At least half a dozen businesses have opened or expanded downtown this year, but it continues to face challenges, like foot traffic. On a walking tour earlier this month, an Eagle reporters found new energy in a downtown that seems like it's in transition.
On Saturday morning, the Pittsfield Police Department asked for the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Markis Williams via its Facebook page. He was reported missing, according to police.
Lanesborough's Police Station Committee traveled to Barre to get an idea of how a proposed building that could house both the town's police force and EMS could function.
A windy blast of cool Canadian air sets up a pleasant, autumnal weekend for the Berkshires as Hurricane Fiona lashes Atlantic Canada and a potential hurricane develops in the Caribbean Sea, aiming for Florida.
Kameron Spaulding admitted that after he was hired by the Christian Center in Pittsfield in November 2019, he raided the PayPal account the nonprofit used to accept donations to help meet the needs of the city's vulnerable residents. And he made unauthorized purchases using the center's debit card.
The agreement between the Farmington River Regional School District and Thomas Nadolny, who resigned effective Sept. 1, indemnifies him from any legal action related to his employment, including any civil rights claims filed against him.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- West Africa meets the West Side of Pittsfield at the new restaurant House of Seasoning Grill
- The former Candlelight Inn in Lenox is reopening as a restaurant and inn. Here's what the new owners plan for The Doctor Sax House
- Kameron Spaulding admits to stealing more than $20,000 from the nonprofit Christian Center
- Bousquet Sport complex gets OK for expansion in Pittsfield
- New owners restore Liston's, a beloved Hilltowns roadhouse in Worthington
- Mass MoCA founding director Joseph Thompson found not guilty of motor vehicle homicide
- Wahconah won't stop; Warriors stay unbeaten despite tough game vs Taconic
- 10 fair foods coming to The Big E in 2022 worth standing in line for
- 8 stops along Massachusetts' Mohawk Trail worth a day trip
- 7 fall fun events not to miss in the Berkshires
- Photos: Pittsfield High football at Westfield
- Photos: The Wigwam Western Summit unveils a new butterfly mural and outdoor artist experience for visitors
- Photos: Fixing headstones at the West Part Cemetery in Pittsfield
- Photos: Today in History for Sept. 24
- Photos: Today in History for Sept. 22
- Photos: Witness testimony in Joe Thompson trial begins
- Eagle readers share their photos of summer's last days in the Berkshires
- Photos: Hoosac Football against Springfield International
- Photos: Grenadier Pottery is one of five stops on the Berkshire Pottery Tour
- Photos: Williams College football team returns to practice for fall 2022 season
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes: "Credibility can seem squishy, and it can be abused as a rationale for objectively bad policies. And being too rigid about obeying rules that have been overtaken by events can do a lot of damage. But maintaining credibility — demonstrating that you will, in fact, honor your promises within reason — is nonetheless important."
Eagle columnist Mitchell Chapman writes: "The biggest challenge facing student newspapers, like their professional counterparts, is changing times."
It underscores why our democracy, which relies both upon the rule of law and a system of norms, is so structurally vulnerable to polarization.
BOSTON — Massachusetts is waiting to hear back from the Biden administration about what the federal government can do “to enhance our ability …
Gov. Charlie Baker has returned to the Legislature a bill designed to reduce traffic fatalities, citing differences over a proposed safe passi…
Police cited more than 38,000 motorists for distracted driving in the first eight months of the year amid ongoing enforcement of a 2019 law cr…
Public officials fell short in one of two bids to secure more than $1 billion in federal funding toward replacement of the Bourne and Sagamore…
Overnight bridge and guardrail repairs starting Sunday will cause lane closures and cause delays on eastbound and westbound portions of I-90 in Otis, Blandford, Lee and Becket.
The Fall Foliage Festival Committee has announced the clues for the annual Fall Foliage Leaf Hunt, a popular feature of Fall Foliage Festival Week. Homebound residents can participate in an invisible leaf hunt.
The Arnold and King families of North Adams have been selected as grand marshals for the 66th annual Fall Foliage parade presented by 1Berkshire. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in downtown North Adams.
The Berkshire County Historical Society is offering tours of Hillside Cemetery on Oct. 8 and of Stockbridge Cemetery on Oct. 15.
Five Southern Berkshire potters are opening their studios to public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, for the annual Berkshire Pottery Tour.
Festival Latino of the Berkshires, a free, all-ages event celebrating the diversity of Hispanic heritage and culture in the Berkshires, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in Great Barrington. A gala dance party for adults will follow at 9 p.m. at Eastover in Lenox.
Times have changed, to a degree, and so has Charles Smith. So, when director Raz Golden approached Smith with the notion of taking another look at his four-character play, the playwright agreed.
The fall season is known for deals on bicycles and furniture, and shoppers this year will find a number of opportunities in the Berkshires. Columnist Martin J. Lecker shares some insights here on finding the best deals.
Gene Chague couldn't make this year's Yellowstone trip, but his buddies came home with a few tales to tell.
This week's Hikes and Walks column takes readers on an 8-mile journey from Hopkins Forest, up the Taconic Crest, down the RRR Brooks Trail to the Knob to Buxton Ravine.
The Generals aren't clicking just yet, but with Suburban North play starting next week, coach Brian Jezewski says it's now or never.
The Falcons took a long trip across the state to play in North Adams, and gave McCann Tech a glimpse of what it takes to play at the top level of Massachusetts high school football.