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GOP Candidate Baker Preaches Jobs, Schools & Communities
By Andy McKeever,
03:34PM / Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Charlie Baker, in the middle, introduces himself to voters at Joe's Diner in Lee on Tuesday.

LEE, Mass. — Republican Charlie Baker says if he is elected governor, every time state revenues increase it will all go back to cities and towns.

The gubernatorial candidate met with potential voters over lunch at Joe's Diner on Tuesday. Baker has been all over the state preaching the need for more jobs, better education and improved communities.

"I spent most of my time talking about what I call the big three — jobs, schools and communities. Those aren't Republican, Democratic or independent issues, it is just what people worry about and what I worry about,"

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Village Ambulance Recovering From Embezzlement
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:41PM / Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Dr. Erwin Stuebner told the board that new safeguards are in place to ensure Village Ambulance's financial security.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Village Ambulance Service is recovering from a major theft of its funding.

The Selectmen on Monday heard a report from the president of the board of the nonprofit service, who explained that the agency was making strides to recover from the damage done by the theft of $240,000 over a three-year period by its former general manager and business manager.

Dr. Erwin Stuebner told the board that new financial safeguards are in place, the board has been reconstituted to bring in individuals with business expertise, and the former employees are

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Williamstown Community Preschool Installs New Signage
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Williamstown Selectmen Reaffirm Housing Decision
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
12:36AM / Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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The selectmen on Monday reaffirmed their decision to build affordable housing only on Cole Avenue. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Board of Selectmen on Monday tacitly rejected a last-ditch appeal from the Affordable Housing Committee.   The board authorized Town Manager Peter Fohlin to negotiate terms of a purchase-and-sale agreement with the Women's Institute for Housing and Economic Development and Berkshire Housing Development Corp. for the transfer of the former Photech mill property at 330 Cole Ave.   The board's selection of the Women's Institute proposal over the more comprehensive plan submitted by Arch Street Development led to the resignation of three

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BMC Offers $4M for Bankrupt Northern Berkshire Healthcare
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
07:17PM / Monday, April 28, 2014
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Berkshire Medical Center has set an initial bid of $4 million to acquire the assets of bankrupt Northern Berkshire Healthcare, including North Adams Regional Hospital.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Berkshire Medical Center is offering $4 million to buy the assets of the bankrupt Northern Berkshire Healthcare.

The price is outlined in a use-and-occupancy agreement for BMC to operate a satellite emergency facility in the former North Adams Regional Hospital.

The assets include the hospital, VNA & Hospice of Northern Berkshire Inc. and Northern Berkshire Healthcare Physicians Group Inc.

A motion filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Monday afternoon requests the court grant Harold B.

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Humane Race Takes to the Streets on May 3
12:57PM / Monday, April 28, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Dozens upon dozens of dogs and animal lovers will hit the streets of Williamstown on Saturday, May 3, for the 12th annual Humane Race.

This annual fundraiser for the Berkshire Humane Society is a 5K Fun Run or 1 Mile Walk with or without a dog through Williamstown and Williams College.

Race check-in and registration begin at 8 a.m. in front of The Cottage and Water Street Books on Water Street. Advance registration is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under and can be done online; day of race registration is $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Those who raise $500 in pledges will be eligible to win a Pet Portrait (custom oil painting) by

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Williams Baseball Sweeps Hamilton
By Nathan Thompson, Williams Sports Info
09:24AM / Monday, April 28, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams swept Hamilton in a NESCAC West doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Williams’ Bobby Coombs Field. The Ephs won 2-1 in game one and 6-3 in game two. 

With the results, Williams moves to 10-14 (6-5 NESCAC West), while Hamilton falls to 9-14 (2-9 NESCAC West).

In game one, the Ephs sent junior righty Thomas Murphy to the hill. The Continentals countered with junior righty JJay Lane.

Williams struck first with a run in the bottom of the third. With one out, junior left fielder Luke Pierce crushed a ball that one-hopped the fence in right.  He sped into third easily with a triple. The next batter, Thomas Stephens, blooped a ball that nearly

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Public Hearing Slated on Substance Abuse Options
12:23AM / Monday, April 28, 2014
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A state committee will be taking testimony Tuesday on issues related to substance abuse.

The hearing runs on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Adams City Hall.

The state Senate Special Committee on Drug Abuse and Treatment Options in the Commonwealth is holding two hearings in Western Massachusetts in April, including the one in North Adams.

Monday, April 28, 10 to 1
Providence Behavioral Health Hospital, Holyoke

Tuesday, April 29, 10 to 1
North Adams City Hall

The committee is inviting the following groups to provide testimony: law enforcement officials, district

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Earth Day Speaker: Break Carbon Addiction, Go After 'Pushers'
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
04:54PM / Sunday, April 27, 2014
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Michael Klare, the director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College, spoke with Williams students about divesting in fossil fuels. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Earth's ecosystem is diseased, and it is humanity's sickness that is the cause.   That was the message delivered Tuesday evening at Williams College by Michael Klare, the director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College.   Klare was on campus to deliver the college's keynote address for Earth Day, and he said that Earth's days are numbered — at least Earth as we know it.   Citing recent dire reports

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Hundreds Line Up for Empty Bowl Fundraiser
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
03:01AM / Sunday, April 27, 2014
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Volunteers serve up more than 30 soups during the Empty Bowl Dinner at First Congregational Church in Williamstown on Friday night.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Area residents and students filed into First Congregational Church on Friday night to fill more than 300 empty bowls.

The 11th biennial event was held to raise awareness of hunger issues and support the Berkshire Food Project, which provides free lunches at the Congregational Church in North Adams.

Empty Bowl dinners are done throughout the country, but Williamstown started doing its 22 years ago.

"It has just blossomed and grown over the last however many years and people really do cherish their bowls," Valerie

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@theMarket: Blood in the Streets
By Bill Schmick,
06:41AM / Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Investors began to focus on events in Ukraine this week as a continuing stalemate between Russia and the West erupted in gunfire. That bloodshed stopped the market dead in its tracks. The question is, for how long?

Up until now, the dispute over Ukrainian territory has been largely a war of words and an excuse to take the occasional profit every now and then. Investors are worried that might change. Here's what we know.

The international agreement forged in Geneva a week ago has broken down with both sides crying foul. We also know that several pro-Russian militants were shot dead at a roadside checkpoint on in an eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk on Thursday. It was result of the

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