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Cats' Bats Go Silent at Ocean State
09:46PM / Friday, July 19, 2019
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. -- Ocean State built a six-run lead before the North Adams SteepleCats to get a run across the plate in a 6-1 Waves' win on Friday in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.   Elijah Dunham went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs for Ocean State.   Matt Koperniak drove in the lone run for the SteepleCats in the top of the ninth.   The SteepleCats managed just one hit in the loss.   North Adams (19-12) returns home for the first time in five games on Saturday to play Newport in a rare 1 p.m. matinee at Joe Wolfe Field, site of the La Festa Baseball Exchange on Saturday evening.

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North Adams Has 2 Candidates for Mayor, 15 for City Council
Staff Reports,
06:03PM / Friday, July 19, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The deadline for nomination papers for the city election passed at 5 p.m. on Friday and so  did any chance for a preliminary election.    Instead, voters will decide between two candidates for mayor — incumbent Thomas Bernard and McCann School Committee member Rachel Branch — and 15 candidates for nine at-large seats on the City Council.    "There will be no preliminary election," said City Clerk Deborah Pedercini. "That will save the city some money."   There would have be three candidates for mayor and 19 for council to trigger a preliminary. However, Richard David Greene never returned papers for

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Colorful Bus Stop Installed on Main Street
by TunnelVision 01:33PM / Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Jobs
by bananas2 10:53AM / Sunday, April 01, 2012
Instead of bickering about parking get a industry in North Adams with higher paying jobs than all the service jobs we have now. Is anyone on the commitee out there looking for any industries to come
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by TunnelVision 10:44PM / Monday, January 30, 2012

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Media Gallery on Main Street Offers New Artworks, Local History,
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:24PM / Friday, July 19, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls.    That's one of the inspirations for his pop-up Media Gallery that opened during the season's first DownStreet Art event last month.    Located at 70 Main St., the walls of the former Radio Shack store in the L-shaped mall that once displayed electronics have proved a perfect setting for hanging a variety of artworks from both local and Philadelphia artists.   "We've got about, I think 12 or 13 different artists here," Giardini said not long after opening. "Some photographers, we have printmakers, a couple painters. We got some letterpress people.

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Biz Briefs: Tourists Hotel to be Honored at Celebrate the Berkshires Event
12:07PM / Friday, July 19, 2019
Tourists awards

Tourists, the 48-room hotel that opened in North Adams in 2018, will receive the 2019 Putting the Berkshires on the Map honor in recognition of the substantial contribution that they have made to the Berkshire economy. This recognition will be presented at the 1Berkshires' ninth annual Celebrate the Berkshires event on Sept. 26 at Jiminy Peak.

"In the past 18 months, no property has garnered as much press or shone a light on the Berkshires more consistently than Tourists," said Jonathan Butler, CEO of 1Berkshire said. "With over $15 million in private investment, this project has assembled and reimagined a diverse collection of properties that illuminate

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Excessive Heat, Humidity Forecast Through Sunday
11:10AM / Friday, July 19, 2019

The National Weather Service is forecasting excessive heat and humidity to begin this afternoon, peaking Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Daytime highs are forecast to be in the 90s to low 100s today through Sunday, with dew points in the low to mid 70s. Little cooling is expected to take place in the overnight hours, with lows in most areas only dropping to the mid 70s to near 80.

Heat index values are expected to reach 95 to 100 degrees this afternoon. Heat index values could reach 107 to 112 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon for most of Massachusetts, with values between 96 and 102 locally in the Berkshires.

This level of heat and humidity is dangerous and relatively rare

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Community Members Seek to Rescue Clarksburg Senior Center
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:01AM / Friday, July 19, 2019

Three COA board members — Barbara King in green, Lily Kuzia in back and Shirley Therrien, right — explain why they disbanded.  CLARKSBURG, Mass. — News of the looming closure of the Senior Center last week has prompted a group of community members to mount a rescue.    Nearly two dozen people attended an emergency meeting organized by Lauren and Robert Norcross at the center on Thursday night to find ways to keep the 15-year-old building open and the Council on Aging functioning.   "We're not here, again, to take over and do anything," Robert Norcross said. "We're here to try to help save the building and

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North Adams Airport Hopes to Have Restaurant Operating Next Summer
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
02:29AM / Friday, July 19, 2019

The Airport Commission established a subcommittee to develop a request for proposals for a restaurant in the new airport terminal. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The city hopes to release a request for proposals for the airport terminal restaurant in the fall.   The Airport Commission agreed Tuesday to form a subcommittee to flesh out what restrictions and preferences it wants to place in the RFP.   "Ideally what I would like to see happen, from a timeline standpoint, let's form a subcommittee, finalize what we want, and get this before the commission," Chairman Jeffrey Naughton said. "Then we can move forward and issue it."   Last month,

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Memorial Statue Unveiled at North Adams Library
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
01:13AM / Friday, July 19, 2019

Mary Ann Abuisi displays an image of the bronze plaque that will be added to the statue 'Read to Me.'   NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The late Judith Ann "Jody" LaFortune Gottwald will be remembered for her love of books, reading and libraries.    The city native was memorialized on Thursday with the unveiling of a bronze statue of two children reading a book set by the East Main Street entrance of the North Adams Public Library where she began her long career as a librarian.    The bronze was a gift from Mary Ann LaFortune Abuisi, who remembered how she and her sister would walk from their East Main home to the library on a regular

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McGuire Scores 45 in Drury's Giorgi League Win
08:55PM / Thursday, July 18, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Scott McGuire Jr. scored 45 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Thursday to lead Drury to a 68-45 win over Hoosac Valley in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League.   McGuire also blocked a couple of shots for the Blue Devils in the win at the Armory.   Izaha Stubbs scored 25 points for Hoosac Valley.   Thursday's other scheduled game, between McCann Tech and Monument Mountain, resulted in a win by forfeit for the Hornets.   On Wednesday in the men's division, Waterman's Excavating beat Maselli/Bedard Bros., 61-55, and iBerkshires.com picked up a forfeit win against Rivers Lawn Care/Timeless Training.   Waterman's got 16 points from

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The Independent Investor: Paid Family & Medical Leave Overdue
By Bill Schmick,
04:28PM / Thursday, July 18, 2019
Paid family and medical leave are long-overdue in this country   What do the United States, Papua New Guinea and Oman have in common? Those are the only three countries in the world that do not legally obligate employers or taxpayers to pay for maternity leave.   Many American businesspeople will hide behind a knee-jerk response to the above statement: "We are a free-market society," they will argue, "and paid leave is paramount to just another form of socialism."   Good try, but that old argument is no longer based in facts. Free markets have given way to corporate socialism in this country, while corporations are now legally considered to have the same

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Clarksburg Sets Vote for School Merger Proposal
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
03:59AM / Thursday, July 18, 2019
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The Select Board on Wednesday afternoon set the date for a special town meeting to vote on the next steps toward a school district merger with Stamford, Vt.    The special town meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.    Stamford last week voted overwhelmingly to continue research on what it would take to merge the two schools. The vote was for the so-called Option 3 — a recommendation by Public Consulting Group and school officials in both towns to fully merge to better utilize both school buildings.   That decision, however, raised some protest in Stamford where town meeting voters questioned

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Great Music and More at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Berkshire High Peaks Festival
By Stephen Dankner, Guest Column
11:33AM / Wednesday, July 17, 2019

As Tanglewood enters its third week, stellar performances will take center stage in Ozawa Hall and in the Koussevitsky Shed. Why go? To experience world-class instrumental soloists, the Boston Symphony and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra perform chamber and orchestral masterworks by iconic masters Schumann, Brahms, Ravel, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Debussy, Gershwin, Stravinsky, Wagner and Tchaikovsky.

Add to the above an inspiring world premiere featuring Metropolitan Opera diva Reneé Fleming, baritone Rod Gilfry, and the Boston Symphony, led by maestro Andris Nelsons in composer Kevin Puts' orchestral song cycle "The Brightness of Light." The powerful and deeply

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