Author: Larry Parnass

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Every few weeks, an automated computer program hunts the internet for good news about the Berkshires. What this 'spiderbot' hauls back to a server in... [Read More]
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By paying a hefty premium over a rising minimum wage, a new Wayfair call center could help lift earnings for working people across Berkshire County,... [Read More]
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When the Berkshire Innovation Center opens in a year or so, people of all ages, including high school students, will be able to participate in... [Read More]
The online home furnishings retailer setting up shop in Pittsfield may pick a landmark building that once made clocks and paper.Wayfair LLC said Thursday it... [Read More]
The online home furnishings retailer Wayfair said Thursday it will build a new sales and service center in Pittsfield, a move that will bring 300... [Read More]
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Through an act of personal diplomacy, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., believes he has found a way to restore Massachusetts news to Spectrum cable TV... [Read More]
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A new attempt to restore Massachusetts news to Charter Spectrum's cable lineup in the Berkshires has come up short, despite a Springfield station's offer to... [Read More]
Come Sunday, those marketing former General Electric Co. properties in Pittsfield will have a new site to offer.Make that an old new site. Though a... [Read More]
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A high-stakes project that faced delays due to money finally caught a break.Structural steel that will arrive next month for the Berkshire Innovation Center was... [Read More]
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The longest-serving state representative from the Berkshires will get a chance next week to advocate for improved passenger rail in Massachusetts.When a new advisory group... [Read More]
Word about getting around in the Berkshires is, well, getting around. More than 4,000 postcards will be mailed this week asking residents of Berkshire County,... [Read More]
A routine night of town business in Windsor next week has evolved into a veritable summit meeting. On Monday, residents of Windsor will be summoned... [Read More]
Tags: Windsor - Monday - town
Anyone who wants to bring change to Dalton's top board can stand for election. But longtime incumbents won't have to make it easy for them.... [Read More]
A check for $100,000 will soon be cut for Dalton, the proceeds of a land sale that is part town history - and a little... [Read More]
An infusion of federal money will significantly expand a 5-year-old effort to confront the opioid epidemic in Berkshire County, allowing people on the front lines... [Read More]
As the days grow shorter, people will gather in a Berkshire County hilltown, determined to keep the light from dimming. Metaphysically, that is.After a successful... [Read More]
First came the money. Then the man behind it. Windsor's go-to broadband leader, Doug McNally, found himself sitting this past week with Ajit Pai, chairman... [Read More]
The low bid to demolish the old Dalton High School will allow the town to tick off two other tasks, as it prepares to turn... [Read More]
Tags: Dalton - Low - bid
Apologies to 'Star Wars' fans, but Gary Pratt has his own 'rule of one.'If the rally he is assembling at Park Square on Saturday helps... [Read More]
Berkshire Health Systems says passage of a November ballot question would force it to add 125 full-time-equivalent jobs for registered nurses, pushing its costs up... [Read More]
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