Animals brought Kelly Hathaway comfort during times of grief. But at some point she found herself in over her head.
One day last week, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Berkshire County hit an unusual high. That tally has eased, but questions remain: How severely will a new strain of the virus, known as XBB1.5, affect public health in the region?
Six months after J.C. Chadwell was acquitted of murder, his sister Yulanda Chadwell was acquitted of the accusation she lied to police.
A close vote Tuesday had some city councilors thinking they'd passed a petition to allow voters to have their say on removing the North Street bike lanes come November. But city leaders say there's one more vote between that question and the ballot.
A group of Housatonic residents is demanding, through their lawyer, their water supplier provide “safe, fit, pure and reliable water immediately” — or else install filtration systems, as well as pay $3,000 per household. They set a 30-day deadline for a response.
For the first time in a full month, temperatures will slide below normal, but only light snowfall, if any, is expected.
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Watching movies and TV shows on devices not much larger than a postage stamp feels as if civilization is taking a giant leap backward. I’m almost ready to chalk it up to bad parenting.
Eagle columnist Leonard Quart writes: "The film offers a clear and powerful, if slightly too sanitized version, of a Russian hero and martyr."
Vickie Shufton proposes a system similar to the one public libraries use for books in order to guarantee the return of classified documents — only with much stiffer fines.
Addressing hundreds of business leaders, Gov. Maura Healey said she is keyed into their concerns about competitiveness, tax burdens, a shortage of employees, runaway housing prices and unreliable transportation services. But her speech included few specifics about what her nascent administration will do to tackle those issues.
After agreeing to a $110 million one-year extension, lawmakers, advocates and families are calling for the state to make school meals free for all Massachusetts students permanently.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said Wednesday that she wants to set the city on a path to reach its former peak population while guarding against trends that are putting pressure on residents because of soaring housing costs. Wu said she hopes to manage the city’s surging growth while avoiding some of the urban renewal efforts of the last century that ended up displacing thousands of working class, immigrant, and Black and brown residents. Boston’s population peaked in 1950, when the number of residents topped 801,000. Wu became the first woman and first Asian American elected Boston mayor in 2021.
Berkshire Community College held a traditional pinning ceremony and awards night for 19 graduates of its Associate Degree in Nursing program on Thursday evening, Jan. 26.
The Berkshire Conservation District and Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter, are offering a pollinator-friendly resolution webinar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31.
After a rocky start, Lenox Memorial Middle and High School’s robotics team, Enginuity, won the First Tech Challenge International Robotics Competition and received the Design Award on Jan. 21 in Andover.
January may seem bleak, but winter in the Berkshires is anything but dull. Check out these musical events coming to area stages in the next few weeks.
Practitioners of the New Perennial Movement do not, typically, insist on the use of locally native plants in their landscapes. Indeed, especially in Great Britain, this school has popularized the concept of “novel ecosystems.”
William Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers will take the stage for a special Valentine's presentation, "I'll Be Thine, Valentine: Romeo & Juliet," 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse.
The Mac-Haydn Theatre's 54th summer season is filled with some of the most highly-requested musicals in theatre's history.
Luigi Iasilli and his partner Bridget Cappo have relocated their successful Max restaurants from Manhattan to the Berkshires by way of Columbia County, N.Y.
Monument Mountain raced ahead and then fell behind at home to a strong South Hadley team, but the Spartans didn't falter to pull out their 10th win of the season.
An updated look at the MIAA power ratings, Berkshire County standings and local leading scorers.
Chris Conroy has been promoted by Major League Baseball to be the crew chief for his umpiring team.
In a little over a decade, Mikaela Shiffrin has turned the ski world on its head.