Local plumbers say they expect to have their hands full over the coming days with calls of frozen and broken pipes and weak or no heat — especially in the county’s older homes. Here's how to keep things warm and toasty indoors.
The big game is coming up fast and we're already planning our snacks and appetizers selection. No matter what happens on the field, there can only be one winner at the party: Who has the best wings in Berkshire County?
Hubbard, 54, was an accomplished skier who learned to ski as a boy. He lost a pole on his final run at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He was working on ski patrol at Bousquet at the time.
It was Robert Brady's second arrest in three months in connection with drug sales from a trio of motels along the commercial strip of Route 7 just south of Pittsfield.
In a lengthy interview, Michael Ziemba explains how he's tried to right the department after the turmoil and controversies of the last few years.
The two-day Arctic deep freeze is packing quite a punch in the Berkshires. On Sunday, it should start feeling much better outside as temperatures return to normal and winds die down.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- 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
- The infamous Woody's Roadhouse no longer stands. But a $22,500 bill remains outstanding
- This Pittsfield parent says his son's special ed promises are unmet. 'I will not be silent'
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- This stunt at a Sheffield rest stop was a 'dumb thing to do,' police chief says
- Pittsfield roads near Crane Avenue closed due to 'unstable streetlight'
- Some North Adams teachers and students felt overwhelmed during the pandemic. Now they are using yoga as a way to relax
- Who has the best chicken wings in the Berkshires? You tell us!
- A New Marlborough man with a violent past had 'ghost guns' and drugs packaged for sale, state police say
- Shire City Herbals' former Pittsfield warehouse and equipment sold at auction
- Photos: Mount Everett vs Lee girls basketball
- 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: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 3
- Photos: Last day of shows at Movieplex 8 in North Adams
- Readers share their Berkshire snow day photos
- Photos: Hitting the slopes at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
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.)
Given the tendency to choose data that reinforces one’s prejudices, I’ve become nervous about using “artisanal” inflation measures that try to exclude data that may well be misleading. Can we trust people, myself included, not to pick the measures they like?
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.
BOSTON — Massachusetts sports fans who want to wager on their favorite teams are finally getting their chance as the state kicks off sports be…
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.
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.
Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct at 11 performances by the orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center players during the orchestra's 85th summer season at Tanglewood. The 2023 summer season includes the Tanglewood debut of legendary rocker Robert Plant, as well as performances by Alison Kraus, James Taylor, the Steve Miller Band, Train, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, John Williams and more.
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.
The Eagle takes an updated look at the MIAA state power ratings for basketball and hockey. Plus, full stats and standings for girls and boys hoop.
Break out the calendar for the fall. The University of Massachusetts football schedule for 2023 is out.
The Pittsfield, Taconic and Hoosac Valley girls basketball teams hit the road Thursday night, and both came home with victories. The Generals swept a season series from Chicopee Comp, Taconic got the best of West Springfield, while Hoosac defeated Monson.
On Senior Night Mount Everett would not be denied, beating visiting Lee to get to 7-6 on the season. The Eagles need three wins to reach 10, and qualify for the MIAA Division 5 tournament.