08/27/2016 04:22 PM EDT - SHELBURNE FALLS >> Thomas Simmons, a longtime professor of business and economics at Greenfield Community College, is running for Congress; his name will appear on the Nov.   Full Story
 
Kids in the kitchen: Pittsfield restaurant classes a hit
08/27/2016 04:12 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Thirteen cooks in a kitchen? It's not a problem at the kids cooking class series at Eat on North. Full Story

Eoin Higgins — The Berkshire Eagle
08/27/2016 03:56 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The rising price of the allergy medication known as EpiPen has prompted outrage nationwide, and some local emergency services providers are feeling the pinch — or are expecting to.   Full Story
 
In self-evaluation, Monument high school finds strengths, weaknesses — and $20,000 savings
08/27/2016 11:31 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Advanced Placement and special education students are well served at Monument Mountain Regional High School, but the district has room to improve when it comes to those in the middle of the educational spectrum. Full Story

08/26/2016 11:17 PM EDT - Krol to host Senate debate on 'Good Morning Pittsfield' PITTSFIELD >> "Good Morning Pittsfield" will host an hour-long debate with the Democratic candidates for state Senate on Thursday, Sept.   Full Story
 
Pittsfield housing authority welcomes new executive director, first woman in the role
08/26/2016 11:57 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A longtime Pittsfield Housing Authority employee who began as a bookkeeper in 1989 is the authority's new executive director. Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
08/26/2016 11:58 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Instead of causing crime and doing time, city teens and young adults are taking the reins in reviving a downtown space that will give people their age skills, support and second chances to do right with their lives.   Full Story
 
Youth Works delivers hope and real-world experience
08/27/2016 12:00 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Trisann Alexander is originally from Jamaica, Daniella Herrara-Pusquin from Colombia. Full Story

08/27/2016 12:00 AM EDT - LENOX — Nancy Goessel was remembered on Friday as generous, funny, classy and a baker of outstanding peach pies.   Full Story
 
In the courts ...
08/26/2016 05:45 PM EDT - In Southern Berkshire District Court on Monday: John E. Mattvik Jr., 52, of Blaine Avenue, Holyoke, submitted to sufficient facts for a plea of guilty to one count of possession of a class A substance, to wit, heroin. Full Story

Adam Shanks — The Berkshire Eagle
08/26/2016 01:53 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — The city is hoping to move the Department of Public Works from its longtime Ashland Street headquarters to new digs on Hodges Cross Road.   Full Story
 
New Big Y bus stop a leg up for North Adams residents isolated by Price Chopper closing
08/26/2016 01:54 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — When the Price Chopper closed its doors in February, residents of the Brayton Hill and Greylock Valley apartment complexes were left no supermarket in walking distance. Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
08/26/2016 05:48 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Seven years since the Discover Tyler Street festival debuted, the Morningside neighborhood has seen a residential and commercial resurgence.

Photo Gallery | 2016 Discover Tyler Street Festival   Full Story

 
N.Y. teen slips, falls down Hamilton Falls in Vermont, dies at hospital
08/26/2016 05:33 AM EDT - JAMAICA, VT — A teenager from Irvington, N.Y., died Thursday afternoon of injuries sustained after he fell about 100 feet at Hamilton Falls in Jamaica State Park.

Photo Gallery | Fall leads to emergency response at Jamaica State Park Full Story

08/26/2016 05:59 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — A Williamstown man has been charged with soliciting lewd images from a 13-year-old child.   Full Story
 
 
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