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SAVOY — Fresh snow lay heavy on Savoy hillsides at daybreak Tuesday, even atop 7,000 newly installed solar panels. But slanting rays penetrated the morning blanket. As a cluster of inverters …

Guiding tech from Berkshires aided John Glenn's pioneering 1962 orbit When astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962, he did so with the help of technology from the Berkshires. Launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., at 9:48 a.m., …
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Rob Pecor mixes and bags a ton of chicken feed at Wirtes Farm in Lanesborough on Monday. more
BENNINGTON — Financial issues posing a threat to accreditation renewal for Southern Vermont College are being blamed in large part on a sharp enrollment decline several years ago from which the college has yet to recover. more
DALTON — For some, the tax bite to build a new Wahconah Regional High School would be a small daily stack of pennies — 17 of them. But in another town, break out the greenbacks. In … more
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — With the upcoming retirement of West Stockbridge Town Administrator Mark Webber, leaders in that community and neighboring Richmond are exploring a potential agreement to … more
LENOX — Opening a new restaurant is a nail-biting undertaking. Several ventures in town have failed within the first several weeks or months in recent years, reflecting national studies showing … more
LEE — Despite rising repair costs, the historic marble fountain featuring the face of Stockbridge Indian Chief Konkapot should be unveiled Memorial Day weekend.The Fountain Restoration … more
NORTH ADAMS — A deal to sell the city-owned Windsor Mill to architect Simeon Bruner's Cambridge Development Corp. has been scrapped.More than a year after being chosen to redevelop the historic … more
NORTH ADAMS — I am trying to live with love, instead of hate.This is difficult for me, because as you may have noticed, it is February, and I haaaaaaate February. T.S. Eliot was a famous liar … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — If your business is only posting about its product on Facebook, you're missing the point — more importantly, you're likely missing the "engagement" everyone is driving … more
This week kicks off with a Monday holiday and winds down with a bang.In other words, Presidents Day on Monday means a day off from work (for many) and also free downtown parking. And on Saturday, … more

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