On Friday night, 11 of the 12 members of the Pittsfield High School Class of 1975 reunion committee went to the Beacon Cinema to watch a film that told a story about slightly older versions of themselves.
Who doesn't love hearing a good love story? Tell us about the special Valentine in your life: How did you meet and how long have you been together? Was it love at first sight, or did you have to kiss a few toads before you found them? Spill the tea in our Google Doc. #loveislove #lovewins
Shaloon Milord, the woman who was critically wounded in a pedestrian car crash last Monday, has died of her injuries. Her family and those who knew her in Pittsfield are not alone in mourning the loss, as she is remembered by people in Haiti, Chile and the United States.
After record-setting cold temps on Friday, an Adams resident tried to thaw out their pipes with a blowtorch. A structure fire ensued.
The Eagle talks with Yvonne Hao, Massachusetts' secretary for economic development, on issues facing Western Mass. including transportation and lack of affordable housing.
In a series of unanimous votes, the Select Board affirmed the site plan met requirements of the town’s zoning bylaw and set 10 conditions on the special permit. The plan by Construct Inc. of Great Barrington will create the development at the 20-acre property, known as the Cassilis Farm off Hartsville-New Marlborough Road.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Shaloon Milord, the woman critically injured in Monday's pedestrian car crash on West Street in Pittsfield, has died
- Christin Fetterolf and Bill Sweeney open Red's Viking Pub, 'a neighborhood pub for adults' in Adams
- 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
- Gordon Hubbard, Mt. Greylock Campsite Park owner and former Lanesborough select board member, dies while skiing
- See how cold it got in your Berkshire County town
- Football and friendship is what these Pittsfield High School classmates cherish, making '80 for Brady' movie a perfect night out
- Firefighters respond to structure fire in Adams after resident attempts to thaw out pipes with blowtorch
- There's power in positive thinking: 3 books to help you focus on your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing
- Merrill Road Stop & Shop in Pittsfield closes temporarily after sprinkler system bursts
- 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
- Photos: Berkshire Invitational Swimming
- Photos: Pittsfield warming centers and shelters open their doors to those seeking refuge from frigid temperatures
- Photos: Hot Plate Brewing Co. to open Thursday
- Photos: Today in History for Feb. 6
- Photos: Morris Elementary School students celebrate Global School Play Day
- Photos: McCann Tech vs Ludlow boys basketball
- Photos: Nordic Ski Meet at Mount Greylock
- Photos: Mount Everett vs Lee girls basketball
- PHOTOS: Take a look in and around the site of an illegal Berkshires cannabis grow
- Photos: Three Sisters Harvest Cafe opens at Great Barrington VFW
Feb. 1 marks the begin of Black History Month. A history to be taught, a history to be celebrated, and a history to mourn.
NORTH ADAMS — Like many, I admit I have an addictive personality. I love sweets, spirits and other riches that are fine in moderation but easy…
If you take Ukrainian officials at their word, Russia this summer could face Crimean War II.
Grammar columnist Curtis Honeycutt says: "In an effort to have better grammar, we can often make it worse."
Police in Massachusetts say an officer shot and killed a woman with a weapon after a family member requested a wellness check. The town of Easton's Police Chief Keith Boone said responding officers found the 56-year-old woman with a weapon shortly before noon Sunday. The statement did not specify what kind of weapon she had. The woman later approached the home’s front door with the weapon. An Easton police officer fired a single shot, and the woman was found dead inside. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office is investigating, and the officer is on administrative leave.
The Arctic air that descended on the Northeast has brought dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills to the region. That includes a record-setting wind chill of minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. The Mount Washington Observatory at the peak of the Northeast’s highest mountain, famous for its extreme weather conditions, also recorded an actual temperature of minus 47 and tying an observatory record set in 1934. Across the rest of the region, wind chills — the combined effect of wind and cold air on exposed skin — dropped to as low as minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday.
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.
The Stockbridge Library is reviving its Valentine Book Party with audiobook narrator Alison Larkin on Saturday, Feb. 11.
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.
Berkshire Organics and Hosta Hill, food-related businesses that had rented space in the former Shire City Herbals warehouse in Pittsfield, are going in separate directions now that the building has been sold.
Pittsfield, Taconic, Monument and Wahconah went down to Hudson, N.Y. on Saturday and the swimmers for all four schools took part in the final meet of the regular season.
The Hurricanes eviscerated Hampshire on the road, while the Spartans doubled-up on Monson at home.
Taylor Garabedian had 25 points to lead the Hurricanes in Williamstown. Meanwhile, in North Adams, the Hornets won their second straight, and Monument fell in Great Barrington.
Shiffrin turns her attention to the World Championships this week in France.