Before the museum closes indefinitely on Sunday, we took a look at its collection and just a few of the items that honor and preserve North Adams' past.
The Berkshire Eagle's daily recap on key COVID-19 data for Berkshire County and the state.
BOSTON — After peaking at a record level in early January, the statewide average for newly confirmed COVID-19 cases has dropped by more than two-thirds, a turnaround that prompted Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to say the state has reached “the back side of the omicron surge.”
A suggestion from a retired physician last month to think about vaccination passports for indoor dining got a frosty reaction from area residents attending a virtual information session.
North Adams City Councilor Ashley Shade is seeking to repeal an ordinance dating back to the 1940s that sets a 10 p.m. curfew for minors under the age of 16.
Residents who wanted to buy homes, including some in North Adams, were "unfairly and deceptively" ensnared into agreements for unaffordable homes in poor condition, the attorney general alleges in a lawsuit.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Two companies allegedly ran a 'rent-to-own' scam involving North Adams properties. They settled a state lawsuit
- Pittsfield native Mike Tierney has been nominated (again) for a Grammy
- Threat at BART deemed not credible after two-hour shelter in place
- Dalton native and former Wahconah standout Meghan De los Reyes earning her head coaching stripes as with Eastern New Mexico University women
- Former Pine Cobble teacher arraigned on repeated aggravated sexual assault of a former student
- After heated opposition from the public, Tri-Town Health appears no longer interested in vaccine passport for restaurants
- Are those plants really native to the ecotype you live in?
- Brandi Scalise always wanted to open her own hair salon. Someday finally came
- North Adams still has a curfew for minors under the age of 16. A new city councilor hopes to repeal it
- Today in History for Jan. 28, 2022
- Photos: Items from the city's history, found at the North Adams Museum of History and Science
- Photos: Today in History for Jan. 28
- PHOTOS: Emilee Yawn of The Plant Connector
- In celebration of Pittsfield's Fourth of July parade returning in 2022, here's a look back at 10 years of parade fun
- Photos: Voyage to the Deep at the Berkshire Museum brings visitors inside Jules Verne's legendary Nautilus submarine
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Dorothy Day, the 20th century activist who fought for the poor and the oppressed, is up for sainthood.
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BOSTON (AP) — Boston's vaccination mandate won't go into effect on Monday for some city workers, following a judge's order Thursday.
BOSTON — Businessman Chris Doughty announced Wednesday that he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor of Massachusetts.
Construct Inc., a nonprofit provider of affordable housing, is accepting lottery applications for a three-bedroom house in Becket. The sale is limited to first-time homebuyers at 80 percent or less of area median income.
There's no need to feel intimidated about caring for houseplants, says Emilee Yawn, co-owner of The Plant Connector in North Adams. Yawn offers tips for getting the most out of your indoor greenery during these cold winter months.
In the late 1860s, penniless but well-connected Constance Cary Harrison arrived in New York via Richmond, Va., following her husband's release from solitary confinement in a military prison. Together, they reinvented their lives, and she began a new life as a novelist.
If Mike Tierney, a 2010 Taconic High School graduate, wins a Grammy, he’s decided this much: Unlike other audio engineers and producers, he will not display the award, a gilded gramophone, in his bathroom.
The key word in the title of Daniel Bullen’s “Daniel Shays’s Honorable Rebellion,” subtitled “An American Story,” is “Honorable.” It is Bullen…
John Bradbury, pictured, and co-owners Jason Koperniak, Christopher St. Cyr, and Mitchell Bresett are among the new owners of the former Hot Dog Ranch on State Street in North Adams. The restaurant has a new name too — The Ranch.
UMass football coach Don Brown is finalizing his first recruiting class.
Cole Boisvert, Landon Champney and Jacob Howland all scored 15 points as the Hornets bounced back and won for the seventh time in eight games.
Taconic picked up its 10th straight win on Thursday, while Mount Everett clocked win No. 9 on the season, both out in Springfield.
The Hurricanes responded to a loss Wednesday with a win on Thursday against Greylock. The Drury and Mount Everett girls were also in action.