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Superior Court Briefs: October 2 - October 5
Staff Reports,
02:40PM / Friday, October 06, 2017
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Monday, October 2.   Robert Brady III, 35, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.   He was ordered to serve concurrent two and a half years at the Berkshire County House of Correction. The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant on Burbank Street on April 14, 2016.   Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Tuesday, October 3.   Eric Hunt, 51, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of distribution of heroin with conspiracy to violate drug laws.   He was ordered to serve concurrent two to three years at the

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Berkshire County Kids Place Readies for Annual Gala
02:24PM / Friday, October 06, 2017

Martino Glass, above, and Craig and Patti Cusson, left, are being honored at the Berkshire County Kids Place gala on Friday, Oct. 13.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire County Kids Place will be honoring Martino Glass Company as well as Craig and Patti Cusson on Friday, Oct. 13, at their annual gala fundraising event at the Country Club of Pittsfield.

Martino Glass Company has been a long-time supporter of Berkshire County Kids Place through offering financial support of events, providing assistance with facility needs, and giving of their time when needed. Martino Glass will be recognized for this support with the Community Leader Award.

Berkshire County Kids' Place also is

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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 6-12, 2017
09:57AM / Friday, October 06, 2017
  VIEW DAY-BY-DAY CALENDAR     October 6 - October 12,

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Nurses Association Rallies In North Adams Over Lockout
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
01:41AM / Friday, October 06, 2017

Protesters lined the narrow sidewalk along Hospital Avenue to chant to toward the BMC campus.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — While much of the action has been taking place in Pittsfield, the registered nurses locked out by Berkshire Medical Center made a point of showing on Thursday that North Adams is affected, too.    Nearly 100 members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association and their supporters lined the sidewalk along Hospital Avenue chanting to the police and security presence blocking the driveway to BMC's North County campus.    "Hey hey, ho ho, unsafe staffing's got to go!" "If we're out here, something is wrong in

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State Asking For Input On Outdoor Recreation Plan
Staff Reports,
04:08PM / Thursday, October 05, 2017
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — What type of outdoor recreation would you want to see created?   That's what the state is asking right now. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs is updating its Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, which makes it eligible for about $2 million per year from the federal government.    The National Park Service's Land and Water Conservation Fund program has been ongoing since 1965 and has paid for a number of outdoor recreation projects in the county. Locally, the money has purchased land along the Appalachian Trail and at Onota Lake. North Adams received a quarter of a million dollars to build a park on River

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BMC Management Focusing On Inside While Nurses Strike Outside
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
03:40AM / Thursday, October 05, 2017

Hospital officials greeted the nurses at the door Wednesday morning, but aren't letting them back to work. The lockout will last until Sunday morning, when the contract with the replacement nurses ends. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The unionized nurses at Berkshire Medical Center are certainly making their voices known this week, as they picket outside of the hospital.   But inside, management isn't focused on what's happening just beyond the campus' property line. They're focused on what's happening inside.   "There is a lot of discussion about what is happening outside and there is not much we can do about that. We decided to focus on what is

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Commercial Solar Array Planned For Outer East Street in Pittsfield
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
01:18AM / Thursday, October 05, 2017

A public hearing will be held next Wednesday on the proposed 1.9-megawatt solar array. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Some 11 acres of heavily vegetated land on East Street is eyed to be cleared to make way for a commercial solar array.   BVD Solar is seeking a special permit to construct a 1.9-megawatt array on a 73-acre percent near Winesap Road — the parcel just to the west of the Yankee Orchards.   Of that 73 acres, 20.6 will be cut off from the parcel for the solar array installed and 11 acres of that will need to be cleared.   "This is what you call outer east street," City Planner CJ Hoss said. "There is quite a bit of vegetation on that parcel

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Consider Multiple Factors When Creating Retirement Plans
Submitted by Edward Jones,
12:24PM / Wednesday, October 04, 2017

When you create your financial and investment strategies for retirement, what will you need to know? In other words, what factors should you consider, and how will these factors affect your investment-related decisions, before and during your retirement?

Consider the following:

Age at retirement: Not surprisingly, your retirement date likely will be heavily influenced by your financial situation – so, if you have to keep working, that's what you'll do. But if you have a choice in the matter, your decision could have a big impact on your investment strategy. For example, if you want to retire early, you may need to save and invest more aggressively than you would if you plan

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Miss Hall's School Announces AP Scholars
12:18PM / Wednesday, October 04, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Miss Hall's School announces that 37 of its students, including 25 recent graduates and 10 local students, have been named by the College Board as AP Scholars, in recognition of their exceptional achievements on the 2017 Advanced Placement Exams.

The AP Scholar designation means that the students earned a 3 or better — using a 5-point grading system — on three or more of the rigorous AP Exams, which are administered in May. This year, 81 MHS students sat for 172 exams in 23 subject areas, and 92 percent of those exams earned qualifying scores, according to the College Board, which oversees the AP program.

Local students recognized as AP Scholars

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Area artists rally to support the Berkshire Immigrant Center
11:43AM / Wednesday, October 04, 2017

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — More than 50 area artists are joining their creative forces to make 100 hand-painted ceramic mugs in support of the Berkshire Immigrant Center.

The project, Vessels for Change, will culminate in a celebration at Bright Ideas Brewing on the Mass MOCA campus in North Adams on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 7-9 p.m.

For a $100 donation to the Berkshire Immigrant Center donors will receive a one-of-a-kind handmade mug, locally brewed beer and a celebration. To make a donation and reserve a mug, visit the website.

Ceramic artist Stephanie Boyd, one of the event organizers, was inspired after a recent mini-fundraiser she held on Facebook shortly after the events at

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BMC Nurses Strike; Picket Hospital
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
01:03AM / Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The nurses will picket all week if the hospital locks them out for four days. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Nurses at Berkshire Medical Center went 36 years without a labor strike. But that was until Tuesday.   The local chapter of the Massachusetts Nursing Association took to the picket line on Tuesday after a year of contract negotiations have seemingly hit a wall. The union and supporters gathered just outside of the property line, forming two lines and holding signs, awaiting the nurses ending their shift at 7 a.m. to walk through.   Just short of 800 employees of the county's largest employer stopped going to work and spent the day picketing.    "This

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Updated: Woman Killed in Late-Night Pittsfield Shooting
Staff Reports,
09:17AM / Tuesday, October 03, 2017
  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The preliminary autopsy results show Asiyanna Jones, 22, died from a gunshot wound to the head. The case is being considered a homicide.   The autopsy was conducted by Dr. Robert Welton, an associate medical examiner for the office of the chief medical examiner, on Wednesday. The case remains under investigation.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 22-year-old woman has died from injuries incurred in a late-night shooting Monday.

The District Attorney's office said Asiyanna Jones died after being shot in the area of 242 Dewey Ave. Monday night, shortly before 11 p.m. Jones was found inside a motor vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. She was

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