Lenox schools focus on independence in preparation for meeting with Lee next month

Revision to enrollment strategy discussed as school board gears up to meet with Lee next month to discuss shared services
LENOX >> As it puts the final touches on its long-awaited master plan, the School Department's Strategic Study Committee is leaving itself some wiggle room on a key point: Keeping the district independent for the next five years. Full Story
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The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 22

12/19/2014 03:08 PM EST
ART Open Studio: Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p. 
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Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
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'Hobbit' goes out on top with $90.6 million 5-day debut

NEW YORK (AP) — While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Full Story