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NORTH ADAMS — A group of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students, faculty and staff held a rally Tuesday in response to the election of Donald Trump in the last week's vote. The demonstration was held in the marketplace of the Amsler Campus Center. More … more
PITTSFIELD — Five students were honored for academic excellence Wednesday night. "This evening is a celebration of truly extraordinary young people," Pittsfield Public Schools Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless said during the presentation … more
PITTSFIELD — A busy stretch of Hubbard Avenue was closed for several hours early Tuesday after an early-morning crash downed a utility pole, according to Pittsfield Police.The driver of a Ford Focus, who has not been identified, went off the … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — David Magadini, a local man who has chosen to live as a squatter, has been sentenced to his second 30-day stint in jail in four months for breaking the conditions of his parole. Magadini, 70, is now facing 16 charges of … more
Opiate overdoses kill about five people a day in Massachusetts. The Berkshire District Attorney's office hopes to help combat this epidemic by potentially expanding its substance abuse … more
NORTH ADAMS — When Tim Stevens zipped up Notch Road toward the state's tallest peak in September, he had some 700 horsepower to help get him there. more
NORTH ADAMS — The city's firefighters are getting a 1.25 percent raise.The increase is retroactive to July 2016 — the start of the current fiscal year — but should not have a significant impact on the budget, according to Mayor … more
MONTEREY - Selectmen are interviewing a candidate for a part-time job as town administrator. The Select Board will talk with Willie Morales, the part-time town administrator for neighboring Sandisfield, to see if he can split his time between the … more
The U.S. Drought Monitor has expanded its severe drought alert to cover much of Berkshire County while the state placed western Massachusetts into a drought warning as of this week. Total rainfall for the year so far (including melted snow) at … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Town officials are considering donating the former Photec mill site on Cole Avenue to a $14.7 million project to convert the property into 46 affordable housing units.The agreement with the project developer, Berkshire Housing … more
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