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  1. Can one man stand against the crowd?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    A middling town has found economic stability, after a long hard time, with a new health spa at their natural springs. Tourists have begun to return, and small businesses have a place to stand again.

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  2. Letter: Frustrated by EPA on riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Berkshire Eagle

    The EPA has been before the public twice now to unveil the grand plan for the Rest of River. Each time it has left, we are confused and left with greater uncertainty as to specifics.

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  3. Clarence Fanto: No surefire solution for HousatonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    During a 90-minute public hearing last Tuesday evening on the proposed GE "Rest of River" cleanup of PCBs from the Housatonic, the majority of the 15 speakers used their allotted five minutes to push back against the federal officials. Only about 60 people were scattered around the 500-seat Duffin Theater at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School -- at least local government officials and environmental "regulars."

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  4. Design glitch drains Tyringham Road project's contingency budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Berkshire Eagle

    With just one-third of the work completed, the $5.5 million reconstruction of Tyringham Road is already running over budget, according to project officials. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Thursday said it anticipates cost overruns of $448,270, of which $372,020 have been identified as design errors by Fuss & O'Neill, the Connecticut-based engineering firm that drew up the construction documents.

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  5. Lenox to make Apple Squeeze more pedestrian-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Berkshire Eagle

    To celebrate its 35th year, the Lenox Apple Squeeze street festival heralding the fall foliage season will expand its entertainment offerings and create a block-long pedestrian mall in the heart of downtown this Saturday and Sunday. With sunny, warm weather predicted for the weekend, organizers at the Lenox Chamber of Commerce are anticipating a record turnout.

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  6. Environmental groups say Housatonic River cleanup plan inadequateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Berkshire Eagle

    Leading local environmental groups Tuesday night called for a more aggressive cleanup plan for the Housatonic River from southern Pittsfield into Connecticut. The Housatonic River Initiative, Housatonic Valley Association and the Citizens for PCB Removal were among the organizations who sharply criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its proposed Rest of River remediation.

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  7. Berkshire Pottery Tour: Potters opening studios to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Berkshire Eagle

    Six Berkshire potters will open their studios for the first self-guided Berkshire Pottery Tour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Each potter will host a sale of their work in the environment where it is made, offering a tour of their studios, kilns and showrooms with live demonstrations of throwing, hand-building and decorating techniques. The tour begins at the Good Purpose Gallery in Lee, where the six potters have a show which runs through Sunday.

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  8. Great Barrington: Paving to begin Monday in HousatonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Berkshire Eagle

    The following streets will be completed: Depot Street ; High Street ; Pleasant Street ; and Main Street . Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a Disqus account or to access your social networking account.

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  9. Berkshire Regional Planning Commission IDs four possible station sites for Berkshire LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Berkshire Eagle

    Train stations could end up in downtown Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee and possibly Sheffield if passenger rail service between Pittsfield and Danbury, Conn., is resumed, according to the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. The commission chose these as the best spots along the 37-mile Berkshire Line, considering stations should be separated by 10 miles to keep travel times reasonable.

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  10. West Stockbridge: Historical Society to lead Housatonic Heritage WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Berkshire Eagle

    Bob Salerno and Barbara Dowling of the West Stockbridge Historical Society will lead a Housatonic Heritage Walk through West Center Cemetery and the church pad at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The cemetery is located on West Center Road.

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  11. History all seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    A program of the Housatonic Heritage to celebrate African-Americans in the region, including W.E.B Du Bois' boyhood homesite and the house where Elizabeth Freeman lived as a slave 528-3391, AfricanAmericanTrail. org. Site on the African-American Heritage trail that tells the story of Elizabeth Freeman, who sued for her freedom in 1781, helping to end slavery in Massachusetts.

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  12. Early leaf drop due to many factorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    So many tree leaves have been changing color and dropping of lately that one would think Jack Frost has inadvertently flipped his calendar to October. Though Jack has a reputation for being mischievous and a bit careless, he is not at fault.

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  13. Berkshire County: Area students earn college degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Berkshire Eagle

    Klara Burger, daughter of Charles and Betty Burger of Housatonic, graduated May 17 with a bachelor of science degree in marketing management. Ostheimer, the child of Thomas and Ronna Ostheimer, majored in media and society.

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  14. Great Barrington: BCC, Project Native offer nature workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Berkshire Eagle

    Berkshire Community College, in collaboration with Project Native, will offer "Understanding and Sustaining Our Natural World" starting Saturday, Sept.

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  15. Pittsfield hosts public comment session on EPA's Rest of River CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    The city of Pittsfield will host public comment meetings tonight and on Sept. 4 on the federal EPA's Housatonic Rest of River Cleanup proposal.

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  16. Pittsfield hosts public comment session on EPA's Rest of River CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    The city of Pittsfield will host public comment meetings tonight and on Sept. 4 on the federal EPA's Housatonic Rest of River Cleanup proposal.

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  17. In the CourtsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Matthew W. Swift, 47, of Park Street, Housatonic, was found not guilty on one charge each of assault and assault and battery.

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  18. Our Opinion: Keep up with cleanupRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    The "Rest of River" cleanup process for the Housatonic River has dragged on for years and will drag on for years more, but it will happen and it is wise to be out front in anticipating possible problems as some local officials are doing.

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  19. Upgrading Berkshire Line a winning proposition for county businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

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

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  20. Housatonic River cleanup preparations underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    With a sense of urgency, the Select Board and Town Manager Christopher Ketchen are moving to stake out the town's position on a proposed $613 million cleanup of the Housatonic River.

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