Officials say that days after The Berkshire Eagle reported on chronic landline telephone failures in the town of Florida, Verizon said it will launch an upgrade for the community's antiquated system.
A report of a suspicious package left at the North Adams Walmart bus terminal triggered a large law enforcement response Wednesday morning.
A jury convicted 37-year-old Korey Laviscount of Pittsfield of charges he assaulted and strangled a person last year.
WATCH: After Pittsfield firefighters put out a porch fire on Dartmouth Street, all the residents of the four-family apartment building were able to return to their homes.
The City Council on Tuesday discussed a new proposal to regulate short-term rentals, like Airbnbs. The ordinance will next go to a joint public hearing held by both City Council and Planning Board.
The Pittsfield City Council voted against a petition from Councilor Charles Kronick to withhold funding and grant approvals from the Pittsfield Parks Department until homeless encampments in Springside Park are removed.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- That's not bamboo growing in your backyard. It's the invasive species Japanese knotweed
- Did you see the weird lights in the sky over Berkshire County on Saturday night?
- Pittsfield firefighters quickly extinguished a porch fire at a four-family home on Dartmouth Street
- The Pittsfield City Council rejected a petition to freeze funding over the encampment issue in Springside Park
- Photographer Courtney R. Hamilton captures the West Side of Pittsfield's familiar faces
- Vermont officers have been cleared in the fatal shooting of Matthew Davis, a former Pittsfield resident who lunged at them with a knife
- A Pittsfield bicyclist who was injured in a crash last week has died
- Inflation throws a wrench into a Housatonic water fix. Now, the waterworks might connect with Great Barrington
- The man charged with killing Dennis Bernardi told police he believed his own life was in danger
- North Adams City Council weighs new proposal to regulate short-term rentals
- Photos: Pittsfield High volleyball hosts rival Taconic
- PHOTOS: 44th annual Contemporary Sculpture Show at Chesterwood
- Photos: 41st annual Lenox Apple Squeeze returns after three-year hiatus
- Days Gone By: Images of the Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Festival Parade from The Eagle Archive
- Photos: The 2022 FreshGrass Festival kicked off Friday at Mass MoCA in North Adams
- 12 pumpkin recipes to celebrate fall
- Photos: Lee football plays at Lowell Catholic
- Photos: Williams football hosts Bowdoin in first home game of the season
- Photos: Today in History for Sept. 28
- Photos: Witness testimony in Joe Thompson trial begins
NORTH ADAMS — I have one of those really old answering machines. It’s got to be at least 20 years old. I cannot control the volume on it and i…
Sometimes, it can feel as if the problems our society faces grow more complex at the same rate that our discourse dissolves.
Eagle columnist Carole Owens writes: "In the Federalist Paper No. 10 in 1787, Madison called it 'the mischiefs of faction.' When factions formed, persuaded and turned to violence, Madison did not so much tell us what to do as he walked through a logical consideration of the possibilities."
In asking Congress for emergency heating aid, the region's governors noted that home energy bills "likely will be exacerbated this winter as a result of volatile global energy markets."
Howard University, PEN America and Scholastic Book Clubs are among the latest recipients of donations from James Patterson, the bestselling author who has given over $100 million to literary and literacy programs.
A measure that would allow cities and towns to revive happy hour within their borders would "most likely" receive Gov. Charlie Baker's veto if it reached his desk, the governor said Monday, imperiling the fate of a controversial idea that remains tied up in legislative negotiations.
The Old Creamery Cooperative turns 10 years old this fall, and the Friends of the Creamery are throwing a party from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the pavilion at Pettingill Memorial Park.
Cabbage and broccoli are known as "cut-and-come-again" vegetables, meaning after the first round of harvesting, the center of the plant will continue to produce crops.
In this week's column, Thom Smith makes a case for enjoying the company of crickets.
One of my favorites is an Italian recipe for Swiss or rainbow chard that makes a sort of cake in a springform pan with raisins and pine nuts. It’s not quite a frittata but it can be cut into wedges and frozen.
Interprint Inc. has secured $22 million in investments to both expand its Pittsfield plant on Route 41 and buy more printing presses.
It was a wild night on East Street, as the Thunder swept the Generals in front of a packed PHS gym.
Two sets went to extra points, but the Millionaires hung on for the ride in a Tuesday night victory over SICS.
Ian Godfrey had five points in a 5-1 win over the Blue Devils. Meanwhile, the Hornets picked up a 1-0 road win.
Dalton's Ethan Scott, a sophomore linebacker at Williams, is the NESCAC defensive player of the week. Scott played his high school football at Wahconah and then transfered to Berkshire School in Sheffield.