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For Drury grads, end to senior year 'came sooner than we thought'

NORTH ADAMS — It wasn't the celebration they envisioned, but the Drury High School Class of 2020 completed its four-year journey at Joe Wolfe Field on Friday. "We all had a vision of what …

Starting with the bus, Mount Greylock School Commitee field-tests hybrid model WILLIAMSTOWN — For their first in-person meeting since the dawn of the coronavirus pandemic, members of the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee arrived in style — in the back of a …
Virus safety measures meant to protect all of Williamstown, college official says WILLIAMSTOWN — Health officials here plan to confer more often with Williams College about the risks posed by the imminent return of students. In a meeting Friday morning, members of the …

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New owner, same (mostly) marijuana project at former Lee mill

LEE — A Midwestern developer is buying back the Greylock Mill to take control of the planned marijuana growing project from a West Coast company. Eric Spirtas has formed Spirtas Global LLC …

New restaurant opening next week GREAT BARRINGTON — The owners of Fiesta Bar and Grill will open their new restaurant, Agaves, on 398 Stockbridge Road on Monday. Owners Sandra Sosa and Nestor Perez say Agaves will feature …
Former Eagle reporter joins WGBH BOSTON — Former Berkshire Eagle reporter Carrie Saldo has joined WGBH-TV, Boston's Public Broadcasting System station, as a reporter covering Worcester County. She will be based in the …
The Berkshire Eagle Berkshire All Stars awards show
'It's pretty special': Berkshire County's top athletes, coaches honored by The Berkshire Eagle in All Stars video presentation After two years of an in-person event, The Berkshire Eagle All Stars Gala went virtual in 2020 — but still brought the same level of commitment to honorees. In a livestream on The Eagle's …
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Greylock Audiology offers balance, fall prevention, hearing help to Berkshires PITTSFIELD — No time is a good time to land in the hospital because of a broken hip. During a pandemic, it's probably the worst time to have ongoing problems with your balance, hearing and …
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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: What is the MassBears project?
There is a new research project going on pertaining to bears in Massachusetts. The project is aptly called MassBear. The research … Read More
Geoff Smith | From the Baseline: Turns out, Taconic's mascot is already being talked about
The best laid plans of mice and men...blah, blah, blah. Long time, no chat. Apologies for that. But here we are. Housekeeping item … Read More
Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Sights and sounds from fan-free Fenway Park
BOSTON — A baseball season unlike any other began when I had my temperature taken on Saturday morning. I'm getting a little … Read More
Golf notebook: Congdon, Quinto share Berkshire Hills Singles lead
It's a battle of youth vs. experience at the top of the leaderboard after two rounds of this year's Championship Flight of the … Read More
Mike Walsh | On Sports: Carrie Holland back in Berkshires and getting people active
As I've grown over the past year as a first-time dog owner, I've come to relearn something I was first taught in elementary school by … Read More
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Our Opinion: Pittsfield schools face yet another obstacle

"We've got to get on top of this." That concern expressed Monday by Pittsfield School Committee Chairwoman Katherine Yon reflects the anxieties of countless educators and families across the city. …

Paul A. London: Founders' insights predicted progressives' hard-line tact BECKET — As the 2020 election approaches, progressive ideas are gaining traction. These would expand the safety net for hard-pressed middle-class and low-income Americans, an expansion that is …
Letters to the editor
Letter: Dictator Trump To the editor: So, Donald Trump is having himself a little pity party complaining about Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx having favorable ratings but not him. Boo-hoo. Maybe it's because they speak of the …
Berkshire Landscapes

The Mount hosting live chamber music series

LENOX — Three evenings of chamber music performed by regional musicians are set for later this month in the Forecourt at The Mount — Edith Wharton Home — at 2 Plunkett St. With …

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Tanglewood offerings go virtual; BSO, top performers take stage online LENOX — The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood have just announced a full lineup of web-based performances for their 2020 season, including shows with Andris Nelsons, Yo-Yo Ma and James …
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Too many scallions in your CSA? Try grilling them I probably could eat food off the grill every day, summer or winter. There is true magic when you combine olive oil, salt, pepper and grill fire; chicken becomes transcendent, eggplant tastes like a …
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