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Rest of River dealmakers face waves of frustration over PCB landfill

LEE — A panel of Berkshire leaders and their environmental partners struggled to defuse the ire of a community angry about a PCB landfill planned for Lee.

Drivers beware: Hands-free law takes effect this weekend PITTSFIELD — Starting Sunday, it will be illegal to use a hand-held device while driving in Massachusetts. The new state law includes a probationary period through March 31.
Pittsfield police responded to armed robbery attempt at Palmers PITTSFIELD — No one was injured during an armed robbery attempt at Palmers on Wednesday morning, according to the Pittsfield Police Department. Shortly before 7 a.m., a masked female …
Thunderbolt Ski Race returning to Mount Greylock ADAMS — A ski race that started in 1934 is once again returning to Mount Greylock this Saturday.
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GREAT BARRINGTON — A local ambulance squad has sent out a call for financial help to the communities that it serves, but budget-conscious officials in Great Barrington seem reluctant to rush to … more
BOSTON — Hamburger giant Wendy's has paid a $400,000 settlement after allegedly violating state child labor laws at all of its 46 corporate-owned locations across the commonwealth. The … more
The Berkshire Eagle’s newsstand and vending box price is $1.50 for weekday editions, beginning with today’s edition, and $2.50 for Sunday editions, starting with the Feb. 23 … more
PITTSFIELD — In keeping with their previous statements, the Community Development Board voted unanimously on Tuesday against a petition to ban outdoor cannabis cultivation in residential … more
Keen to get a head start on Super Tuesday, when 14 states and one territory (American Samoa) pick their presidential favorites? more
ADAMS — Town officials have scheduled an informational forum to explain the proposal to change zoning along its commercial corridor and to answer questions about it from residents. more
NORTH ADAMS — Since he was less than a year old, Jake Tullo has been battling cancer. Jake, 15, suffers from Li-Fraumeni syndrome, a genetic defect that leaves the victim open to a wide … more
STOCKBRIDGE — The new director of the Stockbridge Library, Museum and Archives said she plans to expand programming and increase public awareness of what the library has to offer. more
PITTSFIELD — The city and its economic development partners launched a new website Tuesday as a way to market Pittsfield's business assets. "Pittsfield wants your business," the site's … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — Despite making cuts, a number of factors could contribute to a budget increase of about 5 percent in the coming fiscal year. Among those are a growing workload in some … more

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