Look Inside: Wohrle's celebrates 100
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is planning to delay its return to working out of its Boston offices due to concerns about the Delta variant.
The first winner of the VaxMillions Giveaway will be announced at a news conference on Thursday.
Worship services are Sundays, unless otherwise noted. Face masks and social distancing are required for in-person services.
Dion Zust of the Robbins-Zust Marionette Company will perform classic fairy tales on Saturdays in August at Dottie’s Coffee Lounge, 444 North St.
The OLLI Distinguished Speakers Series will present Amherst College Professor Franklin Odo lecturing on "Japanese Americans in World War II" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, via Zoom.
What is the value of friendship, of art, of money? How much would you pay for a white painting? That's the premise of "Art," the latest offering in Shakespeare and Company's Roman Garden Theatre.
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NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith answers readers questions about invasive weeds on the lower ponds of the reservoir in Cheshire and effective ways of getting rid of Japanese beetles.
Rain has kept many of columnist Maggy Button's friends away, but she's always prepared for good weather and friends by the pool.
A recent visit to Hancock Shaker Village inspired Features Editor Jennifer Huberdeau to make this 'famous' Shaker Chicken Fricassee, once made by the Hancock Shakers.
Looking for any easy side dish to take on your next Tanglewood picnic? Food columnist Elizabeth Baer says roasted carrots with yogurt is the perfect picnic side dish, especially because it can be served warm or cold.
The Pittsfield Suns didn't re-enter the Futures Collegiate Baseball League until a month before the current season started, but the team's new general manager Sander Stotland got the team ready to play in just 26 days. Stotland explains how in this week's executive spotlight.
While every dog might have its day, some dogs have decades.
For nearly 80 of its 100 years in business, Wohrle’s Foods has maintained a single bestseller. It’s a smoked, 4¼-inch-long, part-beef, part-pork frankfurter stuffed in a natural casing, hand-twisted, hand-tied and weighing about an ounce.
It’s a Pittsfield classic, born and bred.
When the national membership-only warehouse chain BJ’s Wholesale Club opened in 2011 off Hubbard Avenue in Pittsfield, many believed BJ’s would make it increasingly more difficult for a certain independent, family-run food warehouse at the outer reaches of East Street to endure.
Yet, 10 years later, Wohrle’s Food Warehouse endures.
A look back at the 100 years that shaped Wohrle’s Foods Inc., which began when John W. Wohrle — a meat cutter from Germany’s Black Forest region — first sold frankfurters, sausage and luncheon meats from a horse-drawn cart in Pittsfield in 1921. Today, the business spans four generations and boasts 100 years of feeding Pittsfield, and beyond, high-quality baby frankfurters and meats.
But, if it hadn't been for a split-second decision by Wohrle in 1914 to literally jump ship (the ship he was on to New York City from Germany was seized by U.S. authorities due to World War I breaking out) Pittsfield may never have become the hot dog loving city it is today.
Sunday's Little League championship game is a rematch of the 2001 final. Pittsfield American will play Peabody West after Saturday's win over Middleboro.
The Track and Field Games returned to Taconic High School on Saturday as young athletes received the opportunity to learn track and field fundamentals from coaches throughout the county.
One faulty inning plagues Sheffield Post 340 against Westfield Post 124 in Western Mass. American Legion tournament. Sheffield plays at Szot Park in Chicopee at 1 p.m. on Saturday against Aldenville Post 337 in the losers' bracket. One more loss will mark the end of Post 340's season.
The Plainfield-based Student Conservation Association (SCA), part of AmeriCorps and Massachusetts Service Alliance, has returned to the Cold R…