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Second victim dies in wake of Great Barrington fire

GREAT BARRINGTON — A woman who was critically injured in an apartment fire Monday night has died, according to the Berkshire District Attorney's office. Susan Romano, 67, died Tuesday night …

School delays announced Wednesday These schools have announced a two-hour delay Wednesday because of snowfall.
Body of former Lee woman found in Colonie; foul play not suspected COLONIE, N.Y. — The body of a former Lee woman and local activist who went missing about a week ago has been found. Authorities found the body of Beverly Trombley, 77, on Tuesday morning by …
Trump Impeachment Inquiry
Near the end of a marathon impeachment hearing in the House of Representatives last month, former White House national security aide Fiona Hill tied conservative jabs at George Soros to “the …
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Wahconah ice hockey getting serious about 2019-20 season

PITTSFIELD — "It's almost bittersweet that it's here already, but we are ready to go."Those were the thoughts of Wahconah hockey's Ryan LaPierre last week, as his Warriors prepared to take to …

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Mike Walsh | Powder Report: Killington now a mecca for ski racing fans

KILLINGTON, Vt. — Just as Ma in her kerchief and Pa in his cap settle down for a long winter's nap, the Powder Report is coming out of hibernation.While Berkshire County's cross-country running …

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New England Patriots
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Amid the concern and controversy over coaches challenges and video reviews of pass interference, the NFL plans a hard look at the rules adjustment instituted this …
CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon had trouble getting back to the line of scrimmage on many of his carries in the season's first half, a result of the Bengals' inability to block. With three …
Bruins
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no going …
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Wins haven’t come easily for Ottawa this season. On Monday night, the Senators found a way to beat one of the top teams in the NHL. Anthony Duclair had two goals and …
Celtics
BOSTON (AP) — Gordon Hayward got back in the lineup and helped the Boston Celtics build a big lead. Kemba Walker made sure it didn’t completely disappear. Walker led Boston’s balanced …
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker led Boston’s balanced scoring with 22 points, Gordon Hayward had 14 points in his return from a broken hand and the Celtics remained unbeaten at home with a 110-88 …
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'Tiny Pricks Project': A crafty form of political protest President Donald Trump got a wall after all — at The Foundry in West Stockbridge.Gallery walls are covered with Trump tweets embroidered on vintage fabric — dish towels, doilies, napkins, …
The Eagle Book Club | Staff picks: Books worth cozying up with this winter I finally got around to Taylor Jenkins Reid's "Daisy Jones and The Six," and boy, should I have picked this up sooner. This book checks all the boxes for me."Daisy Jones" is really for everyone; so …

Book Review: "Twilight Time' is reflective, spiritual

"Twilight Time: Aging in Amazement" by Susie Kaufman is her first book-length collection of her own deeply felt, thoughtful and reassuring essays themed on every shade of experience "about birth and …

Sturdy, sweet and gorgeous Who doesn't love a gingerbread house? They look and smell great. They evoke the magic of the holiday season and they're fun to make. I started making gingerbread houses as a teenager with my home …
For Kurt Weiser, his art is anything but black and white NORTH ADAMS — Kurt Weiser is no stranger to insomnia. He's also not one to complain about sleepless nights, as that is when he's most productive."It's hard to sleep when there's too much to …
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DEVAL PATRICK'S BID FOR THE PRESIDENCY

Gov. Deval Patrick: From Richmond to the race for the White House in 2020

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Nov. 13 that he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.

Photos: Looking back at resident Gov. Deval Patrick in the Berkshires A Richmond resident, Deval Patrick spent more time in the Berkshires than just about any governor in recent memory (apologies to Jane Swift).  Here's some photographs of Patrick from The …
Too far left? Some candidates don't buy the argument LONG BEACH, Calif. — The crowded Democratic field of presidential candidates grappled with President Barack Obama's advice and legacy Saturday, the day after the former president sounded an …
Deval Patrick takes 2020 campaign to South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. — About a dozen black female small-business owners were gathered in a South Carolina shared workspace on Tuesday night for a networking event when they were told the newest 2020 …
How moderates are seizing the moment in the Democratic Primary LAS VEGAS — After spending months in anxious passivity, staking their hopes on Joe Biden and little else, moderate Democrats appear suddenly determined to fight for control of their party in the 2020 elections.
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