This time, the neighborhood appears to largely support this project at 140 Maple Ave. The Planning Board unanimously approved a special permit for the former Great Barrington Rehabilitation & Nursing Center complex, after going over details such as lighting, parking, signs and trees.
Mexican-born husband and wife team, Jaime Lozano and Florencia Cuenca present “Broadway en Spanglish" at Club B-10 at Mass MoCA on Saturday, Feb. 4.
The owners of the restaurant hit a snag in their application after the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission denied a first request. This is the workaround they found.
Five years of thefts from her employer, Donovan Construction, ended in a state prison sentence for a local woman, Heidi Kushi.
The McGee Automotive Family, a regional chain with Audi/BMW/VW dealerships on Merrill Road, has applied for a special permit and site plan approval for a commercial site at Pittsfield and New Lenox roads. But some nearby condo owners are opposed. The Lenox ZBA will inspect the location Tuesday afternoon.
After two consecutive Sandisfield town meeting votes to amend the district agreement, the regional school committee will take up the matter at its Feb. 6 meeting. The measure would set terms by which Sandisfield might withdraw from the district.
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The groundhog story is meteorological nonsense, obviously. But it’s fun, putting Punxsutawney on the map since 1887, a remarkable public relations achievement for a rodent long despised for its ability to eat a row of green beans in a night.
Greylock Glen, although formerly farmed and even developed for a failed downhill ski area, consists of 1,000 reforesting acres with intimate v…
The most pressing question must be answered sooner rather than later: Exactly what is the status of that $31 million in tax credits that Massachusetts offered Wayfair for job creation in the commonwealth?
Who was that fellow running down this lonesome stretch of road? Haven’t I seen him before, in Windsor, perhaps, during a snowstorm? Or was it in Savoy, when he emerged through a wintry fog?
A federal prosecutor says a wealthy Russian businessman and associates made tens of millions of dollars by cheating the stock market in an elaborate scheme that involved hacking into U.S. computer systems to steal insider information about companies such as Miscrosoft and Tesla. Vladislav Klyushin is standing in trial in Boston federal court nearly two years after he was arrested in Switzerland while on a skiing trip. He's the owner of a Moscow-based information technology company with ties to the upper levels of the Russian government. Klyushin also has close ties to a Russian military intelligence officer who was charged in 2018 with meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
The husband of a Massachusetts woman who is accused of killing two of their three children and assaulting a third who later died says his family was the best thing that ever happened to him, and that he forgives his wife. Patrick Clancy’s statement appeared Saturday on a fundraising site to assist with medical bills, funeral services, and legal help. His wife, Lindsay Clancy, is facing two counts of murder and other charges after their 5-year-old daughter, Cora, and their 3-year-old son Dawson, 3, were strangled last week inside the family home in Duxbury. said. They were pronounced dead at a hospital. On Friday, the youngest child, 7-month-old Callan, also died.
A Massachusetts prosecutor says a mother has been charged with reckless endangerment of a child in connection with the death of her 2-year-old daughter, who allegedly was exposed to illegal drugs while the two were living in a car in Peabody. The 28-year-old woman was ordered held without bail following her arraignment Friday. She pleaded not guilty to the charge, as well as to a charge of permitting substantial injuries to a child. The prosecutor said the child was brought to a hospital on Jan. 18 after she appeared unresponsive. Efforts to revive her were unsuccessful. A message seeking comment was left for the woman's lawyer.
The Stephentown Historical Society will mark Black History Month with a talk about the Freedom Riders of the 1960s on Sunday, Feb. 5.
A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Pownal, Vt., fire victims is set for 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Chef’s Hat, 905 Simonds Road.
The Great Barrington Kennel Club will hold its 111th-112th All Breed Dog Shows and Scent Work trials on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5, at the Eastern States Exposition grounds, West Springfield.
January may seem bleak, but winter in the Berkshires is anything but dull. Check out these musical events coming to area stages in the next few weeks.
Murray Hidary's immersive sound installation 'Distanced Together' is on view at Mass MoCA now through Feb. 4. "You can really interact with it however you need to. It really is a space for reflection, for catharsis, for healing and really reflecting on the experience we’ve all had over the last couple of years with the music as the soundtrack tracing the arc of the pandemic.”
Practitioners of the New Perennial Movement do not, typically, insist on the use of locally native plants in their landscapes. Indeed, especially in Great Britain, this school has popularized the concept of “novel ecosystems.”
William Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers will take the stage for a special Valentine's presentation, "I'll Be Thine, Valentine: Romeo & Juliet," 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse.
“They all were saying the same thing: It’s a decent meal that they can afford and it fills them up. It’s nothing fancy. It’s just good food for a good price.” And this is how the VFW bounces back from the pandemic.
The Warriors came from down 17 to force OT at PHS, but the Generals had enough in the tank to win a Monday night showdown.
The Lenox girls get to 8-4 by clutching out a win over Drury.
Girls basketball action from the weekend with Drury holding off Mount Greylock and Wahconah leveling 12 3-pointers on Taconic.
It was a busy weekend for boys basketball in the Berkshires. The Hurricanes hit 11 3-pointers to bury Lee, while Michael Ullrich dropped 34 for the Eagles, Chase Doyle had 28 for Greylock, Pittsfield bounced back, Taconic snuffed out powerhouse West Springfield and McCann won on the road.