Todd Poulton, a.k.a. The Champ, is opening a boxing academy for Pittsfield kids. The gym, housed in the Berkshire Nautilus, is meant to be a safe space for youth in the city who need more places to go.
The big game is coming up fast and we're already planning our snacks and appetizers selection. No matter what happens on the field, there can only be one winner at the party: Who has the best wings in Berkshire County?
City leaders hoping to direct a portion of Pittsfield’s unprecedented $17 million in free cash towards several accounts left a Thursday night meeting with a clear message from city councilors: put that money towards Pittsfield’s roads and sidewalks.
Hubbard, 54, was an accomplished skier who learned to ski as a boy. He lost a pole on his final run at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He was working on ski patrol at Bousquet at the time.
It was Robert Brady's second arrest in three months in connection with drug sales from a trio of motels along the commercial strip of Route 7 just south of Pittsfield.
In a lengthy interview, Michael Ziemba explains how he's tried to right the department after the turmoil and controversies of the last few years.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Don't touch that thermostat! 5 tips local plumbers want you to know to keep your house warm and your pipes from freezing right now
- Gordon Hubbard, Mt. Greylock Campsite Park owner and former Lanesborough select board member, dies while skiing
- A Pittsfield man was arrested for the second time in three months for allegedly selling drugs from a cluster of Lenox hotels
- The infamous Woody's Roadhouse no longer stands. But a $22,500 bill remains outstanding
- This Pittsfield parent says his son's special ed promises are unmet. 'I will not be silent'
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- Where is the worst pothole in the Berkshires? We want to hear about it
- Who has the best chicken wings in the Berkshires? You tell us!
- Williamstown police chief says department was in need of a culture change before he took over
- Pittsfield city councilors want the city's free cash to go toward city roads and sidewalks
- Photos: McCann Tech vs Ludlow boys basketball
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Mount Everett vs Lee girls basketball
- Photos: Cheshire Town Offices will move into the former Cheshire Elementary School
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 3
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 4
- Photos: Monument Mountain swimmers visit Wahconah at Pittsfield Family YMCA
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
If you take Ukrainian officials at their word, Russia this summer could face Crimean War II.
Grammar columnist Curtis Honeycutt says: "In an effort to have better grammar, we can often make it worse."
Eagle columnist Dalton Delan writes: "Here’s my nightmare scenario, and my moonlit dream scenes have an unfortunate habit of becoming daytime reality."
(Overheard in a Congressional backroom sometime in the near future.)
There will be something for everyone at Tanglewood this summer. The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that the 2023 season will feature the traditional performcaes by the BSO and the Boston Pops, dozens of new performers, conductors, and composers, and the crowd-pleasing popular artist series. The season starts on June 22 and runs until late August. The popular artist series features two performances by James Taylor and his All-Star Band, including one on the Fourth of July, and an episode of “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!” NPR’s irreverent news quiz show. Tickets go on sale March 9.
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Flying Cloud Institute and Greenagers will hold a science and art exploration program during the February school break for children ages 7 to 13 years.
For her exhibition, “Hot Corners” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Yoes has created a series of installations inspired by the lush décor and vintage feel of "period rooms."
J. Peter Bergman directs playwright Arthur Laurents’ “Invitation to a March” at Ghent Playhouse
"Fun Home" has an eight-performance two-weekend run, Feb. 3 to 12, at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, N.Y.
Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct at 11 performances by the orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center players during the orchestra's 85th summer season at Tanglewood. The 2023 summer season includes the Tanglewood debut of legendary rocker Robert Plant, as well as performances by Alison Kraus, James Taylor, the Steve Miller Band, Train, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, John Williams and more.
The warehouse that housed the former Shire City Herbals was purchased at auction Wednesday. The decision to sell the warehouse also affected two tenants, Berkshire Organics and Hosta Hill.
After the pandemic and parity knocked the Spartans for a loop in recent years, coach Jill Svirida's teams finished off an unbeaten winter season in pools across Berkshire County.
Eagle sports columnist Howard Herman is wistfully remembering the days of the Berkshire North boys' basketball battles. Last Monday's overtime win by Pittsfield over Wahconah brought those memories flooding back.
In this week's Berkshire Woods and Waters, Gene Chague talks a record season for deer hunting in Massachusetts, and details a bunch of local ice fishing derbies.
The Hornets led at halftime, and played with league-leading Ludlow throughout, but the Lions had more left in the tank in the fourth quarter Friday night.