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  1. From the parrot's beak: Christmas, Ebenezer (but not exclusively) editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Examiner.com

    ... NEEWS Sanctuary Director - Last minute gift idea: "Another Kind of Mind: A Talking Bird Masters English" by long Mike Dalton is the fascinating read on how Arielle the blue and gold macaw not only mimics, but apparently comprehends human speech. ...

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  2. Pittsfield students learn to pay it forward through The Giving ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Berkshire Eagle

    Allendale Elementary School third-grader Timothy Parsons talks about how he raised 160 in matching donations to his teacher's grant of 5. Parsons used the proceeds to purchase 23 gifts for Toys for Tots. Inspired by a lesson introduced about eight years ago by Teresa Bills, a fifth-grade teacher at Craneville Elementary School in Dalton, the "pay it forward" classroom program has since been adopted by two Pittsfield schools.

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  3. Pride of Dalton: Realtor honored for role assisting policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Berkshire Eagle

    The founder and broker/owner of Berkshire Dream Home in Dalton was recently honored by the Dalton Police Department and Select Board with the first ever Civilian Civil Service Award, given "for his exemplary work in neighborhood crime watching and his active involvement in helping Dalton police apprehend criminals." Dalton Police Chief Jeffrey Coe cited two situations in which Perenick, a former eastern New England police officer, reported criminal activity and provided information that led to arrests.

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  4. Dalton bestows Civilian Civil Service Award to Andy Perenick for crime-watch effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Berkshire Eagle

    DALTON >> By day, he runs his own real estate business. On the side, he's helped Dalton Police apprehend suspects in a pair of criminal cases.

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  5. Pittsfield Domestic Disturbance Prompts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | IBerkshires

    ... of representatives from local police departments - including Lanesborough, Lenox, Great Barrington, Adams, and Dalton - and the Berkshire County Sheriff's office. They closed the streets and were able to make contact with the man, enter the house ...

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  6. Pittsfield Police Log for Wednesday, Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Whittney Winters, 21, of Myrtle Avenue, West Grove, Pa., and Jonathan Harold Blakesley, 21, of Old Windsor Road, Dalton. Winters is charged with possession of a Class A drug; Blakesley is charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended ...

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  7. Pittsfield Domestic Disturbance Prompts Special Response TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | IBerkshires

    ... of representatives from local police departments - including Lanesborough, Lenox, Great Barrington, Adams, and Dalton - and the Berkshire County Sheriff's office. They closed the streets and were able to make contact with the man, enter the house ...

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  8. Dalton: Fire District schedules Special MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Dalton Fire District has scheduled a Special Meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Fire Station. Attendees will vote to appropriate $529 to pay the interest of the Water Department loans and to appropriate $5,000 to renovate the Command Center Room in the fire station.

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  9. Obituary: Raymond MacDonald, Longtime Somerville Resident, VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    ... Korean Conflict and worked for the MBTA as a train operator for 15 years. Raymond was the beloved husband of Lulamae (Dalton) MacDonald. He was the loving father of Donna Barton and Karen MacDonald, both of Saugus, Lorene Ficociello and her husband ...

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  10. Berkshire Trail Elementary School in Cummington to close at end of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    After a nearly four-hour meeting at Nessacus Regional Middle School, a divided Central Berkshire Regional School District School Committee on Thursday narrowly voted to close the school, which currently houses 74 students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5 and a staff of 18. The majority of students who attend the school will be bused to Craneville Elementary School in Dalton starting next September. The 8-6 vote followed presentations by Superintendent Robert Putnam and Business Administrator Melissa Falkowski, both of which painted the picture of a district in a serious financial bind.

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  11. Kids get new bikes through Berkshire Bank, Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Berkshire Eagle

    Diana Dalton, left, George Aurstin, center, and Kevin O'Donnell work on one of the bikes that Berkshire Bank employees helped volunteer to build in partnership with the Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club for local children Thursday at the club. Plaine's Bike, Ski and Snowboard sold the bikes to the bank at cost.

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  12. Take a walk in Santa's Winter Wonderland at the Crane & Co. Model FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Berkshire Eagle

    Sandi Girard decorates a tree Tuesday sponsored by Pittsfield Co-Op Bank in the days before the opening of the annual Santa's Winter Wonderland at Crane & Company's Model Farm in Dalton. This weekend marks the town's annual Santa's Winter Wonderland event at the Crane & Co.

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  13. Lanesborough, Dalton seek energy savings through Green Communities ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... energy consumption by 20 percent over five years. With the designation comes grant funds to help achieve that goal. Dalton's share totaled $142,725 and Lanesborough received $135,300. The state money will allow the towns to undertake various ...

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  14. Remembering 'Day of Infamy': Area veterans recall the unprovoked attack of Dec. 7, 1941Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... stationed at Pearl Harbor. Edward Burns and Roman Sadlowski were among the local casualties of the 46 Pittsfield and Dalton servicemen and women stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack. In salute of those who perished and survived the Japanese ...

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  15. Remembering 'Day of Infamy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... stationed at Pearl Harbor. Edward Burns and Roman Sadlowski were among the local casualties of the 46 Pittsfield and Dalton servicemen and women stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack. In salute of those who perished and survived the Japanese ...

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  16. Time, energy spent exposing 1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    DALTON >> Massachusetts initiated a new mandatory evaluation plan for public school educators last year. Perhaps I imagined it or perhaps I really heard it out of the corner of my still partially functioning left ear but I could swear that NPR reported that Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of Education, is pleased with the new plan.

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  17. Alleged Dalton arsonist held on $2,000 bail in Dumpster firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> An alleged Dalton arsonist is being held on $2,000 bail in connection with three Dumpster fires set in October and November, one of which damaged a church building. Nathaniel Q. Davis, 30, of Dalton Division Road, set fires on the same church property in late-October and early-November and then confessed to the crimes, according to Dalton police.

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  18. Pittsfield vets to mark 'date which will live in infamy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... in Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. Edward Burns and Roman Sadlowski were among the local casualties. In all, 46 Pittsfield and Dalton area servicemen and women were stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack. Coalition Chairman Fran Tremblay said it's ...

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  19. Berkshire Carousel to be housed at original Pittsfield location on Center StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    After attempts to locate the carousel in Lanesborough and Dalton, the amusement ride will land at its original destination: the vacant lot next to the CVS on Center Street in Pittsfield, organizers say. The yet-to-be-assembled merry-go-round is currently stored at the former Crane stationery factory in Dalton, where work continues on the attraction.

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  20. Scott Barnes eager to join another 'Western Mass. guy' with OriolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | MassLive.com

    ... prepares for his eighth season in professional baseball. General manager Dan Duquette, a Berkshire County native from Dalton, acquired Barnes from the Cleveland Indians in a Nov. 26 cash deal. "Dan called me, and we had a good talk, a couple of ...

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