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Pittsfield, Massachusetts is located in Berkshire County. Zip codes in Pittsfield, MA include 01203, 01202, and 01201. The median home price in Pittsfield is $165,000 which is roughly $111/per square foot. More Pittsfield information.

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Ex-Lee police chief made off with $52,000 from charity toy fund, prosecutors say

Former Lee police chief Joseph Buffis faces new charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering after his indictment in federal court on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Rest of River: Truck traffic, cleanup methods in focus at EPA session

Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday evening on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.

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Berkshire Elected Officials Support Grossman Campaign

Apex officials Tony Liporace and Kenny Freitag showed Mayor Daniel Bianchi, Treasurer Steve Grossman, City Council President Melissa Mazzeo, Sheriff Thomas Bowler and state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli around their business.

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield woman who crashed with kids in car allegedly high on PCB

A city woman who was allegedly high on PCP when she crashed her van with three children inside is free on her own recognizance after pleading not guilty to seven charges.

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Boston Herald

Correction: Eyewitness Identification story

In a story Aug. 24 about challenges to the way eyewitness identification testimony is presented to juries, The Associated Press erroneously reported the date that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will hear oral arguments in four cases.

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: Berkshire Writers Room sets September schedule

Fiction/Nonfiction meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the George B. Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St. Reading as Writers meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept.

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: Jazz Vespers returns to Zion Lutheran

Jazz Vespers returns to Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., for its third season at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

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SFGate

Man sentenced for Massachusetts carjacking

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield hosts public comment session on EPA's Rest of River Cleanup

The city of Pittsfield will host public comment meetings tonight and on Sept. 4 on the federal EPA's Housatonic Rest of River Cleanup proposal.

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Berkshire Eagle

Cultural exchange: Pakistani journalists visit U.S., spend tiime in the Berksires

Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Career center opens at North Adams City Hall to help former NARH workers

People who were laid off when North Adams Regional Hospital closed last March now can get help in their job searches or learning new skills -- without traveling to Pittsfield.

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield man facing of heroin charges free after bail reduced in other case

A city man who had a trafficking case dismissed last month is free after having his bail reduced from $50,000 to $5,000 cash on another drug case.

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Berkshire Eagle

Lenox woman accused of scamming more than $11K from neighbors

A town woman is facing three felony charges for allegedly scamming several elderly residents out of more than $11,000 over the past two months.

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Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield: YMCA registering for Superhero 5K Challenge

Dressed as a Superhero of their design, participants will conquer 19 villain-themed obstacles spread along a 3.1-mile course around Burbank Park.

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Berkshire Eagle

Ruberto resigns as Westfield State trustee

Ruberto, who accompanied then-university President Evan Dobelle and 20 guests on a trip to Cuba last year, submitted a resignation letter to Gov. Deval Patrick in May without stating a reason, the Springfield Republican reported on Tuesday.

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Berkshire Eagle

County Fare: City barber to follow up on kids' cuts

During Monday's "Cuts for Kids" event, All-Star Cuts barbershop owner Kevin Fye watched more than 100 Pittsfield children walk through the door of 148 First St. to receive a free back-to-school haircut.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

In the Courts

Matthew W. Swift, 47, of Park Street, Housatonic, was found not guilty on one charge each of assault and assault and battery.

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95 Ridgeway Ave Pittsfield

Expanded 3 bedroom Cape on a half an Acre Lot. First floor offers 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, large living room, , kitchen and family room with a door leading out to a beautiful deck.

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Berkshire Eagle

Third suspect held on $5K bail in armed Great Barrington ambush

The third suspect in an alleged armed ambush of two men in Great Barrington last week is being held on $5,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty to a charge of conspiracy.

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Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Keep up with cleanup

The "Rest of River" cleanup process for the Housatonic River has dragged on for years and will drag on for years more, but it will happen and it is wise to be out front in anticipating possible problems as some local officials are doing.

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