With high heating oil prices, homeowners face uncertainty about costs they'll face heading into the next winter. Many homeowners, according to retailers, are only buying enough fuel to get through the summer.
A plan to develop a one-year pilot program for an on-demand microtransit service in South County is being discussed, but it still faces significant hurdles.
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.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- James Taylor shares why the 'stakes are higher' when he performs at Tanglewood
- 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
- After two years on the market and a $100,000 price drop, the First Church of Christ is still looking for its next owner
- 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?
- After years of accidents and near-misses, Great Barrington to beef up Main Street crosswalks
- High heating fuel prices put crimp in traditional pre-order plans in Berkshires
- Jeremy Yudkin: Tanglewood is back with a season jampacked with something for everyone
- If funding comes through, a new pilot program could improve public transportation services for people in southern Berkshire County
- Photos: Today in History for July 1
- Photos: Pittsfield American's Berkshire Bank plays National's Fire Department in Little League City Championship
- Photos: Today in History for June 23
- Photos: Pittsfield High School Graduation
- Photos: Relay for Life of Berkshire County 2022
- 11 recipes to take to your next summer picnic or potluck
- Photos: Today in History for June 18
- Photos: Today in History for June 29
- Photos: Gildo's Auto Body and The Infield play for Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Championship
- Photos: Today in History for June 11
Knock it off, fellow Christians. We’ve had religious freedom in this country for nearly 250 years without becoming a theocracy or inscribing a particular faith’s agenda in the statute books. You want a religious war? OK, then. Cast the first stone at me.
Preserving safety and order ought to be a priority at the county’s priceless rugged landmarks. On this general point, we wholeheartedly agree with state and local officials. Perhaps more patrols by DCR, which manages Bash Bish State Park, are warranted along with stiffer penalties for violating common-sense rules. That would mean the unwise minority of visitors who seek to break those rules would be ruining it only for themselves.
Earlier this week, a Pittsfield man pleaded guilty to attacking multiple law enforcement officers while participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S…
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.
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.
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.
The Guild of Berkshire Artists' July show, "Art on Main," opens Friday, July 8, in the lofty second floor of the 1854 Historic Old Town Hall, 9 Main St. The Guild will showcase how art is universal and connects with everyone on Main Street and the community.
The roughly 90-minute intermissionless play unfolds at two very different schools in the same unnamed city: one, a seriously all-but-neglected inner city public high school; the other a nearby school for elite students. The measure of the schools’ success is reflected in how their students perform on state-administered standardized tests.
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.
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.
WESTFIELD — The Pittsfield offense never took over but, Westfield couldn’t stop it from scoring consistently, leading to a 7-3 Suns win.
Dave Paulsen, who led Williams to the NCAA Division III men's basketball championship in 2003, is the newest assistant coach at Division I Fordham.
Players from Mount Greylock baseball and Wahconah boys lacrosse, two Berkshire County state champions, lead the list of spring sport PVIAC All-Star teams.
Former Red Sox closer Keith Foulke, who was in Pittsfield to watch his son's Brockton Rox team play, says he'll always be part of Red Sox Nation.