The manner and cause of Meghan Marohn’s death is still pending, according to the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, responding on Wednesday to an inquiry.
Some businesses and services will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 10.
A consent order from the DEP puts Housatonic Water Works Co. on a timeline for preventing future spikes of a compound linked to cancer. It goes into effect as town officials are scrambling for solutions, and to address the fury of residents.
Raymond Matteson Jr., 61, of Pittsfield, was arraigned Wednesday in Berkshire Superior Court on a charge of possession of child pornography. He pleaded not guilty.
The latest installment hung as part of the West Side Legends Mural Project comes from students in the Conte Kids Club, who let their imaginations do most of the talking. Students worked for six weeks over the summer to complete the mural.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Two Pittsfield brothers were sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Jaden Salois
- Great Barrington street is renamed after Native American slur is removed
- A Pittsfield sex offender is facing five years in prison on a felony child pornography charge
- Enrollment has been on the decline at MCLA since 2019. Now school leaders are launching an ambitious plan to reverse that trend
- A Connecticut driver who crashed into a septic truck in Becket last Friday has died
- Pittsfield High School's boilers, which are converted locomotive engines from the 1930s, are still working. But for how long?
- Liquor license for previous managers of Tito's Mexican Grill rescinded, clearing the way for new owners to get one
- Here are the 3 proposed traffic flow changes to Stockbridge's Main Street that consultants say will make the intersection safer
- Bestselling author Rinker Buck wanted to experience floating down the Mississippi, so he built a flatboat and did
- Looking for peak fall foliage? This is the prime weekend in the Berkshires
- Photos: Taconic visits Hoosac Valley for high school golf match at Forest Park
- Photos: Yom Kippur services at Congregation Beth Israel in North Adams
- Photos: Drury girls soccer plays Hoosac Valley at MCLA
- Photos: Tour busses fill the Norman Rockwell Museum
- Photos: 66th annual Fall Foliage Parade features the theme Holidays on Parade in North Adams
- Photos: Conte Kids Club mural on display in PIttsfield
- Photos: Mount Greylock hosts Westfield Boys Soccer
- Photos: Berkshire Art Museum gets a new coat of paint
- Photos: Mount Greylock volleyball visits Lenox
- Photos: Lenox girls soccer hosts Monument Mountain
We’re getting to the point when we’ll be able to rank anything, including our lawns and trees and how they compare to our neighbors.
Eagle columnist Leonard Quart writes: "The city may not become free of violence or rapacious developers because unions are on the upsurge, but the rise of unions suggests that a glimmer of light can shine through daily realities that often can feel very grim."
A new study by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology found there’s a direct correlation between fast-food restaurants and the prevalence of Trump supporters.
Early one morning, Danny and I, newly boostered (the third), board a plane at JFK for our first extended trip since the onset of COVID. Off to…
After a tedious all-day meeting that stretched the limits of commissioners' and staff's patience, the Gaming Commission failed to find resolution Thursday on any potential timeline for it to roll out legal sports betting.
A analysis found that the immigrant driver's license law set to take effect in July will confer a "new legitimacy" for undocumented residents, but it would also create a paper trail that "could be used to identify and track people in future."
All nine U.S. House members and two U.S. senators from the Bay State wrote to the Division of Energy Assistance on Tuesday calling for the federal government to "expedite" its release of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, grants.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by employees of the Massachusetts veterans’ home at the center of a devastating COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 who said their constitutional rights were violated because they were forced to work in “inhumane conditions.” Masslive.com reports that U.S. District Judge Mark Mastroianni in Springfield dismissed the lawsuit brought last year against four members of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home’s former leadership team, saying the workers had failed to successfully demonstrate which constitutional rights were violated. A lawyer for the lead plaintiff says he is disappointed with the judge's decision. More than 80 residents of the home died during the pandemic.
The Bard College at Simon’s Rock Center for Food Studies will host the ninth annual ThinkFOOD conference on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Fisher Science and Academic Center with in-person and virtual workshops.
The Friendly Mission Circle will serve its monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday, Oct. 12, at First Baptist Church, 7030 Main St.
Hudson Hall hosts the U.S. premiere of the Chinese chamber opera, "Painted Skin," a supernatural story of a couple tormented by a shape-shifting demon.
Some stars shine bright, then slowly fade away. Not standup comedian and social activist Lenny Bruce. A fiery meteor blazing across the sky, he burned up in the repressive culture of his time as he crashed down to earth. He was so much more than a comic, says actor and writer Ronnie Marmo, whose solo show “I’m Not A Comedian … I’m Lenny Bruce” runs for two nights on Oct. 14 and 15 at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington.
In a benefit for the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives, famed pianist Emanuel Ax will perform a solo concert on Oct. 30.
"Elemental Matters: The Sculpture of Jonathan Prince" is on view at Chesterwood through Oct. 24.
Maria Sekowski plans to close her quirky Pittsfield deli, Maria's European Delights, when she retires at the end of the year.
Week 2 of the MIAA's power rankings appeared Friday morning with some small and large changes among Berkshire County soccer and volleyball teams.
Williams football will look to get back in the win column Saturday as the Ephs travel to face undefeated Middlebury.
After a year away at Berkshire Hills in 2021, the annual Berkshire Classic returns to the Stockbridge Golf Club Sunday.
Kolodkin's Corner takes a look, along with the help of a few fans, at the new season of UMass Hockey, right around the corner.