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    Lee wants state to reconsider its $8.88 million MassWorks grant

    11/27/2014 05:59 PM EST
    LEE >> Local government and business leaders are pushing hard for $8. 
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    Snow doesn't slow All Saints Kitchen's Thanksgiving mission
    11/27/2014 09:35 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> Charlie Blaisdell found himself on Thanksgiving morning trudging through about a foot of freshly fallen snow to the door of his neighbor of 32 years, Jim Crawford. Full Story

    Pittsfield NAACP president stepping down
    11/27/2014 05:04 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> When Will Singleton retired and moved back to Pittsfield after a career in education in other states, he was struck by the fact there were few, if any, people of color working in government offices around the city. Full Story

    Former Berkshire corrections officer facing felony marijuana trafficking and gun charges
    11/26/2014 09:19 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A former corrections officer is facing drug trafficking and numerous gun charges after city police allegedly found about 63 pounds of marijuana, more than $40,000 in cash and 13 unsecured guns around his Pittsfield residence. Full Story

    Interim Lenox schools chief welcomes talk of shared superintendency
    11/27/2014 09:26 AM EST - LENOX >> As Lenox puts the finishing touches on its own strategic plan for the next five years, the interim superintendent has welcomed the invitation by the neighboring Lee school district to discuss a shared administration. Full Story

    The Laliberte Toy Fund
    11/26/2014 02:33 PM EST - LEE >> The Laliberte Toy Fund, serving needy families from Lee, Tyringham and Lenox Dale, has received $815 in donations toward this year's goal of $8,000. Full Story

    Lenox schools expected to put regionalization on back burner
    11/27/2014 09:26 AM EST - LENOX >> As the long-awaited strategic study for the town's schools is wrapped in time for Christmas, the outline for the gift card to be presented to the School Committee and town residents is already being written. Full Story

    Pittsfield Licensing Board pushes Polish club to pick manager of record
    11/26/2014 02:31 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The city's Licensing Board has urged the Polish Community Club to take seriously picking a new manager to keep its liquor license in order. Full Story

    Pittsfield shooting: Prosecutor says defendant has 'violent history'
    11/26/2014 02:20 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> An city man accused in recent shooting has "quite a violent history," according to prosecutors who lobbied Wednesday to have him held as dangerous for 120 days. Full Story

    Nor'easter slams Berkshires amid busy holiday travel, shopping
    11/26/2014 11:09 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The predicted winter storm began on schedule the day before Thanksgiving, causing hazardous road conditions and prompting cancellations and early closures across the Berkshires.

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    Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story