(Armando Franca — the associated press)
Chinese New Year: Local residents honor traditions, celebrations
02/08/2016 05:50 AM EST
Some folks celebrate their new year with noisemakers, champagne toasts, silly hats and glasses.
But when Monday marks the start of Chinese New Year — also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival — millions of people around the world will usher in the ancient public holiday by donning new clothes, hanging red lanterns and setting off firecrackers.Full Story
'This Was Not the Plan': A workaholic dad learns to adapt
02/05/2016 01:47 PM EST - Charlie Goldwyn's life plan has gone awry. He didn't plan on being raised by a single mother. Full Story
Book review: Language of Secrets' is action-packed
02/05/2016 01:47 PM EST - The hot-button issues of religion and culture — sometimes wrapped in controversy and suspicion — make a compelling foundation in Ausma Zehanat Khan's second novel about Esa Khattak, head of Toronto's Community Policing Section that handles minority issues. Full Story
Berkshire Theatre Group hosts festival for families
02/05/2016 01:29 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> With little to no snow in sight and five days off from school looming in the near future, what's a parent to do? Full Story
Strange but true: Impressive feats by young geniuses
02/05/2016 01:24 PM EST - Q: Geniuses come in all ages, even under 17 years old. Can you cite any of the achievements of these youngsters? Full Story
Berkshire Botanical Garden lecture to focus on creating garden mood, style
02/05/2016 01:24 PM EST - Like a fingerprint, each garden is unique to the person who creates it, reflecting their tastes, space, means and abilities. Full Story
9 children's authors who call the Berkshires home
02/05/2016 12:03 PM EST -
Springfield may have the twisting rhymes of Dr. Seuss, but the Berkshires has its share of colorful characters brought to life by local children/young adult authors and illustrators.
With school vacation just around the corner, grab a copy of a few of these titles and support some local authors you may not know share your zip code.
Here are nine children's book authors who live in the Berkshires:Full Story
(Photo by RB/Redferns)
The Eagles reuniting at Grammys for Glenn Frey tribute
The Eagles paying tribute to Glenn Frey at Grammys.