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Kennedy visits Springside Park homeless

PITTSFIELD — In the woods above Springside Park, Gregory Mathews Sr. is tending a camp fire at his summer home when U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III arrives, sleeves rolled up. It's not quite 9 …

Tornado in Sandisfield: 'You could hear all hell break out' SANDISFIELD — The National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., is investigating a report of tornado here Sunday night. The tornado was reported by local residents around 7 p.m., according to …
Tropical storm warning issued as Isaias takes direct aim at Berkshires Tropical Storm Isaias, which may regain hurricane strength briefly before it hits land in the Carolinas on Monday night, is likely to pack quite a wallop as a tropical storm tracking over Western New …

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Wave of concern blankets homeless in Pittsfield park PITTSFIELD — Each morning, between 6:30 and 7, the pavilion at Springside Park dawns with activity. SaDowell Hudson and his new fiancee, Saboorah Vargas — they got engaged there in July …
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Allen Harris: Productize your service

The urgent steps we needed to take in response to the coronavirus are largely behind us. Some of the new tactics we employed will disappear (look-don't-touch shopping), some of them were trends that …

NBT Bank posts $24.7 million in second quarter net income NBT Bank's holding company posted $24.7 million in net income, or 56 cents per diluted share, during the second quarter of 2020, which ended June 30. Net income was up $14.3 million from the previous …
Westfield Bank releases second quarter earnings WESTFIELD — Westfield Bank's holding company has reported net income of $2.0 million, or $0.08 cents per share for the three month period ending June 30, and $4.1 million, or 16 cents per …
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
Opinion: Editorials, columns and letters to the editor
Lauren R. Stevens: Where the trails of Thoreau, Black Lives Matter meet Henry David Thoreau returned to Concord from his July climb and overnight on Mount Greylock, with a side trip to the Catskills, by Aug. 1, 1844, in time to ring the courthouse bell to summon people …
Letters to the editor
Letter: At a certain point, one must look beyond Trump To the editor: Everybody is always so upset and angry with everything Donald Trump does. Step back, take a deep breath, count to five, and console yourself with the following: You put him …
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Open book with Nancy Wolfson-Moche

Nancy Wolfson-Moche's favorite breakfast takes seven minutes to prepare. Seven minutes from pulling the greens from her garden to a quick blanch, then to her plate. "There's something so …

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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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