‘Placid Lassie,’ a vintage C-47 plane built in 1943 and which flew over Normandy on D-Day in World War II, began at Pittsfield Airport Saturday for a flight in honor of the 80th anniversary of the 1942 crash in Peru State Forest, in which a C-53 plane hit Garnet Peak. The crash killed four c…
Great Barrington announced deadlines for both mail-in, in-person and early voting for the Sept. 6 state primary via a news release.
A project to beautify a West Side corner in Pittsfield with a mural — and to honor the people of this neighborhood — hit a snag early on, one of its proponents recalled Friday, as he and others celebrated the project.
Joseph Toole and his family sold the Courtyard by Marriott and the Hampton Inn, a Hilton brand, both off Pittsfield Road (Routes 7 & 20). The Toole Lodging Group will continue to own The Yankee, adjacent to the Hampton in the heart of the Lenox commercial district.
In this weekend's campaign notebook, Berkshire District Attorney candidate Timothy Shugrue receives his first formal endorsement from the State Police Association of Massachusetts.
Are people getting it right about Elizabeth Freeman? Scholars will talk about how her story has been co-opted and mythologized.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- The average person goes out of their way to kill a spider. In the Northeast, there are only two to worry about
- A surprise final encounter delivers an Appalachian Trail takeaway: 'It's the people I've met'
- Toole family sells two Lenox hotels for $38 million
- Gov. Charlie Baker has signed sweeping cannabis reforms into law. 'This is monumental,' one commissioner says
- Former jail superintendent receiving pension was paid $78,000 to launch a meals program
- Gilded Age mansion owner moves to renew permits for $75 million resort project in Lenox and Stockbridge
- Changes afoot for 2022 Josh Billings RunAground triathlon, as Stockbridge's Gould Meadows steps in to handle parking
- The state's sales tax holiday is here. Our consumer columnist has tips for you
- John Pucci: I backed Andrea Harrington's first Berkshire district attorney campaign. Here's why she lost my support
- Wahconah Park's condition 'shocking' to restoration committee during walkthrough
- Photos: A look at the state of Wahconah Park
- Photos: Stockbridge Sinfonia plays 50th anniversary concert
- Photos: Today in History for Aug. 13
- Photos: North Adams Downtown Celebration 2022
- Photos: Razing of the former St. Francis Rectory in North Adams
- Photos: Today in History for Aug. 12
- Photos: Crows best Maroons in penalty kicks in the Pittsfield Adult Soccer League championship
- Photos: Visitors get medieval at the Massachusetts Renaissance Faire at the Cummington Fairgrounds
- Photos: Greenock Junior Open Golf Tournament returns to Greenock Country Club in Lee
- Photos: Take a tour of The Berkshire Eagle's newly renovated newsroom
Steve Nelson writes: "Suits filed in federal courts to declare state anti-abortion laws unconstitutional under the 13th Amendment could achieve what current efforts cannot: undo the legal apparatus which subjects women’s bodies to state control. This approach can find support even among some conservative libertarians, as the Kansas vote suggests."
Whether it was the North Adams Transcript or The Berkshire Eagle, I grew up with a newspaper in my childhood home. In college, my journalism professor required all students to have a subscription to the New York Times.
This week’s decline in two key inflation indicators gave investors an excuse to buy stocks. At this point, we have retraced 50 percent of the …
An airplane bumped into another plane while backing up at Logan International Airport in Boston, prompting an investigation. No one was injured when the two Delta Airlines planes collided at low-speed on Friday night. Federal Aviation Administration said it is investigating. One of the planes, which was headed for Los Angeles, clipped the other as it pushed back from its gate at the airport. The other plane was empty and parked at an adjacent gate at the time. The FAA said the left winglet of the moving plane clipped the horizontal stabilizer of the other.
Nearly six years after voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana and almost four years since legal sales began, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law the first major step of its kind by state government to bolster the nascent industry and tear down obstacles that its participants face.
Beginning Monday and continuing through Friday (excluding weekends), the Department of Conservation and Recreation will commence trail and parking area rehabilitation work at the Cheshire Harbor Trail in Adams.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be conducting overnight guardrail and daytime bridge repairs Monday through Friday on eastbound and westbound portions of I-90 in Stockbridge, Lee and Becket, according to a news release. The overnight guardrail repairs will take place from mile marker 8.0 to mile marker 12.0 in Lee and Becket. The daytime bridge repairs will take place at mile marker 3.0 in Stockbridge.
The Housatonic Valley Association, in partnership with the town of Great Barrington, has produced a Road-Stream Crossing Management Plan that identifies the highest priority road-stream crossing replacement projects in Great Barrington. Public comments are invited until Aug. 31.
The opening night performance of the 45-year-old Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, appearing this week at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, bears gifts of the now rather than baggage of the past.
The Boston Pops is presenting “Remembering Stephen Sondheim” at Tanglewood on Friday, Aug. 19, curated and conducted by Keith Lockhart, co-conceived with Jason Danieley, stage director for the production.
Jeff Borack reviews "we are continuous" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; "Things We Know To Be True" at Great Barrington Public Theatre, and "next to normal" at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham, N.Y.
After three long years absence, on Aug. 17 homegrown international vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth will once again fill the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's vast Hunter Center with a virtuosic blend of adventurous new works and eight-person a cappella vocal pyrotechnics.
Actor David Adkins talks about his life in the profession, why he's pursues it, and what the rewards he gets from it.
The Trustees’ 438-acre Questing property in New Marlborough has an intriguing mix of history. nature and breathtaking wildflowers.
Eagle sports columnist Howard Herman looks back at the first week of football practice at UMass, and where coach Don Brown has the Minutemen.
Plenty to talk about in Berkshire Woods and Waters this week, as Gene Chague gets further into DFW biologist Martin Freehan's report on working to open more private and municipal lands for hunting, particularly of deer
Tanglewood is out for this fall's Josh Billings RunAground.