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Dalton Voters OK Articles at Special Town Meeting

DALTON, Mass. — Fewer than a dozen voters at Monday's special town meeting took only 10 minutes to pass the two articles on the warrant. Article 1 was amended to include an additional $4,000 to cover trash removal from Town Hall, the senior center, garage, and park, based on a recent contract proposal with Casella.
DALTON, MA
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Massachusetts man pleads guilty to assaulting officer at US Capitol on Jan. 6

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts pleaded guilty to assaulting a law enforcement officer on the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol. Troy Sargent, 38, pleaded guilty in the District of Columbia to all six counts of an indictment, including felony charges of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers and civil disorder, as well as four related misdemeanor offenses, the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced.
PITTSFIELD, MA
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South County residents protest against SCOTUS Roe v. Wade decision

Great Barrington — Residents in the Berkshires are strongly protesting the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. On the afternoon of Sunday, June 26, a group of residents from throughout the Berkshires protested against the Supreme Court’s decision in front of Town Hall. A larger protest was also held later in the day at Park Square in Pittsfield.
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA
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Police remind drivers to notify officers of animal-related accidents

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Northampton Police Department is reminding drivers to notify police after striking an animal in order to get it help as quickly as possible. Monday morning, officers responded to Loudville Road for reports of a baby deer that appeared to be abandoned by its mother as...
NORTHAMPTON, MA
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Annual Subaru Raffle to Benefit Homeless Animals

PITTSFIELD, Mass.— Haddad Subaru and Berkshire Humane Society partner for the 10th Year annual "Choose Your Subaru" car raffle. One winner will have their choice of a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Limited, Forester Premium or Outback Premium with a value up to $33,000. "Everyone knows about Berkshire Humane Society, but...
PITTSFIELD, MA
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Belanger Film Screens Tuesday Evening in Cheshire

CHESHIRE, Mass. -- The Baseball in the Berkshires museum Tuesday evening will offer a free screening of "Belanger: Big Time Ball Player - Small Town Story" at the Cheshire Community Center. The 70-minute film chronicles the career of Pittsfield native Mark Belanger, an eight-time Gold Glove Award winner with the...
CHESHIRE, MA
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Mass. legislators succeed in fight to keep Leeds VA Medical Center open

LEEDS, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The veterans hospital set to close in Leeds will now remain open, a great victory for local veterans and legislators. Massachusetts legislators fought hard to keep Leeds VA Memorial Center open. A local veterans affairs director said that the facility is crucial in caring for those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
LEEDS, MA
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Leeds VA Medical Center to remain open following Senate opposition

LEEDS, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission announced Monday that it will not be moving forward with the closure of the Leeds VA Medical Center. AIR faced opposition from 12 bipartisan senators, therefore signifying the commission’s end. Without the Senate’s approval the VA Mission Act process will not move forward.
LEEDS, MA

The Magnificent 7: Must See, Must Do, June 29-July 5

Stowe Theatre Guild presents Tru, Jay Presson Allen's witty and tragic one-man play about the last, lonely years of Truman Capote's life, at the Stowe Town Hall Theatre. John Weltman plays the title character, who ruminates on the loss of most of his friendships after the publication of chapters from a novel that failed to effectively disguise the author's real-life inspiration.
STOWE, VT
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Richard Nash, 1936-2022 🇺🇸

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Richard E. Nash, 86, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, surrounded by his family at the Veterans’ Home in Bennington, Vt., where he was a resident. During his time there, he developed close friendships with Laurie Dix, Nurse Manager, Corey McCann, LCSW, and Christine Weeden, LNA, along with the many other dedicated staff.
BENNINGTON, VT
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