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North St. clothing store tries on a new trend: Custom-made dress shirts

PITTSFIELD — Steven Valenti has been involved in the men's clothing business for over 40 years, and during that time he's seen fashion trends come and go.His customers used to rent suits for …

BookLoft, independent bookseller in Great Barrington, attends Communities Summit at Facebook headquarters 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 …
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NORTH ADAMS — The City Council on Tuesday will decide if the Mohawk Theater is no longer needed for municipal use, a decision delayed by last week's snowstorm.If Mayor Thomas Bernard's measure … more
RICHMOND — Thousands of theatergoers and television watchers saw Bill Swan in his role of skilled actor, but he was also a storyteller with a prodigious memory. Add the Hollywood scene, and … more
NORTH ADAMS — With the temperature hovering around 30 degrees, hundreds of locals spilled out into the downtown area Saturday to shake off midwinter cabin fever and see old friends at the 22nd … more
GREENFIELD — Four women in the Franklin County Jail's 1-year-old substance abuse program say they needed more than treatment. To stop using, they had to be forced into it by a judge, after … more
GREENFIELD — Bring the women home. That's the message a sheriff heard around Franklin County after he built a drug treatment program for incarcerated men. It prompted a big change.After years … more
PITTSFIELD — Sort the local economy into clusters, and pursue action plans specific to each group.That is the central approach of an ambitious strategy designed to guide the Berkshire economy … more
PITTSFIELD — A city man accused in a series of armed robberies late last year will continue to be held without bail.Jameail C. Beckett, 35, was found dangerous during a hearing in Berkshire … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Time was, finding the resting place of a deceased friend or family member at one of the three town cemeteries would entail some significant sleuthing.The process would begin with … more
WINDSOR — An emerging green energy company has secured a $1 million state grant to generate an alternative fuel using wood chips.The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources this week … more
LENOX — "Green New Deal." It's a plan with a catchy slogan conjured up by two articulate co-sponsors in Congress, and it appeals to climate-change-concerned citizens as well as progressives … more

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