ADAMS — Christin Fetterolf and Bill Sweeney had recently moved to Lanesborough from Lexington two years ago, and they wanted to play pool.
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Shaloon Milord, the woman who was critically wounded in a pedestrian car crash last Monday, has died of her injuries. Her family and those who knew her in Pittsfield are not alone in mourning the loss, as she is remembered by people in Haiti, Chile and the United States.
After record-setting cold temps on Friday, an Adams resident tried to thaw out their pipes with a blowtorch. A structure fire ensued.
The Eagle talks with Yvonne Hao, Massachusetts' secretary for economic development, on issues facing Western Mass. including transportation and lack of affordable housing.
On Friday night, 11 of the 12 members of the Pittsfield High School Class of 1975 reunion committee went to the Beacon Cinema to watch a film that told a story about slightly older versions of themselves.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Shaloon Milord, the woman critically injured in Monday's pedestrian car crash on West Street in Pittsfield, has died
- Don't touch that thermostat! 5 tips local plumbers want you to know to keep your house warm and your pipes from freezing right now
- See how cold it got in your Berkshire County town
- There's power in positive thinking: 3 books to help you focus on your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing
- Crazy for Brady: Longtime friends attend '80 for Brady' to see older versions of themselves
- Gordon Hubbard, Mt. Greylock Campsite Park owner and former Lanesborough select board member, dies while skiing
- Merrill Road Stop & Shop in Pittsfield closes temporarily after sprinkler system bursts
- Firefighters respond to structure fire in Adams after resident attempts to thaw out pipes with blowtorch
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- Christin Fetterolf and Bill Sweeney open Red's Viking Pub, 'a neighborhood pub for adults' in Adams
- Photos: Berkshire Invitational Swimming
- Photos: Pittsfield warming centers and shelters open their doors to those seeking refuge from frigid temperatures
- Photos: Morris Elementary School students celebrate Global School Play Day
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
- Photos: McCann Tech vs Ludlow boys basketball
- Photos: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Berkshire School vs Darrow boys basketball
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 5
NORTH ADAMS — Like many, I admit I have an addictive personality. I love sweets, spirits and other riches that are fine in moderation but easy…
If you take Ukrainian officials at their word, Russia this summer could face Crimean War II.
Grammar columnist Curtis Honeycutt says: "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."
Police in Massachusetts say an officer shot and killed a woman with a weapon after a family member requested a wellness check. The town of Easton's Police Chief Keith Boone said responding officers found the 56-year-old woman with a weapon shortly before noon Sunday. The statement did not specify what kind of weapon she had. The woman later approached the home’s front door with the weapon. An Easton police officer fired a single shot, and the woman was found dead inside. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office is investigating, and the officer is on administrative leave.
The Arctic air that descended on the Northeast has brought dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills to the region. That includes a record-setting wind chill of minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. The Mount Washington Observatory at the peak of the Northeast’s highest mountain, famous for its extreme weather conditions, also recorded an actual temperature of minus 47 and tying an observatory record set in 1934. Across the rest of the region, wind chills — the combined effect of wind and cold air on exposed skin — dropped to as low as minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday.
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.
Flying Cloud Institute and Greenagers will hold a science and art exploration program during the February school break for children ages 7 to 13 years.
Taking time to focus on your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing isn't selfish, it's self care. Prioritizing that self care, if even for a few minutes a day can make the difference. And despite what the latest social media influencer is telling you, the path to your "healthiest self" doesn't come in a "one-size-fits-all package."
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.
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.
Pittsfield, Taconic, Monument and Wahconah went down to Hudson, N.Y. on Saturday and the swimmers for all four schools took part in the final meet of the regular season.
The Hurricanes eviscerated Hampshire on the road, while the Spartans doubled-up on Monson at home.
Taylor Garabedian had 25 points to lead the Hurricanes in Williamstown. Meanwhile, in North Adams, the Hornets won their second straight, and Monument fell in Great Barrington.
Shiffrin turns her attention to the World Championships this week in France.