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Doyle Leads Krispy Cones to Cal Ripken Win
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. -- Chase Doyle pitched four strong innings and homered to lead Krispy Cones to a 5-3 win over Lee Hardware in the Lanesborough Cal Ripken Baseball League this week.   Ozzie Webber drove in a pair of runs, and Damon Pause had an RBI in the win.   Lee Hardware got two hits from Michael Naventi and a
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North Adams Developer Sees Historic Mill as Thriving Business Hub
The mill dates to 1863 and once manufactured woolen items.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Local developer David Moresi envisions filling the former Excelsior Mill on Roberts Drive with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, businesses and artisans.    "This is about job growth, job development, job
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Clarksburg Elementary Holocaust Exhibit Set Monday
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Clarksburg Elementary eighth-graders will host the school's 13th annual Holocaust Exhibit featuring Auschwitz survivor Magda Brown on Monday night.   English teacher and exhibit organizer Michael Little said the exhibit this year will focus on anti-Jewish legislation in Nazi
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Pot & Pollinators on Williamstown Town Meeting Agenda
  WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — This year's annual town meeting is all about weed and weeds.   The two articles that may generate the most discussion at the Tuesday evening meeting come near the end of the agenda: Articles 36 and 39 on a 40-article warrant.   The former is the zoning bylaw amendment
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House Passes Protections For Pregnant Workers
PITTSFIELD, Mass — The state's House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday shoring up the rights of pregnant workers.   The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will require employers to provide basic accommodations for employees who are pregnant or are new mothers. Such provisions include allowing pregnant woman to take
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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Tells MCLA Grads to 'Get in the Way'
President Jamie Birge shakes the hand of a graduate wearing Birge's trademark fashion statements — a bowtie. See more photos here. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — An icon of Civil Rights Movement, U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Alanta, Ga., urged the class of 2017 to "be brave, be bold, be courageous" and turn the
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Lee Teenager Wins Congressional Art Competition
The self-portrait will hang in the Capitol in Washington D.C. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Fiora Caligiuri-Randall has a natural gift.   Only the second acrylic painting the 14-year-old has done will now hang in the halls of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Fiora's painting beat out 45 other high school
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Williams Professor Snags Science Foundation Grant
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Matt Carter, assistant professor of biology at Williams College, has been awarded a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation. The five-year, $586,000 grant, awarded to junior faculty, will support Carter’s research into sleep and wakefulness. "I am so thrilled to receive the
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HospiceCare in The Berkshires Earns National 'Hospice Honors' Recognition
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — HospiceCare in The Berkshires has been recognized as a "Hospice Honors" recipient, one of only six in Massachusetts. The designation is based on survey results from 2016. The "Deyta Family Evaluation of Hospice Care" (FEHC) survey evaluates a hospice's performance on 24 satisfaction
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Williams Seniors Awarded Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowships
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Williams College seniors Sarah Cooperman and Ananya Mayukha have been awarded Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowships, awards that provide a $30,000 grant to support a year of purposeful, independent study outside the United States. Cooperman, a biology and environmental studies double major
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