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  1. Massachusetts college students help market Russian robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Berkshire Eagle

    Western New England University professor Harlan Spotts, left, with two marketing majors, seniors Matt O'Connor of Westfield, seated left, and Mark Manolakis of Wilbraham listen during an online video chat with Sergey Kolyubin, CEO of XTurion, a home security company based in Russia. It can contact its human owner via a smartphone and, at its master's command, go to these scene of trouble and investigate, transmitting live video all the way to let its human know if it's time to call the police.

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  2. Letter: Forester, businessman did much for countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Berkshire Eagle

    In the heyday of Barbieri Lumber Company, you could find Jim Barbieri at the Housatonic mill around five o'clock in the morning, doing paperwork before the employees arrived. Like his father, the late Lawrence A. Barbieri, he started his long work days early, ran the business with pleasant integrity, and contributed abundant public service to his community.

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  3. Letter: Williamstown can address plastic wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Berkshire Eagle

    For the past three years, Massachusetts has been in the forefront of a nationwide movement to reduce unnecessary plastic waste. We have done this by passing 17 municipal bans on plastic packaging.

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  4. In the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Berkshire Eagle

    Thomas P. Hawley, 23, of East Otis Road, Otis, submitted to sufficient facts for a plea of guilty to one count each of assault, assault on a family member and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. He was fined $50 and ordered to report to the Brien Center for mental health and substance abuse treatment.

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  5. Great Barrington election features three-way race for Selectboard seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    Polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Great Barrington Firehouse and the Housatonic Community Center. Stanton will be seeking his third three-year term, and a fourth term overall.

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  6. Letter: Great Barrington's Cooke will be an ally of taxpayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    I'm a new dad and a homeowner. I grew up in Housatonic, spent 10 years in New Orleans, and then moved back home.

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  7. New Marlborough, Monterey clear budgets; Great Barrington OKs bylaw changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    Voters in Monterey and New Marlborough approved their respective municipal and school budgets at recent annual town meetings in those respective communities. Monterey voters signed off on a total budget of $4,424,436, which is an increase of $708,454 over this year's figure.

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  8. Great Barrington to vote on budget that hikes spending 3.8 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> Residents will weigh in Monday on a total fiscal 2016 budget of $24.74 million, which represents an increase of about 3.8 percent over the current year's plan. Increases include a 2.9 percent hike in general government spending to $1.35 million; a 3.4 percent boost in spending for public safety, including the budgets of the police and fire departments, to $2.1 million; and a 3.4 percent jump in public works, to $2.06 million.

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  9. Dani Shapiro holds the strength to writeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Berkshire Eagle

    HOUSATONIC >> "Jacob Ran ahead of us toward the wooded banks of the Shepaug River, holding a chunk of bread in his hands. The air was soft, the sun strong.

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  10. In the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Berkshire Eagle

    Bryan M. Arce, 29, of State Road, Great Barrington, submitted to sufficient facts for a finding of guilty to one count each of uttering, forgery by check and attempting to commit a crime. He was fined $40.

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  11. Berkshire County: Film series to explore substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Berkshire Eagle

    "The Anonymous People" will be screened at 6:45 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the George B. Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield, and at 5 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Unitarian Universalist meeting of South Berkshire, 1089 Main St., Housatonic. "The Fix" will be screened Sunday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at the Triplex Cinema, Great Barrington, and at 2 p.m. at the George B. Crane Memorial Center; and Tuesday, May 5, at 5 p.m. at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Murdock Hall, Room 218, North Adams.

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  12. Letter: Sabbatical prompts thoughts on PittsfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    As I prepare to leave Pittsfield for four months on a sabbatical from my congregation, I wanted to write a word of gratitude to The Eagle and the people of Pittsfield. All communities have their problems - and we have our share - that is part of the human condition.

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  13. Letter: Sabbatical prompts thoughts on PittsfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    As I prepare to leave Pittsfield for four months on a sabbatical from my congregation, I wanted to write a word of gratitude to The Eagle and the people of Pittsfield. All communities have their problems - and we have our share - that is part of the human condition.

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  14. Lenox: Trio to perform spring fever concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Housatonic Philharmonic will perform its annual free spring fever concert from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Lenox Town Hall. The Housatonic Philharmonic is comprised of Berkshire-based musicians with extensive performing experience in old-time traditional Irish and American Folk music.

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  15. Eastover in Lenox rebranded as holistic retreat; busy calendar aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Eastover has gone through an extensive, and costly, five-year renovation by owner Yingxing Wang, aimed at a younger clientele. The facility will fully open in September.

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  16. Great Barrington fatal-crash survivors remain hospitalized; driver charged in absentiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    A memorial has been created at the site of a car crash that killed Garrett J. Norton early Saturday on East Street in Great Barrington. GREAT BARRINGTON >> When police arrived at the crash scene early Saturday, Matthew Moriarty was lying in the road, alert and conscious.

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  17. Alleged drunk-driving victim remembered fondly by friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> A Housatonic man killed by an alleged drunken driver being remembered as an upbeat guy by friends and former classmates at Monument Mountain Regional High School. Garrett J. Norton, 21, was the front seat passenger in a vehicle driven by Kyle S. Bailey from the Glendale section of Stockbridge that crashed into a utility pole on East Street early Saturday morning.

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  18. Housatonic man killed, two injured in alleged drunken driving crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> A Housatonic man was killed and two others suffered serious injuries early Saturday in what police say was an alcohol-fueled crash on East Street in Great Barrington. Garrett J. Norton, 21, the front seat passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, where he was pronounced dead, according to Great Barrington Police.

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  19. In the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    James J. Stahl, 44, of Pixley Road, Monterey, was found guilty of assault and battery. He was fined $90 and ordered to pay $2,500 restitution.

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  20. Autism Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    College Internship Program Berkshire's Career Coordinator Shannon Miller gives a tour of the school on Main Street in Lee on Thursday. April, 2, 2015.

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