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About 23 days after Pittsfield Police Officer Martin Streit resorted to the use of deadly force to stop a suspect, allegedly racing toward officers in his vehicle, investigators cleared him of potential criminal charges. While we have no grounds on … more
Creative thinking is a pillar of economic growth. Like all former manufacturing communities, North Adams could use more of it. An intriguing project underway at 49 Main Street stands ready to help incubate big ideas. That's the purpose of the MCLA … more
Creative thinking is a pillar of economic growth. Like all former manufacturing communities, North Adams could use more of it. An intriguing project underway at 49 Main Street stands ready to help incubate big ideas. That's the purpose of the MCLA … more
For Pittsfield’s refugee resettlement program, it’s steady as she goes but wary, however, of a potential rocky shoal in Washington, D.C. more
Back in the days of the Showplace, the Palace and the Capitol, a bustling downtown Pittsfield featured thriving movie theaters, and when a push came to revive downtown a decade ago it was clear that a downtown movie theater would have to be a … more
When cities boast, recycling rates are rarely mentioned. In Pittsfield, there's a reason: They're nothing to brag about. The city lags the state average on recycling, but that poor showing can improve if a proposal to revamp trash collection … more
For decades, Adams has tried without success to find a way to benefit from the natural beauty of Greylock Glen without destroying that beauty in the process. It may finally be on the verge of locating that middle ground.The town has received 13 … more
Massachusetts had the lowest gun death rate in the country in 2015 and for good reason. A new initiative announced Monday by state Attorney General Maura Healey should further reduce gun-related injuries and deaths.The attorney general is joining … more
The battle against the persistent opioid epidemic plaguing the state is being fought on a variety of fronts, including the curtailing of prescriptions for the pain-killing drugs that contribute to the epidemic. The latter is necessary, but people in … more
A key factor in keeping people and businesses in the Berkshires and attracting more of both is increasing the base of affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity and Construct Inc. provide examples of how this can be accomplished.Sheerece Adams, her … more
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