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5 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Health Board stands in support of mosquito spraying

The Health Board has reaffirmed support for the mosquito control program in Pittsfield, despite comments from residents staunchly opposed to the ongoing efforts.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Entomology, Science, Environment, West Nile Virus, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Injured bear wandering North Adams in search of food

He's been nicknamed "Bo," he walks with a limp, and he wanders the city alone, searching for his next meal.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Marion, MA, Worcester County, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield traffic stop nets $25K in heroin, 2 alleged gang members

Two men who police say are street gang members are facing drug dealing charges after officers allegedly found $25,000 worth of heroin during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pittsfield, MA

Banker & Tradesman

By The Numbers: Top 10 Existing Home Sales

An Alford home that sold for $5 million - more than the rest of the top five sales combined - was the No.

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Related Topix: Home Selling, Home

IBerkshires

17 May St Williamstown

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: Williamstown, MA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: Artists with dementia to exhibit at First Friday Artswalk

Twenty Berkshire artists, all who have Alzheimer's disease or some form of dementia, will present their work at the First Fridays Artswalk in downtown Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County: Free early literacy program enrolling now

The Parent Child Home Program at Child Care of the Berkshires has openings for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years to begin the program this fall in Berkshire County.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Berkshire, MA

Banker & Tradesman

By The Numbers: Top 3 Mortgage Lenders

With 10 percent of the market share, Adams Community Bank jumps to No. 2 in Berkshire County from No.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Public hearing for Pittsfield attorney Rota

A public testimony hearing is being held today regarding the nomination of William A. Rota to the position of Associate Justice of the Southern Berkshire District Court by Governor Deval Patrick.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

The Pittsfield Gazette

Food truck rodeo scheduled

By John Townes There's going to be a rodeo in downtown Pittsfield on Sunday, but rather than bucking broncos and daredevil cowboys, it will be featuring tasty meals and local brews.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield celebrates diversity at Gather-In

Channeling Frederick Douglass' "Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro," sixth-grader-to-be Shanyse-Yasmine Reed brought dozens to applause when she let ring, "I argue with you that the slave is a man," at Gather-In at Pitt Park on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

The Pittsfield Gazette

Pittsfield promotes green kitchens

By John Townes The Pittsfield health department is encouraging and assisting restaurants and other food-service operations to become 'greener' in their cleaning practices.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Williamstown, MA

IBerkshires

Bond Bill Includes $5M for Greylock Glen...

Adams is in line for $5 million for the construction of a long-planned educational center at the Greylock Glen.

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

IBerkshires

1394 West Housatonic St Pittsfield

Large expanded Cape with full dormer Master bedroom with master bathroom,Air, walk in closet,Bonus room,three bathrooms check out the sq ft 3131.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

IBerkshires

Superior Court Briefs: July 14 - July...

William Soper, 32, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four counts of rape of a child with force and single counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Springfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Trial date set for former Pittsfield city councilor Capitanio

A former city councilor who allegedly tipped off a drug dealer about an upcoming police raid is scheduled to go to trial in November.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pittsfield, MA, Drug Enforcement Administration

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Gather-In seeks diversity

A wider variety of groups is expected at this year's Gather-In as organizers strive for more diversity during the county's only traditional African-American neighborhood festival.

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Related Topix: African-American, Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Washington: Scenic byway honoring veterans to be dedicated

The town of Washington has designated the length of Washington Mountain Road within the town as a Scenic Byway honoring American veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Dalton, MA, Becket, MA

IBerkshires

MassDOT Purchases Berkshire Line for Passenger Rail

The Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center is being considered as a rail station once passenger service between Pittsfield and New York resumes.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Sheffield, MA, Lenox, MA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: James MacGregor Burns

James MacGregor Burns was a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian whose explorations of leadership, specifically presidential leadership, resonate today.

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Related Topix: Williams College, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Opinion

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