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Local Recovery Documentary to Premiere
11:04AM / Thursday, December 07, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The public is invited to "Blueprint: Building the Foundation for Recovery," a new documentary featuring real stories of recovery in the Berkshires.    The film is followed by a community conversation led by local experts including Dr. Jennifer Michaels from The Brien Center, Sarah DeJesus from BHS's Berkshire Harm Reduction, community members from the education field, emergency management, and individuals with lived experience.    The two film premieres are the capstone events for the HEALing Communities Study (HCS). Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7:00 pm at the MCLA Church Street Center in North Adams and Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 pm at

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Three Projects Could See Revitalization Across North Adams
By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff
05:49AM / Thursday, December 07, 2023

An illustration by designers Reed Hilderbrand landscape architects of the pathway of the proposed North Adams Adventure Trail bike and pedestrian path.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Representatives from three different community initiatives are collaborating to better connect to the community and improve the effects of urban revitalization.    The city has three major projects in the works that would improve connectivity in the community, relieve traffic confusion and congestion, and create more recreation opportunities.    Residents learned about the history, hopes, and timeline of three projects: North Adams Adventure Trail, Hoosic River Revival, and

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Clarksburg Taxpayers Will See Drop in Tax Rate, Increase in Bills
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:33AM / Thursday, December 07, 2023
the Select Board on Dec. 11 noted that there had been a calculation error caused by a $33,000 deficit in the snow & ice account not recording properly. That has changed the estimated tax rate to $15.35 per $1,000. The tax bill for an average single-family home will be $3,410, an increase of $74 over last year.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Homeowners will see the tax rate drop and their tax bills stay essentially flat for fiscal 2024.   The Select Board last Wednesday voted for a single tax rate that will translate to an

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MCLA Women's Basketball Falls on Road
09:55PM / Wednesday, December 06, 2023
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Sarah Wisniewski scored 16 points Tuesday to lead the Johnson and Wales women's basketball team to a 55-36 win over MCLA.   Kristie Zator scored 12 points, and Hailey Peabody and Zaylee Ramos each scored nine for the Trailblazers (1-8), which goes to Wentworth on Saturday.

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Multiple Berkshire Cultural Districts Receive Grants
04:00PM / Wednesday, December 06, 2023
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — The Mass Cultural Council announced $810,000 in new grant funding to 54 state-designated cultural districts.    These districts, located in host communities in every region of the Commonwealth, will receive awards from the Fiscal Year 2024 Cultural District Investment Grant Program. The grants are intended to encourage the development and success of the cultural districts and foster local cultural preservation.   Berkshire County Districts awarded $15,000: Great Barrington Cultural District Lenox Cultural District North Adams Cultural District Williamstown Cultural District As the Commonwealth's independent state arts agency, Mass

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Pepper Spray Deployed in Drury High Library; Student May Face Charges
02:30PM / Wednesday, December 06, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Drury High School's upper level was temporarily evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after a student used pepper spray in the library.    According to a news post on the school's website, the incident occurred during the lunch period.    "The student who sprayed the substance was identified and removed from the building. The police are currently investigating the incident and the school will pursue criminal charges," according to the post.    Any of the students and staff affected by the spray were given medical attention.    It is not against the law to possess pepper spray for self-defense, although minors

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MCLA Hosts Tour, Information Session for Saint Rose Students
10:47AM / Wednesday, December 06, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass.—MCLA offers support and encouragement to The College of Saint Rose students, family, and community.    "We are saddened by the news of Saint Rose's closure and offer support and care for their students as they navigate their next steps," said MCLA President James F. Birge.     The college announced on Friday, Dec. 24 it will close after the Spring 2024 semester.   For students who may have questions about their educational options, MCLA will host a Tour and Information Session on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. Those that can't attend this date and time can email admissions@mcla.edu to schedule another time to

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North Adams School Committee Says Hello, Goodbye and Congratulations
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
05:44AM / Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Carson Rylander, left, and Jacob Gladu, far right, join the committee on Tuesday evening as student representatives. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The last School Committee meeting of the year on Tuesday was full of hellos, goodbyes and congratulations.    Incoming member Cody Chamberlain was in attendance, student representatives Carson Rylander and Jacob Gladu joined the committee and Karen Bond, whose term is ending, was bid farewell.    The congratulations were largely for Drury High senior Brooke Bishop, who was awarded the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Certificate of Academic Excellence.    The daughter of Krista and Lee Bishop of

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MCLA Men's Basketball Improves to 5-4
10:07PM / Tuesday, December 05, 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Hayden Morris-Gay scored 20 points Tuesday to lead the MCLA men's basketball team to an 81-52 win over New England College.   Jake Bluestein scored 12 points off the bench, and Quentin Gittens grabbed a team-high seven rebounds in the win.   MCLA (5-4) goes to SUNY Plattsburgh on Saturday.

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Retired Adams Police K-9 Kumar Dies
Staff Reports, iBerkshires
03:45PM / Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Kumar was 2 years old when joined the Adams force.  ADAMS, Mass. — The town's beloved K-9 Kumar has died. The Police Department posted the news on its Facebook on Tuesday afternoon.   "A somber atmosphere has enveloped the officers and handlers as we mourn the loss of a loyal companion, Kumar, our esteemed police K9. Kumar had been an unwavering force in the fight against crime, his keen senses and unyielding dedication made him an invaluable member of the force," the post stated. "Together with his handler, Sergeant Curtis Crane, Kumar forged a bond, becoming not just a partner but a cherished friend."   Kumar retired earlier this year at

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COLA can sweeten retirement and health accounts
Submitted by Edward Jones,
12:00PM / Tuesday, December 05, 2023
It's usually a good idea to contribute to the tax-advantaged retirement and health care accounts available to you. And here's some good news: In 2024, you can put even more into these accounts.   The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced these cost-of-living adjustments: Individual Retirement Account (IRA) – You can contribute up to $7,000 to an IRA for 2024, up from $6,500 this year. The "catch-up" contribution for individuals 50 or older remains $1,000. You can always "max out" on a traditional IRA, but some of your contributions may not be tax deductible, depending on your income. However, all your earnings can grow on a tax-deferred basis.

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Brewhaha Owners Head for Retirement, Bid Farewell to Longtime Patrons
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:28PM / Monday, December 04, 2023

Nancy and Barry Garton have been in the food service business for more than three decades. They are retiring after the operating Brewhaha for the last 23 years.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Brewhaha owners Nancy and Barry Garton have sold the cafe and are looking forward to a well-deserved break.   Although, saying goodbye has not been easy.    "To me, it has always been the relationships with our people. I love it here and the fact that they appreciate what we try to do," Nancy said on Monday. "When I look back I think that is what has made us successful. The support and the memories have really made it all worthwhile because it has been hard work.

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