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'The Farewell': And a Fond One at That
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
02:24PM / Thursday, August 08, 2019
Every so often, some philosophically inclined sort seeks a window into your soul by asking, "If you could spend time with anyone now deceased, who would it be, pray tell?"    Akin in hypocrisy to first wishing for world peace or a cure for cancer before asking for a Ferrari whence blowing out my birthday candles, I perfunctorily answer, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln or Ben Franklin. However, after seeing the delightfully heartwarming, bittersweet and often hilarious "The Farewell," about a Chinese family who throws a wedding as pretense for gathering to say goodbye to their terminally ill matriarch, I thought of the grandmother I never knew.   Anna

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Tanglewood, Sevenars Showcase Great Music
By Stephen Dankner, Guest Column
09:02PM / Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Tanglewood this week will be very rewarding and diverse, with spectacular musical riches across the centuries, representing the progressive continuum of styles: music that’s both time-honored and new, and everything in-between.

Tanglewood continues its classical programming with an all-Beethoven piano recital on Aug. 7 by the fabulous soloist Yefim Bronfman; more Beethoven awaits with the beloved "Pastoral" Symphony No. 6 and the lyrical Fourth Piano Concerto, featuring the magnificent pianist Inon Barnaton on Aug. 11 – the BSO led by composer/pianist/conductor Thomas Adès; also, a program of three of the Viennese master’s violin/piano sonatas, performed

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Feeding the hungry
by buddy 04:12PM / Friday, February 21, 2014

Williamstown Community Preschool Installs New Signage
by Billsville 02:46PM / Tuesday, February 26, 2013


WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Community Preschool began sprucing up its new home by hiring local sign maker Lindsay Neathawk,

Williamstown Youth Center Thanks Bedard Bros.
by Billsville 02:13PM / Friday, June 22, 2012
Bedard Brothers Chevrolet, through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program, has helped sponsor the Williamstown Youth Center's Soccer Program for the 2012 season. In addition to soccer equipment, this
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Drury, Hoosac Valley Roll into Giorgi League Playoffs with Wins
02:20PM / Wednesday, August 07, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The Drury and Hoosac Valley boys basketball teams Tuesday wrapped up regular season play with a pair of victories in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.   Scott McGuire Jr. scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Blue Devils to a 67-40 win over Mount Greylock.   Tim Brazeau also had a double-double with 11 points and 14 boards while blocking a pair of shots. And Anthony Pettingill scored 15 in the win.   Mount Greylock got 14 points from Pablo Santos and 10 points and eight rebounds from Derek Paris.   In Tuesday's other game, Hoosac Valley edged McCann Tech, 51-45, behind 22 points from Izaha Stubbs.   Sean Sumner scored

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Eclectic Headliners: Savion Glover, Lou Reed Drones, Indigenous Dancers
By Grace Lichtenstein , Guest Column
02:00PM / Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The week for eclectic music lovers includes both Tanglewood’s important Festival of Contemporary Music and the tap icon Savion Glover, with a Laurie Anderson presentation at Mass MoCa to boot.

Tanglewood

Ozawa Hall and the Linde Center are the venues for the series of concerts beginning Thursday, Aug. 8, that comprise the Festival of Contemporary Music, under the direction of the prodigious British composer/conductor/pianist Thomas Ades. The centerpiece is the 2005 opera “The Cricket Recovers” by British composer Richard Ayres on Thursday night at 8 p.m. at Ozawa. It’s a chamber opera based on a story by children’s author Toon Tellegen.

Other FCM concerts that

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Williamstown Celebrates New Police Station With Ribbon Cutting, Night Out Open House
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
01:08AM / Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Williamstown Police Chief Kyle Johnson talks about the new station before Tuesday's ribbon-cutting ceremony.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — For the longest time, Police Chief Kyle Johnson never thought he would see a day like Tuesday.

"Chief [Joseph] Zoito, Chief [Mike] Kennedy, Chief [Arthur] Parker, now I'm chief, and I'm thinking there's no way, it's not going to happen in my career," Johnson said of the town's need to move the Police Department out of its inadequate quarters in the converted fraternity house that is the Williamstown Municipal Building. "I'm going to walk out of the building at 31 North St. when I retire, and that's the way

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Biz Briefs: Catherine's Chocolates Changes Name to Mielke Confections
11:30AM / Monday, August 05, 2019
Chocolate changes

Steve and Trent Kinney, the new owners of the Great Barrington landmark store Catherine's Chocolates, have announced a new name, look and logo. The original Catherine's Chocolates Store was named for the grandmother of the former owner, Kathy Sinico, and operated for 40 years under that name. The Kinneys are continuing the tradition of a family-owned local business, creating handmade quality chocolates in the same location, as well as their choice of the new name, which is Trent Kinney’s family name.

The logo, designed by Trent, has a simple upscale look in ivory, chocolate and gold and features a modernist allusion to a chocolate bean. The familiar

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Norad Mill Opens In-House Cafe
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
02:35AM / Monday, August 05, 2019

Claire Klammer takes on order on Friday. The cafe is currently cash only.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The mini-Main Street that is the Norad Mill now has its own cafe.    The Norad Cafe joins dozens of businesses already in the former Exelcior Mill and has been on the priority list for mill developer David Moresi since taking possession of the structure.     "It's just a place where you can just get a big old stuffed sandwich," Moresi said. "I mean, there's nowhere around here like this to get a deli sandwich. There really isn't. I've talking about this for 15-plus years."   The North Adams native has been

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Berkshire Wrestling Club Third at Springfield Tournament
07:25PM / Sunday, August 04, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The Berkshire Wrestling Club earned a number of podium finishes on the way to a third-place showing at Sunday's Battle of the Armory at Springfield Technical Community College.   Alex Hall, Deven Pekosz and Dylan Burke each placed second in his weight class.   Burke dropped a 1-0 decision in the finals at 199 pounds, where his day included a 4-0 win over the Rhode Island state champion. Burke finished 3-1 at the tournament.   Hall went 5-1 at 106 pounds en route to a silver medal.   Pekosz wrestled at 163 and dominated the competition until dropping a close match in the finals.   Pekosz also placed third in the open division bracket,

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Barrett Applauds Budget Increase for Career Centers
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
05:17AM / Sunday, August 04, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — State Rep. John Barrett III is particularly happy that there is extra money in the state budget for MassHire career centers and he's hoping to expand on a pilot program for on-the-job training.   Barrett had gotten money for the Berkshire career center last year to pilot a workforce development program at McCann Technical School. The program engaged General Dynamics and is eyed to line up the job training programs with the needs of the company.   "There are manufacturing jobs. Everybody thinks it is just engineering. That is a big push of mine and I'm not seeing it at the state level. We've got to get some of the money out of Workforce

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Adams Celebrates Important Local Women, Displays 'First Ladies' Quilt
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
05:04AM / Saturday, August 03, 2019

A work by quilt artist Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry recognizes women who were first — from Amelia Earhart to Jeannette Rankin to Oprah Winfrey to Margaret Chase Smith to Sandra Day O'Connor to Hillary Clinton to Maura Healey. ADAMS, Mass. — The Suffrage Centennial Celebration Committee is celebrating more than 200 women of note — including 52 who made have made a positive impact on Adams.    Committee unveiled the "First Ladies Quilt" and Wall of Recognition at Town Hall on Friday evening with small reception.   "I have been asked who the winner of this contest is by many people and the true answer is the winner is every single

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BHS Diabetes Education Program Launches Weight Loss & Lifestyle Change Program
09:23PM / Friday, August 02, 2019

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Health Systems Diabetes Education Program has implemented a Weight Loss and Lifestyle Change Program, with new classes beginning in September, at multiple locations across the Berkshires. 

While the formal program begins in September, there is an Information Session scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 15, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Hillcrest Campus of BMC. To register for this Information Session, call 413-395-7942.

The program is aimed at adults 18 and older who have a diagnosis of pre-diabetes by a blood test within the past year. To be eligible for this program, participants must have a need to lose weight, with a body mass index of 25 or higher. The

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Northern Berkshire Solarize Program Holds 'Meet the Installer' Night
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
01:17AM / Friday, August 02, 2019

Garrett Colvin of SolarFlair talks about the process of installing a solar photovoltaic system. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — North County residents and businesses have some time to enroll in the Solarize Plus program.   But if they want to take full advantage of all the economic incentives, they don't have much time.   "The [Solarize Plus] program runs through the end of the year," said Garrett Colvin of SolarFlair, the installer selected for the program in Northern Berkshire County. "Next year, the [federal] 30 percent investment tax credit drops to 26 percent.   "There's a 60- to 90-day period from signing up to installation. So to get the 30

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