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Larry Parnass, investigations editor for The Berkshire Eagle, spent a little over a week in Colorado reporting on that state’s experience with medical and recreational marijuana. With … more
NORTH ADAMS — The driver of garbage truck escaped injury Wednesday morning after his vehicle struck a a railroad trestle on Ashland Street and flipped onto its side. The TAM Waste Management truck had just made a stop at the adjacent … more
PITTSFIELD — Police fatally shot a 36-year-old city man Friday afternoon after he allegedly charged at them with a knife following a brief standoff.Officers gave Daniel Gillis CPR at the Taylor Street scene before he was transported to … more
Editor's note: This story contains graphic content that may not be suitable for some readers. ADAMS — When William Howcroft was visiting his hometown for his father's birthday back in 2006, he stopped by Adams … more
STOCKBRIDGE — Country Curtains, the Berkshire-based home furnishings company founded by the late John and Jane Fitzpatrick over 60 years ago, is on the verge of shutting down. Unable to find a strategic buyer or turn around the firm's … more
PITTSFIELD — They fell in love through their letters; old-fashioned, handwritten envelope-with-stamp snail mail letters. But it took 14 years before the internet sealed the deal. more
PITTSFIELD — For Norman Rockwell, his move from New York to Vermont in 1939 was a welcome pivot to full-time country life.There he embraced new pastimes and a slower pace, both of which are clearly represented in two of his works, "Shaftsbury … more
When the Mayflower made landfall in Massachusetts in 1620, it brought dreams of religious liberty from the east. Today, the captains of medical marijuana ventures bearing that fabled ship’s name take inspiration from the opposite compass direction. more
PERU — On a foggy night 75 years ago — August 15, 1942 — Mattie Bishop "saw a huge plane headed south, just above the tree tops" on Garnet Peak. A few minutes later, neighbors heard a crash followed by an explosion.It was the crash … more
CLARKSBURG — When police entered Charles "Chad" Reidy's home about 1:45 p.m. April 7, they found him dead behind the wheel of his car, which had been left running in the garage.… more
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