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Windsor pilot dies in Vermont crash
PITTSFIELD A Windsor pilot flying out of Pittsfield has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash after his plane went down in Vermont on Wednesday. Vermont State Police said 89-year-old
Nov 24, 2017 2:18AM - BE Local News
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Not everyone in the Berkshires gets the day off on Thanksgiving
NORTH ADAMS A Thanksgiving Day at the North Adams Fire Department isn't all that different than at a typical home. Lt. Mike Sherman plays the role of head chef, cooking up prime rib with
Nov 24, 2017 12:18AM - BE Local News
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Retrial on rape charges won't go forward as scheduled
PITTSFIELD Whichever way a Berkshire Superior Court judge decides on pending motions in the case of Christopher Root, his retrial on rape charges will not go forward as scheduled.On Tuesday,
Nov 23, 2017 10:57PM - BE Local News
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At Christian Center, 'food is what drives us together as a community
PITTSFIELD Even if Eric Mahl had the money for everything he and his family needed, he'd still be a regular guest of The Christian Center.The center, through its community meals, offers the
Nov 23, 2017 9:24PM - BE Local News
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Berkshire Co-op Market aims to be in grand new home by next fall
GREAT BARRINGTON No matter when demolition starts, the new expanded Berkshire Co-op Market will have its grand new home by next fall.Brian Cohan, co-principal of Lenox-based Benchmark
Nov 23, 2017 7:18PM - BE Local News
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Forum addresses privilege, access to care on national Transgender Day of Remembrance
PITTSFIELD The first time that Tegan Joy Cook, a transgender woman from New Lebanon, N.Y., was walking down a street at night and questioned her safety was the moment she truly understood the
Nov 23, 2017 7:03PM - BE Local News
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Pittsfield council takes closer look at proposed tote system for rubbish removal
PITTSFIELD Is the city ready to overhaul its trash pickup program? Many agree that change is in order for the unlimited pickup service that often leads to garbage-strewn street corners, but
Nov 23, 2017 6:45PM - BE Local News
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Shopping on North Street in Pittsfield an all-encompassing endeavor
PITTSFIELD What's in store for the holiday shopping season? Seriously. Take North Street, for example. Pittsfield's downtown corridor has slowly transformed itself into a destination site for
Nov 23, 2017 6:15PM - BE Local News
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Price Chopper gives Fort Massachusetts parcel to North Adams
NORTH ADAMS -- Price Chopper has given North Adams a parting gift. The supermarket chain announced Wednesday it has donated a portion of its State Road property to the city for the continued ..
Nov 22, 2017 5:18PM - BE Local News
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How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey? From the mouths of children ...
Mrs. Heather Emerson's kindergarten classHoosac Valley Elementary SchoolThe turkey comes from a field at the farm. Dad picks it out from the field.
Nov 22, 2017 5:06PM - BE Local News
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For 'When We Grow Up,' female filmmakers call the shots
GHENT, N.Y. -- Far from a Hollywood reeling from sexual misconduct allegations, a few female filmmakers have taken matters into their own hands by making their film with an all-women crew.
Nov 22, 2017 5:00PM - BE Local News
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Guthrie Center serves needs for culture and other basics
GREAT BARRINGTON The Guthrie Center is a federally recognized nonprofit with once-a-month religious-ish services, a "BYOG (bring your own God)" philosophy, a Cabaret style, and a mission to
Nov 22, 2017 4:24PM - BE Local News
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Guthrie Center carries on Thanksgiving tradition with free community meal
GREAT BARRINGTON A couple of hefty, black trash bags full of garbage twist in the wind as they hang from the sign of the Guthrie Center the real-life place that inspired one of the
Nov 22, 2017 4:18PM - BE Local News
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Goal of Pittsfield police using 'Speed Spy': 'We want to slow traffic down
PITTSFIELD Check your speed, drivers: The Pittsfield Police Department will be watching. Motorists can expect to see "strict" traffic enforcement in areas of the city, including Holmes Road,
Nov 22, 2017 3:27PM - BE Local News
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Berkshire Museum loses bid to keep art auction case in Pittsfield court
PITTSFIELD A judicial ruling posted late Monday dashes the Berkshire Museum's hopes of keeping a legal fight in Pittsfield and may increase the odds against it bringing artworks to sale at
Nov 22, 2017 12:48AM - BE Local News
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This year's Laliberte Toy Fund off and running, with $340 toward its $8,000 goal
LEE The Laliberte Toy Fund is off to a $430 start toward it's goal of $8,000.The 60-year-old holiday tradition of giving in the Lee area has received nine checks prior to Thanksgiving
Nov 22, 2017 12:27AM - BE Local News
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Dozens of gallons of diesel spilled in Dalton truck rollover
DALTON A dump truck that rolled over on Washington Monument Road just before noon on Tuesday spilled more than 50 gallons of diesel fuel onto the road, prompting a response from the
Nov 22, 2017 12:21AM - BE Local News
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Former Eagleton staffer avoids jail time after admitting to 3 student assaults
PITTSFIELD Another former staff member of the embattled and now-closed Eagleton School has avoided jail time after pleading guilty to three counts of assault and battery on a disabled
Nov 22, 2017 12:12AM - BE Local News
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Gov. Baker has until Saturday to sign bill that would allow for vital Lanesborough bridge along Pontoosuc Lake
LANESBOROUGH Gov. Charlie Baker's signature of key legislation will allow for the replacement of a vital bridge along Pontoosuc Lake.On Baker's desk is a bill the state Legislature approved
Nov 22, 2017 12:09AM - BE Local News
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Not much fun when toys pose threats
PITTSFIELD She'll listen to your child, ask some questions and maybe save the answers for later."What did you do today?" Did you go outside?" she might ask.My Friend Cayla, a doll
Nov 22, 2017 12:00AM - BE Local News