Each day, veterans from Berkshire County make the trek to receive care at a VA medical center in Northampton. News came late this winter that the facility, created to treat shell shock in soldiers returning from World War I, would be shuttered. Then, this week, a reprieve.
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.
The combination of the long holiday weekend, traffic congestion and two sold-out James Taylor shows at Tanglewood presents a major challenge.
The Lee post office is temporarily closed to the public after a driver hit the exterior brick wall near the front door on Tuesday.
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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.
Shakespeare & Company will host a one-week, professional development workshop for teachers Monday through Friday, July 11 to 16.
Ed the Wizard will present "Impromptu Magic for Camping" on Wednesday, July 6, at the Adams Free Library and the Milne Public Library in Williamstown.
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.
Whether you use herbicide or follow an organic plan, frequently monitoring your garden for weeds to pull, now is a critical time to take care of those flowering weeds since those flowers will soon be setting seeds ... and that means more weeds.
In addition to previewing and reviewing concerts, Andrew L. Pincus wrote a popular roundup of news items and compiled them in a regular Eagle feature called Rambling About Tanglewood. This piece, from July 28, 1979, features a light-hearted moment in Tanglewood history.
Eagle music critic Andrew L. Pincus reflected on the life and legacy of Leonard Bernstein in this piece published Oct. 16, 1990, in The Berkshire Eagle. Bernstein died Oct. 14, 1990. The original headline was “A great voice falls silent.”
A shortage of college housing provides criminals with opportunities. Avoiding these scams means developing a disciplined approach to apartment hunting.
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.