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The Berkshire Eagle wins General Excellence award in New England journalism competition

The Berkshire Eagle won the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s top honor — the award for General Excellence — in the 2018 Better Newspaper Competition. Overall, The Eagle placed in 26 categories — winning 12 first-place finishes, eight seconds, five thirds and one honorable mention — in the annual journalism contest, as well as two awards in the advertising side of the competition.

Potential unified school district still a prime topic for county education task force DALTON — A Berkshire County group is ramping up its efforts to improve the quality of education in local schools as enrollment continues to decline.The Berkshire County Education Task Force …
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'By the end of the race, you're all one' WEST CHESTERFIELD — You hear the barking first. Pulling up a steep driveway, Rollo and Una and the rest of the Hilltown Sleddogs aren't visible yet, but their howls are piercing the polar …
Singer-songwriter Annie Lennox bringing art installation to Mass MoCA in May Berkshire Eagle staffNORTH ADAMS — Eurythmics co-founder, singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, is coming to to Mass MoCA this spring with "Annie Lennox: Now I Let You Go...," an installation of …

The Ugly Duck offers a rotating menu of bar-friendly foods at Thistle & Mirth

When Austin Oliver moved to the Berkshires, part of what made him feel at home was his neighborhood bar, with rotating craft beer, good vibes and good friends. Now, he's bringing the food along with …

Akram Khan brings 'XENOS' to Williams College WILLIAMSTOWN — Akram Khan Company is scheduled to perform "XENOS," a portrait of an Indian dancer whose skilled body becomes an instrument of war, 8 p.m. Thursday at Williams College's '62 …
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Studio box office champ Dwayne Johnson goes indie

PARK CITY, Utah — Believe it or not, Hollywood executives told Dwayne Johnson "no thanks" when he pitched his latest movie.It was an unusual rejection for the industry's reigning box office …

'Never Look Away' may leave you exhausted and dazzled What to say about an Oscar-nominated film that's more than three hours long, apparently despised by the man whose life inspired it, and has been called both a masterpiece and a manipulation? Perhaps …
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