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Pittsfield: Artists with dementia to exhibit at First Friday Artswalk
Twenty Berkshire artists, all who have Alzheimer's disease or some form of dementia, will present their work at the First Fridays Artswalk in downtown Pittsfield.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Berkshire County: Free early literacy program enrolling now
The Parent Child Home Program at Child Care of the Berkshires has openings for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years to begin the program this fall in Berkshire County.
Banker & Tradesman
By The Numbers: Top 3 Mortgage Lenders
With 10 percent of the market share, Adams Community Bank jumps to No. 2 in Berkshire County from No.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Public hearing for Pittsfield attorney Rota
A public testimony hearing is being held today regarding the nomination of William A. Rota to the position of Associate Justice of the Southern Berkshire District Court by Governor Deval Patrick.
The Pittsfield Gazette
Food truck rodeo scheduled
By John Townes There's going to be a rodeo in downtown Pittsfield on Sunday, but rather than bucking broncos and daredevil cowboys, it will be featuring tasty meals and local brews.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Pittsfield celebrates diversity at Gather-In
Channeling Frederick Douglass' "Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro," sixth-grader-to-be Shanyse-Yasmine Reed brought dozens to applause when she let ring, "I argue with you that the slave is a man," at Gather-In at Pitt Park on Saturday.
The Pittsfield Gazette
Pittsfield promotes green kitchens
By John Townes The Pittsfield health department is encouraging and assisting restaurants and other food-service operations to become 'greener' in their cleaning practices.
Bond Bill Includes $5M for Greylock Glen...
Adams is in line for $5 million for the construction of a long-planned educational center at the Greylock Glen.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Superior Court Briefs: July 14 - July...
William Soper, 32, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on four counts of rape of a child with force and single counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness.
Trial date set for former Pittsfield city councilor Capitanio
A former city councilor who allegedly tipped off a drug dealer about an upcoming police raid is scheduled to go to trial in November.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Gather-In seeks diversity
A wider variety of groups is expected at this year's Gather-In as organizers strive for more diversity during the county's only traditional African-American neighborhood festival.
Washington: Scenic byway honoring veterans to be dedicated
The town of Washington has designated the length of Washington Mountain Road within the town as a Scenic Byway honoring American veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MassDOT Purchases Berkshire Line for Passenger Rail
The Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center is being considered as a rail station once passenger service between Pittsfield and New York resumes.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Our Opinion: James MacGregor Burns
James MacGregor Burns was a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian whose explorations of leadership, specifically presidential leadership, resonate today.
Mosquito spraying starts Thursday in Pittsfield
Before potential disease-carrying mosquitoes put the bite on city residents, several neighborhoods will be sprayed later this week in order to reduce the number of swarming summer insects.
VIDEO: A wet start to the day in WMass
Many people in western Massachusetts awoke to the sounds of pouring rain on Wednesday morning.
Flood warnings now, pleasant weather ahead for the Berkshires
Following overnight downpours that dropped one to three inches of rain on Berkshire County, the National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., has extended the flash flood warning for the region until 12:30 p.m. today.
Andrew L. Pincus: An inspiration, and an original
His one-inch death notice said: "Per Walter's wishes, price of admission to his memorial service is a rhymed couplet."
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Berkshire County: College students recognized for academic achievement
Rachel Konowitch, a junior majoring in psychology and brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean's list for academic achievement for the fall 2013 semester.