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Thursday | IBerkshires

Mount Greylock School Committee to Feature One...

Gary Fuls of Williamstown, above, will run to finish the term he was appointed to on the Mount Greylock School Committee earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New York Observer

Renee Fleming Makes Her Acting Debut in 'Living on Love'

For me, summer officially arrives when I follow the sandals, Polos and Liberty blouses to the rolling green foothills of the Berkshires and file through the doors of the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Tue Jul 22, 2014

IBerkshires

Cold Case Expert Offers Thoughts on Unsolved...

Lynn Ann Burdick was 18 years old when she disappeared while closing shop at the former Barefoot Country Peddlar General Store in Florida on the evening of April 17, 1982, less than an hour after a man attempted to abduct a girl from the Williams College campus.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Violent Crime, Prison

The Bennington Banner

Berkshire railroad study sees four communities as best depot sites

Pittsfield, Lee, Great Barrington and Sheffield have been identified as the best places to host rail depots if passenger service to New York City is restored.

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Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Housatonic, MA

NorthJersey.com

Christie names CIA analyst as new homeland security director

Christopher Rodriguez will take over as the director of the state Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness on July 28, Christie announced in a news release Tuesday.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

Edward Sheridan Suffern

Edward Sheridan Suffern passed away suddenly at his home in North Salem, NH, on June 20th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Suffern, NY, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Day

Keeping tabs on invasive shrimp in local waters

Rebecca Barnard, a 2013 Temple University graduate, uses a large net to sweep the water for native and non-native shrimp along the dock at the Old Saybrook Town Dock Friday.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Mystic, CT, Old Saybrook, CT, Groton, CT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Robert F. Jakubowicz: Burnsa prescience on Court power grab

James MacGregor Burns, who passed away this week, was a gentleman and a scholar.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Opinion

MTA Today

ED Talks Header

Location: Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267 Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Reception to follow the event.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

What to do in the Berkshires

Jazz piano virtuoso Miro Sprague will make his Pittsfield debut at 8 p.m., Saturday, in a special performance sponsored by Berkshires Jazz Inc. at the Back Room at Baba Louie's restaurant, 34 Depot St., in Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Thelonious Monk, Jazz

IBerkshires

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The Board of Selectmen on Monday declined to inject itself into the coming discussion of the status of town-owned land currently under the auspices of the town's Conservation Commission.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

James MacGregor Burns, historian and FDR biographer, dies at age 95

James MacGregor Burns, the political scientist, historian and author of more than 20 books including biographies on presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, according to his son, Stewart Burns.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Melrose, MA, University of Richmond

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA debuting collaborative STEM program for community college students

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and its Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation will be a hub of STEM activity over the next several weeks.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Robots, Science / Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Sen. Murphy: U.S. college experience needs to change to cuts costs [New Haven Register, Conn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 15--NEW HAVEN -- Rock climbing and other amenities in that home-away-from-home sojourn that is the four-year college experience could be old school under revisions U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is contemplating as he looks to cut the cost of education.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Jeppe Carlsen, _No Company, 140, Video Games, University of Connecticut

IBerkshires

1139 Main St Williamstown

Located on the Village Green within walking distance to The Clark, Williams College campus, and Spring Street, this five bedroom, three bath Colonial is well-maintained with period woodwork, original light fixtures, and an inviting front porch.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

SavannahNow

Family, friends remember Kirk Varnedoe as exhibition of memorial...

Although Varnedoe grew up to become a major force in modern art, his family and friends in Savannah remember him fondly as a chubby child who later blossomed into a handsome man with endless promise.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Stanford University, New York University, Columbia University

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Housing Development Corp. gets $17 million from state

A regional housing agency has received state financing valued at nearly $17 million toward the construction of senior housing in Williamstown and rehabilitation of an affordable housing complex in Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Cultural Facilities Fund gives $2 million to Berkshire County arts venues

The Berkshires' cultural community will share nearly $2 million in state grants toward improvements at local art galleries, performing arts venues, a meeting house and possibly jump start the creation of a new children's theater.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Theater, Arts, Lenox, MA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MTA Today

ED Talks: Big Ideas about Education

Location: Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267 Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Reception to follow the event.

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IBerkshires

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A pressing need, a creative funding plan and strong commmunity support combined to push Williamstown's Highland Woods senior housing project to the head of the line for state and federal aid.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, FEMA, US News

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