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10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday evening on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.
12 hrs ago | IBerkshires
State Rep. Gailanne Cariddi,left, Melanie Gelaznik, Diane Pytko, state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, Mayor Richard Alcombright, BCREB Chairman Richard Belair, Labor Secretary Rachel Kaprielian and Health Secretary John Polanowicz.
16 hrs ago | IBerkshires
Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, newly installed Bishop of Springfield, will make his first official pastoral visit to the Berkshires on Sunday, Aug. 31. The bishop will celebrate the 11:30 a.m. liturgy with priests from the Berkshires at St. Joseph's Church on North Street, followed by a receiving line at parish center.
20 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
The mayor and City Council president of the county's largest city, the sheriff, and all four members of the Berkshire County delegation to the House of Representatives have endorsed Steve Grossman for governor.
21 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County, an adult-to-adult literacy tutoring program, will hold an orientation for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer tutor in English for Speakers of Other Languages at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
Tourism in Berkshire County has shown significant growth this summer, partly due to the reopening and expansion of the Clark Art Institute, according to Stephen Sheppard, a Williams College economics professor.
State Secretary of Education Matthew Malone visits Farmington River Elementary School and shows students photos of his own school-age children and dog.
People who were laid off when North Adams Regional Hospital closed last March now can get help in their job searches or learning new skills -- without traveling to Pittsfield.
I am often blown away by the passion, creativity, curiosity and intelligence of Berkshire County's youth.
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.
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.
Catie Carolan of Sheffield was placed on the dean's list at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2014 semester.
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:58 pm
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