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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of Nichols Package Store
Staff Reports,
12:30PM / Friday, October 13, 2017

Police say these two men robbed Nichols Package Store on Monday. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are asking for information regarding an armed robbery of Nichols Package Store early this week.   Police say that shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday night, two men displayed a gun in the store and assaulted the clerk.   The clerk's injuries were minor but the suspects took money from the cash register and fled on foot.   Both suspects are described as being 6-feet tall and wearing jeans. One of them had a thin build and was wearing a dark grey colored Nike sweatshirt. The other was stocky and was wearing a light grey Champion sweatshirt.   Both are described as

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 13-19, 2017
11:55AM / Friday, October 13, 2017
SAT Second-annual Harvest Festival On The Common Cultural Pittsfield and the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market join forces to host the Second-annual Harvest Festival at the First Street Common on Saturday, October 14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This will be the final outdoor market of the season! 
The fest will feature a Halloween Costume Festival (yes, wear your Halloween costumes to the event!) with giveaways for each participant, pumpkin painting and a

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Pittsfield Approves East Street Solar Array; Soldier On Plans Expansion
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
02:53AM / Friday, October 13, 2017
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light for BVD Solar to build a commercial photovoltaic array on outer East Street.   The company is planning to us about 20 acres of a 73-acre parcel near Winesap Road. More than 11 acres of vegetation will have to be cut and the array will generate 1.9 megawatts of electricity.   "We are trying to minimize the impacts ut there is a fair amount of clearing," said engineer James Scalise, of SK Design.   It is just another in a handful of solar arrays the company has recently sought or is currently constructing. Scalise said there will be at least 100 feet between the arrays and the homes, and the

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BRPC Considering Expanding Role In Education Task Force
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
02:14AM / Friday, October 13, 2017
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Education Task Force has asked BRPC to take an expanded role in helping school districts regionalize.   The task force had already released its recommendation that eventually the county should have a single school district. That process will take years and have many challenging steps. The group has now asked the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission to serve as the "backbone" to support any consolidation efforts county school district undertake.   "We're not setting policy direction for them, we are providing administrative support," said Executive Director Nathaniel Karns.   BRPC already serves as the fiscal

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Framework Opens Its Door On North Street in Pittsfield
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
08:03PM / Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tim Burke and Scott Moraes teamed up on the project, which had a soft opening two weeks ago. The business is now open and offers day passes for those who just want to try it out. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Framework is now open.   On Thursday, Mayor Linda Tyer and staff from the Community Development office took a tour of the new co-working space on North Street.   A pair of local businessmen teamed up to transform two storefronts into a shared office space for individuals in various trades on a membership model.   "We've got to have a lot of diversity in our economy if we are going to have a stable community. This is another example of a small-scale, economic

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Pittsfield Council Candidates Handle Questions At NAACP Forum
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
02:38AM / Thursday, October 12, 2017

Rhonda Serre is running for election in Ward 7. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — What type of approaches would you take to increase diversity in government and the schools?   That was the first question posed by former Berkshire County NAACP Chapter President Will Singleton Wednesday night during a lengthy candidate forum.   For close to three hours at Conte Community School, Singleton moderated a debate among 17 of the 19 candidates on the ballot. The candidates had only a brief time to answer but it was enough to draw out a few different viewpoints.   "The most effective way to create more diversity in the school system and our city hall public employees is to continue

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Williamstown Elementary Holds Fall Children's Clothing Sale on Oct. 14
02:09PM / Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bins of goodies await shoppers on Oct. 14.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Elementary School PTO's annual clothing sale enters its second decade on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. As an added bonus, items will be half-price for customers receiving a hand stamp and entering after 1:30 p.m.

The WES cafeteria will be packed with gently used, nearly new and brand new quality children's clothing and accessories, including dressy styles, swim and athletic wear, foot wear, costumes and pajamas. Shoppers will find all types of bargains for all types of weather for all four seasons - especially the seasons coming up.

“The clothing sale will feature great

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Pittsfield Hires City's First Female Firefighter
Staff Reports,
02:03PM / Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Matthew Bainbridge, on the left, and Abigail Lemanski, on the right, with Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski Tuesday night after the two were appointed to the department. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Abigail Lemanski became the city's first female firefighter Tuesday night.   The City Council appointed Lemanski to the department. She comes after working seven years as a volunteer firefighter in Lenox and starts recruit academy Monday morning.   "In the past seven years that I've served as fire chief, we've replaced almost a third of the 87 sworn firefighters in the department typically due to retirements, but this is the first time in those seven years, that

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Berkshire Health Systems Named a 2017 WWCMA WorkWell Massachusetts
01:41PM / Wednesday, October 11, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems and its Wellness at Work program have been named a WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program Gold Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion.

The award recognizes Berkshire Health System's achievements developing, implementing, and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs. BHS is one out of four Gold Level award recipients for 2017.

Committed to the health and well-being of the entire Berkshire community, the BHS Wellness at Work team works with local employers as a partner to develop and implement a wellness program that best addresses the individual company's needs and budget.

"There is no

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International Investing: Still a Journey to Consider
Submitted by Edward Jones,
11:16AM / Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Columbus Day was observed on October 9. And while it may be true that Leif Erikson and the Vikings beat Columbus to the New World, Columbus Day nonetheless remains important in the public eye, signifying themes such as exploration and discovery. As an investor, you don't have to "cross the ocean blue," as Columbus did, to find opportunities – but it may be a good idea to put some of your money to work outside the United States.

So, why should you consider investing internationally? The chief reason is diversification. If you only invest in U.S. companies, you might do well when the U.S. markets are soaring, as has happened in recent years. But when the inevitable

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Pittsfield Considering Lowering Speed Limits In 'Densely Settled' Areas
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
03:25AM / Wednesday, October 11, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The City Council approved lowering the speed limits on Spring Street, on a section of Benedict Road, and in a section of Linden Street, to 25 miles per hour.

Those are just latest in a yearlong trend of individual roads being lowered. The state's Municipal Modernization Act went into effect just short a year ago, allowing councils to change speed limits in thickly settled or business districts without having a required speed study.   Ever since then, councilors have been filing petitions to do so in their wards. Now, Ward Councilor Nicholas Caccamo is preparing an order calling for the roads in those districts to be dropped all across the city -

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Grieve to Speak at Baseball in the Berkshires Exhibit
05:30PM / Tuesday, October 10, 2017
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. -- Baseball in the Berkshires will have a special "Talkin' Baseball" program with Pittsfield native Tom Grieve on Thursday, Oct 12, from 6 to 7 p.m.   Grieve was a Major League outfielder and designated hitter with the Washington Senators, Texas Rangers, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. He also was general manger of the Texas Rangers and now is a TV commentator for the Texas Rangers.   The Baseball in the Berkshires exhibit, which is located in the Berkshire Mall, will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday for this special event.   For more information contact Larry Moore at lmgymfest@aol.com.

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