A new ad campaign featuring local residents stressing the importance of naloxone can be seen around the county. Here's their stories.
After record-setting cold temps on Friday, an Adams resident tried to thaw out their pipes with a blowtorch. A structure fire ensued.
The Eagle talks with Yvonne Hao, Massachusetts' secretary for economic development, on issues facing Western Mass. including transportation and lack of affordable housing.
On Friday night, 11 of the 12 members of the Pittsfield High School Class of 1975 reunion committee went to the Beacon Cinema to watch a film that told a story about slightly older versions of themselves.
In a series of unanimous votes, the Select Board affirmed the site plan met requirements of the town’s zoning bylaw and set 10 conditions on the special permit. The plan by Construct Inc. of Great Barrington will create the development at the 20-acre property, known as the Cassilis Farm off Hartsville-New Marlborough Road.
A mass of cold air that descended over the Berkshires Friday and Saturday set record-breaking lows for the region.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- See how cold it got in your Berkshire County town
- 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
- Crazy for Brady: Longtime friends attend '80 for Brady' to see older versions of themselves
- Gordon Hubbard, Mt. Greylock Campsite Park owner and former Lanesborough select board member, dies while skiing
- Merrill Road Stop & Shop in Pittsfield closes temporarily after sprinkler system bursts
- There's power in positive thinking: 3 books to help you focus on your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing
- Firefighters respond to structure fire in Adams after resident attempts to thaw out pipes with blowtorch
- Berkshire Organics is closing, while Hosta Hill is moving out of the Berkshires after Shire City Herbals' warehouse is sold
- 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
- Photos: Pittsfield warming centers and shelters open their doors to those seeking refuge from frigid temperatures
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Morris Elementary School students celebrate Global School Play Day
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
- Photos: McCann Tech vs Ludlow boys basketball
- Photos: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- Photos: Mount Everett vs Lee girls basketball
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 5
- Readers share their Berkshire snow day photos
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.)
The Arctic air that descended on the Northeast has brought dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills to the region. That includes a record-setting wind chill of minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. The Mount Washington Observatory at the peak of the Northeast’s highest mountain, famous for its extreme weather conditions, also recorded an actual temperature of minus 47 and tying an observatory record set in 1934. Across the rest of the region, wind chills — the combined effect of wind and cold air on exposed skin — dropped to as low as minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday.
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.
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.
Taking time to focus on your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing isn't selfish, it's self care. Prioritizing that self care, if even for a few minutes a day can make the difference. And despite what the latest social media influencer is telling you, the path to your "healthiest self" doesn't come in a "one-size-fits-all package."
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.
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.
With one week left in their regular seasons, the Williams basketball teams are jockeying for position in preparation for the coming NESCAC postseason tournaments.
The Minutemen gave up 93 points at the Mullins Center Saturday afternoon.
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.