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Patrick pledges $10M to speed up pace of getting broadband access to...
Governor Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday a $10 million pledge towards a swifter solution to one of its major hurdles: delivering high-speed broadband connections to the homes of people in the state's 45 most unserved and underserved communities.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Wastewater pump station in Lenox back online after weekend discharge
Two pumps that failed over the weekend at the town's wastewater pumping station on New Lenox Road went back online early Tuesday afternoon following an unexplained discharge, according to Public Works Superintedent Sean Van Deusen.
No bail for man in copper theft case in Lenox
A Lenox man accused of trying to steal copper piping on Thanksgiving night is being held for up to 60 days without the right to bail because of an open case - which also involved the theft of copper.
Clarence Fanto: Berkshire hotel frenzy is a win-win
It's all beginning to make sense now. At first glance, the surge of hotel projects in a five-mile zone between the Pittsfield-Lenox line and Stockbridge has appeared rather baffling.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Opiate issue involves insurers, drug cos.
The growing opiate abuse problem in Berkshire County and Massachusetts is a complex one that must be addressed from a variety of angles, but making real progress will require profitable insurance and drug companies to accept their responsibility.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Backstairs' tour at The Mount in Lenox helps tell servantsa stories
Robert Oakes, left, acts out the role of Edith Whartons butler, Alfred White, in what was once the laundry room of The Mount, but is now the gift shop during a backstairs tour of the Lenox site.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Letter: Lenox solar projects offer town a chance to lead
I would first like to express appreciation for the good-faith effort of both the Lenox Conservation Commission and Broadway Electrical in working toward the realization of two solar projects in Lenox.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lenox Haddad plans $3M renovation to Routes 7 & 20 dealership
The Haddad Motor Group, which claims the largest share of the auto-buying market in the county, is proposing a top-to-bottom, $3 million renovation of its Toyota dealership on the Route 7 & 20 commercial strip.
Lenox: The Mount creates new 'Backstairs' tour
The Mount, the home of Edith Wharton, has created a new "Backstairs" tour that reveals details about the lives of servants who lived and worked on the property from 1902 to 1911, when it was occupied by Edith and Teddy Wharton.
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Today in local history
Three area women were named committee chairmen at last Thursday's meeting of the Berkshire County Women's Republican Club executive committee, it was announced today.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Jane Pratt Fitzpatrick, 89; founder of Country Curtains revived Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge
At 17, Jane Pratt Fitzpatrick began supporting herself, and that independence and strong spirit never wavered as she and her husband founded the Country Curtains mail-order company and reinvigorated the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge.
FBI probes alleged embezzlement by former tellers at Lenox National Bank
In what Lenox National Bank President Paul Merlino called a "shocking act of betrayal," two long-time "trusted employees" have been dismissed and are under FBI investigation as suspects in a federal case of embezzlement and fraud.
Ruth Bass: Invasion of turkey day is a crass act
In the days when Holden & Stone, the Textile Store and England's were thriving on North Street, the trick was to enter a store without looking a clerk straight in the eye.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Letter: From Kennedy worker to mourner
I was teaching in the city of Worcester when I met young John Kennedy who was speaking at an National Education Association conference there.
From Young Republicans to White House aide for Dobelle
Evan S. Dobelle, center, with Jimmy Carter prior to Carter being elected president.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
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Thu Nov 21, 2013
Somerville Youth Arraigned in Alleged...
A Somerville youth was arraigned on Thursday in Berkshire Superior Court in relation to an alleged rape during a training retreat for high school athletes.
First Flight: Tyringham's Oakes & Smith discuss their new album
Last year, Robert Oakes and Katherine Smith, the folk-pop duo Oakes & Smith, were self-described "shy" people, who decided to run a social media fundraising campaign through Kickstarter.com to help make their dream -- their first full-length recording -- come true.
En Garde! Training Actors to Fight
Alexandre Dumas' historical novel The Three Musketeers has been adapted for the stage, film, television, and animation numerous times.
Downing, Pignatelli Bill on Drug Oversight...
Legislation by state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield, and state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D-Lenox, to create state regulatory oversight of the prescription drug Suboxone, which is used to treat opioid addiction, has been unanimously passed by the Senate.