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Saturday | IBerkshires

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Saturday | Berkshire Eagle

Driver from July fatal accident due in court in October

A New York woman accused of causing a crash that killed a motorcyclist last month is scheduled to be in district court in October for a pretrial hearing.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

Saturday | Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Our summer guests

The summer tourist season in Berkshire County peaks with this long Labor Day weekend and it will have been a good one for the region.

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Related Topix: Williams College, Berkshire, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

IBerkshires

Region Already Feeling Impact of Clark Art...

Professor Stephen Sheppard speaks Wednesday about the potential economic impact of the Clark Art at a Berkshire Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Williamstown.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Spain, World News, Williams College, Berkshire, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Thom Smith: Blue jays are occasional nest raiders

Q: In the two trees in our front yard we had three nests. Yesterday, we watched in horror as a blue jay came back again and again, snatching the babies and flying away with them until all were gone.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Apiculture, West Nile Virus, Health, Lenox, MA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Rest of River: Truck traffic, cleanup methods in focus at EPA session

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Lenox, MA, Pittsfield, MA

IBerkshires

Worker Assistance Center Opened in North Adams

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.

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

IBerkshires

Springfield Bishop Rozanski to Visit...

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, St. Joseph's (Baltimore, MD), Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Berkshire Eagle

Grossman lands big endorsements in Coakley country

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.

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

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: Literacy Volunteers offer tutor training

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.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA

IBerkshires

Advocates, Opponents Debate Pipeline Plan In...

Michael Filpi is one of 560 Berkshire County construction laborers who worry if or when they will get another job.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, Dracut, MA, Massachusetts, Lenox, MA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Significant growth in Berkshire County tourism shown

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.

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Related Topix: Williams College, Berkshire, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Students, faculty learn ropes on first day of school

State Secretary of Education Matthew Malone visits Farmington River Elementary School and shows students photos of his own school-age children and dog.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Savoy, MA, Richmond, MA, Otis, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Career center opens at North Adams City Hall to help former NARH workers

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.

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

Berkshire Eagle

International students come eager to learn

I am often blown away by the passion, creativity, curiosity and intelligence of Berkshire County's youth.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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

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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

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