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3 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Superior Court Briefs: Sept. 8 - Sept. 11

Brian Foley , 33, of Williamstown had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of operating under the influence of alcohol - his fourth offense - negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license as a habitual traffic offender. He was ordered to to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without bail.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA

7 hrs ago | Boston.com

So Much to Do in the Berkshires

Massachusetts is famed for its colorful foliage - especially Berkshire County - but there's more to do in this Western Mass. enclave than merely leaf-peep.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Life, Food, Dining, Great Barrington, MA, Berkshire, MA, Travel

10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Edward Udel: Holocaust artifacts keep history alive

Darrell English, foun der of the New England Holocaust Institute and Museum located on Eagle Street in North Adams, is a man on a serious educational mission. He has packed into a very small space many one-of-a kind artifacts that he has thematically grouped to tell the horrific story of the Nazi propaganda and killing machine including a network of concentration camps designed to efficiently eradicate the Jewish people and two million others who were deemed unfit for survival by Hitler and his inner circle.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Opinion

13 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Carpinello's Service Center Turns 25 Years...

Carpinello's Service Center is celebrating its 25th year of automotive service to Berkshire County. John and Diane Carpinello are showing their appreciation to their old and new customers by hosting an open house at the Sunoco station located on 364 Main St. on Saturday, Sept.

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19 hrs ago | IBerkshires

14 Bear Hill Rd Hinsdale

All right, title and interest in the exclusively listed property information represented on this website was created, maintained and copyrighted by the Berkshire County Board of RealtorsR, Inc. This information is being provided for Consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties Consumers may be interested in purchasing.

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Related Topix: Hinsdale, MA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

History made at 38th annual Josh Billings RunAground

To paraphrase comedian Jeff Foxworthy, if you call the hugely popular mid-September team triathlon run in Southern Berkshire the "Josh"... well, you might just be from Berkshire County. When people in the Berkshires say they're training for "the Josh," or in "the Josh," or biking "the Josh" everyone knows what they're talking about.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA

WWLP

Frost Advisory in effect for parts of WMass

A Frost Advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday for Franklin and western Hampshire County and for Berkshire County form 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday. A Frost Advisory is issued when frost is expected to develop during the growing season.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Community Health Programs receives $200,000 grant to expand services

Community Health Programs has received a federal grant of more than $200,000 through the Affordable Care Act to expand primary care services. CHP was among 37 health organizations across the state to share a total of $8.7 million from the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Ambassadors on the Pittsfield beat

Six students from Berkshire Community College's criminal justice program were part of a pilot to revive a Downtown Pittsfield Ambassador Program, which fell by the wayside about 15 years ago. The program has been redesigned to allow students to earn college credit while serving as liaisons for Downtown Pittsfield Inc., and also working with the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office, Pittsfield City Hall and the Police Advisory Committee.

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MassLive.com

Annual Housatonic Heritage walks

Houstatonic walks Berkshires - The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announced the 13th annual Heritage Walks Weekends on two autumn weekends - Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21; Oct. 4 and 5. More than 50 free family-friendly, guided tours are offered throughout Berkshire County and Litchfield County in Conn.

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Related Topix: Housatonic, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Susan Birns: Walk the walk, 2014

I am friends with a young family that includes three -- count them, three -- children under the age of 3 plus an 11-year-old, and I just learned that at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 the Nhim Ovitskys will be Walking a Mile in Her Shoes again this year .

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, North Adams, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Opinion

Berkshire Eagle

Lenox native choosing to stand his ground against Tennessee Gas Co.

A fifth-generation native and energy business owner is waging a David vs. Goliath battle against the proposed natural gas pipeline that would snake through his secluded woodland retreat bordering the Housatonic River. But Jeffrey Clifford, owner of Clifford Oil Co., says he's sleeping somewhat better now, following a response to his recent letter to Gov. Deval Patrick.

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Related Topix: Lenox, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Dracut, MA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

MassLive.com

Springfield man ordered held on $12K bail after Pittsfield arrest for drug trafficking

PITTSFIELD - A 31-year-old Springfield man was arraigned Friday in Berkshire District Court on drug charges, according to the office of District Attorney David Capeless. Lemarr S. Talley of 748 Beacon Circle is charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Drug dealing brings 2-year jail sentence for Adams woman

An Adams woman has been sentenced to two years in jail for selling heroin and cocaine from the residence she shared with her boyfriend. Samantha Dewing, 24, of Brown Street, was arrested in March with boyfriend, Wes Ouimet, during a Berkshire County Drug Task Force raid of their home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Adams, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield Police log

Peace is restored and no arrests are made. 1:45 a.m.: Police arrest Travis S. Taikowski, 44, of Frederick Street, on a charge of assault and battery on a family/household member.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Opening on Berkshire Retirement Advisory Council

The Berkshire County Retirement Advisory Council has called for the nomination and election of one elected member of the Berkshire Retirement Board. Any active or retired member of the Berkshire County Retirement System is eligible to serve in this position.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Cheshire: Walk to End Alzheimera s slated Sept. 20

The Alzheimer's Association 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail at Farnams Causeway.

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Berkshire Eagle

Mitchell named BBPWa s Woman of Achievement

Beth Mitchell, the director of engineering for Mission Integration Systems at General Dynamic Advanced Information Systems, has been named 2014 Woman of Achievement by Berkshire Business and Professional Women. Mitchell is the 50th recipient of the BBPW's annual award, which honors a local woman for her achievements and commitment to the community She will be recognized on Monday, Oct. 20 at a dinner event at the Country Club of Pittsfield that will be held to celebrate National Women in Business Week.

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Berkshire Eagle

Book: 'Rock Angel' Author finds inner rockstar for novel

Publishing her debut adult novel was a bit of a Cinderella story for Jeanne Bogino -- library director of the New Lebanon Library by day, writer in her Hancock home by night. Which is fitting, Bogino said, since her book "Rock Angel," is a bit of a Cinderella story in a way -- one that involves an intoxicating, addicting romance set to the beat of the 1990s rock-and-roll scene.

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Related Topix: Libraries, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Early leaf drop due to many factors

So many tree leaves have been changing color and dropping of lately that one would think Jack Frost has inadvertently flipped his calendar to October. Though Jack has a reputation for being mischievous and a bit careless, he is not at fault.

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Related Topix: Weather, Home Gardening, Home, Housatonic, MA, Pittsfield, MA

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