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  1. Upcoming thaw in Berkshires, region, brings caution about thin iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Berkshire Eagle

    People walk across the frozen Pontoosuc Lake on Tuesday afternoon. State and local officials are discouraging against crossing seemingly solid lakes, ponds and rivers during the upcoming mild spell.

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  2. Berkshire County locals thriving on the basketball court at Salisbury SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    Pittsfield-native Bryce Daley tried to block a shot for Salisbury School in a game against the Williams College JV team. WILLIAMSTOWN - It would be fair to say that the members of the Salisbury School boys basketball team would like a better record than 1-5.

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  3. Berkshire Mall losing another retailer as American Eagle announces closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    Yet another national retailer is leaving the Berkshire Mall. American Eagle Outfitters is closing its store at the Lanesborough mall, a company representative confirmed on Tuesday.

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  4. Letter: The smart and stable don't need to say soRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: Our president says to all of us that he is known for his "mental stability" and "being, like, really smart." He also said: Global warming is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese.

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  5. Caproni, Mansfield claim victories on Giant Slalom course in Berkshire County Alpine openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    Wahconah's Kyle Brogan finished the Bousquet GS course in 47.73 seconds to lead the Warriors to a second place finish during Week 1. Taconic's Andrew King was runner-up in Week 1 of Berkshire County Alpine with a 47.36 seconds time in Giant Slalom. Pittsfield High freshman Michael Mansfield clocked in at 47.00 seconds to win the Week 1 Giant Slalom race for Berkshire County Alpine.

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  6. Stockbridge considering temporary ban on marijuana facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    Community Room, Town Offices, 50 Main St. - Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.: Special Town Meeting warrant includes an article proposing a temporary ban through Dec. 31. Two-thirds approval is needed. Gymnasium, Town Offices, 50 Main St. STOCKBRIDGE - Should the town impose a temporary ban on marijuana-related businesses, with the exception of registered medical marijuana dispensaries? That's the lead-off question facing registered voters at a special town meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22, in the Town Offices gymnasium.

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  7. Area food pantries gird for benefits cuts after tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    Local advocates are bracing for reductions in food assistance following passing of the tax bill, fearful that cuts to safety net programs lie ahead because of an expanding federal deficit. "I feel like it's opening the door to revision of our social programs," said Carol Purcell, president of the board of directors of the People's Pantry in Great Barrington.

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  8. Dining out for a cause: Sex trafficking survivor raising funds for police trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    Jeanet Ingalls is working on a series of fundraisers in an effort to raise $10,000 to train police departments in handling and identifying human trafficking victims. Shown in her studio on North Street in Pittsfield, Ingalls said she uses her art to filter out the intensity of her own experience as a victim. 5 comments

  9. Our Opinion: Making the argument for a long overdue new city police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    One of the primary indices of a city's viability is how safe its citizens feel in their homes and traveling its streets. In the case of Pittsfield, a locality with many economic and societal challenges, the need for such a sense of safety is particularly vital if the city is going to survive and thrive. 10 comments

  10. Letter: Turn old GE plant into a water parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: According to an article in The Eagle, visitors in 2016 brought millions of dollars to the Berkshires. The Berkshires have received good ratings by travel and tourist publications.

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  11. Letter: Put an end to worldwide mistreatment of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: The until now unspoken epidemic of violence against women is far worse than most want to admit. In the December issue of Scientific American, the article "How captives changes the world" reports that "As the armies of ISIS swept across Syria and northern Iraq, they overran villages of Yazidi people.

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  12. Pittsfield nurses renew appeals to hospital trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    Registered nurses will again ask trustees of Berkshire Health Systems to back their demands for staffing improvements in a new contract. Members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association plan to deliver a petition Monday to one of those board members, a day before the fourth scheduled bargaining session since a one-day strike and four-day lockout in October.

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  13. Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Williams basketball bench a great...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    The term "Cradle of Coaches" has been bestowed on Miami University for having turned out coaches like Paul Brown, Ara Parseghian, Bo Schembeckler to Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams. The Williams College basketball program has not reached Miami's heights.

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  14. Pittsfield man held after report of shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    Firearms charges and narcotics convictions landed a Pittsfield man in custody amid accusations he opened fire with a handgun Saturday night on Spring Street. Timothy A. McFadden, 30, entered not guilty pleas Tuesday in Central Berkshire District Court to charges including firing a weapon within 500 feet of a building, and illegal weapons and ammunition possession. 5 comments

  15. Letter: Pupils deserve a ride in cold weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: I do not understand why 24 percent of respondents voted "no" to The Eagle's online poll of whether school districts should bus walkers when temperatures reach subzero numbers. We are talking about children 18 years old and under! What could anyone's reason possibly be for denying these children a safe way to get to school? This is a snapshot of what is wrong in this world.

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  16. Letter: Pittsfield parents need earlier closings noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    To the editor: Why can't the Pittsfield Public Schools provide information about school closings at the same time the other schools do? Parents end up having to figure out where their children will go at the last minute, when it's time to go to work.

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  17. Jason McCandless: Ambitious vision for the new TaconicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    Thank you to Ellie Hammerling for her vision and work in helping all of us who live and work in Pittsfield recognize how illumination can bring our city more alive during this winter's long nights, and for her letter to the editor on Dec. 29, 2017, highlighting the need for a trained, professional workforce to keep the Berkshires bright, brilliant and well sustained. To that end, we would like to invite the entire community to our high schools' open houses: Pittsfield High School on Thursday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Taconic High School on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Taconic High School project, nearly a dozen years in the making, is now just months away from completion.

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  18. Mount Greylock boys, girls basketball teams adapting to having no court to call homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    Mount Greylock's Delaney Babcock tries to get the ball around Taconic's Aubrey Lazits during their game at MCLA on Jan. 3. The Greylock girls and boys will have to get used to the MCLA gym, and the Lasell Gym at Williams College, as the school's renovation project has kept the team out of their soon-to-be-finished new home court. The Mount Greylock boys and girls basketball teams have been forced to play a road-heavy schedule while awaiting the renovation of the school's gym, part of the $64.8 million school renovation project that's expected to be completed in January 2019.

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  19. Citizens Bank, Berkshire Bank investing in employees, communities.Read the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Berkshire Eagle

    Berkshire Hills Bancorp, the parent of Berkshire Bank, announced Friday that it will be raising the minimum wage for bank employees to $15 an hour, providing a one-time bonus of $1,000 to over 1,000 employees - about 70 percent of its workforce - enhancing investment in employee development and training programs and contributing $2 million to Berkshire Bank's charitable foundation. PITTSFIELD - On the heels of the federal tax legislation signed into law last month, two banks with branches in the Berkshires announced that they are investing in employees and communities.

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  20. With $600K gap, funding for BCC artificial turf field on shaky financial footingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 | Berkshire Eagle

    Proponents of an artificial turf field at Berkshire Community College say the project, after clearing all regulatory hurdles last year, will finally break ground in May. The catch? There's a $600,000 funding gap. The field is coming this spring, regardless of the gap, proponents say of the project first envisioned six years ago, but without support, they'll have to scale it back.

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