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'Ford v Ferrari': Or, Goliath v David
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
03:39PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019
The red-blooded American portion of me, the part that in my youth soaked up John Wayne movies, was gratified by the spirit of director James Mangold's studiously executed "Ford v Ferrari." Rah, rah and all that good stuff.    Ferrari had been dominating world auto racing and its reign might have gone on for a bit longer had it not been for il Commendatore's dissing of the Deuce. That's car enthusiast colloquium for Enzo Ferrari and Henry Ford II. And the automobile industry version of "The Cask of Amontillado" to which I allude concerns Ferrari adding insult to industry when he not only rebuffed the Detroit magnate's attempt to buy his Prancing

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Red Cross Offers 10 Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips
02:56PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to prepare the holiday feast and brush up on home fire safety and prevention with your household. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires in the United States, and the American Red Cross of Massachusetts urges everyone to never leave cooking food unattended — which is the most common cause of kitchen fires.

10 Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips

* Keep an eye on what you fry. Stay in the kitchen and never leave cooking food unattended. If you must leave the kitchen, even for a short period of time, turn off the stove.

* Clean and clear the area around the stove before turning on the heat.

* Move items that can burn away from the

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

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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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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire Humance Society Hosts 100 Cats for Christmas
02:38PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019
100 Cats for Christmas

For the seventh year, Berkshire Humane Society has received a grant from Massachusetts Animal Coalition's license plate program to support BHS’s 100 Cats for Christmas initiative during the month of December. The program is the shelter’s largest and most successful low-cost spay/neuter effort for kittens and cats in the Berkshires and surrounding areas. Without the support of the license plate program, this invaluable service would not be possible.

In the last six years, 100 Cats for Christmas has exceeded its goal of spaying and neutering 100 cats. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To participate, residents of Berkshire County must

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Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Finale Performances Run Nov. 21-24
01:19PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

LENOX, Mass. — The annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare is back, bringing hundreds of teenagers from 10 area high schools to the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company.

Beginning on Nov. 21, the four-day festival marks the culmination of the award-winning program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in 10 high schools across Berkshire and Columbia counties for nine weeks. During the program, students explore creative thinking, teamwork and Shakespeare as they create a 90-minute fully produced performance to be shared with their neighboring communities.

The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is nationally recognized for its innovative teaching, emotional

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Berkshire Museum Will Be Free for Children Under 18 in 2020
01:06PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — All children under 18 years of age will receive free admission to the Berkshire Museum in 2020 through an initiative honoring Elizabeth "Buzz" McGraw, president of the museum's Board of Trustees.

The museum's annual gala in June raised more than $300,000 to support the museum's education programs and expand free access to its youngest visitors. Free admission for youth will begin in January 2020.

"We are so grateful to the many supporters who are making it possible for us to give back to the community in such a powerful way," said Jeff Rodgers, executive director of the Berkshire Museum. "And all of this in honor of Buzz

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Where to Find a Thanksgiving Meal
12:45PM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, many community organizations are serving dinner for the public. Let us know if we've missed one by emailing us a info@iberkshires.com.

Sunday, Nov. 24

* The Salvation Army on River Street in North Adams is offering a takeout Thanksgiving meal available for pickup between 4 and 5 p.m. Call the office at 413-663-7987 and leave your name and the number of people to be fed.

Monday, Nov. 25

* The Berkshire Food Project will host its annual free Thanksgiving meal for the community with two seatings: from 1 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. There are no reservations; meals are served on a first come, first serve basis. This is a traditional holiday meal including

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North Adams Finance Advises More Information on Sullivan Proposal
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:04AM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

Finance Committee members Wayne Wilkinson and Chairwoman Marie T. Harpin want more information on the funding and time line. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Finance Committee is sending a proposal to create a manufacturing training center back to the City Council with a recommendation to get more information from the mayor.    The council put the sale of Sullivan School to the newly organized Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education Center, or BAMTEC, on pause last week even as it approved the sale of two other city properties.    Councilors expressed concern over the purchase offer of $1 as well as the proposed $14 million in financing for the

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Neighborlies Celebrate Good Deeds in North County
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
01:16AM / Thursday, November 21, 2019

Dale Waterman, center, was recognized for her many years volunteering within the community. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Church Street Center was filled on Wednesday night as the community gave thanks to neighbors and others for doing good deeds.    The Northern Berkshire Community Coaltion's Neighborlies Awards was event the largest so far in more than a decade — or longer.    Glenda Matos-Carter, coordinator for the Northern Berkshire Neighbors Program, said this was being considered the 15th year until they did a little digging into the NBCC archives.    "Turns out the coalition has been hosting a community recognition award ceremony

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North Adams' Historic Valley Parks Closes After Successful Season
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
01:40PM / Wednesday, November 20, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Historic Valley Campground has closed after a successful season.    "It was busy right up to the very end," said manager Wendy Sherman told the Windsor Lake Recreation Commission last week. "It was an awesome season."   "We got a lot of winter storage this year, which is crazy ... 26 people with winter storage and 45 people on the waiting list," she said. "Last year, it was 36 or 38."   She also said there's a waiting list for the seasonal campers but some have larger campers that don't fit into all the spots so the owners of smaller campers are filling out the list.   Chairman Arlen Cellana

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Hayden Bird's Career-High Leads MCLA Men to Road Win
11:09PM / Tuesday, November 19, 2019
CASTLETON, Vt. -- The MCLA men's basketball team erupted in the first half, shooting a torrid 68 percent, and  cruised from there in defeating the Castleton University Spartans, 95-71, on Tuesday night.   Drury graduate Hayden Bird scored a career 25 points off the bench to lead all scorers.  He scored 17 of them in the pivotal first half. Noah Yearsley scored all 19 of his points in the opening half while Chris Becker tallied 14 of his career best 20 in the opening half of play.   MCLA (3-2) never trailed as they started out hot. Becker scored on consecutive putbacks for an early 4-0 lead and when Yearsley connected from deep, MCLA led 7-0. Another Becker bucket

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Biz Briefs: Wild Oats Donates to Habitat for Humanity
03:54PM / Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Passing it on

The member-owners of Wild Oats Market have selected Northern Berkshire Habitat For Humanity as the recipient of this quarter's donation from its Pass It On Program. Created in April to coincide with Earth Day, this initiative promotes reusable shopping bags by charging 10 cents per paper bag requested at checkout.

Every three months, these funds are donated to a local organization chosen via an online vote by the store's membership. On Friday, Nov. 15, Northern Berkshire Habitat For Humanity's president, Elisabeth Goodman, visited Wild Oats and received the check for $765.20 from Operations Manager Renate Kopynec. For more information about Wild Oats' Pass It

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Share Your Bounty with Family
10:59AM / Tuesday, November 19, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, it's meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday –Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your loved ones this year, perhaps you can think of ways to share not only your dinner, but also your financial bounty.

In terms of bounty-sharing, here are some suggestions you may find helpful, no matter your age or that of your children:

* Make appropriate gifts. If you have young children, you may want to get them started with a savings account to help them develop positive financial habits. You could even make it a Thanksgiving tradition to measure how their accounts have grown from year to year.

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