For the owners of Shelley's Kitchen, formerly Joanne's Elm Street Luncheonette, the change in management comes 'full circle'
A Pittsfield staple changed hands at the beginning of February, when Joanne Longton, owner of the Elm Street Luncheonette for 48 years, sold the business to her former employee Shelley Strizzi. Now, Shelley's Kitchen picks up where Longton left off.
Parks Commission chair Clifford Nilan said the commission would switch to having a formal open microphone period at the beginning of its meetings over the next three or four months.
NORTHAMPTON — Gina Nortonsmith got a promotion, and so now she expects she'll need to make the trek from her home in Northampton to Northeastern University's Boston campus more frequently.
AG cites Great Barrington officials for holding closed sessions on short-term rental bylaw revisions
The state says the board essentially created a "subcommittee" that held closed door sessions.
The two dozen protesters came with a simple message: individual action can change the course of climate change. One action you can take – reconsider where you bank.
In a statement, Vanessa Cerillo, senior director of marketing, communications and events at NEPM, cited “…serious financial headwinds from the last three years" as reason for reducing staff.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- A company that was planning to invest in the Triplex Cinema is short on cash. If the money isn't raised, the theater could close
- A Pittsfield man is accused of causing crashes in Pittsfield and Dalton while traveling at high speeds, injuring himself and two others
- Nicholas Felix, owner of Brooke Astor's Tyringham home, hopes his restoration would make the socialite and philanthropist proud
- We sent three reporters out to hunt for thrifted treasures in the Berkshires. Here's what they found ...
- Dropkick Murphys are coming to Mass MoCA's FreshGrass music festival this September
- The Lee Police Department has been short-staffed for years. Now, four new officers are joining the force
- New England Public Media lays off 17, ends 'Connecting Point'
- 'Please fix it': Strong support for east-west rail at Northampton hearing
- Great Barrington has been without a laundromat for more than a year. That's about to change
- Northern Berkshire YMCA pool closed following roof inspection; rest of Y remains open
- PHOTOS: Goon Jam at Bousquet Ski Area
- Photos: High School Team Bowling State Championships
- Photos: A warm March afternoon on the Rail Trail
- Photos: Climate action group protests big banks for their investment in fossil fuel industry
- Photos: Thrift shopping in the Berkshires
- Photos: Mount Greylock baseball hosts tryouts to kick off spring sports season
- Photos: Today in History for March 23
- Photos: Wahconah girls basketball plays for state championship against Cathedral of Boston
- Photos: Pedrin's Dairy Bar opens for season
- Photos: Berkshire Eagle readers share photos of Tuesday's nor'easter
I'd like to say that I used to be a completionist and then finished. But it's a hard habit to break.
At the darkest hour in the toughest conditions, these Southern Berkshire emergency responders embodied the grit and bravery sometimes required to answer the call of duty. Last week, that call beckoned from within a storm that could stop a snowmobile in its tracks — but it couldn't stop these rescuers. For that, they have our sincere gratitude.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends that most Americans be screened for colorectal cancer at age 45 — five years earlier than previously recommended — and continue with colonoscopy screenings periodically until age 75.
Richard C. Cox made a meteoric rise from a $90-a-month draftsman on Pittsfield’s 14 million-gallon Farnham Reservoir dam — an undertaking in the town of Washington that cost the city of Pittsfield $386,206 in 1911, $180,838 in 1912 and more before construction was completed.
NORTHAMPTON — Gina Nortonsmith got a promotion, and so now she expects she'll need to make the trek from her home in Northampton to Northeaste…
A former Haitian mayor has been charged with lying on his U.S. visa application. The arrest of 50-year-old Jean Morose Viliena in Massachusetts on Wednesday came just one day after he was found liable in a civil trial for his role in a killing and two attempted slayings in his home country. Federal prosecutors say Viliena was indicted on three counts of fraud for writing on his visa application that he had never been involved in acts of violence in his homeland. Authorities allege that while mayor of the town of Les Irois on Haiti’s western tip, Viliena was involved in acts of violence against political foes.
The governor of Massachusetts is reminding pharmacies that they are required to stock a key abortion pill, despite a nationwide effort by anti-abortion activists to ban the medication. Gov. Maura Healey sent out a statement Wednesday citing state regulations that pharmacies and pharmacy departments must have all reproductive health medications, including mifepristone. The Democratic leader's action comes as a federal judge in Texas is considering a lawsuit that would overturn decades-old federal approval of the drug. Healey said Massachusetts will always protect abortion access.
A Massachusetts man convicted of helping to steal millions of dollars from hundreds of people in online romance scams, often regaling the victims with stories of oil rig explosions, now faces a 4 1/2-year prison sentence. Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Kofi Osei and his alleged accomplices from 2016 to 2020 targeted mostly older people seeking companionship by creating fake online dating profiles. They gradually gained their victims’ trust before directing them to transfer money to one of dozens of bank accounts Osei opened. Once the money was in the bank account, it was quickly withdrawn.
"Into the Reeds," a nontraditional chamber music performance, will be presented by Bend the Knotted Oak on Sunday, March 26, in the Hunter-Wade Studio.
A Ukrainian Easter Egg workshop to benefit Ukraine relief efforts will take place Sunday, March 26, at First Congregational Church.
The Western Mass. Hilltown Hikers announce a guided hike up Shatterack Mountain to Blue Rock Lookout on Saturday, March 25.
ADAMS — Pete’s Gun Shop is holding a live-fire NRA- and Massachusetts State Police-certified License to Carry safety course on Sunday, April 23.
How well do we know, really know, our dearest beloved — wife, husband, lover, child? What happens when trust is eroded? How do we repair the damage? Those questions go to the heart of playwright Kate Snodgrass’ edgy, sly comedy, “The Art of Burning” which is being given a cannily staged, persuasively acted production at Hartford Stage.
A March snowstorm downed trees and powerlines. It also left behind a winter wonderland filled with feathered friends including two bald eagles
It is barely light outside, but as I move from window to window, I can see mountains of snow. Atop the platform bird feeders are giant cubes of snow, like marshmallows for pterodactyls.
Meredith Lynsey Schade, an award-winning non-profit and commercial theater executive, producer and consultant with over two decades of continuous success in the theater industry, joins Barrington Stage Company as its new managing director.
Memories of the start of the pandemic are quelled with a creamy, comforting bowl of beans alla vodka
This recipe for Beans Alla Vodka is comfort food at its finest. Spicy and creamy, this bowl will give you a warm hug when you need it.
Two new restaurants should be firing up on the outskirts of Lenox just in time for the busy summer season, though a few months later than originally planned.
GREAT BARRINGTON — The high school bowling season came to a close recently with the team state championships held at Cove Lanes in the Berkshi…
The Williams College men's basketball team was nationally ranked from the start of the season to the finish. The Ephs ended up 23rd in the D3hoops.com national Top 25.
Mount Greylock won its first MIAA state baseball championship last June. On Monday, a new crop of Mounties got tryouts underway on opening day for spring practices.
UMass fought back from down big but couldn't complete the comeback, falling to Harvard in the second round of the WNIT.
Things to do this week in Berkshire County
Prepare for the long-term with The Berkshire Eagle’s annual guide to financial readiness and life planning.
A tribute to those we have lost, September - November 2022
The best of the best of Berkshire County, chosen by Berkshire Eagle readers
1Berkshire presents the official guide to the 66th Annual Fall Foliage Parade.
The annual guide to preparing your home for the coming New England winter.
Berkshire Community College presents an annual roundup of forty young leaders making a difference in Berkshire County.
Embrace warmer weather with the Berkshire Eagle's guide to backyard improvement.