:58 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Former Pittsfield loan officer admits to federal tax fraud
A former commercial loan officer from Pittsfield has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to nine charges associated with a tax fraud scheme that involved a local businessman, according to federal court documents.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Berkshire ambulance service feel strain of NARH closing
More than two months after Berkshire Medical Center opened its satellite emergency facility in North County, the three ambulance companies that serve the area continue to feel the strain caused by the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital.
BMC apparently only bidder for former North Adams Regional Hospital
BMC bid $4 million for the property during the NARH bankruptcy process, and others had a 45-day period -- which ended Thursday -- to submit bids.
Sohn Fine Art Expanding to Lenox Location
Sohn Fine Art has announced its expansion and move to a new location. Now located at 69 Church St., Sohn Fine Art is currently exhibiting selected works by artists the gallery represents.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Berkshire jobless rate rises slightly in June to 5.6%
The local jobless rate remained less than 6 percent for the second straight month, but increased a tenth of a percentage point to 5.6 percent, according to figures released by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
Berkshire farmland preserved under land deal
A deal has been reached to preserve more than 140 acres of pristine farmland and open space in the Berkshires.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Our Opinion: Atty. Rota braves lair of the Council
Today, William Rota becomes the second attorney endorsed by the Berkshire legal community to go before the Governor's Council in Boston in an attempt to become an associate justice at Southern Berkshire District Court Councilor Michael Albano of Longmeadow guarantees confirmation but the Council can be an odd place, as Michael McCarthy certainly ... (more)
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Uncovering Mohawk Trail's treaures
The Elk Memorial, dedicated to students who died in World War I, stands at the summit of the Mohawk Trail in the town of Florida.
Pittsfield: Artists with dementia to exhibit at First Friday Artswalk
Twenty Berkshire artists, all who have Alzheimer's disease or some form of dementia, will present their work at the First Fridays Artswalk in downtown Pittsfield.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Preservation Officials Tour Berkshire...
Michael Mucci of Allegrone Construction meets with members of the Western Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition to review what's being done at the historic Family & Probate Court building.
New weapons used in fight against invasive insect in Berkshires
State environmental officials are expanding their arsenal to combat the spread of an invasive insect that is threatening the region's population of ash trees.