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Our opinion: Force hand on bottle law
The ballot initiative process generally doesn't lend itself to good government, but it can be an effective strategy for forcing the enactment of good government.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Berkshires After Dark: The Well is great spot to eat, drink, be well
Writing these After Dark columns has prevented, at times against my sleepy will, 30 years and an out-of-my-league girlfriend from excusing this cold-hating Berkshirite from making every dark and snowy night a night in.
DJ Youngchamp: The 'champ' of beats
But whenever you call city resident David Dias, 27, to the dancefloor, he'll be there in a heartbeat, mixing tunes to make you move and groove.
Proposed Pittsfield marijuana facility clears initial hurdle
A proposed medical marijuana facility on Dalton Avenue easily cleared its first local permitting hurdle after a quick review by the city's Community Development Board.
North Adams Transcript
Home Instead Senior Care of Pittsfield shares fall-safety tips at Harper Center presentation
Bobbie Orsi, registered nurse and director of community relations at Home Instead Senior Care of Pittsfield, explained the implications one fall can have at the Harper Center on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
26 county food pantries given $1,000 each by Berkshire Bank Foundation
A week before Christmas, more than two dozen local organizations received a financial boost from a local bank to help feed the needy.
Adams Awarded Grant to Combat Underage...
The Police Department has received a $4,642.90 grant to combat underage drinking.
Holiday cheer: Spirited gift ideas and party cocktails
When you ask Berkshire Mountain Distillers founder Chris Weld what makes a good holiday drink, he simply responds, "well, the company."
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Pittsfield: Sweet salt mix cuts winter's cost
City highway officials hope the use of a road salt mixture that had its origins in beer production will help cut storm-related costs by up to 30 percent this winter.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Snow a blessing to Berkshire ski areas
The Pittsfield youngster and her family enjoyed the ideal conditions at Bousquet Ski Area thanks to seven inches of natural snow that fell on the mountain during the weekend winter storm.
New Marijuana Dispensary Applicant Eyes Pittsfield Site
One of two entities hoping to open a medical cannabis dispensary in Pittsfield will begin seeking local approvals next week to launch operations in a small commercial building on Dalton Avenue.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
A united economic front
A group of Berkshire business leaders are pitching the county as the perfect place for a railway car manufacturer to perform final assembly tasks on new vehicles that will be constructed for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Berkshire lamakers seek federal help to reverse NECN decision
The region's legislative delegation is calling on federal lawmakers for help in their push to reverse Time Warner Cable's decision to cut New England Cable News from Berkshire County's channel lineup.
Berkshire bucks industry trend, inks deal with BofA to acquire 20 branches
One of Massachusetts' fastest growing banks was a big part of Bank of America's massive branch sell-off this year.
Banker & Tradesman
Prudential Town & Country To Rebrand As Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway empire.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Mill House tenants in Greenfield regroup after fire
Cynthia Dodge, left, and Frances Tuttle, right, with her dog Cassy in the Mill House Apartments, 75 Wells St., the scene of a fire Tuesday night which displaced some residents.
Berkshire Chamber sets target date for new president-CEO hire
The search for a successor to Berkshire Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Michael Supranowicz is underway, and a new leader could be selected as early as March.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Sustainable Berkshires Forum Set
County residents will have a chance to weigh in on the neighborhood portion of the countywide Sustainable Berkshires plan this month.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
City, others come together for long-term solutions for homeless in Pittsfield
Within two weeks, a transitional shelter expects to add 10 more emergency beds for the winter as Pittsfield develops longer range solutions to help the community's homeless.
Mass. governor dedicates $10M to extend last mile broadband to 45 rural communities
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is dedicating $10 million in the state's fiscal 2014 capital plan to enhance residential broadband connectivity in the western part of the state, reports the Berkshire Eagle .