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John Michael Simon ‘Mike’ Brown, 75, of Lenox

Mike was born to John and Simone Brown in Paris France in 1947. He spent his childhood in different European countries as his father was posted in the foreign service. Mike was an athlete throughout his high school years and especially loved watching and playing basketball. He met his wife Nancy during his time in the Air Force while stationed in Waikiki, Hawaii. They were married for more than 40 years until Nancy’s passing in 2020. They built a life together based on mutual respect, love, and laughter.

Pittsfield man wins $1 million on scratch ticket

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Berkshire County man has one million reasons to smile after his wife made a recent errand run. Mass. Lottery spokesperson Christian Teja said that William Cassavant of Pittsfield asked his wife to pick up two scratch tickets while she was running errands. She stopped at Lipton Mart in Pittsfield, but the store was closed for five minutes. She decided to wait for it to reopen, bought “$4,000,000 Brilliant Titanium” tickets, and brought them home.
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Troy High School celebrates its graduating Class of 2022

TROY, N.Y. — Troy High School celebrated its graduating Class of 2022 Friday night. The commencement ceremony was held on a warm, sunny summer evening on the school’s football field. The Flying Horses adorned in yellow and purple caps and gowns were full of excitement with family and...

Vehicle Crashes Into Pole, Mill Village Road Closed In Deerfield

(Deerfield, MA) Early Saturday morning the Deerfield Police department has reported that a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield.The crash caused wires to fall onto the vehicle, but all occupants were able to make it out with minor injuries. The Deerfield police and fire departments are on scene. Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road for the next several hours while the pole is replaced the vehicle is towed. They ask residents to avoid the area is possible.

Ezra Miller reportedly exposed children, including a baby, to guns, bullets, and weed on their farm

The bizarre accusations against Ezra Miller continue to pile up. In a shocking new report from Rolling Stone, a father says his three young children and their mother are staying on the actor's Vermont farm, a living situation that worries him, he tells the outlet. These concerns were echoed by two sources with "knowledge of the situation," per Rolling Stone, which did not identify the concerned sources by name.

Pittsfield Parks Commission Supports Mural at Tucker Park

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Tucker Park is staged to receive a mural with a powerful message. The Parks Commission on Tuesday approved the location for a piece of art from the Westside Mural Project, which was kicked off in May to re-imagine the neighborhood as a canvas with neighbors as the artists.

Guns, Bullets, and Weed: Ezra Miller Housing Three Young Children and Their Mother at Vermont Farm

Click here to read the full article. Ezra Miller has been hosting a 25-year-old mother and her three young children at their Vermont farm, a living arrangement that worries the children’s father, as well as two others with knowledge of the situation, Rolling Stone has learned. Two sources with knowledge of the situation expressed concern to Rolling Stone that it is an unsafe environment for children, alleging there are unattended guns strewn around the home on Miller’s 96-acre property. One source, who, like the other, requested anonymity for fear of retribution, recalled an instance where one of the children — a...

Galanie Leads SteepleCats to Fourth Win

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Ryan Galanie hit a game-tying double and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th Friday as the North Adams SteepleCats defeated Ocean State, 6-5. Tyler Epstein went 3-for-4 and scored a run. Hunter Pasqualini was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Cooper...

Car crashes into pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield

DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Deerfield crews responded to Mill Village Road early Saturday morning for the report of a car crashed into a pole. Deerfield Police said that Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road while crews work to repair the pole. According to police, several...
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BANNERS ARE FOREVER: Averill Park Baseball relishing in state title

AVERILL PARK, NY – It’s been a few weeks since Averill Park baseball claimed their Class A New York State Public High School Athletic Association state title and the Warriors haven’t come down from their championship high yet. “I’ll be honest, it’s hard because you practice every...

MUSIC REVIEW: House Blend –‘Gravity and levity for serious times’ at PS21

J.S. Bach: Two Ricercars from “The Musical Offering” (1747) Charles Wuorinen: Horn Trio (1981) Paul Lansky: Three Moves for Marimba (1998) Arnold Schoenberg: Ode to Napoleon (on a poem by Lord Byron) (1942) Performed by the Ulysses String Quartet, Leelanee Sterrett (horn), Alan Feinberg (piano), Brandon Ilaw (percussion),...

North Adams shooting under investigation

The Berkshire County District Attorney's Office has obtained indictments in both a shooting in North Adams - and a homicide in Clarksburg. The first indictment alleges Paul Starbird and Keith Larrabee, both of North Adams, shot two people at the Key West Lounge on State Street back in February. They...