Speakers lined up to remember fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and children who took their lives. They wore beaded necklaces with different colors that symbolized how suicide has touched them. Then they walked to raise money — nearly $53,000 so far.
Pittsfield police have arrested Desmond Philip, 42, for allegedly killing Teddy Cepeda, 43, Friday evening. Cepeda was transported by ambulance to Berkshire Medical Center, where he died of a gunshot wound.
Pittsfield Police are investigating reports of a shooting near Church and Goodrich streets Friday evening.
Hurricane Ian landed like a hammer on Florida and the millions who call it home. One-time and part-time Berkshire residents were among those who weathered the Category 4 storm that continues to rage up the east coast.
The Berkshires is the only county in Massachusetts with a high COVID-19 transmission.
Alice Sedgwick Wohl, 91, is still trying to understand her sister's lasting impact on American culture. What was it about Edie Sedgwick? Wohl will talk about her book with author Simon Winchester on Saturday.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Dave's Driving School car accident goes viral on TikTok
- Meet John Wendling, the man who donated land for transitional housing on West Housatonic Street
- Pittsfield Police investigating reports of shooting near Church and Goodrich streets Friday
- Great Barrington is trying to collect nearly $200,000 in back taxes from a property called Stonegate. Problem is, there are 620 owners
- Inside the long road to the unsuccessful prosecution of Joseph Thompson
- CDC says high community level of COVID-19 in the Berkshires
- Berkshirites who weathered Hurricane Ian call their safety a "miracle" in a monster of a storm
- Carr Hardware rethinks its retail strategy in downtown Lee
- East Longmeadow defense posts a shutout of Wahconah football in a Suburban South showdown
- North Adams City Councilor Peter Oleskiewicz is sued over loan on Desperados restaurant
- Photos: Lenox girls soccer hosts Monument Mountain
- Photos: Wahconah hosts East Longmeadow for football game
- Photos: BBI On the Job with Tim McClelland
- Photos: Scenes of early fall colors
- Photos: Early morning fire on First St. injures two Pittsfield Firefighters
- Photos: Section of Union Street in Pittsfield renamed Boyd-Quinson Way
- Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show
- Photos: Taconic football hosts Ludlow at BCC
- Photos: Plein air painting in downtown West Stockbridge
- Photos: Today in History for Oct. 1
When the jury rendered a verdict of not guilty last week, the trial of Joseph Thompson came to a close. Still, we join many in the Berkshire c…
Eagle columnist Bill Everhart takes a look at the statewide contests for the commonwealth's constitutional officers as well as some races with big impact for the Berkshires.
Eagle columnist James Brooke writes: "Today’s stampede to Russia’s exits comes in response to President Vladimir Putin’s Sept. 21 national address declaring the country's first wartime draft since World War II."
The former head of a publicly funded nonprofit that ran homeless shelters in Massachusetts has been sent to jail for a year for stealing $1.5 million from the organization and lying under oath, prosecutors said. The state attorney general says 70-year-old Manuel Duran was also sentenced Thursday to 250 hours of community service after pleading guilty to larceny and perjury related to his time as executive director of Casa Nueva Vida, which sheltered about 150 families at more than a dozen locations in Boston and Lawrence. He was also ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined.
The learning loss that came about as a result of the pandemic and its shift towards remote schooling for more than two years is still showing …
A Massachusetts man who according to authorities preyed on people who wanted to buy homes by collecting deposits on properties that had either already been sold or were not even for sale has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that Michael P. Flavin, of Quincy, cashed more than 60 deposit checks totaling about $1.8 million over a three-year period. To carry out the scheme, he forged the sellers’ signatures. He pleaded guilty last December to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. A hearing will be held at a future date to determine restitution.
The city of Pittsfield has announced its sidewalk repair schedule through the middle of October.
The Bushnell-Sage Library will be exhibiting the print illustrations by John James Audubon from the library's private collection during the month of October.
The Berkshire County Historical Society announces a special members trip exploring Herman Melville’s New Bedford on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire encourages organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. Proposals are due Oct. 17.
“I’m still evolving, whenever I sit down at the piano,” Ahmad Jamal said one recent afternoon, speaking by phone from his home in the Berkshires. “I still come up with some fresh ideas.”
Now in its 87th year, the long-running Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival returns on Oct. 8 and 9 for two days filled with festive family fun.
A Steampunk Spaceship is scheduled to land at the Three County Fairgrounds as part of the 28th annual Paradise City Arts Festival running Oct. 8-10.
“All of Me,” at Barrington Stage Company through Oct. 9, is an earnest, heartfelt romcom.
Brewhaha, a longstanding breakfast and lunch café on W. Main Street in North Adams, is closing down on Monday, Oct. 31, unless it can find a buyer for the business.
The Pittsfield native says she believes she wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for a breast cancer treatment developed by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. That's why she's helping with the first ever Dana-Farber fundraiser, the PNC Unpaved bike-a-thon on Berkshire back roads Saturday.
With Pittsfield's Tom Grieve retiring from his five decades of service with the Texas Rangers, Eagle sports columnist Howard Herman had a chance to talk with the Pittsfield High graduate about the state of the game today.
Dalton's Paul Carter has a new book out, and columnist Gene Chague thinks "More Deer Hunts, through a Tracker’s Eyes" may be his best tale yet.
Kayleigh Davis' first-half goal off an Avery Raifstanger corner kick was enough to get the Spartans back on track at Lenox.