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3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Carl Rosenstein: Ecocide committed in Buckley Dunton

It's a good thing Claude Monet resided in Giv erny, and did not have to petition the philistines on the Becket Conservation Com mis sion and in the Depart ment of Conservation and Recreation's Lakes and Ponds division to create his water lily pond that was the inspiration for his 260 paintings that hang in the great museums and private collections ... (more)

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Related Topix: Becket, MA, Opinion

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

7 hrs ago | WWLP

Pittsfield gained hundreds of jobs in July

Communications Director Ann Dufresne said, "this is a monthly household survey that's done in these labor markets that are measured, and again, they're not seasonally adjusted."

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7 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Adams man pleads not guilty to marijuana, ammunition charges

A local man has been released after pleading not guilty to charges that he had three pounds of marijuana and illegal ammunition at his First Street apartment.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Adams, MA

8 hrs ago | IBerkshires

487 Old Stockbridge Rd Great Barrington

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 ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Berkshire Train Campaign Chugs to North County

But that did not stop rail advocates from coming to North County last week to make their pitch to a mostly receptive, though occasionally skeptical, audience at the Water Street Grill.

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Related Topix: Williams College, Great Barrington, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

16 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Teenager Shot in Pittsfield; One Juvenile Arrested

One juvenile has been arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Sharing school services

Costs are rising in Berkshire school systems, enrollment is declining, and a sluggish economy and demographic statistics suggest this pattern will continue.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lenox, MA, US News, Opinion

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield man remains held on $25K bail on heroin trafficking charges

A Pittsfield man remains held on $25,000 bail after pleading not guilty in Berkshire Superior Court on Monday to heroin trafficking charges.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Police investigate shooting in Pittsfield

One person was shot this morning in the vicinity of Tyler and First streets, according to a Pittsfield police shift commander.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Social Software

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Northern Berkshire early childhood education collaborative providing brighter outlook for the future

With $160,000 in new funding from the state Department of Early Education and Care , Child Care of the Berkshires Inc. is developing a new Northern Berkshire Collaborative program.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA, North Adams, MA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Adams, MA, Family, Kids

Berkshire Eagle

Tony Dobrowolski: An idea with merit

PITTSFIELD I'm not from the Berkshires, but I've been around here for awhile. Long enough to be skeptical when I hear words like "game changer" attached to any new economic development project.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire jail energy upgrade expected to save thousands

A comprehensive energy-efficiency upgrade at the Berkshire County Jail & House of Correction is expected to slash utility bills by more than half and cover the installation costs over a 10-year payback period.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions

David J. and Michele A. Magistro sold property at 12-18 Quality St., Adams, to Kevin A. Poirot, $168,900.

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Related Topix: Adams, MA, Dalton, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Lenox, MA, North Adams, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Youth do all the leg work for 74th annual Berkshire County 4-H Youth Fair

The whole event was organized by a group of less than a dozen young people who raised funds, booked entertainment and set up pens and tents.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Dalton, MA, South Deerfield, MA

IBerkshires

Housatonic Railroad Optimistic About...

Realization of passenger rail access from New York City to the Berkshires is still years away and contingent on as-yet undeclared commitments from Connecticut, but Housatonic Railroad and local planning officials continue to be optimistic about the prospect.

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Related Topix: Housatonic, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA

IBerkshires

Mr. Dirt Series Returns to Lebanon Valley

Three Berkshire County drivers figure to be in the mix on Thursday, Aug. 14, when the Mr. Dirt Track USA tour makes its annual stop at Lebanon Valley Speedway.

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Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

IBerkshires

Are We There Yet?: Summer or School?

Well, it's still summer, but the feeling of fall is in the air ... both in Mother Nature and in the stores, where aisles are lined with colorful signs of school.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Adams man held without bail in armed intrusion linked to drug bust

An Adams man is being held without bail after he was arrested in connection with an armed home invasion early Friday -- which police believe is related to a drug bust a day earlier.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Adams, MA, Pittsfield, MA

BroadwayWorld.com

POE, Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's Fall Season

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2014 fall schedule of events at The Colonial Theatre, The Garage and The Unicorn Theatre.

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Related Topix: Events, Pop/Rock, 10,000 Maniacs, Pure Prairie League, Country, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Pittsfield, MA

IBerkshires

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Soaks Berkshire...

The "Ice Bucket Challenge," is a new phenomenon that has hit across social media networks and gone viral; all to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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