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Williamstown Closes Spring Street For 'Beeping' Package
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10:41AM / Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Spring Street was shut down for just short of an hour Wednesday morning after the Post Office received a suspicious beeping package.

Police report that Spring Street was closed at 9:20 a.m. investigate the package because it was emitting a series of beeping sounds. The town's main shopping street was closed as police and firefighters inspected the item.

Chief Kyle Johnson said the noises were coming from an electronic game from what was a care package from a Williams College student's parents. Williams College Security found the student and determined what the package was.

The road was reopened shortly after 10 a.m.

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Mount Greylock Committee Sends Message To Lanesborough Official
By Stephen Dravis, Williamstown Correspondent
02:00AM / Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Mount Greylock Regional Schhool District Committee on Tuesday voted to send a memo to the two elementary districts in Superintendancy Union 71 complaining about the demands one of those districts is placing on the administrative staff shared by the three districts.   The memo, read aloud by School Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Greene, singles out the chairman of the Lanesborough School Committee, and its passage Tuesday followed a lengthy discussion about that official's efforts to dissolve SU-71.   Greene prefaced her reading of the memo by saying it was drafted to express the Mount Greylock committee's dissatisfaction with the current state

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Higher Ed Commissioner Charges BCC To Make Best Use of State Funds
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
10:29PM / Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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Commissioner Freeland, right, said BCC is ahead of the curve in documenting student achievement.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Department of Higher Education Commissioner Richard Freeland wants Berkshire Community College to help him prove that the state's priority on education is worth it.

Freeland addressed the BCC Board of Trustees on Tuesday, calling on them to give him the "ammunition" he needs to show the administration that increases in higher education funding is money well spent.

"At the end of the day, as important as hard work is and as important as our efforts are, what really is the ultimate test is 'what's the numbers? What's the outcome? What

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Sen. Downing Shares Thoughts on Coming Budget Debate
By Stephen Dravis, Williamstown Correspondent
06:08PM / Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, seen with Reps. Paul Mark and Gailanne Cariddi last week, shared his thoughts of this year's budget priorities. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Hours after receiving Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed fiscal 2015 budget and months away from seeing what ultimately comes out of negotiations on Beacon Hill, State Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield, took some time last week to talk about the budget and other issues affecting the Berkshires.   Downing was in town to speak at the Library Supporters of Western Massachusetts' Berksshire Legislative Breakfast. This year, the annual event was held at the David and Joyce Milne Public

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Financial Strategies for Women Investors
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05:11PM / Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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Today, women are playing an ever-increasing role in making important financial decisions – whether for themselves or for their families. While many of the basic rules of investing hold true for all investors, some life events will affect women differently than they will men, and these can also have an impact on investment decisions. Following are a few areas of special consideration for women investors:

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People in general are living longer these days, and conventional wisdom will tell you that women tend to outlive men. Studies have, in fact, confirmed that this is the case. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, women outlive men by an

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Pittsfield Suns Host Yankee's GM Cashman
03:35PM / Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman will appear at the Pittsfield Suns' first "Hot Stove Banquet" at the Colonial Theatre on Thursday.

The event includes a VIP cocktail hour at 6, with the main event at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of the event; VIP tickets are $70 in advance, $75 the day of the event until sold out.

Cashman has served as senior vice president and general manager of the Yankees since 1998 and has been a member of the Yankees organization since 1986. During his tenure as an executive, Cashman has been part of five World Series championships and seven American League pennants. He was selected in 2009 as the MLB

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Residents Untrusting Of Latest Wind Siting Investigation
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
03:32AM / Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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BCC professor Wayne Klug outlines studies showing that the majority of residents are concerned with wind turbines and questions why the state pushes for them.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — After five years of questioning attempts to pass a Wind Energy Siting Reform Act, there is little wonder anti-wind activists don't trust the newest state investigation into the issue.

The Department of Public Utilities held a hearing on Monday on the latest try at developing a wind siting policies. This study is an interagency look at developing guidelines and suggestions for how to permit land-based wind power facilities.

"I want to emphasize that the task at hand for the DPU is to develop a

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Williamstown Selectmen OK Lease to Operate Spruces
By Stephen Dravis, Williamstown Correspondent
09:36PM / Monday, January 27, 2014
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The Selectmen will take control of the Spruces Mobile Home Park on Saturday. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Selectmen on Monday approved a lease agreement that will allow the town to operate the Spruces Mobile Home Park during the period leading to its closure.   This Saturday, Feb. 1, the town expects to take over formal operation of the park, Town Manager Peter Fohlin told the board.   Williamstown will continue to collect rents from the mobile home owners and will be responsible for maintenance of the Spruces while those residents seek other living arrangements. The park is scheduled to be shut down in early 2016 under the terms of a federal Hazard Mitigation

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Professional Hockey an Opportunity for North Adams
By Andy McKeever,
06:27PM / Monday, January 27, 2014
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There are too many factors that go into any venture to say something will or will not succeed even before it's begun.

A recent Berkshire Eagle column suggests that there is little chance an independent pro hockey league would survive in North Adams. But I say it can and here's why.

It hasn't been tried.

The column suggests the No. 1 reason why the team will fail is because of population numbers. It cites that Pittsfield and South County as being too far away to supplement ticket sales. I question why that is so vital.

Pittsfield has a historic baseball field and in 10 years saw five teams start up — only to strike out. During that period, the North Adams SteepleCats

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Williamstown Chamber Announces 2014 Officers
03:17PM / Monday, January 27, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Chamber of Commerce elected its executive officers for 2014 during its January board of directors meeting.

Elected as president is Jason Dohaney, an active member of the board since 2012 and previous treasurer. Dohaney is an investment adviser at True North Financial Services, a division of MountainOne Bank, and has been serving investment clients since 2007.

He also is chairman of the advisory committee for the Fund for Williamstown, a Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation fund.

Rebecca Gold, a native of Williamstown and local business owner, was elected vice president. Gold has been a member of the board since 2012 and was co-vice

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