Crane Co.

Currency titan Crane & Co., headquartered in Boston, is being sold for $800 million to a Connecticut company with a similar name. The company has strong ties to the Berkshires.

U.S. Navy

A Navy pilot from Dalton, Massachusetts who fatally crashed in the Philippine Sea is being remembered warmly. 

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Massachusetts has announced grants to 56 communities to help municipal, school and water districts embrace clean energy. 

Dalton Approves Ban On Plastic Bags

Jun 27, 2017
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Dalton has become the latest Western Massachusetts community to approve a ban on plastic bags. 

This is a picture of a bottle of naloxone

Police in Dalton, Massachusetts will start carrying the overdose reversal drug Narcan as early as next week. 

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Police in Dalton, Massachusetts are awaiting state approval to carry the overdose reversal drug Narcan.

Residents in seven different towns want an architectural evaluation of a 56-year-old school in Dalton, Massachusetts.

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The body of a Berkshire County native killed in Afghanistan earlier this month was welcomed home by supporters who lined the streets of downtown Pittsfield.

The body of 24-year old U.S. Army Specialist Mitchell Daehling arrived Wednesday morning at Barens Air National Guard Airport in Westfield, and shortly after 10:30 was transported through downtown Pittsfield to the Dery Funeral Home.

A long line of supporters gathered along South Street and North Street, many holding American flags.