• Soaring on cloud nine - 10/22/2014 05:53 PM EDT
    (Photo courtesy of Reid Middle School)
    Reid Middle School holds forum for peace

    Students discuss gangs and youth violence along with ways to improve communication, outreach
    10/20/2014 07:13 PM EDT
    PITTSFIELD >> City middle school students say they need more support, guidance and activities to help them keep safe and to steer them toward making positive decisions. 
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    Read all about September's S.A.Y. It Proud winner: Kayla Hudson
    10/20/2014 06:44 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Taconic High School student Kayla Hudson has been honored as the September winner of Berkshire United Way's S. Full Story

    Berkshire County education news and notes: Week of Oct. 21
    10/20/2014 06:48 PM EDT - Meet ... WALKS WITH THE ROCKWELL >> Norman Rockwell Museum will present two walking programs on Thursday. Full Story

    Southern Berkshire fifth-graders get 'living history' lessons
    10/14/2014 07:20 AM EDT - SHEFFIELD -- Students from Undermountain Elementary School have learned the old school way -- how to put their hands to work.
    Photo Gallery | Living History Day at the Sheffield Historical Society 
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    Things to do and learn in the Berkshires this week
    10/14/2014 07:37 AM EDT - Meet 'Bizarre Bazaar': The Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center will host its 45th annual "Bizarre Bazaar! Full Story

    Monument Valley Peer Mentoring enters sixth year
    10/07/2014 07:15 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- The peer mentoring program has kicked off its sixth year at Monument Valley Regional Middle School, with more than half the fifth-grade class signed up to receive personal mentors among a group of 66 seventh- and eighth-grade volunteers. Full Story

    Things to do and learn in the Berkshires this week
    10/07/2014 01:06 AM EDT - Meet ... Open houses: The Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School will host an open house program at 9 a. Full Story

    Financial literacy mentors sought
    10/07/2014 01:04 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Miss Hall's School is seeking area women to volunteer as mentors for its 15th annual Money Matters financial literacy workshop series, to be held on Monday, Nov. Full Story

    Singing the hate away: Alarming comments spark musical teaching moment
    09/30/2014 06:40 AM EDT - HINSDALE - When Kittredge Elementary School Principal Deborah White heard last June that a white student had made some derogatory comments about an African American student in the school, she was alarmed and addressed the issue among the individual parties involved. Full Story

    Things to do and learn in the Berkshires this week
    09/30/2014 06:13 AM EDT - Meet ... Emergency preparedness workshop: Would your family know what to do in the event of an emergency? Full Story

    Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story
    Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. Full Story