Mill Town Capital of Pittsfield is one of five partners that purchased the Mullen Companies, a fifth-generation moving, storage and warehouse business.
"Hopefully, this can be a guide and resource and an enforceable document that will help alleviate some of the issues we seem to be having in our city in regards to behavior and conduct and professionalism," Councilor Ashley Shade said.
Taking the stand in his own defense, J.C. Chadwell claimed Tuesday that police made false promises that in turn prompted him to confess to a fatal shooting he now says did not commit. The case is now with the 12-person jury.
Pittsfield City Councilors voted 7-4 in favor of a $188.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The vote put an end to what Mayor Linda Tyer summed up last week as “a bit of manufactured chaos.”
The bitterness over short-term rental regulations has resurrected in Great Barrington.
BOSTON — Just days before the deadline for thousands of law enforcement officers to be recertified, a judge has ruled that two of the eight questions that the Massachusetts Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission asks as part of the process are out of bounds and any responses to thos…
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- He stopped paying his water bill to protest Housatonic water. The water company then took him to court.
- Mill Town Capital joins other investors to buy a fifth-generation family business, Mullen Companies
- Beat it or eat it? What should be done about the hardy kiwi?
- Chadwell takes stand in his own defense, says another man shot Paul Henry
- Saying it's no time for 'pettiness,' a North Adams city councilor is proposing a code of conduct
- Great Barrington residents file complaint against board, ask state to overturn short-term rental vote
- Gildo's Auto Body walks off with Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Championship, beating The Infield in a pitchers' duel
- Delayed but not deterred, Pittsfield City Council passes $188 million operating budget
- The Theater Barn is suspending the remainder of its 2022 season
- Shepard and Cimini team up for signature win at Berkshire Hills Country Club's 40th Pewter Cup
- Days Gone By: Images of Pontoosuc Lake through the years
- Photos: Gildo's Auto Body and The Infield play for Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Championship
- Photos: Today in History for June 29
- Photos: Moving Black Revolutionary War patriot Agrippa Hull's Stockbridge home
- 11 recipes to try this Fourth of July
- Photos: North Adams Pride Night
- Photos: Taconic High School Prom 2022
- 11 recipes to take to your next summer picnic or potluck
- Photos: Relay for Life of Berkshire County 2022
- Days Gone By: Images from the aftermath of the 1950 windstorm
We are happy to hear Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer get the ball rolling on a serious conversation about Wahconah Park’s future. During a radio i…
The Supreme Court’s decision Friday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization sent shock waves through the United States, provoking cont…
Whatever anyone wants to say about this year’s weather, it was apparently perfect for strawberries, which appear only at the end of June and beginning of July. These are the best ever, some of them measuring more than two inches across, no green tips, ultimate sweetness and aroma.
BOSTON — Just days before the deadline for thousands of law enforcement officers to be recertified, a judge has ruled that two of the eight qu…
A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme has avoided prison time after helping convict others in the case. Laura Janke was sentenced Tuesday in Boston federal court to time served and 50 hours of community service. Also on Tuesday, a California couple who admitted to paying $600,000 to get their daughters into USC and the University of California, Los Angeles, were sentenced to one year of probation. Bruce Isackson says he and his wife “profoundly regret” their part in the scheme and “look forward to making amends" by serving their community.
Boston leaders and state education officials have reached a last-minute agreement to stave off an “underperforming” designation and a state takeover of the city’s troubled public school system. The agreement announced Monday night by Mayor Michelle Wu and Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley includes pledges by the city to implement immediate improvement efforts in several key areas, including services for English learners and special education students, safety, and transportation. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in a report released in May found “significant, persistent challenges” in the city’s schools. The school system has about 46,000 students.
Berkshire Medical Center has announced there will be limited public access to its two parking garages during Monday's July 4 events and that some roadway access to the medical center will be closed by law enforcement during the Fourth of July Parade.
A former antique print and poster dealer has donated a large collection of botanical, historical and ornamental prints to the Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries to be sold at an art sale on Saturday, July 2, at the Mason Library.
The Jeff “Jinx” Blackwell Memorial Car Show will be held Saturday, July 2, at the James A. Modolo VFW Post 8348.
Whether you use herbicide or follow an organic plan, frequently monitoring your garden for weeds to pull, now is a critical time to take care of those flowering weeds since those flowers will soon be setting seeds ... and that means more weeds.
With the Fourth of July holiday weekend ahead of us, there will be plenty of cookouts and gatherings, so I’ve pulled together a few favorites to offer some ideas for sides to serve up alongside whatever you're throwing on the grill.
While Mother Nature decides what the temperature should be today, be ready for anything summer has to bring with one of these gin cocktail recipes.
A shortage of college housing provides criminals with opportunities. Avoiding these scams means developing a disciplined approach to apartment hunting.
Pittsfield Suns closer Ian Donahue struck out Vermont's Cam Conley with the tying run at third base in the ninth inning, as the Suns handed the league-leading Lake Monsters only their sixth loss of the season.
Former Williams College basketball player Will Hardy has a big-time new job.
PITTSFIELD — The Infield’s Simon Mele didn’t give Gildo’s Auto Body much chance to believe Monday night in the Pittsfield Babe Ruth City Champ…
The North Adams SteepleCats spot visiting Valley a big early lead, and can't come back as the Blue Sox win at Joe Wolfe Field.