Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle |
10/22/2016 04:06 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> One of the overwhelming impressions gleaned from MCLA's Fall Community Day of Service on Saturday is that the college has transformed the event into a true community collaboration.   Full Story
'Heart and soul of what we're about': Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation director retiring next year
10/22/2016 03:45 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> For Leslie Reed-Evans, land conservation is much more than just preserving landscapes precisely as they are. Full Story

Adam Shanks — The Berkshire Eagle
10/22/2016 02:41 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> At a time when it serves as many free meals as ever, the Berkshire Food Project is struggling to find volunteers and even paid employees.   Full Story
Vape supply shop owner at home in new North Adams location
10/22/2016 01:55 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Syed Jamal is back in business. After concerned neighbors quashed his initial effort to open a vaping products store, Uniq Vape, on Holden Street, Jamal is up and running at 420 Curran Memorial Highway. Full Story

10/22/2016 01:48 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> A Lenox woman responsible for a shoplifting spree in Lenox last June will be spared jail if she stays out of trouble — and drug-free — for a year.   Full Story
Monterey moving forward with efforts to provide public broadband network
10/22/2016 01:43 PM EDT - MONTEREY >> Monterey town officials want the community to know that they're moving forward with plans to wire the town for high-speed broadband. Full Story

10/22/2016 12:24 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Two city residents are facing charges for allegedly stealing a man's truck while he was hunting.   Full Story
'G' marks the spot: Pittsfield police seek prolific vandal
10/21/2016 08:31 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> City police are seeking the vandal who has been spray-painting the letter "G" throughout the city. Full Story

10/21/2016 06:45 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Teams of volunteers, composed of members from local businesses and community service organizations, are coming together this weekend to help install new playground equipment at the Rosemary and the Rev.   Full Story
City man pleads not guilty to trafficking charges after police say they found $20K in crack
10/21/2016 06:24 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> A city man is facing a mandatory 15 year prison sentence in connection with a raid on a city apartment that yielded a large amount of crack cocaine. Full Story

10/21/2016 06:24 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> In an effort to provide busy students with another healthy meal to round out the day, Brayton Elementary School has launched a free dinner program.   Full Story
Lenox just under goals, stays in Level 2
10/21/2016 05:20 PM EDT - LENOX >> The town's public school district remains in the Level 2 state category for the second straight academic year, even though Morris Elementary achieved top Level 1 kudos as a Commended School for the second year. Full Story

10/21/2016 03:07 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A Drury man is facing his second drunken driving charge after he was allegedly caught speeding through a Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts neighborhood.   Full Story
#SaveStJoe: 'Crusaders' rally as bishop reaffirms decision to shutter St. Joe's
10/21/2016 05:42 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A day after trending on Facebook, advocates of Berkshire County's only Catholic high school turned a downtown square into a kind of social medium — posting themselves at Park Square to signal their resolve to save St. Joseph Central High School.

Photo Gallery | Rally against closing of St. Joseph's High School at Park Square

Read | Bishop's Letter to St. Joseph Central High School families Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle
10/21/2016 06:20 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Nuclea Biotechnologies, which moved out of its Pittsfield offices earlier this year, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, leaving a significant list of Berkshire creditors in its wake.   Full Story
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.