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Taconic grad Wilson key link to success of first all-female spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut Stephanie Wilson, who grew up in Pittsfield, had a significant role in Friday's first all-female spacewalk — but she never left the ground.Wilson, a 1984 …

CCC restores licenses for pot grower with site in Sheffield SHEFFIELD — A marijuana grower/manufacturer with facilities in Sheffield and Attleboro is back in the good graces of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.The CCC has lifted its order …
'Sacred ground': Event pays tribute to 1969 dedication of Du Bois memorial GREAT BARRINGTON — The wind piercing, they shivered while standing on "sacred ground," holding holy a slice of homeland that never was forgotten by the man who spent his childhood at this …
North Adams City Council: Profiles of five of the candidates This is the first of three sets of profiles of candidates for North Adams City Council. NORTH ADAMS — Voters in North Adams will fill nine, two-year seats on the City Council in voting Nov. 5. …
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Police: Arson cause of A-Mart fire in Pittsfield; arrest made PITTSFIELD — The Tuesday evening fire at A-Mart was intentionally set, according to police. Thomas Roberts, 51, of Pittsfield, was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson in the North …
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Although popcorn has always been my favorite snack food, I have to admit that freshly made, thin-sliced potato chips is a close second.Usually, as kids in the 1950s, we'd settle for a nickel bag of … more
SHEFFIELD — The head of the Southern Berkshire schools defended school practices Thursday, rebuffing mounting accusations that the district is neglecting the needs of special education … more
By Clarence FantoEagle correspondentand Dick LindsayThe Berkshire Eagle The winds roared, the rain came down in buckets, trees were uprooted, limbs quivered, and leaves flew off branches, clogging … more
LENOX — The School Department is surveying parents, current and former students, staff and community members about what's right, and what could be better, about the town's two public … more
LENOX — The town didn't have to look far afield for its new library director.Katherine "Katie" O'Neil, the director of the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives since 2011, has been … more
PITTSFIELD — Superintendent Jason McCandless could soon take leave of Pittsfield Public Schools, but still he got rave reviews from the School Committee on Wednesday night.During the school … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — At the height of the civil rights struggle in 1969, anything honoring scholar and civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois wasn't going to be easy.But 50 years later, it's all … more
A powerful storm along the New England coast was set to deliver a one-two punch of torrential rains and gale-force winds to Berkshire County, eastern New York and southern Vermont by the time it … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — The Berkshire District Attorney Office's released preliminary findings Wednesday that show inconsistencies in a student's report that she was attacked last month on the … more
SHEFFIELD — A special education staffer at Mount Everett Regional School is the second this month to accuse administrators of failing to provide services to a number of students with learning … more

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