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Two separate reports of gunshots Tuesday night in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD Police responded to two separate incidents of suspected shots fired on Tuesday evening. The first happened around 7:30 p.m.

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Sep 13, 2017 2:51AM - BE Local News
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Country Curtains board recommends struggling company close
STOCKBRIDGE Country Curtains, the Berkshire-based home furnishings company founded by the late John and Jane Fitzpatrick over 60 years ago, is on the verge of shutting down. Unable to find a strategic buyer or turn around the firm's

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Sep 12, 2017 11:21PM - BE Local News
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US Rep. Neal heads to Berkshires Friday for tax talk in Wiliamstown, Pittsfield forum
PITTSFIELD Berkshire County residents and other interested constituents will be able to hold audience with U.S. Rep.

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Sep 12, 2017 11:06PM - BE Local News
NORTH ADAMS Project Manager Eric Kerns told the Planning Board on Monday that Beyond Place LLC's proposal for a new restaurant was the final component of its redevelopment of the former Redwood Motel and properties on the southern bank of
Sep 12, 2017 9:45PM - BE Local News
Hometown Features In Our Opinion
RICHMOND Anaplasmosis. What in God's name is Anaplasmosis? Until I was stricken, I had never heard of this sometimes deadly tick-borne disease. Sure, everybody knows about Lyme disease, but few of us know anything about the other dozen or so
Sep 12, 2017 8:30PM - BE Columnists
Hometown Features Attractions
ARTPittsfield Cultural Council: Grant application Q-and-A for anyone interested in applying for funds for their 2018 arts- or culture-related project followed by reception, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Hotel on North, 297 North St.
Sep 12, 2017 5:51PM - BE Calendar
Hometown Features Sports Roundup
PITTSFIELD -- Well, we're almost home. Chronicling the final tier of the Top 50 Berkshire Athletes of the 20th Century has been an interesting experience. On one hand, I've really enjoyed talking with all these superb performers.
Sep 10, 2017 8:36PM - BE Local Sports
Hometown Features Hometown Life
WEST SPRINGFIELD Country singer-songwriter Cole Swindell is from a small town in rural Georgia, so local fairs were a significant part of his childhood."That was like the biggest event we had," the 34-year-old Bronwood, Ga. (population: 513,
Sep 8, 2017 6:42PM - BE Berkshires Lifestyles
National/World News Human Affairs
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations. Part of an ongoing examination of threats to First Amendment freedoms by The Associated Press, the American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors.
Sep 17, 2017 7:01AM - AP
National/World News News
MADRID (AP) Spain's state prosecutor office says he is investigating more than 700 Catalan mayors for cooperating with a referendum on independence that has been suspended by a court, and has ordered police to arrest them if they don't comply.
Sep 13, 2017 11:48AM - AP
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) One of the candidates in for mayor in St. John's, Newfoundland, has become a celebrity the one with fur and four legs.
Sep 13, 2017 3:01AM - AP
National/World News Human Affairs
MIAMI (AP) A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of Georgia and South Carolina while dumping heavy rains around the region. Meanwhile, authorities have sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to Florida to assist in search-and-rescue operations amid reports of devastation in the Keys, which felt Irma's full fury when it blew ashore Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.
Sep 12, 2017 12:25AM - AP
Community Sources Town Resources
(HUDSON, N.Y.) Singer-songwriter Natalia Zukerman (October 22), slam poet Taylor Mali (November 12), and funk poet Everton Sylvester (December 3) will headline the fall 2017 season of the monthly Rogovoy Salon music, literary, and art series curated and hosted by music journalist Seth Rogovoy at Club Helsinki Hudson.
Sep 10, 2017 2:53PM - Rogovy Report
The 2016-2017 5th grade students at Williamstown Elementary School, under the guidance of their classroom teachers, Frani Miceli, Jenn Downey, Penny Bucky, and Rebecca Leonard and art teacher Emily Beaulieu, learned about the elements of photography and haiku and produced Continue reading The post WES Exhibit: Photography & Haiku appeared first on David & Joyce Milne Public Library.
Sep 5, 2017 2:49PM - Events-MilneLibrary
Regional News NE Newspaper
If you missed the release of Welcome to Our Vermont by Rick and the Ramblers in July 2014, youve got a second chance to add this interesting CD to your collection. The Welcome To OUR Vermont CD, has a cover design based on a long out-of-print early-1950s Greetings From Vermont postcard. The album designer used a horizontally formatted green wallet []
Sep 13, 2017 7:30AM - Rutland Herald
After delivering water to the referees at halftime of Tuesday afternoon's field hockey game at Gouin Athletic Complex in Paris, where the Oxford Hills Vikings played rival Mt. Blue from Farmington, Oxford Hills teacher, basketball coach and "crowd control manager" Scott Graffam gave his grandchil..
Sep 12, 2017 11:13PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
Topics Beyond News America Today
Medicare for All plan would cover 323m Americans under single systemBill unlikely to pass in Congress but support growing among DemocratsThe battle lines are drawn as Bernie Sanders launches his latest attempt to establish a healthcare system that covers all 323 million Americans.Standing in opposition to Sanders plan are what he calls the most powerful and greedy forces in American society: the pharmaceutical industry, insurance companies, Wall Street and the Republican party. Continue reading.
Sep 13, 2017 12:00PM - Guardian-USNews
Topics Beyond News Health Tracker
Dr. Tom Frieden is tired of the lack of progress in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease and of infectious disease outbreaks. So Frieden, who resigned as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after eight years at the end of the Obama administration, says he wants to do something about it.
Sep 13, 2017 11:33AM - Scientific American (scientificamerican.com)
Topics Beyond News Education Today
A Q&A with Berkeleys law school dean about protest, violence and censorship.
Sep 13, 2017 7:21AM - NYTimes - Education News
Topics Beyond News Culture Cat
Liam goes for broke, St Vincent bounces back, Nico Muhly gets Hitchcockian, Taylor Swift defends her reputation, and Peggy Seeger pens her memoirsMatt Black and Jonathan Mores first single as Coldcut the 1987 white label Say Kids What Time Is It? was one of the earliest records to be entirely made up of samples. They celebrate 30 years since its release three decades that have been filled with groundbreaking remixes, productions, DJ sets, club nights and occasional forays into the charts with a new and doubtless thrilling audiovisual show. Continue reading.
Sep 13, 2017 5:00AM - Guardian-Music
Topics Beyond News Food Lover
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeVegan Creamy Mushroom Stroganoff made with Pumpkin Puree and Coconut Milk. This is the Perfect Weeknight Dinner Recipe. Add Rice or Pasta and Make this a Hearty Recipe.
Sep 12, 2017 8:49PM - Easy Vegetarian Meals & Vegan Recipes - Healing Tomato (healingtomato.com)
Topics Beyond News Earth Matters
September 12th, 2017 by Joshua S Hill The UKs latest competitive auction saw offshore wind prices tumble to record lows of as little as 57.50 per MWh, a 47% decrease on past offshore wind prices, and dipping well below the price guaranteed to theHinkley Point nuclear power plant. The UKDepartment for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced on Monday the results of its latest Contracts for Difference (CfD) competitive auction, in which a total of more than 3 gigawatts (GW) was awarded worth up to176 million.
Sep 12, 2017 2:44PM - CleanTechnica (cleantechnica.com)
Topics Beyond News Journalism Today
Bots on Facebook Messenger have been, at best, a mixed bag so far. When Facebook opened up Messenger to brands last April, the immediate and unsurprising reaction among publishers was to see the chat app as yet another distribution channel. The early bot experiments from CNN, Mic, and others were built around this.
Sep 11, 2017 2:11PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Topics Beyond News Fitness Forever
A campaign to raise awareness of "car-dooring" is needed to save lives on Britain's roads, Cycling UK has said. The campaign group says cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians are being injured and killed by drivers and their passengers carelessly opening doors. It wants the Dutch reach - which involves opening doors with the "wrong" hand - to be taught to new drivers.
Sep 11, 2017 7:28AM - BBC News (bbc.co.uk)