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    Three seriously injured in dramatic rollover crash in Lenox

    08/24/2016 07:20 PM EDT
    LENOX — At least three people suffered serious injuries in a spectacular rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in the center of town. 
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    Driver injured in crash with tractor-trailer on East Street at Pittsfield-Dalton line
    08/24/2016 09:02 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The driver of a pickup was injured Wednesday morning when his vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer at the intersection of East Street and Hubbard Avenue, trapping him inside. Full Story

    COMMUNITY
    Limited ad space available for Lee Founders Weekend Program

    LEE — Limited advertising space is still available for the 2016 Founders Weekend Program, the official publication for next month's Founders Weekend in Lee. Full Story
    POLICE BLOTTER
    Pittsfield Police log for Aug. 16 - 22

    Tuesday, August 16 10:05 a.m.: Police arrest William J. Daniels, 25, of North Street, Pittsfield on a Pittsfield Police Department warrant. Full Story
    EDUCATION
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    It's that time of year again: Schools are back in session in the Berkshires

    As summer programs wrap up, the yellow buses chartering the county's public school students have begun revving up for their weekday runs, ushering kids and teens to and from schools. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
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    Tour explores William Stanley Business park

    New bridge makes for easy access to nine building sites
    08/24/2016 10:42 PM EDT
    PITTSFIELD — The opening of the new Woodlawn Avenue railroad bridge in late June has provided public access through the William Stanley Business Park from north to south for the first time in a decade. 
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    State to help pay for early voting
    08/24/2016 10:42 PM EDT - Local election officials welcome the financial boost they are getting to help pay for early voting prior to the presidential election in November. Full Story

    Housatonic Water Works rates to jump 33.3 percent over two years
    08/24/2016 08:14 PM EDT - ehiggins@berkshireeagle.com @BE_EoinHiggins GREAT BARRINGTON >> Customers in the Housatonic Water Works should see a hefty jump in their water rates — but not as high as the utility may have wanted. Full Story

    Gabriel Abbott Memorial School starts school year with 87 students
    08/24/2016 07:14 PM EDT - FLORIDA >> The morning was picture-perfect: sunshine pouring over the mountain and smiling, laughing students entering a small country school with a friendly greeting from the principal standing outside the school door, welcoming the pupils returning from summer recess. Full Story

    Three seriously injured in dramatic rollover crash in Lenox
    08/24/2016 07:20 PM EDT - LENOX — At least three people suffered serious injuries in a spectacular rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in the center of town. Full Story

    Pittsfield police investigating gunshots in residential neighborhood
    08/24/2016 06:31 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> City police are investigating another report of shots fired in a residential neighborhood. Full Story

    Weeds still clogging boat ramp at Cheshire Reservoir
    08/24/2016 11:09 PM EDT - CHESHIRE — SOLitude Lake Management workers used a mechanical harvester to remove about 80 dump truckloads of dead and rotting Vallisnaria americana weed, also known as tape grass, from the northern section of the Cheshire Reservoir, also known as Hoosac Lake, last week but weed clogs and tangles remain at the launch and as a thick carpet along the shoreline. Full Story