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Advice on ticks: 'Check yourself before you wreck yourself'

Tick season has arrived, and Massachusetts residents should be vigilant of the tiny parasites and the symptoms of the diseases they spread, the Department of Public Health said in a statement issued …

Pittsfield School Committee OKs $63.5M school budget request PITTSFIELD — The School Committee approved a $63.5 million budget request for the coming fiscal year during its meeting on Tuesday.The spending plan, which requires City Council approval during …
Eagle Conversation Series to talk 'Investigating Berkshire County' PITTSFIELD — Members of The Berkshire Eagle's investigative team will explain how they approach stories and gather information on Friday as part of The Berkshire Eagle's Conversation Series.The …
As town meeting nears, Lenox planners, petitioners clash in scramble to come up with Airbnb bylaw LENOX — With the annual town meeting just a week away, Planning Board members have taken aim at the language of a citizens petition designed to regulate short-term rentals.During a nearly …
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The One-Day Advanced Learning Seminar that had been scheduled for Saturday at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams has been canceled."There are just too many other events that … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — The first weed shop in the Northern Berkshires is opening Wednesday morning.Although it is the fourth retail marijuana store to open in the county, it is the first one north of … more
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on fire alarms in Pittsfield.Back in the 1950s and '60s, you could find fire alarm boxes in Pittsfield on telephone poles or on walls of … more
PITTSFIELD — A former Lee police chief who served a prison sentence for extortion has given up his fight to receive a pension from the county.After fighting back in Central Berkshire District … more
LANESBOROUGH — The local police union says that a selectman's recent public comments about the Police Department have tarnished its reputation. Selectman Robert Ericson said his remarks last … more
NORTH ADAMS — Mass MoCA will be riding the new wave again this summer. Nearly one year after Blondie entertained the masses at Joe's Field, The Pretenders will perform at the Massachusetts … more
PITTSFIELD — City councilors say they support the mayor's plan to give out housing rehab loans, but several couldn't get behind the funding source. "Let's do the right thing tonight," Ward 7 … more
PITTSFIELD — Improvements to Clapp Park are on track after councilors voted unanimously to approve emergency funds for the $826,125 project. Jim McGrath, the city's parks and open space … more
NORTH ADAMS — Let the bidding begin. Developers will soon have the opportunity to bid on the historic Mohawk Theater after the City Council voted on Tuesday to allow Mayor Thomas Bernard to … more
BENNINGTON — Select Board members responded positively on Monday to an assessment of current goals and ongoing work at the Bennington Recreation Center, nearly a third of the way through a … more

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