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Ballroom dancing enthusiasts thrive in W. Mass.
Couples float across the hardwood floor - practicing the rise and fall of a classic waltz, or the fancy footwork of the Latin-flavored cha-cha - circling the single disco ball to the beat of a live band.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Berkshire County fire and police departments take part in Tyler's Troops
PITTSFIELD, Mass. A seven-year-old boy got Happy Birthday wishes from first responders all over the world, and nine departments from Berkshire County took part.
New BSO music director details plans for Tanglewood, beyond
The Boston Symphony's incoming music director, Andris Nelsons, has confirmed a major commitment to the orchestra's summer home in Lenox and Stockbridge, announcing his three-week residency in 2015 and a high-profile celebration of the Tanglewood Music Center student academy's 75th anniversary.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Unable to fund request for five downtown officers, Pittsfield seeks alternatives
The Police Advisory Committee's request for five new police officers to patrol the downtown won't be funded in the next city budget, but other public safety initiatives are under consideration.
Lenox: Ventfort Hall to celebrate St. Patricka s Day
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum at 104 Walker St. will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with musician Ted Soulos and a Shamrock Tea from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 16. The tea will include such treats as Celtic cream tea, Irish soda bread, corned beef on rye, cucumber sandwiches, avocado and bacon sandwiches, pistachio cake, and other ... (more)
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Yo-Yo Ma's prediction set city cellist on path
After she performed in his master class at the Tanglewood music festival held each summer in Lenox, Mass., Ma was so impressed by her playing he predicted great things lay in store for the then 14-year old.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Now playing on Berkshire stages
A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.
Lenox: Annual Cabin Fever Concert slated March 8
The free annual Cabin Fever Concert with the Housatonic Philharmonic will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Town Hall.
Lenox Student Survey shows rise in pot use, decline in alcohol consumption
A 2013 survey of Lenox middle and high-schoolers by Berkshire United Way shows a surge in marijuana use among older students since 2009, particularly among 12th graders, but declining rates of alcohol consumption.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Sunday Cinema | The Who At Tanglewood 1970
The Who front man Roger Daltrey turned 70 yesterday and he's still going strong.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
19 Morgan St Lenox
Spacious, tasteful, well-located Lenox home with 4,200 square feet of living space, renovated to the highest standards.
News UPDATE: Expanding Opportunities will be building the Gordon Clem ...
News UPDATE: Expanding Opportunities will be building the Gordon Clem Academy in a remote area of Kenya for Trinity Episcopal Church in Lenox, MA to honor Gordon Clem.
Public Defends Superintendency Union 71
Superintendent Rose Ellis and residents defended the Superintendency Union 71 agreement Monday, countering arguments that the town would be better served by another district.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes venues
Thursday night's Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party's 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home in Newton Corner.
Hotelier appeals Lenox ruling on rival's Marriott project
Opening a new front in the ongoing hotel wars, Vijaysinh Mahida has filed an appeal in a state court to block rival owner Joseph M. Toole's planned $10 million Marriott project at Brushwood Farms.
Joseph M. Toole: Behind the Marriott move
'Innkeeper eyes Marriott'' was the Eagle's headline back in the spring of 2012 when I first announced plans for a 94-room hotel in the city.
Demographics of Berkshire schools are changing
The tables below indicate the student census and demographics among the county's public schools, comparing the current school year against that of the 2009-10 academic year, according to data collected by the state.
4 people displaced following Pittsfield fire
Four people -- including a baby -- have been left homeless by an apparent accidental two-alarm fire Tuesday night that destroyed their Wahconah Street duplex, fire officials said on Wednesday.