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Isaias forecast shift: More wind, less rain in Berkshires

Tropical storm Isaias, still packing 70 mph winds after making landfall on the North Carolina coast late Monday night, remains on course to pummel the Berkshires with gusts close to 50 mph and heavy …

Kennedy visits Springside Park homeless PITTSFIELD — In the woods above Springside Park, Gregory Mathews Sr. is tending a camp fire at his summer home when U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III arrives, sleeves rolled up. It's not quite 9 …
Tornado in Sandisfield: 'You could hear all hell break out' SANDISFIELD — The National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., is investigating a report of tornado here Sunday night. The tornado was reported by local residents around 7 p.m., according to …

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Call him Allen of the Berkshires DALTON — What's the obligation of any business to serve the community it calls home? By the very laws of business, none. That's not the purpose of business. The purpose — plain and …
Luke F. Delorme: Should financial advisers get PPP loans? During the height of the COVID-19 crisis, the government rushed through a bill to provide loans to small businesses. The loans, furnished through the Paycheck Protection Program, were meant to …
The Berkshire Eagle Berkshire All Stars awards show
'It's pretty special': Berkshire County's top athletes, coaches honored by The Berkshire Eagle in All Stars video presentation After two years of an in-person event, The Berkshire Eagle All Stars Gala went virtual in 2020 — but still brought the same level of commitment to honorees. In a livestream on The Eagle's …
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Greylock Audiology offers balance, fall prevention, hearing help to Berkshires PITTSFIELD — No time is a good time to land in the hospital because of a broken hip. During a pandemic, it's probably the worst time to have ongoing problems with your balance, hearing and …
Local Sports Columnists
Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: What is the MassBears project?
There is a new research project going on pertaining to bears in Massachusetts. The project is aptly called MassBear. The research … Read More
Geoff Smith | From the Baseline: Turns out, Taconic's mascot is already being talked about
The best laid plans of mice and men...blah, blah, blah. Long time, no chat. Apologies for that. But here we are. Housekeeping item … Read More
Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: Sights and sounds from fan-free Fenway Park
BOSTON — A baseball season unlike any other began when I had my temperature taken on Saturday morning. I'm getting a little … Read More
Golf notebook: Congdon, Quinto share Berkshire Hills Singles lead
It's a battle of youth vs. experience at the top of the leaderboard after two rounds of this year's Championship Flight of the … Read More
Mike Walsh | On Sports: Carrie Holland back in Berkshires and getting people active
As I've grown over the past year as a first-time dog owner, I've come to relearn something I was first taught in elementary school by … Read More
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Lauren R. Stevens: Where the trails of Thoreau, Black Lives Matter meet Henry David Thoreau returned to Concord from his July climb and overnight on Mount Greylock, with a side trip to the Catskills, by Aug. 1, 1844, in time to ring the courthouse bell to summon people …
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Letter: I wish we would take coronavirus more seriously To the editor: What a strange statement I read in a recent letter to the editor: "I believe the honor system to be a witch hunt at best." (Eagle, "Reader finds travel restrictions a bit too …
Berkshire Landscapes

Will a 'return to normalcy' mean a return to environmental degradation?

Remember when Greta Thunberg was a household name? When your social media feeds were filled with posts about plastic bag bans and being forced to use paper straws? Or, were filled with …

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Tanglewood offerings go virtual; BSO, top performers take stage online LENOX — The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood have just announced a full lineup of web-based performances for their 2020 season, including shows with Andris Nelsons, Yo-Yo Ma and James …
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First Fridays Artswalk is back PITTSFIELD — For the month of August, First Fridays Artswalk has been re-imagined to encompass outdoor locations perfect for a social distanced walk around the downtown, as well as three indoor …
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