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.
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.
J.C. Chadwell walked out of Berkshire Superior Court on Wednesday a free man after a jury acquitted him of charges that he had shot and killed Paul Henry in 2017.
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
- Chronic absenteeism rates are higher in some Berkshire County schools than the state average. What's being done about it?
- Judge sentences Pittsfield man who barricaded himself in Cheshire trailer, pointed crossbow at officers to 5 years in jail
- Looking for Fourth of July fireworks in Pittsfield? You won't see any after the Pittsfield Suns' game this year
- After years of accidents and near-misses, Great Barrington to beef up Main Street crosswalks
- 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.
- Berkshire County veterans share in relief that Northampton VA center will not close
- Berkshire Bank downs Fire Department in Pittsfield Little League City Championship game
- 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: Moving Black Revolutionary War patriot Agrippa Hull's Stockbridge home
- Photos: Today in History for June 29
- 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.
Due to an equipment issue, line painting on North Street was delayed from its original start date and will begin Tuesday, June 28, through Thursday, June 30. Parking restrictions will be in effect starting at 8 p.m. each night through 6 a.m. the following morning.
Berkshire Medical Center has announced there will be limited public access to its two parking garages during Monday's July 4 events and that some roadway access to the medical center will be closed by law enforcement during the Fourth of July Parade.
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present “CATA: Nurturing Inclusion Through the Arts,” a talk led by Margaret Keller, executive director of Community Access to the Arts, a non-profit that nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities.
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.
The Vermont Lake Monsters used a big seventh inning to beat the Pittsfield Suns, 11-1. After a slow start for both sides, the Lake Monsters run-ruled the Suns in the seventh and maintain their lead atop the Futures League.
Pittsfield American League Champion, Berkshire Bank, beats Pittsfield National League Champion, Fire Department, in Pittsfield Little League City Championship.
North Adams couldn't capitalize on a strong start by Randy Reyes, falling to the Blues on Wednesday night.
Jack Bissaillon capped a wild night in Lenox on Wednesday with a walk-off hit.