Local plumbers say they expect to have their hands full over the coming days with calls of frozen and broken pipes and weak or no heat — especially in the county’s older homes. Here's how to keep things warm and toasty indoors.
The big game is coming up fast and we're already planning our snacks and appetizers selection. No matter what happens on the field, there can only be one winner at the party: Who has the best wings in Berkshire County?
It was Robert Brady's second arrest in three months in connection with drug sales from a trio of motels along the commercial strip of Route 7 just south of Pittsfield.
In a lengthy interview, Michael Ziemba explains how he's tried to right the department after the turmoil and controversies of the last few years.
Pittsfield police and city crews are working to fix an "unstable streetlight" at Crane Avenue and Merrill Road.
During the wee hours early Friday, the leading edge of the Arctic air mass, the coldest on the planet except for Siberia, blasted into the Berkshires. Lows may drop to minus-10 to minus-15 before dawn Saturday.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- The infamous Woody's Roadhouse no longer stands. But a $22,500 bill remains outstanding
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- This stunt at a Sheffield rest stop was a 'dumb thing to do,' police chief says
- This Pittsfield parent says his son's special ed promises are unmet. 'I will not be silent'
- Some North Adams teachers and students felt overwhelmed during the pandemic. Now they are using yoga as a way to relax
- Shire City Herbals' former Pittsfield warehouse and equipment sold at auction
- A New Marlborough man with a violent past had 'ghost guns' and drugs packaged for sale, state police say
- Arctic air blast hits Berkshires with brutal cold temperatures
- Pittsfield Public Schools closed Friday due to freezing temperatures
- Who has the best chicken wings in the Berkshires? You tell us!
- Photos: Mount Everett vs Lee girls basketball
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Morris Elementary School students celebrate Global School Play Day
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
- Photos: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 3
- Photos: Last day of shows at Movieplex 8 in North Adams
- Readers share their Berkshire snow day photos
- Photos: Hitting the slopes at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
In an effort to have better grammar, we can often make it worse.
Eagle columnist Dalton Delan writes: "Here’s my nightmare scenario, and my moonlit dream scenes have an unfortunate habit of becoming daytime reality."
(Overheard in a Congressional backroom sometime in the near future.)
Given the tendency to choose data that reinforces one’s prejudices, I’ve become nervous about using “artisanal” inflation measures that try to exclude data that may well be misleading. Can we trust people, myself included, not to pick the measures they like?
There will be something for everyone at Tanglewood this summer. The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that the 2023 season will feature the traditional performcaes by the BSO and the Boston Pops, dozens of new performers, conductors, and composers, and the crowd-pleasing popular artist series. The season starts on June 22 and runs until late August. The popular artist series features two performances by James Taylor and his All-Star Band, including one on the Fourth of July, and an episode of “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!” NPR’s irreverent news quiz show. Tickets go on sale March 9.
BOSTON — Massachusetts sports fans who want to wager on their favorite teams are finally getting their chance as the state kicks off sports be…
CNN political analyst and author Julian E. Zelizer will discuss his latest book, "Myth America: Historians Take on the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past," at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Stockbridge Library.
The West Stockbridge Public Library has postponed the book reading by children's author Carolinda Goodman until Saturday, Feb. 11.
For her exhibition, “Hot Corners” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Yoes has created a series of installations inspired by the lush décor and vintage feel of "period rooms."
J. Peter Bergman directs playwright Arthur Laurents’ “Invitation to a March” at Ghent Playhouse
"Fun Home" has an eight-performance two-weekend run, Feb. 3 to 12, at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, N.Y.
Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct at 11 performances by the orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center players during the orchestra's 85th summer season at Tanglewood. The 2023 summer season includes the Tanglewood debut of legendary rocker Robert Plant, as well as performances by Alison Kraus, James Taylor, the Steve Miller Band, Train, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, John Williams and more.
The warehouse that housed the former Shire City Herbals was purchased at auction Wednesday. The decision to sell the warehouse also affected two tenants, Berkshire Organics and Hosta Hill.
The Pittsfield, Taconic and Hoosac Valley girls basketball teams hit the road Thursday night, and both came home with victories. The Generals swept a season series from Chicopee Comp, Taconic got the best of West Springfield, while Hoosac defeated Monson.
On Senior Night Mount Everett would not be denied, beating visiting Lee to get to 7-6 on the season. The Eagles need three wins to reach 10, and qualify for the MIAA Division 5 tournament.
Louis Guillotte and Amont David led the Blue Devils by Lee and Wahconah's Pat McLaughlin lit up for 33 points to highlight Wednesday night action.
Macey Tatro was in double figures again as the Hornets won on the road Wednesday night.