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    Clarence Fanto: Cautious but meaningful first step for Lee, Lenox

    03/28/2015 03:32 PM EDT
    LENOX >> After six years of on-and-off, informal conversational tip-toeing about exploring shared services for two slowly shrinking school systems, the Lee and Lenox School Committees took a cautious but meaningful first step this past week. 
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    Out of the Pages: Setting a bad example
    03/27/2015 04:53 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Business notes and observations from the Berkshires and beyond. Full Story

    Alan Chartock: Solving the world's energy crisis one radio at a time
    03/27/2015 04:53 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> I was talking to Murray, the world's cutest and brightest dog. Full Story

    @TheMarket: Has the recovery really hit Main Street?
    03/27/2015 04:01 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> As Wall Street climbed higher and higher over the last five years, Main Street has languished. Full Story

    Anne Horrigan Geary: Pussy willows offer a clear sign of hope
    03/27/2015 02:46 PM EDT - DALTON >> The sun is shining, the sky is blue; the temperature is a measly 11 degrees. Full Story

    Bernard A. Drew: Four short hikes, while the cat slept
    03/27/2015 02:46 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> December day, fresh snow, reasonable temperature. Rest of the family was away. Full Story

    Derek Gentile: Great Barrington's pear trees had their 'Twilight Zone' moments
    03/26/2015 03:11 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Well, most of the pear trees along Main Street in town have been taken down. Full Story

    Brian Sullivan: Jewish big leaguer Al Rosen deserves Hall of Fame entry
    03/25/2015 08:29 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The recent passing of baseball's Al Rosen at the age of 91 gives us a chance to reflect on the slugger's life and the year he spent tearing it up for the Pittsfield Electrics of the Class C independent Canadian-American League in 1946. Full Story

    Carole Owens: Indians lost Stockbridge without a fight
    03/24/2015 01:32 PM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE >> Change is the one constant. In America, change is so rapid that Stockbridge's Main Street seems untouched and immutable just because it remains the same from the Rockwell painting until today. Full Story

    Edward Udel: Don't read it and weep for our kids
    03/23/2015 03:51 PM EDT - DALTON >> It is a troubling and observable problem. Many public high school students resist reading. Full Story

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    Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

    LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.