A "Protect the Vote" panel at Tyringham Union Church on Sunday examined ways to not only protect Black voters, but to empower them to get involved in the political process.
Don't panic, but using a garbage disposal to eliminate kitchen food waste might not be such a great idea. In fact, after 52 years, an Adams bylaw requiring that every new residential unit have a garbage disposal installed in the kitchen sink has been rescinded by voters at the recent Adams Town Meeting.
PITTSFIELD — Several defendants arrested in connection with a police investigation into a drug trafficking operation in Pittsfield and Springfield have either struck, or are heading toward plea deals with prosecutors.
On Sunday, an open swimming team has planned an event to teach all how to swim safely beyond the buoys.
In response to Friday's Supreme Court ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade, which allows states to ban abortion, local organizers are coordinating a rally in support of reproductive justice and abortion rights on Sunday, June 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Park Square in Pittsfield.
After Evelyn M. Gooch died at 101 in 2018, her family donated $10,000 in her honor to renovate the library's reading parlor. This week, members of her family recalled her devotion to reading.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Defendants arrested in connection with drug distribution ring strike plea deals with prosecutors
- Donald Morrison: Like the Taliban, Supreme Court rules from the dark ages
- Afternoon on North Street in Pittsfield finds mixed reactions to high court's overturn of Roe
- Video claiming to show Russian missile was created using visual effects
- Three-vehicle accident in Adams leaves two people injured
- The Pittsfield Suns are offering free admission to fans who bring an empty nip bottle to Saturday's game
- Becket glamping venture drops its bid, after a lead developer questions a local board's ability
- At the Relay For Life in Pittsfield, cancer survivors gather and celebrate the ever-present joy of being alive
- The Sumpter brothers aren't boxing vets, but they're ready for their shot
- 'Devastated', 'shocked', 'horrified': Berkshire officials, residents react to abortion ruling
Ten years ago, the Massachusetts voting public wasn’t ready to support an aid-in-dying ballot referendum measure. Ten years later, it appears …
The Taliban, as you well know, is a militant, fundamentalist movement that favors dark robes, male supremacy and the primacy of religion over …
“The tears of the insane bounce like bullets off my brain.” The words of “Country Joe” McDonald about New York City — where I was, as I like t…
CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor has asked a federal judge to sentence Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to 15…
In a ruling praised by gun rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down New York’s concealed-carry gun licensing law with …
The Massachusetts House took a major step Thursday toward injecting billions of dollars into work on the state's transportation and environmental infrastructure — including $250 million toward a possible east-west rail extension.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be conducting overnight guardrail repair operations on sections of I-90 in Lee, Becket and Otis next week. Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution.
Dan Brown, Susan Choi, Ayad Akhtar and Henry Louis Gates Jr. are among the featured speakers at The Authors Guild's inaugural WIT: Words, Ideas and Thinkers Festival on Sept. 22-25 at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. Advance registration is required to save a spot to attend the festival. Session selection will take place later this summer.
BECKET — Celebrating the reopening, after necessary renovations to its main venue, the Ted Shawn Theatre, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is off…
ADAMS — Four artists working with the Real Eyes Gallery aim to raise $10,000, for the Louison House, through art sales and donations from busi…
In the private universe of her mind, American socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (1868-1944) was a virtuosic opera soprano of epic megastar proportions. In reality she was constantly flat; tone deaf; unable to hold a rhythm or hit the high notes you expect a soprano to be able to hit.
Hancock Shaker Village's Back Porch Music series began during the pandemic as a solution that allowed music to continue at the village. The outdoor concerts are now a popular summer staple. The series returns July 1.
Aura Whitman, the part-owner of Berkshire Mountain Bakery who also owned and operated the former Cafe Reva in Pittsfield for 11 years, talks about what it takes to be a professional chef.
The Suns gave up five runs before they got an at-bat, and that proved too steep a hill to climb on Saturday night.
This week's Berkshire Woods and Waters column touches on boating under the influence, potential avian flu, the Hoosic River Clean-up and much more.
Quintin and Steve Sumpter are ready to go this weekend. The brothers will be fighting in separate cards at the Road 2 Stardom in Framingham.
Will there be a new grandstand facility at Wahconah Park? Pittsfield Mayor Linda M. Tyer has suggested building a new grandstand that would go along with the historic ballpark.