Pittsfield resident Jon Kane had a St. Patrick's Day gig in upstate NY. Then TV host Jimmy Fallon sat in for an after-hours set
Jimmy Fallon, host of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," on NBC, stopped by the Iron Smoke Distillery in Fairport, N.Y. on St. Patrick's Day. He ended up sharing a stage with Pittsfield resident Jon Kane and his band, 1916.
“I invite students to wonder and make discoveries in their own world," said Elsa Hernandez, finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Items were stolen from at least 12 vehicles in Dalton overnight. Police are asking for the public's help to catch whoever is responsible
The Dalton Police department is investigating a string of thefts from unlocked vehicles that affected several streets in the town overnight.
Six Berkshire towns are splitting a total of $75,000 that will go directly toward helping residents with energy costs.
The calendar says springtime has officially arrived, but the slushy snow would suggest otherwise. We want you to tell us what you see as a true sign of spring in the Berkshires. Take our poll and let us know.
Hume New England's proposal for an RV park in town is raising some eyebrows.
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Thinking about soil, hoes and seeds makes the mountains of snow around the driveway more acceptable.
In Moscow, people already joke: “The next Iron Curtain will be made in China.”
Our Opinion: A first-in-the-county shared services proposal between Lee, Stockbridge is worth watching for all smaller towns
Tapping into a uniquely Berkshire sense of neighborly teamwork makes sense for small towns struggling to budget for and provide basic services that their residents deserve.
The Duke of Edinburgh was a disaster when it came to diplomacy and off-the-cuff comments.
The stakes will be higher for March Madness this year in some states. People in Ohio, Kansas, Massachusetts and Maryland will be able to cast online bets on the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time. A total of 33 states and the District of Columbia now allow at least some form of sports wagering. States have moved rapidly to enter the market since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowed it almost five years ago. States with mobile betting appear to be banking bigger bucks than those that allow only in-person sports wagers. The prospects are mixed for expanding sports betting to additional states this year.
Parts of New England and New York are digging out of a nor’easter that caused tens of thousands of power outages, numerous school cancellations and whiteout conditions on the roads. The storm began Monday night and lasted throughout Tuesday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow and gusty winds. Others got just a few inches or a wintry mix. As of Wednesday evening, about 67,000 customers in the region were without power. Search teams located two hikers stranded in heavy snow in Massachusetts, and game wardens rescued a family that became stranded on a Maine lake while ice fishing.
Some of the last vestiges of the COVID-19 emergency declaration will end in May when Gov. Maura Healey will lift the modified public health emergency and walk back a vaccine mandate for tens of thousands of executive branch workers.
A new unit to help police improve coordination in handling missing and unidentified people cases has been proposed by Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey amid an ongoing search for a recent immigrant whose case adovates say demonstrates a lack of urgency on the part of investigators. The $300,000 Healey has proposed will help fund the unit, which she said will assist local police departments and standardize data collection and reporting in missing people cases. The push comes as investigators search for a recent immigrant and Boston woman missing since last November. Boston police didn't issue a missing person alert until Jan. 12.
Public defenders holding trivia night in Pittsfield to mark 60th anniversary of landmark Supreme Court decision
The local public defenders office is putting on a trivia night Tuesday to celebrate 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision that established the right to an attorney for everyone accused of a crime.
The Berkshire Snow Seekers Snowmobile Club Inc. is holding a polenta dinner fundraiser on Sunday, March 26, at the Polish Falcon Club.
Concerts in the Village will present a program titled "Singing with Strings" on Saturday, March 25, in Stockbridge, and Sunday, March 26, in Kinderhook, N.Y.
Berkshire County Arc’s Down Syndrome Family Group will present the 13th annual Sprout Film Festival on Sunday, March 26, at Taconic High School.
Corned beef and cabbage can be enjoyed whenever you want and the same is true about corned beef hash. But, if you happen to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a meal of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes, making a corned beef hash over the course of the next day or two is a great way to get rid of the leftovers.
The freewheeling play about a con man and his daughter will be given a free staged reading at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre in collaboration with New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company.
Fair or not, St. Patrick's Day has earned a reputation as an alcohol-forward holiday. That doesn't have to be the case. Here are a few non-alcoholic drink options to test out with friends and family on Friday.
2023 Great Barrington Public Theater summer season features fewer plays, but more performances per show
Great Barrington Public Theater artistic director Jim Frangione is betting that less will be more in 2023. Three plays. Five actors.
After about a year in business, Antojitos Oaxaca has closed.
UMass fought back from down big but couldn't complete the comeback, falling to Harvard in the second round of the WNIT.
And then there was one. UConn is the only New England team still playing in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Sunday night in Lowell, the Warriors made their first appearance in a state basketball championship game in 21 years, but fell to state power Cathedral.
Taconic's been so close for so long. On Saturday, the Thunder finally finished the mission, beating David Prouty to win the MIAA Division V State Championship.
Things to do this week in Berkshire County
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.
The annual guide to preparing your home for the coming New England winter.
Berkshire Community College presents an annual roundup of forty young leaders making a difference in Berkshire County.
Embrace warmer weather with the Berkshire Eagle's guide to backyard improvement.