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Berkshire theater leaders push for exemption to gathering limits

PITTSFIELD — Beginning Tuesday, outdoor gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited in the state under Gov. Charlie Baker's revised COVID-19 guidance released last week.

Nala feels better now While many dogs are matched with an owner quickly, medical issues and the prospect of high veterinary bills can be a barrier to adoption for dogs with special needs.
The Outlook: Hot and muggy, cool down possible late in the week Even in this Summer Like None Other, even though time seems to drag, the calendar rushes ahead.

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Virus knocks out at least one Pittsfield restaurant; two others on the ropes PITTSFIELD — At least three small Pittsfield restaurants have closed since the COVID-19 pandemic began to hamper the local economy, and one of them already has returned its alcohol license to …
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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 …

Pittsfield Cooperative Bank provides one-time dividend PITTSFIELD — The board of directors of Pittsfield Cooperative Bank paid a one time dividend on July 24 to depositors of record as of May 31. Each eligible depositor was able to receive one …
Nonprofit Center to release annual guide GREAT BARRINGTON — The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires is planning to release the fifth version of its annual Giving Back guide, which will be published as part of The Berkshire Eagle on …
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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Coby Mulliken: Even in a strange summer, thankful to be in the Berkshires STOCKBRIDGE — The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted lives in ways no one could have ever expected, as cases continue to rise in most states, and any return to normalcy seems far off in the future. …
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Letter: Eversource let down customers in wake of storm To the editor: The storm that passed through our region Tuesday left lots of homes without electrical power. While we will never be able to prevent Mother Nature from periodically wreaking …
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Berkshire Lyric: Online concert to benefit food pantries

Berkshire Lyric will present "Concert With a Cause" on Tuesday, Aug.17. This video documentary and fundraising effort continues Berkshire Lyric's long running summer tradition by its chamber …

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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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