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Berkshire Craft Beer Fest to raise money for local charity

05/21/2015 11:20 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — You don't have to run, but you might want to mosey over to The Common on Saturday, June 6, to check out the inaugural spring Berkshire Craft Beer Festival. 
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Backyard sheds reimagined
05/20/2015 02:38 PM EDT - When Morgaine Ford-Workman and Wren Workman bought a house with a backyard shed, they saw the potential for something more than storing garden tools. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires, May 21
05/20/2015 02:38 PM EDT - Can you believe it? Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us! If you're one of the lucky ones, this means you have an extra day to relax, have fun and go out and about. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires, May 14
05/13/2015 04:46 PM EDT - Whether you want to rock all night long or find something cool to explore outdoors, there's a little something for everyone happening both night and day in the Berkshires. Full Story

The Mount to celebrate, host Kate Bolick, 'Spinster' author
05/13/2015 11:48 PM EDT - LENOX >> Kate Bolick will be celebrating a homecoming of sorts this Friday, as she returns to The Mount with tales and exploits of literature, society and the art of being unmarried. Full Story

Sean McHugh: Splitting rails and hairs
05/06/2015 03:57 PM EDT - In December, Amtrak's Vermonter rail line from Burlington, Vt., to New York added new stops in the Pioneer Valley. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires, May 7
05/06/2015 03:57 PM EDT - Ah, the warmth! The sunshine! The longer days! It means we have more light to help us segue into the night. Full Story

Music notes from around the Berkshires
05/06/2015 03:57 PM EDT - Just as the spring ephemerals have blossomed across the landscape, local and regional music venues are ramping up their spring and summer lineups. Full Story

The Whiskey Treaty to perform, screen documentary
04/30/2015 06:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow will be dusting the trails from New York City to Albuquerque this spring, but this Friday, this music and film collaborative will be making a pit stop in their beloved Berkshires. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires, April 30
04/29/2015 01:16 PM EDT - Celebrate the coming of spring (and warmer weather!) with one of these local events: Ongoing The Little Cinema at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield has a couple of things happening this weekend. Full Story

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Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. A Pennsylvania chain says in a lawsuit that the smiley face cookies made by a Chicago-based baker are "confusingly similar" to its own trademarked treats. Full Story
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5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service. Full Story
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Duggar son apologizes after molestation accusations surface

Josh Duggar, one of the cast members of the TLC reality show '19 Kids and Counting,' was accused of molesting five young girls, including his sister, as a teenager; no charges were filed. He reportedly takes responsibility in an issued statement.