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Notification glitch derails Lenox hearing on proposed marijuana shop

LENOX — It was supposed to be the town's first in-person public hearing in the coronavirus pandemic era, but Wednesday's scheduled Zoning Board of Appeals session on a proposed retail marijuana shop had to …

Lenox approves "phased hybrid model" for school reopening LENOX — One step at a time. That's the prescription for a phased reopening of learning in Lenox Public Schools. The plan, approved unanimously by the School Committee on Thursday night, …
Lindsey Hollenbaugh | Quarantined with kids: Upside to all of this? There's parking in Stockbridge ... Today, I did something I swore I would never do in the heat of summer: hang out in Stockbridge. Not that I don’t love the adorable, Rockwellian town that is home to some of my favorite local spots — Naumkeag, The General Store, Berkshire Theatre Group — but there’s usually just too many tourists and too few parking spots for this Berkshirites’ taste.
Documenting a pandemic response: Boyd Technologies subject of film series LEE — A high-tech firm that tweaked its manufacturing capabilities to help produce personal protective equipment in the spring is the subject of a documentary series highlighting the state's …
Ralph Gardner Jr.: Fresh lobster roll was a little taste of heaven in the summer from hell This marked the first vacation where I gave thought to a rest stop even before the journey began. Knowing myself, at least my body rhythms, I was confident that I couldn't make it all the way from …
The Checkup: More communities get 'red' map treatment, signaling virus risk NEW MAP TWEAKED: Two more Western Massachusetts communities have been added to the red category under the state's new color-coded accounting for COVID-19 infection and transmission: Granby and Holyoke.
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GREAT BARRINGTON — Endless piles of paperwork. Hardly an image that rings with joy. When you're buying or selling a home, or … Read More
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DALTON — How can you tell when someone is going to have a future in the money business? Probably if he's buying stocks in his teens … Read More
Adams agency earns high marks for work with young people with autism
ADAMS — This is probably no shock, but modern parenting isn't always smooth sailing. Add in an autism diagnosis, and charting a … Read More
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PITTSFIELD — Across the Berkshires, employers and employees are slowly returning to their offices and other workplaces after months … Read More
Adviser: Financial stress reduction a point of pride for firm
DALTON — Not that Lauren Russo has a wand or anything, but when she's with you at the table, you might find her dispelling financial … Read More
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I met Kamala Harris a couple of years ago. Far from being "nasty," as our president alleged the other day, she was actually quite pleasant. Nonetheless, she labors under a cloud of suspicion that … more
PITTSFIELD — Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse is calling for an independent investigation into the role an attorney associated with the state Democratic Party played in shaping an allegation lodged … more
PITTSFIELD — Primary ballots are on the way for city residents who have decided to participate in the new no-excuse vote-by-mail option. Election workers hustled over the weekend to process … more
Seven new communities have been added to the red category under the state's new color-coded municipal measurement of COVID-19 infection and spread levels. Fall River, Granby, Holyoke, Hull, … more
PITTSFIELD — Alex Morse's campaign for Congress appeared to be holding onto its endorsements in the Berkshires, as the Holyoke mayor continues to deal with fallout from allegations that he took … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — A town police officer charged last spring with drunken driving while off duty will serve one year of probation. more
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — After four months of selling only takeout meals from her Rouge Restaurant, Maggie Merelle was eager to resume serving meals to diners. But, without the necessary outdoor … more
Join Eagle photographer and videographer Ben Garver as he visits with three Berkshire museums that are making art available as the coronavirus pandemic lingers in the U.S. for its fifth month. more
PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield Public Schools plans to begin remotely on Sept. 15, Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless said Wednesday, and does not expect to bring most students back to classrooms, … more
THE NUMBERS: For the first time in months, the state Department of Public Health did not report county-level totals Wednesday on coronavirus cases and deaths. more

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Pittsfield schools to go fully remote at first PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield Public Schools plans to begin remotely on Sept. 15, Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless said Wednesday, and does not expect to bring most students back to classrooms, …

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