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McNeice Homers, Pitches Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15s to Tourney Win
09:40PM / Thursday, July 16, 2015
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- It is always nice when a baseball team can get a little extra batting practice.   The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars got theirs Thursday in the first game of the Western Mass. State Tournament.   Pittsfield pounded out 18 hits in four innings to defeate Worcster's West Side, 21-3 at Deming Field.   Jake McNeice went 3-for-3 with a home run and five runs batted in and gave up two earned runs in three innings of work on the mound to help propel Pittsfield to Friday's semi-final against Holden, an 8-7 winner over Westfield in Thursday's first game.   "Everybody was on the same page," Pittsfield coach Tom Rizzo said.

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Pittsfield ConCom Gives Approval to Fix Brattle Brook Road
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
11:09AM / Thursday, July 16, 2015
The road to Brattle Brook Park is a bumpy one. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Conservation Commission gave the city approval to fix up the road through Brattle Brook Park.   Resident Alexander Bertelli has been asking the city to fix the road, which has massive ruts making it nearly impassable and washes out when it rains.   "I tried everything to get that road fixed," Bertelli said. "It's the worst I've ever seen it. It's a safety issue. It's bad."   Commissioner of Public Services Bruce Collingwood, however, said the property is under the Conservation Commission's jurisdiction. Collingwood said city workers couldn't do

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Pittsfield Schools Restructure Teen Parent Program
By Joe Durwin, iBerkshires Staff
03:32AM / Thursday, July 16, 2015
The School Committee voted to enter into a partnership with Berkshire Children & Families to develop a teen parent program.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Beginning this year, the city's school district will begin partnering with an outside organization to administer its teen parent educational support services.

The School Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved a deal to subcontract with Berkshire Children & Families to provide program support that allows young mothers to continue taking classes.     The new one-year contract with BCF will cost the district only $45,000, where previously this support was financed at a cost of $224,000, a sum cut from the

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Pittsfield ConCom Accepts Donation In Lieu of Riverfront Development Mitigation
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
12:36AM / Thursday, July 16, 2015
James Scalise is hoping to turn an empty, but historic, warehouse on Dalton Avenue into retail space.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Check off another box for Freight House Reality LLC.   James Scalise of SK Design purchased the former 1929 warehouse located at 999 Dalton Ave. as Freight House Reality with the intent of developing it into retail space. The building near Berkshire Crossings used to be a storage facility for Crane & Co.   Since 2012, Scalise has been weaving through the city's permitting process with the most recent being the Conservation Commission. Part of the project includes altering the lands on the riverfront as the company builds out parking,

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Pittsfield National League Wins 12-Year-Old Little League District Crown
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Sports
10:41PM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Pittsfield National Little League All-Stars showed their resilience Wednesday in a 5-4, come-from-behind victory over the Pittsfield AL in the District 1 12-year-old Championship Game.   Caden Frazier drove home Haywood Eurquhart to end the game in the bottom of the seventh inning as the NL claimed the title and denied the AL a shot at a winner-take-all game on Thursday night.   The NL came into Wednesday's game as the survivor of the winner's bracket. It already had one win over the AL from their meeting in the main draw over the weekend.   But it was the American League that grabbed a 3-0 lead on Wednesday at Olympian Field. And

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Berthiaume Homer Ignites Post 68 to Easy Win
By Shannon Boyer, iBerkshires.com Sports
10:38PM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Post 68 team in the American Legion Baseball State Tournament Wednesday evening after beating South Hadley Post 260, 13-1, at Clapp Park.   The home team got an early lead, going up 2-0 in the first inning with runs from Chad Shade and Alex Carusotto.   It was in the second and third innings when the bats heated up.   It started with a solo home run for Josh Berthiaume, making the score 4-0 in the bottom of the second. His shot was then followed by an RBI double for Carusotto, another RBI double from Kevin Donati, and then an RBI triple from Anthony Jones putting them up 7-0.   "I watched the first pitch, it was a little outside, but the ump

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The Classical Beat: Berkshire Night, McDonald at Tanglewood
By Stephen Dankner, Special to iBerkshires
02:03PM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Broadway musical theater superstar Audra McDonald brings her own ensemble of great musicians to Tanglewood on Sunday, July 19.

Tanglewood enters its third week, and the highlights are many; indeed, every concert will be unforgettable.

Classic and Romantic composers Mozart and Schumann, featuring their chamber, vocal and orchestral music masterworks on two successive nights, start the ball rolling; even more Mozart follows on Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon.

Why go? Add to the above the appearance of Broadway actor/musical theater/singer superstar Audra McDonald and the superlative Emerson String Quartet and you have a week of future musical memories that define

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'Romeo and Juliet' Opens July 16 at First Street Common
01:24PM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Following on the heels of last summer's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' Shakespeare in the Park presents 'Romeo and Juliet' from July 16-Aug. 2 at The Common in Pittsfield.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Shakespeare’s indelible story of star-crossed lovers moves from rowdy comedy to genuine tragedy with the flick of a rapier. "Romeo and Juliet," Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park’s second annual production, opens in just two weeks and features a cast of 19 local professionals and young adult actors (ranging in age from 12 to 82).

"Romeo and Juliet" opens July 16 at 8 p.m., following Pittsfield’s 3rd Thursdays street

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PEDA Still Hopeful For EDA Grant For William Stanley Park Improvements
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
11:22AM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PEDA has received position feedback from EDA officials about its grant application.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — PEDA is still awaiting word on a $2.5 million federal grant for improvements to the William Stanley Business Park.   The city applied for the grant through the U.S. Economic Development Administration early in the spring. The grant would be matched by $2.5 million from other grants, resulting in $5 million worth of infrastructure work at the park.   "It's been a long time since the city has received an EDA grant," Pittsfield Economic Development Authority Executive Director Corydon Thurston said Wednesday.   The grant would

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New Free Concert Series Brings Original Indie Rock, Folk To Pittsfield
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
02:01AM / Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Kathy Lloyd, of How We Roll, Crispina ffrench, of Shire City Sanctuary, and Alan Bauman have teamed up to put on the series.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — There is a demographic of residents who would love to see nationally recognized alternative and indie rock musicians performing original music right in the city's downtown.

And a few of those residents got tired of waiting for somebody else to make it happen.

Three local business owners — Alan Bauman, Crispina ffrench, and Kathy Lloyd — have teamed up to put on Shire City Sessions.    In July, August and September, bands will be taking to a newly built stage to give a free concert in the parking lot outside

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Pittsfield Council Approves Berkshire Innovation Center Lease
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
11:27PM / Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The City Council voiced concern that the agreements had changed often but did approve the leases for the Berkshire Innovation Center. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The City Council had reservations about the lease and grant agreement for the Berkshire Innovation Center but unanimously approved the documents, keeping the project on track.   The building is being constructed through a grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center for a total of $9.7 million.   The building will be a cooperative space with various companies in the life sciences and advanced manufacturing industries using the areas for research and development. It will be overseen by the newly formed nonprofit

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Pittsfield American League Advances to Little League District Final
By Shannon Boyer, iBerkshires.com Sports
09:37PM / Tuesday, July 14, 2015
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. -- Three pitchers on the Pittsfield American League 12-year-old Little League team combined for a no-hitter Tuesday evening against Great Barrington for a 13-1 victory in an elimination game of the District 1 Tournament.   Christian Marchbanks started on the mound for the designated visitors, pitching two and half innings, Shane Bernardo and Andrew Watkins each pitched one in the four innings played at Olympia Meadow Little League Field.   Pittsfield rallied in the top of the second, bringing in 11 runs, two of which were home runs from Bo Bramer and Marchbanks. Bramer's brought in two runs, making it 7-0, Marchbanks brought in one making it

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