The club that played host to Bonnie Raitt and Foghat closed in the 1990s, then fell into disrepair. The town of Washington’s fire chief in 2018 ordered Woodrow Witter to demolish the building after snow caused a portion of the structure to collapse. Then came the daily fines of $500.
The big game is coming up fast and we're already planning our snacks and appetizers selection. No matter what happens on the field, there can only be one winner at the party: Who has the best wings in Berkshire County?
Sandisfield's Health Agent says the Department of Public Health did not notify her about an August inspection in which it found a lack of hot water and a host of sanitary problems. She also didn't know the DPH told staff to boil water on the stove for mopping and other cleaning.
"It happens again, there will be more severe consequences," City Council President Lisa Blackmer said.
In Memorial Hall, the Lee Police Department outgrew its space years ago, its chief says. Meantime, the three buildings the fire department uses are old and have structural problems. Residents may soon be asked to invest in a new building housing both departments.
The person who abandoned an old jumbo-sized camper filled with trash at a rest area off Route 7 early Tuesday kept police busy.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- Shire City Herbals' former Pittsfield warehouse and equipment sold at auction
- State police tactical team searches New Marlborough home in 'ongoing investigation'
- A New Marlborough man with a violent past had 'ghost guns' and drugs packaged for sale, state police say
- This stunt at a Sheffield rest stop was a 'dumb thing to do,' police chief says
- The infamous Woody's Roadhouse no longer stands. But a $22,500 bill remains outstanding
- Some North Adams teachers and students felt overwhelmed during the pandemic. Now they are using yoga as a way to relax
- Man linked to shooting outside a North Adams bar faces a new count of threatening a prosecutor
- How cold will it get this weekend in the Berkshires? Blast of Arctic air could mean record low temperatures for the Berkshires
- Three juveniles hit by cars in two separate accidents on Pittsfield's West Side
- Photos: Morris Elementary School students celebrate Global School Play Day
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
- Photos: Last day of shows at Movieplex 8 in North Adams
- Photos: Lenox vs Drury girls basketball
- Photos: Pittsfield boys basketball beats Wahconah in overtime
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 2
- Readers share their Berkshire snow day photos
Edith Wharton nailed our continuing national obsession with wealth and the outward displays thereof. More impressive still, she predicted a major feature of our current, celebrity- and social media-drenched age: the manufacture of fame.
Customers are eager to sample new ventures, but it appears openings are not outweighing the number of eateries on the market for sale or lease.
One of the challenges of getting older is the realization that many places you hold dear no longer exist, at least in the manner you remember them.
Effective Tuesday, Jacinda Ardern stepped down as prime minister of New Zealand. You might not know much about her, but this is a huge loss.
Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk will be feted Thursday as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Odenkirk is best known as shady lawyer Saul Goodman on “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” He will receive his Pudding Pot award at a celebratory roast after which he will attend a preview of Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 174th production, “COSMIC RELIEF!” Hasty Pudding Theatricals, which dates to 1844 and calls itself the third-oldest theater group in the world, has handed out a Man of the Year Award since 1967. The group named actress Jennifer Coolidge its 2023 Woman of the Year.
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.
The West Stockbridge Public Library has postponed the book reading by children's author Carolinda Goodman until Saturday, Feb. 11.
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.
Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct at 11 performances by the orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center players during the orchestra's 85th summer season at Tanglewood. The 2023 summer season includes the Tanglewood debut of legendary rocker Robert Plant, as well as performances by Alison Kraus, James Taylor, the Steve Miller Band, Train, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, John Williams and more.
This week, columnist Thom Smith dispels the myth that all bears hibernate in winter and helps readers identify birds visiting their backyards.
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.
Louis Guillotte and Amont David led the Blue Devils by Lee and Wahconah's Pat McLaughlin lit up for 33 points to highlight Wednesday night action.
Macey Tatro was in double figures again as the Hornets won on the road Wednesday night.
The Taconic boys and Pittsfield girls picked up wins Wednesday night.
Taconic goalie Antonio Scalise had a big night while Roshan Warriar and Brayden Bishop scored as the Thunder bounced back from a shutout loss on Saturday to beat Amherst.