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Ernest Brazee Jr., 66, of Lee

Saturday, Jan 20 - He was educated in Lee schools and began working for the parish of St. Mary’s in Lee at a young age, retiring in 2015.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 19 - Want to bet you cant find anything more gorgeous than this week's Property of the Week? And we continue our review of beautiful homes sold in 2017. See what you missed. And more.

News Brief: Pignatelli urges real legislative action on opioid epidemic

Thursday, Jan 18 - ' ... we cannot wait for studies and commissions to repeat findings of scientific literature that already exist when we could be actively utilizing effective research-based tools to decrease the circulation of prescription opiates in the market and improve the scope of substance abuse treatments in our communities.' --Rep William 'Smitty' Pignatelli, D-Lenox

Mercedes Gallagher, 63, of Becket

Wednesday, Jan 17 - Mercedes was the director of the Center Pond Weed Project in Becket, overseeing the removal of the invasive aquatic milfoil weed without the application of chemicals.

‘Sister event’ to Women’s March planned in Pittsfield

Tuesday, Jan 16 - On the one-year anniversary of the iconic movement, Indivisible Pittsfield has organized another sister event to this year's march – what it calls a "March into Action Resource Fair and Community Forum" at the Colonial Theatre on South Street.

Green States climate watch

Tuesday, Jan 16 - Maryland joins U.S. Climate Alliance for a total of 16 state members (51 percent of U.S. population) calling for a return to the Paris Climate Agreement.

‘Faith and caring:” MLK’s life and legacy honored in Great Barrington celebration

Monday, Jan 15 - The celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was also the kick-off for a series of townwide events commemorating the 150th birthday of civil rights pioneer and author W.E.B Du Bois who was born in Great Barrington. Included in the article is a video of Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial.

Hazel Brewer, 98, formerly of North Egremont

Friday, Jan 12 - For many years Hazel was a sales clerk at the former W.T. Grant store in Great Barrington. She then worked at B-D Medical Products in Canaan as a production worker.