Faced with rising material costs, Pittsfield approves a scaled down pickleball project at Springside Park
A plan to bring pickleball to Springside Park is still a go — and will likely break ground this summer — but when the final lines are painted at the new complex, there will be fewer courts and amenities than originally planned.
Great Barrington’s proposed budget includes police request for co-responders to jointly respond to calls
The police chief proposed $12,000 to pay for a social worker to respond with police to calls. Town officials agreed that this is an important add to the proposed budget.
The pool closed March 9 after a routine roof inspection flagged structural concerns, Jessica Rumlow, CEO and executive director of Berkshire Family YMCA, said in an email to The Eagle.
Buxton School, alumni, launch fundraising effort as land-sale negotiations with The Clark are delayed
When news of the land sale came out last month, Buxton alumni called for a fundraising effort instead. Alumni are getting their wish.
The saga of Great Barrington’s last beer and wine license continues with a warning from Price Chopper
Price Chopper says it won't survive without the beer and wine license. But there could be legal trouble if they get it.
The new laundromat, located at 11 School St, will “try aggressively” to open sometime in May according to business owner Paula Kohler. Kohler closed the sale on the building this morning, which used to be the site of Individual Laundry before it closed in 2020. Business hours will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., but could be extended if there is enough demand.
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends that most Americans be screened for colorectal cancer at age 45 — five years earlier than previously recommended — and continue with colonoscopy screenings periodically until age 75.
Richard C. Cox made a meteoric rise from a $90-a-month draftsman on Pittsfield’s 14 million-gallon Farnham Reservoir dam — an undertaking in the town of Washington that cost the city of Pittsfield $386,206 in 1911, $180,838 in 1912 and more before construction was completed.
I don’t think all these people — many of whom performed quite well before in crises and amid uncertainty — are, or suddenly became, idiots. Here’s a more generous interpretation: Change makes fools of us all, and we are living through an era of change. Three changes, in particular, are worth thinking about right now.
Mitchell Chapman: Should students get a vote on public school committees? State colleges' student trustee model offers insight
A recently introduced bill that would let student representatives vote on Massachusetts school committees has drummed up expected support from students but opposition from their elders. Critics of this bill need only look at the state's public college and university system to see how such a dynamic could work.
ACTON, Mass. (AP) — ACTON, Mass. (AP) — Psychemedics Corp. (PMD) on Tuesday reported a loss of $688,000 in its fourth quarter.
The stakes will be higher for March Madness this year in some states. People in Ohio, Kansas, Massachusetts and Maryland will be able to cast online bets on the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time. A total of 33 states and the District of Columbia now allow at least some form of sports wagering. States have moved rapidly to enter the market since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowed it almost five years ago. States with mobile betting appear to be banking bigger bucks than those that allow only in-person sports wagers. The prospects are mixed for expanding sports betting to additional states this year.
Parts of New England and New York are digging out of a nor’easter that caused tens of thousands of power outages, numerous school cancellations and whiteout conditions on the roads. The storm began Monday night and lasted throughout Tuesday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow and gusty winds. Others got just a few inches or a wintry mix. As of Wednesday evening, about 67,000 customers in the region were without power. Search teams located two hikers stranded in heavy snow in Massachusetts, and game wardens rescued a family that became stranded on a Maine lake while ice fishing.
Some of the last vestiges of the COVID-19 emergency declaration will end in May when Gov. Maura Healey will lift the modified public health emergency and walk back a vaccine mandate for tens of thousands of executive branch workers.
"Into the Reeds," a nontraditional chamber music performance, will be presented by Bend the Knotted Oak on Sunday, March 26, in the Hunter-Wade Studio.
A Ukrainian Easter Egg workshop to benefit Ukraine relief efforts will take place Sunday, March 26, at First Congregational Church.
The Western Mass. Hilltown Hikers announce a guided hike up Shatterack Mountain to Blue Rock Lookout on Saturday, March 25.
ADAMS — Pete’s Gun Shop is holding a live-fire NRA- and Massachusetts State Police-certified License to Carry safety course on Sunday, April 23.
Meredith Lynsey Schade, an award-winning non-profit and commercial theater executive, producer and consultant with over two decades of continuous success in the theater industry, joins Barrington Stage Company as its new managing director.
Memories of the start of the pandemic are quelled with a creamy, comforting bowl of beans alla vodka
This recipe for Beans Alla Vodka is comfort food at its finest. Spicy and creamy, this bowl will give you a warm hug when you need it.
While many have searched for the origin of General Tso's Chicken, it's authenticity is most connected to the Chinese American experience
Elizabeth Baer tried many interpretations of General Tso's Chicken — a Chinese American recipe most likely invented in 1970s New York City — before landing on a version that fit her family's liking and home kitchen.
Corned beef and cabbage can be enjoyed whenever you want and the same is true about corned beef hash. But, if you happen to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a meal of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes, making a corned beef hash over the course of the next day or two is a great way to get rid of the leftovers.
After about a year in business, Antojitos Oaxaca has closed.
Mount Greylock won its first MIAA state baseball championship last June. On Monday, a new crop of Mounties got tryouts underway on opening day for spring practices.
UMass fought back from down big but couldn't complete the comeback, falling to Harvard in the second round of the WNIT.
And then there was one. UConn is the only New England team still playing in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Sunday night in Lowell, the Warriors made their first appearance in a state basketball championship game in 21 years, but fell to state power Cathedral.
Things to do this week in Berkshire County
Prepare for the long-term with The Berkshire Eagle’s annual guide to financial readiness and life planning.
A tribute to those we have lost, September - November 2022
The best of the best of Berkshire County, chosen by Berkshire Eagle readers
1Berkshire presents the official guide to the 66th Annual Fall Foliage Parade.
The annual guide to preparing your home for the coming New England winter.
Berkshire Community College presents an annual roundup of forty young leaders making a difference in Berkshire County.
Embrace warmer weather with the Berkshire Eagle's guide to backyard improvement.