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Pittsfield's Blue Q to give away reusable bags today
Seth Nash, co-owner of the Pittsfield gift business Blue Q, said the company will be giving away reusable bags today to the first 200 people who enter the store between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Blue Q is located at 103 Hawthorne Ave. The giveaway is being conducted based on the responses Nash received after writing a letter to the editor that was ... (more)
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13 hrs ago
Great Barrington community group gets $50K boost from state
The Community Development Corp. of South Berkshire has been offered a $50,000 tax incentive from the state that the organization can use to entice donors.
23 hrs ago
132 Christian Hill Rd Great Barrington
Attractive cape with privacy located on 2.7 acres in Great Barrington. Eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace and a first floor master with new en suite bath.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Clarksburg Selectman vote to offer John Sanguinet town administrator position
Sanguinet worked as both the interim town administrator and town administrator of Wareham, and previously worked for 14 years with the state Department of Revenue.
Stockbridge fires Scott Muir, despite acquittal in sex assault case
The Select Board has voted unanimously to terminate Scott M. Muir from his town government positions as facilities manager and emergency services director, effective next Tuesday.
Berkshire Fringe coming to Pittsfield
After nine years at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Berkshire Fringe is moving to Pittsfield's Upstreet Cultural District.
Berkshire Mall Cinema 10 : 300: Rise of an Empire 3D 12, 12:30, 3:20, 5:05, 6:30 & 7:35; 300: Rise of an Empire 2D 2:35; Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D 12:20, 2:50, 5:20 & 7:45; Mr. Peabody & Sherman 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:50 & 7:20; Non-Stop 12:50, 3:50 & 6:50; Son of God 12:10, 3:30 & 6:40; 3 Days to Kill 1:10 & 4; Pompeii 1, 3:40 & 7:30; The Lego Movie ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Dalton Seeks Bolstered Affordable Housing Plan
The town is taking the lead on a grant application to allow four Berkshire communities to address housing development needs, including the re-purposing of its former middle school.
Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School students learn how to tap the sap
Third-grade, kindergarten and early childhood classes at the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School each made a short trek through the mud and snow to a lightly wooded portion of campus to learn firsthand the process of making maple syrup, a time-honored New England tradition.
Berkshire jobless rate jumps to 7.5 percent in January
The Berkshire County unemployment rate jumped more than half a percentage point in January to 7.5 percent, according to figures released by a state agency on Tuesday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Police Searching For Suspected Bank Robber
Police are searching for an older model blue Chevrolet truck in connection to a robbery of Lee Bank on Monday afternoon.
Bird Sightings: March 10, 2014
At Turners Falls there were ten greater scaup, two lesser scaup, a red-breasted merganser, and a glaucous gull.
Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - Week Two [Berkshire on Stage]
The second week of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers continues to explore the literary terrain.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Pittsfield Police Log for Friday, March 7
No injuries are reported. n 1:28 p.m.: Police respond to a reported assault and battery at the Lipton Mart on South Street.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
39 South St Great Barrington
Beautiful, Victorian just up South St., a short stroll to the center of town. Original details throughout, beautiful woodwork.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Berkshire Hills Regional School District ready to approve fiscal 2015 budget
Following an extended -- and at times confusing -- discussion, the Berkshire Hills Regional School District approved a total of $200,000 in cuts to the fiscal 2015 budget on Thursday night.
Great Barrington: Historical Society program on Searles Castle
Local historian and former Searles Castle docent David Rutstein will present "Searles Castle: Before and During Construction 1883-1888" at the Great Barrington Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the John Dewey Academy, Searles Castle, 389 Main St. Payment may be made on the Historical Society website, www.gbhistory.org ... (more)
James Patterson picks Great Barrington's Bookloft as grant recipient
Best-selling author James Patterson has indirectly helped pay the rent at The Bookloft for years, churning out novels faster than readers can pick them up off the shelves.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
27 Hollenbeck Ave Great Barrington
STYLE ON THE ''HILL'' with large rooms, high ceilings, and great light. Many original moldings and details.
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RGS re-ups for 2nd round of Solarize Mass
RGS Energy will continue its participation in a program to bring solar electricity to homes and businesses in in Massachusetts.