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Berkshire, Massachusetts is located in Berkshire County. Zip codes in Berkshire, MA include 01224.

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9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Our summer guests

The summer tourist season in Berkshire County peaks with this long Labor Day weekend and it will have been a good one for the region.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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435 Maple St Hinsdale

This 18th Century Colonial holds all the charm of it's historical background, but includes all the amenities of modern day living.

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Region Already Feeling Impact of Clark Art...

Professor Stephen Sheppard speaks Wednesday about the potential economic impact of the Clark Art at a Berkshire Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Williamstown.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Berkshire Elected Officials Support Grossman Campaign

Apex officials Tony Liporace and Kenny Freitag showed Mayor Daniel Bianchi, Treasurer Steve Grossman, City Council President Melissa Mazzeo, Sheriff Thomas Bowler and state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli around their business.

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Mass in Motion, Adams COA Create Walking Loops

Northern Berkshire Mass in Motion project coordinator Amanda Chilson and Council on Aging Director Erica Girgenti have created a brochure that marks walking loops that focus on the older population but can be utilized by any generation.

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Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire coalition to curb teen pregnancy gets $60K grant

The Berkshire United Way has secured a $60,000 grant to help further reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in the county.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Significant growth in Berkshire County tourism shown

Tourism in Berkshire County has shown significant growth this summer, partly due to the reopening and expansion of the Clark Art Institute, according to Stephen Sheppard, a Williams College economics professor.

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Berkshire Eagle

At Dalton meeting, company rep., foes offer conflicting views of pipeline project

Growing demand for natural gas in New England is the driving force behind a proposed new pipeline that would run through a number of Berkshire communities.

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Business Journal

a Massachusetts Nurses Association petitions to see North Adams Hospital study

Members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association said they are petitioning the state to widely release a study on northern Berkshire community health services needs to better prepare for a discussion of what services should stay in the region Undertaken under the Department of Public Health, the needs study began in the troubled aftermath of the ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

High praise for Berkshire Innovation Center plan from City Council panel

The planned Berkshire Innovation Center won universal praise Tuesday before the City Council's Committee on Community and Economic Activity, which unanimously recommended $250,000 toward start-up costs for the facility.

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Berkshire Eagle

Revived Wigwam gift shop adds food truck, North Berkshire tourism info

Local businessman Keith Bona has teamed up with property owners Roger and Colleen Hurst to reopen the popular tourist spot at the top of the Hairpin Turn along with a new addition -- a food truck operated by Colleen Hurst.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Consultant's study of Northern Berkshire health care needs nears completion

The consultant hired to report on the health care needs of the Northern Berkshires in the wake of North Adams Regional Hospital's closing says its work is nearing completion.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Motorama Car Show an economic boon for North Adams

Acres and acres of Corvettes, Mustangs, Ramblers, Corvairs and other muscle cars covered the downtown area on Sunday, for the fourth annual Motorama Car Show.

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Berkshire Eagle

Kinder Morgan coming Tuesday

Kinder Mor gan company representatives will present company arguments in favor of a pipeline expansion in town and across the state and parts of New York at Nessacus Regional Middle School on Tuesday.

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MassLive.com

Four Berkshire men held after alleged drug sales go bad

PITTSFIELD - An 18-year-old Pittsfield man and his alleged 17-year-old accomplice face felony armed robbery charges after police say they tried to rip off a man looking to buy a quarter pound of marijuana from the pair.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

$7K coming to 5 volunteer fire departments

Five Berkshire volunteer fire departments will share nearly $7,100 in state funding to better prepare them for fighting wildfires and forest fires.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

State House Roundup: Now For The Hard Part

A tinge of fall in the air, a wisp of urgency on the campaign trail, the fleeting days of summer ushering forth a new reality for candidates across Massachusetts: The bell has been rung.

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Berkshire Eagle

Consultant's study of Northern Berkshire health care needs nears completion

The consultant hired to report on the health care needs of the Northern Berkshires in the wake of North Adams Regional Hospital's closing says its work is nearing completion.

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579 & 583 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.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Lenox drops opposition to surveying for gas pipeline

In a reversal of their previous decision two weeks ago, the Selectmen have voted unanimously to allow surveyors for the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.

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