Pittsfield's First Church of Christ is still looking for buyers, after two years on the market. The agent managing the sale said it may be hard to convert the church into something else, possibly stalling progress.
A plan to develop a one-year pilot program for an on-demand microtransit service in South County is being discussed, but it still faces significant hurdles.
In a break with tradition, the Pittsfield Suns' Fourth of July game will be followed not by fireworks but by a laser show. Supply chain issues are to blame. Organizers promise a better and longer celebration.
GREAT BARRINGTON — Alarmed by accidents and near-misses in Main Street crosswalks over the years, town officials compromised on a plan to add flashers and “refuge” islands to beef up safety on what is also the busy state Route 7.
A judge Wednesday found a Pittsfield man guilty of charges related to an hourslong springtime standoff when he pointed a crossbow at officers.
The $5.2 million Main Street bridge replacement has drawn a lot of questions from interested town residents. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding the replacement project.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Co-owners of Thistle and Mirth and The Flatburger Society open a new breakfast and brunch spot in Pittsfield
- Jury acquits J.C. Chadwell of murder in 2017 Pittsfield killing
- Looking for Fourth of July fireworks in Pittsfield? You won't see any after the Pittsfield Suns' game this year
- Chronic absenteeism rates are higher in some Berkshire County schools than the state average. What's being done about it?
- After years of accidents and near-misses, Great Barrington to beef up Main Street crosswalks
- James Taylor shares why the 'stakes are higher' when he performs at Tanglewood
- Judge sentences Pittsfield man who barricaded himself in Cheshire trailer, pointed crossbow at officers to 5 years in jail
- The Lee post office is closed to the public after a driver slammed into the front of the building
- He stopped paying his water bill to protest Housatonic water. The water company then took him to court.
- Jeremy Yudkin: Tanglewood is back with a season jampacked with something for everyone
- Photos: Pittsfield American's Berkshire Bank plays National's Fire Department in Little League City Championship
- Photos: Today in History for June 30
- Photos: Gildo's Auto Body and The Infield play for Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Championship
- Photos: North Adams Pride Night
- 11 recipes to try this Fourth of July
- Photos: Relay for Life of Berkshire County 2022
- Photos: Today in History for June 29
- Photos: Moving Black Revolutionary War patriot Agrippa Hull's Stockbridge home
- PHOTOS: Scenes from 'Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show" at Barrington Stage Company.
- Photos: Pittsfield High School Prom 2022
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A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme has avoided prison time after helping convict others in the case. Laura Janke was sentenced Tuesday in Boston federal court to time served and 50 hours of community service. Also on Tuesday, a California couple who admitted to paying $600,000 to get their daughters into USC and the University of California, Los Angeles, were sentenced to one year of probation. Bruce Isackson says he and his wife “profoundly regret” their part in the scheme and “look forward to making amends" by serving their community.
Boston leaders and state education officials have reached a last-minute agreement to stave off an “underperforming” designation and a state takeover of the city’s troubled public school system. The agreement announced Monday night by Mayor Michelle Wu and Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley includes pledges by the city to implement immediate improvement efforts in several key areas, including services for English learners and special education students, safety, and transportation. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in a report released in May found “significant, persistent challenges” in the city’s schools. The school system has about 46,000 students.
Berkshire Humane Society and Haddad Subaru have launched their 10th annual “Choose Your Subaru” car raffle. One lucky winner will have their choice of a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Limited, Forester Premium or Outback Premium with a value up to $33,000.
The Williams College Museum of Art invites visitors to immerse themselves in new worlds of song, story and dance in a summer program series titled "Immersions." The series opens Thursday, July 7, with Brooklyn-based medieval music ensemble Alkemie.
The Guild of Berkshire Artists' July show, "Art on Main," opens Friday, July 8, in the lofty second floor of the 1854 Historic Old Town Hall, 9 Main St. The Guild will showcase how art is universal and connects with everyone on Main Street and the community.
There is a reassuring feeling of homecoming with Chester Theatre Company’s season-opening production of “Pride@Prejudice,” producing artistic director Daniel Elihu Kramer’s playful stage adaptation of one of world literature's most beloved novels.
James Taylor returns to Tanglewood on July 3 and 4 after a two-year hiatus. He sits down with The Eagle ahead of his weekend of concerts to talk about the pandemic, if he still gets nervous on stage and why he loves playing at Tanglewood.
For the first time since 2019, there will be a full Tanglewood season this summer, and it’s a varied and exciting program. This cornucopia encompasses films, masterclasses, a full-length opera, chamber music, vocal recitals, workshops, conversations with artists, wind ensembles, high school orchestra concerts, young professional orchestra concerts, and of course, three concerts each weekend with one of the great orchestras of the world: the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Antlion larvae or "doodlebugs" are truly the most mesmerizing of insect predators. Like a spider, it will paralyze its potential meal by injecting poison. It then sucks out the nutritious juices and tosses away the empty carcass.
Joad Bowman and Austin Oliver, who own two restaurants in downtown Pittsfield, believe in the city so much that have opened a third small enterprise, Lulu's Tiny Grocery.
WESTFIELD — The Pittsfield offense never took over but, Westfield couldn’t stop it from scoring consistently, leading to a 7-3 Suns win.
Dave Paulsen, who led Williams to the NCAA Division III men's basketball championship in 2003, is the newest assistant coach at Division I Fordham.
Players from Mount Greylock baseball and Wahconah boys lacrosse, two Berkshire County state champions, lead the list of spring sport PVIAC All-Star teams.
Former Red Sox closer Keith Foulke, who was in Pittsfield to watch his son's Brockton Rox team play, says he'll always be part of Red Sox Nation.