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Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 19 / By / 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.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 12 / By / Plenty to look at and read in this week's Real Estate Friday!, from the best sales of last year to a gorgeous property of the week, to a spectacular Transformation to the latest installment on our complete guide to dealing in Berkshire real estate.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 5 / By / Happy new year! This week we move forward while embracing the past, with a gorgeous renovated Victorian and staff picks for the Best of 2017. Plus, Installment Five of our guide to buying, selling, financing and building real estate in Berkshire County.

Birth announcement

Thursday, Jan 4 - A boy born to Brooke Ames and Brandon DeGroff of West Stockbridge.

Thomas Wickham of Lee, former TWA ‘pilot of the year’

Thursday, Jan 4 - He was made a captain with TWA in 1959, flew the media “chase” plane for Gerald Ford’s presidential run in 1976 and, in 1984, was named the company’s “Pilot of the Year” for skillfully averting the crash of his fully-loaded 747 while experiencing a mechanical failure flying from New York’s JFK to Rome.

Ernest Hood Jr., 58, of Otis

Thursday, Jan 4 - For the last 20 years, he was employed by Williams Stone Company in East Otis. Mr. Hood was a former member of the Otis School Committee.

Elsie West, 96, of Sheffield

Wednesday, Jan 3 - Elsie’s true love was, first and foremost, the First Congregational Church, Old Parish Church, in Sheffield. She was a member for 77 years.

New York crash claims life of Lee woman and her son

Tuesday, Jan 2 - Lauren Pellegrino and her spouse, Kerry Hamill, both 40 and of Lee, were stopped in traffic on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, when their vehicle was rear-ended by a man driving a box truck. Also in the vehicle was their three-year-old son, Grayson.

Minor Haskell, 80, of Lenox

Tuesday, Jan 2 - Minor was employed at in the maintenance department at Kripalu in Lenox. He enjoyed bowling at Ken’s Bowl and golfing at Pontoosuc, and he loved camping.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Dec 29 - Goodies for the new year in this week's Real Estate Friday! From the perfect country retreat, to Best-of-2017 staff picks,to the latest regional real estate transactions, to "Pining for Pines" from our garden columnist, to advice on how to finance the new home you'll buy next year. Enjoy!

Coldest day this century

Thursday, Dec 28 - The high temperature of 9 degrees represents the coldest high reading since December 22, 1989.