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Chester activist plans hunger strike to compel abuse report response from Vatican

A Western Massachusetts man says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges it received pleas for help from local families riven by clergy sexual abuse. Olan Horne of Chester, one of the …

Kilbon Memorial Fountain in Lee should be back in action for Memorial Day LEE — Despite rising repair costs, the historic marble fountain featuring the face of Stockbridge Indian Chief Konkapot should be unveiled Memorial Day weekend.The Fountain Restoration …
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Kids in the kitchen: School vacation snacking "I'm hungry!" "There's nothing to eat!" After school, weekends, school vacations, snow days, if the kids are home, they're looking for something to eat. What seem to be insatiable appetites are not …
Da Vinci is on the move at the Berkshire Museum PITTSFIELD — To say that Leonardo da Vinci was a visionary is an understatement that nevertheless helps explain why, hundreds of years after his death, the world continues to discuss his …

The lure of the trail

FLORIDA — "Nick, are you going to start rounding 'em up?"Florida Mountaineers Secretary Tim Keating was hovering over a deck of cards and a slow cooker filled with pulled pork when he asked his …

Pilobolus sees dance through the lens of nature GREAT BARRINGTON — They swing like saplings — roll and lift and orbit. Six dancers blend into three creatures, four-armed like dancing Shivas. They are wearing spare clothing the colors …
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Style, selfies and hamburgers: Karl Lagerfeld in quotes

PARIS — Couturier Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday at the age around 85, was almost as famous for his biting and often controversial quips as he was for his fashion designs. Here are a few of …

People Designers Guild honor Carter, Close Designers Guild honors Carter, CloseOscar nominees Glenn Close and "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter were honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.Close …
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