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4 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Book traces history of baseball in Massachusetts to 18th century

For years, a popular myth said that baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Dalton, MA, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Drudge Retort

Satanist with Horns Fears He Can't Get Fair Trial

A Massachusetts lawyer is concerned that it will be difficult to find impartial jurors for an upcoming murder trial given his client's implanted horns and satanic "666" tattoo.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Berkshire Eagle

Stockbridge: IS183 offers fall classes, workshops

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires is registering for fall classes, workshops and after-school programs.

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Related Topix: Stockbridge, MA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield bar at center of melee cleared to resume 2 a.m. closing

By a 3-1 vote, with Richard Stockwell absent, the Licensing Board on Monday afternoon allowed the Wahconah Street bar to remain open until 2 a.m., the latest allowed by state law.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Dalton, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County: Area college students named to dean's list

Catie Carolan of Sheffield was placed on the dean's list at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2014 semester.

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Related Topix: Sheffield, MA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Pittsfield, MA, Wichita State University

Switched

Defense Lawyer Worried Murder Suspect Caius Veiovis' Horns, 666 Tattoo, May Sway Jury

The defense lawyer for a Massachusetts man charged with a triple murder worries his client's "unique appearance" may bias jurors in their decision to convict or not.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lenox, MA

IBerkshires

Motorama Roars Into North Adams For Fourth...

Motorama roars back into the downtown this Sunday from 9 to 3. This is the fourth year of the car show and its expected to be bigger and better than ever.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Holden, MA, Boston, MA

IBerkshires

Coakley Asks Support In Final Campaign...

Gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley asked for votes and urged financial support as she visited 3rd Thursday and met with a smattering of the local cultural crowd at the Whitney Center for the Arts last week.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Williams College, Healthcare Law, Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Upgrading Berkshire Line a winning proposition for county businesses

The Berkshire Line used by the Housatonic Railroad Co. passes the Stockbridge station, now serving as the towns library.

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Related Topix: Housatonic, MA, Stockbridge, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Massachusetts

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Heroin dealing nets 2 years for North Adams man

Michael Richard, 32, of Union Street, was arrested July 1 after being tracked through the West End by state police as he allegedly dealt heroin, according to police.

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

IBerkshires

1189 West St Pittsfield

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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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Consultant's study of Northern Berkshire health care needs nears completion

The consultant hired to report on the health care needs of the Northern Berkshires in the wake of North Adams Regional Hospital's closing says its work is nearing completion.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA, North Adams, MA

WWLP

Caius Veiovisa lawyer worried about clienta s a oeunique appearancea

The lawyer for a man charged with murder for his alleged role in the slayings of three Berkshire County men says he's concerned his client's "unique appearance" will prevent selection of impartial jurors.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Springfield, MA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

IBerkshires

Superior Court Briefs: Aug. 18 - Aug....

Timothy Domina, 29, of Pittsfield had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of aggravated assault and battery.

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

MassLive.com

Retired Episcopal Bishop Andrew Wissemann's death announced

The Rt. Rev Andrew Frederick Wissemann, the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, MA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Inn at Laurel Lake on the auction block today

The Inn at Laurel Lake, the historic lakeside lodge at the center of a scandal that took down former Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis, goes on the public auction block today.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Listing, Chester, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Divers search for discarded handgun in Pittsfield's Onota Lake

Law enforcement divers scoured Onota Lake on Wednesday in search of a handgun discarded by a local veteran who pondered using it to take his own life.

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Related Topix: Lenox, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Berkshire Eagle

Deep Berkshire roots

In the year 1909, William Howard Taft was America's 27th President, the American flag sported only 45 stars and sugar cost a mere four cents a pound.

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Related Topix: Berkshire, MA, Sheffield, MA, Great Barrington, MA

Berkshire Eagle

County Fare: Adams school needs helpers for Mega Park

Thanks to community fundraising efforts, C.T. Plunkett Elementary School in Adams has purchased a "Mega Park" playground for the new school year.

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Related Topix: Adams, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Reading, MA, Stockbridge, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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