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A hopeful note in Adams: Music school planned at former St. Mark's church

If all goes according to plan, come August, a new music academy will open in the former St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Commercial Street. Dubbed the Berkshires’ Academy for Advanced Musical Studies (BAAMS), it will provide kids ages 10 to 18 with the opportunity to study and play music year-round with an all-star faculty.

Event at BMC to focus on suicide prevention awareness, strategies PITTSFIELD — When someone takes their life, or attempts to, that trauma ripples through their loved ones, the first responders who treat them and their community.Right now, Berkshire County is …
Feds: Indicted Russian hackers ensnared town of Egremont in widespread cybercrime scheme The town of Egremont is among the suspected victims of an international bank fraud scheme allegedly committed by two Russian nationals.It's not clear how much might have been stolen in the cyber …
'Memory cafes' help those with dementia fight loneliness The Berkshire EagleHaven Orecchio-EgresitzPITTSFIELD — Memory loss can be isolating for seniors and those who care for them.To help cope with that, a senior living facility is hosting monthly …
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