11/25/2015 12:58 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN — Residents have been asked to look over a draft report on economic development and provide feedback to the committee tasked with writing the report by Sunday.   Full Story
Former Pittsfield man competent to stand trial in UMass rape case
11/25/2015 12:03 PM EST - NORTHAMPTON — The trial for the last of four defendants, accused of raping a University of Massachusetts student in 2012, is set to begin next week. Full Story

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11/25/2015 12:01 PM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON — Bobby Sweet is glad to be home. The guitarist for folk singer Arlo Guthrie's band said Tuesday night the last two months on the road have been "exhausting.

Photo Gallery | 50th anniversary of Alice's Restaurant

Related | Arlo Guthrie marks 50th at scene of 'Alice's Restaurant Massacree'   Full Story

MCLA announces new incentives to recruit New York state students
11/25/2015 11:57 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS — The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has announced new incentives aimed at recruiting students from New York state. Full Story

11/25/2015 12:02 PM EST - PITTSFIELD — A city man may be spending more time in jail than he expected after he failed to show up in court to begin a 30-day sentence earlier this month.   Full Story
Pittsfield residents to see 4 percent increase in property taxes
11/25/2015 11:24 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The amount used from surplus city funds to reduce this year's tax rate increase was the hot topic as the City Council approved the new rates on Tuesday. Full Story

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11/25/2015 11:51 AM EST - Preschoolers at Lenox Preschool Little Explorers and the kindergarten classes at Cheshire Elementary School were asked how they cooked a turkey and what they were grateful for this year.   Full Story
Lenox, Stockbridge police warn of thieves passing phony $100 bills
11/25/2015 10:53 AM EST - LENOX — Area police departments are urging the public, especially business owners, to be on the lookout for a ring of thieves who have been passing counterfeit $100 bills at businesses in Lenox and Stockbridge. Full Story

11/25/2015 04:35 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — Following two months below the 5 percent mark, the Berkshire County unemployment rate has reached that threshold again in October.   Full Story
MassPIRG releases unsafe toys list
11/25/2015 04:54 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — Despite years of advocacy on the local, regional and national levels, dangerous and toxic toys still make it to the marketplace.

Photo Gallery | Annual list of dangerous toys from MASSPIRG Full Story

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11/25/2015 05:13 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS — Students and staff at Brayton Elementary School were encouraged this week to be the type of person they would be thankful for.   Full Story
County Fare: Girl embarks on food drive for CHP Family Services
11/25/2015 05:26 AM EST - The folks at Community Health Programs in Great Barrington shared with County Fare this week a story about a little girl with a big heart. Full Story

11/25/2015 05:29 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two people who allegedly robbed a city sandwich shop at knifepoint Monday evening.   Full Story
Great Barrington relocates hearing on hotel proposed for Searles school site
11/24/2015 04:08 PM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON >> A public hearing on a proposal to build a hotel on the site of the former Searles Middle School has been moved to the Monument Mountain High School auditorium. Full Story

11/25/2015 06:15 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS — After three years of effort, the board of nonprofit Housing Opportunities, Inc. voted Monday to dissolve and have its assets absorbed into the city's community development office.   Full Story
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