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Harrington Reflects On DA Race, Looks Toward Transition Into Office
City Council Vice President John Krol was particularly excited with the Williamstown numbers when they came in. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — When Andrea Harrington entered the district attorney's race, she knew she could do it. She fully expected to win the race.   She didn't think she was an underdog, but
'Operation Finale': Crime & Punishment
Director Chris Weitz's "Operation Finale," a tension-filled historical drama about the Israeli Mossad's 1960 capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, reminded me of a turning point.   In my house when I was little, you didn't hear the actual word Holocaust. More often, the tragedy that had
Adams Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Terror Plot
Defense attorney David Hoose speaks outside the courthouse on Wednesday after Alex Ciccolo's sentencing.  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Three years and two months after an arrest that eventually led to charges of violating federal terrorism statutes, an Adams man has agreed to begin serving a 20-year sentence and a
Museum of Dog Planning Move to Larger Quarters in Pittsfield
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Museum of Dog needs a bigger doghouse.   Owner David York had plans to rehabilitate the former Quinn's Paint & Wallpaper building at the corner of Canal and Union streets but now says the historic building isn't large enough for his collection of dog artifacts and art — and to do the
Consider Financial Gifts for Your Grandchildren
National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 9. If you're a grandparent, you may get some gifts or cards – or maybe even a phone call! But you might feel that it's better to give than to receive, especially when it comes to your grandchildren. And you can make a real difference in their lives by making a financial gift for their
Dolan Hat Trick Lifts Williams Field Hockey in Opener
CLINTON, N.Y. – The Williams College field hockey team (1-0) bounced back from allowing an early goal to overcome the St. John Fisher Cardinals on the strength of a hat trick by senior forward Libby Dolan to prevail 3-2, on Tuesday.   The opening goal of the contest came off the stick of SJFC's Lauren Fazio who converted
Gonzalez Wins Primary to Take on Charlie Baker
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The local district attorney's race was the hottest ticket in Tuesday's primary but there were plenty of other races on the ballots for both parties.    On the Democratic side, Jay Gonzalez outpolled Bob Massie by nearly double to move onto the general election. A former administrator under
MCLA Opens Year With Plans to Enhance Programming, Raise Visibility
Birge, with his wife, Lisa, pulls raffle tickets for a good cause.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is welcoming just over 400 incoming students this year — but it wants more.    At the annual campus breakfast marking the start of the semester, college President
Food, Family Atmosphere, Fiddles at Williamstown Farmers Market
The market has grown in size and traffic. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Six years after a steering committee took control of the Williamstown Farmers Market, the seasonal venue is going stronger than ever.   On Saturday morning, nearly 30 vendors offered everything from freshly picked apples to fresh-baked treats to
Berkshire Voters Head to the Polls on Primary Day
Voters go to the polls today, Tuesday, to decide a number of party primaries, several of which will determine the winner before the general election in November.    Voting in all cities and towns is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; find polling places for your communities here. Those enrolled in a party must vote in that party's
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