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MassDOT snow storm alert for Wednesday, Jan. 25

MassDOT advises drivers to check updated forecasts for travel Wednesday as a wintery mix of snow and rain will impact travel, especially on any untreated roadways.

Dr. Stuart Sarason Kuller, 84, of West Stockbridge

He was also a dedicated caregiver to family and friends, a classical music aficionado and patron of the arts in New York City and the Berkshires.

Berkshire District Attorney’s Office obtains lengthy prison sentences for those responsible for Asiyanna Jones’ death

Pilot, 50, and Linen, 42, engaged in a gunfight on Dewey Avenue in Pittsfield on that evening and a bullet struck Jones, who was inside a car.

Mourning the loss of Aston Magna’s founding board member Lee Elman

In 1972, Lee and harpsichordist Albert Fuller conceived the idea of a foundation to support the study and performance of 17th and 18th century music. The concerts would be performed on original instruments, or authentic reproductions.

West Stockbridge Planning Board should not renew The Foundry’s special permit

Last year’s special permit was an attempt to reach a compromise so that both businesses

Dismayed by negative narrative about Residential Tax Exemption

The real trouble will come when some folks who call Stockbridge home begin to have trouble affording their tax bills.

‘Brown Bridge’ (Route 7 & 23) repair November 3

It is estimated that the work will be completed by late morning or early afternoon of November 3.

Linda M. North, 73, of Lenox Dale

Linda worked as a bookkeeper for North’s Service since 1985.

Jiří (George) Seidl, 91, of Sheffield

Jiří went to Hotel School in Marienbad and later trained at the Grandhotel Pupp in Carlsbad, one of Europe’s most famous historic hotels. 

The other Adams is coming into its own

The Berkshires boasts two towns named after signers of the Declaration of Independence. One is Hancock. Name the other. Hint: it was named in 1778...

Storrs Fenton Olds, 89, of Monterey, Mass.

He and his wife Shirley were among the founding members of the Southern Berkshire Friends Meeting (Quakers). 

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