The TriTown Connector in Great Barrington, Stockbridge and Egremont offers on-demand ride service for everyone
Since May 1, the TriTown Connector, has been running from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends. The vans operate in and between Great Barrington, Egremont and Stockbridge, charging residents $2 to travel within a town and $3.50 to travel between them. Seniors (over 60) have reduced fares.
Hundreds of residents turn out for the annual events featuring emotional tributes to those who made "the ultimate sacrifice."
World War II veteran Robert Chapin Alsop, 100, tells Tyringham stories of the war during its Memorial Day observance
With Tyringham Cemetery at his back and an American flag flying overhead, Robert Chapin Alsop shared lighthearted stories of his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II on Sunday during the town’s Memorial Day observance.
The Berkshire Athenaeum partnered with Connie Bergs-Sanchez and América Lopez, who are both on the community committee of the organization Latinas 413. Their effort has increased the total number of Spanish language titles in the library’s catalog by 50 percent.
In a sure sign of spring, downtown Lee is festooned with flower baskets — thanks to local donors and volunteers
In Lee, the annual harbingers of spring are those baskets bursting with color, hanging from the decorative street lights all the way up and down Main Street.
Small fire shuts down BiggDaddy's Philly Steak House weeks after it opened at Mass MoCA. It hopes to reopen Wednesday
BiggDaddy’s Philly Steak House closed restaurant service on Saturday after a small fire broke out from the restaurant’s smoker.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- The TriTown Connector in Great Barrington, Stockbridge and Egremont offers on-demand ride service for everyone
- Vermont man indicted for allegedly losing 2-year-old child in Clarksburg brook
- Why do veterans sell poppy flowers around Memorial Day?
- In a march from Fenn Street to Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield veterans and city workers honor the fallen
- BRO MX in North Adams has two months to come into compliance with conservation restrictions
- Rosemarie Wood
- U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Trump impeachment manager and member of the Jan. 6 committee, returning to the Berkshires
- You voted: Here's who scoops the best ice cream sundaes in the Berkshires
- Emma Elizabeth Banister
- Haley Beliveau
- Photos: Wahconah High School Prom
- Photos: Monument Mountain High School Prom 2023 at Jacob's Pillow
- Photos: Girls MIAA State D6 Track and Field Finals
- Photos: Lee Prom 2023
- Photos: Haying at High Lawn Farm
- Photos: Movember Youth Track and Field event
- Photos: Boys MIAA State D6 Track and Field Finals
- Photos: Therapy dogs and horses visit the West Stockbridge Library
- Photos: MIAA Division VI Track and Field State Meet Thursday
- Photos: Flowers decorate downtown Lee
It was with sadness that I watched Florida’s governor and candidate for president of the United States comment on removal of Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” from a Miami-Dade elementary school.
It’s always the big question, when you move to a new home: What are the neighbors like? Noisy, nosy, quiet, friendly? Furry, feathery, carnivorous, vegetarian?
As we pass the solemn one-year anniversary of the Uvalde, Texas mass school shooting, mass shootings continue on a regular basis in our country, with no end in sight. As we proudly fly our American flags this Memorial Day, perhaps we should consider flying them at half-mast in indefinitely?
Our Opinion: In Springfield Diocese abuse suit settlement, overdue contrition and a call to do better
The end to this saga, long delayed by the diocese's shameful obfuscation, underscores the fact that often such morally necessary accountability can only be unearthed by the courage of survivors and the tireless truth-seeking of community journalists.
A lawsuit brought by a former altar boy who said he was raped as a child in the 1960s by a now-deceased Roman Catholic bishop has been settled. The sides announced the settlement Friday. Terms were not disclosed. The plaintiff identified in court papers as John Doe alleged in the suit filed in February 2021 that not only was he abused by the former Diocese of Springfield Bishop Christopher Weldon as well as two other clergy, but also that the church engaged in a yearslong coverup to protect the bishop’s reputation and legacy. The diocese’s current bishop in a statement announcing the settlement apologized.
Hearst Connecticut Media. May 24, 2023.
The second-largest health insurer in Massachusetts has been targeted by a ransomware attack in which sensitive personal information as well as health information of current and past members may have been compromised. Point32Health said Tuesday that a “cybersecurity ransomware incident” affecting its Harvard Pilgrim Health Care program was detected April 17. Information including members’ addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, Social Security numbers and medical history may have been compromised. The company did not say how many members may have been affected. The company has hired a third-party expert to investigate and informed the FBI.
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley announced Tuesday that the department will "likely" create a matching grant program of up to $1 million for districts that pilot a cellphone restriction policy.
Berkshire Pride's seventh annual LGBTQIA+ Pride Festival is expanding into five days of programming beginning Wednesday, May 31, through Sunday, June 4. This year's theme is “Every Day is Pride.”
Expect delays if you're traveling on the Massachusetts Turnpike next week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation says.
The Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art will host its annual Graduate Symposium featuring scholarly presentations by the program’s graduating Masters students on Friday, June 2, at the Clark Art Institute.
In celebration of the American Hiking Society's National Trails Day, Mount Greylock State Reservation announces a Wilbur's Clearing hike at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3.
Planning a Memorial Day cookout? Fire up the grill and give one of these recipes a try.
Review: 'What the Constitution Means to Me' takes a ' vibrant, achingly witty, deeply poignant, often harrowing and agonizing look at the document'
Watching Kate Baldwin go to work on this piece at Berkshire Theatre Group’s intimate 122-seat Unicorn Theatre it feels as though the play was written for her; so completely does Baldwin own it — not to mention the stage, which she makes home for just under an intermissionless two hours.
At Bridge Street Theatre, 'East of Berlin' is as much a love story as it is a 'post-World War II tragedy'
In Berlin, decades after the end of World War II, Rudi, the son of an escaped Nazi war criminal who is alive and well and living in Paraguay, meets and falls in love with Sarah, the American-born daughter of an Auschwitz survivor.
Berkshire Lyric Chorus will create a mighty sound at Ozawa Hall on June 4 when it celebrates 60 years of music making with Brahms monumental seven-movement “German Requiem,” performed by 95 voices and a 60-piece professional orchestra.
Renovation work on the William Stanley Business Park's largest building lot could begin by the end of the summer.
Mount Greylock girls race to runner-up at MIAA Division VI Track and Field Championships; Monument's Haskins-Vaughan wins state title
Led by a pair of runner-up finishes by Maggie Nichols, the Mounties placed second at states on Saturday, while Lily Haskins-Vaughan of Monument won a title in high jump.
Mount Greylock boys take second at MIAA D-VI Track and Field Final; Taconic sets 4x100 school record
A clutch performance in the 4x400 relay on Saturday at Westfield State delivered the Greylock boys a runner-up finish at states.
The Lee, Lenox, Mount Greylock and Mount Everett girls tennis teams will all play home state tournament games this week.
Almost a year to the day of their defeat in last season's Western Mass. final, the Lenox girls tennis team avenged it to claim the 2023 Class C crown.
Things to do this week in Berkshire County
The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires presents the 2023 Berkshire Nonprofit Awards
A tribute to those we have lost, December 2022 - February 2023
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.