Amid short bursts of light rain, the voice of the late David Grover emanated from the grandstand behind Town Hall, where the park around the bandstand was dedicated to beloved Berkshires musician.
Officers in North Adams arrested two people and seized just under 70 grams of cocaine and 12 grams of heroin during a Friday warrant search of a city apartment.
The attorney general’s office and the Baker administration’s public safety arm have spelled out for licensing authorities and law enforcement agencies how the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down New York’s concealed-carry gun licensing law applies to Massachusetts law.
After some clearing on Saturday night, it will be cool, dry and very pleasant for the rest of the holiday weekend, with daytime highs below 80 along with low humidity. The weather is ideal for outdoor music, theater and dance, as well as July 4 celebrations.
Vaccinations against COVID-19 are now available in the Berkshires for children aged 6 months to 4 years – the last age group to become eligible.
An ordinance passed in 1943 set a curfew for anyone under 16 in the city. The City Council voted this week to repeal it.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Four dogs said to die in fire at Becket house rented by couple that runs Berkshire Poodles
- James Taylor shares why the 'stakes are higher' when he performs at Tanglewood
- New traffic-slowing 'bump-outs' on Tyler Street frustrate some Pittsfield business owners
- After two years on the market and a $100,000 price drop, the First Church of Christ is still looking for its next owner
- High heating fuel prices put crimp in traditional pre-order plans in Berkshires
- Looking for Fourth of July fireworks in Pittsfield? You won't see any after the Pittsfield Suns' game this year
- Co-owners of Thistle and Mirth and The Flatburger Society open a new breakfast and brunch spot in Pittsfield
- State issues guidance in wake of gun law ruling
- Andrew Pincus, classical music critic who covered Bernstein and Ozawa, takes his final bow
- Fourth of July observances
- Photos: Pittsfield American's Berkshire Bank plays National's Fire Department in Little League City Championship
- Photos: Today in History for July 2
- Photos: North Adams Pride Night
- Photos: Relay for Life of Berkshire County 2022
- Photos: Moving Black Revolutionary War patriot Agrippa Hull's Stockbridge home
- Photos: Today in History for July 1
- Photos: Gildo's Auto Body and The Infield play for Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Championship
- 11 recipes to try this Fourth of July
- Photos: US Amateur qualifier at Berkshire Hills Country Club
- Photos: Monument Mountain prom at Berkshire Hills Country Club, June 3
It’s always a good time to invest in your employees. Giving them more money, whether in the form of a bonus or a raise, may feel like a painful expense when your costs have increased. It would be wise also to consider the pain employees are feeling.
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Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer is right: The Wahconah Park grandstand needs to be torn down. Sadly, it is about two decades too late.
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A Massachusetts man has agreed to plead guilty to fraudulently obtaining about $1.2 million in federal loans intended to help businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal prosecutors say 59-year-old James Joseph Cohen, of Wenham, between April 2020 and September 2021 submitted six false applications in which he overstated the earnings, the number of employees, and the payroll for two companies he controlled. Prosecutors say he used the money to pay personal and business loans, including for a mortgage and car payments. A date at which he will plead guilty to bank fraud has not yet been scheduled.
BOSTON — Just days before the deadline for thousands of law enforcement officers to be recertified, a judge has ruled that two of the eight qu…
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.
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.
In this week’s Pillow Festival program, the EVIDENCE triple bill opens with the long-awaited full premiere of “The Equality of Night and Day.” It’s a quietly stunning work of art, set to an original composition performed live by pianist and composer Jason Moran, and to recordings of excerpted speeches by the social activist Angela Davis.
It’s a time to gather with family and friends for a picnic on the grass, enjoy some wine or a beer, and listen to the sounds of music — cool jazz, swing and soul, Broadway favorites, African rhythms, 60s nostalgia. A time to wander through nature infused with art, with sculptures and whimsical topiary amid the lush plantings.
The Eagle's longtime classical music critic writes: “And so, goodbye. After 46 years as The Eagle’s classical music critic, I’ve put down my pad and pen. I won’t be covering Tanglewood this summer. Or concerts beyond that.”
Andrew L. Pincus has been only the second critic in that post for the past 100 years, a likely record for a non-metropolitan paper.
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.
The Berkshire Health Systems 5K Independence Run returns to Pittsfield for the Fourth of July for the first time in two years.
The decision by USC and UCLA to join the Big 10 Conference sent shockwaves throughout college sports. Eagle sports columnist Howard Herman spoke with UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford to see how those waves might eventually impact the state university's sports programs.
Jiri Zuska of the Czech Republic and the University of Louisville Men's Golf team took home first place at the US Am qualifier at the Berkshire Hills Country Club. Over 70 participants played 36 holes on the day.
The Berkshire Eagle columnist Gene Chague writes about Carp Palooza, antlerless deer hunting, a new book and more in his weekly column.