A quiet, no-frills national movement has made its way into the Berkshires, in the form of “blessing boxes,” or mini pantries, that typically provide food items, paper products, toiletries and other essentials, all free of charge.
North Adams Police Department officers detained a person who allegedly illegally possessed a loaded firearm on Wednesday, the department said.
Rev. Joel Huntington is retiring as long-time pastor at South Congregational Church in Pittsfield. Why retire now and look back at the ministry he led for 32 years that included dealing with food insecurity, shepherding new clergy and bringing other churches in Pittsfield together.
The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition will award its 2022 Peacemaker Award to Kerri Nicoll for her work on a community assessment of public safety in Williamstown.
Pittsfield Public Schools is shifting to a new COVID-19 testing program that will allow students with symptoms to test at home.
The Berkshire Eagle's daily recap on key COVID-19 data for Berkshire County and the state.
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The state’s residential tax exemption, which benefits lower-income full-timers but shifts expenses to part-timers and wealthier homeowners, is getting close scrutiny in some towns.
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Gov. Charlie Baker will recommend the standard $200 million in borrowing for transportation infrastructure. The state auditor, Western Massachusetts lawmakers and local officials have said that state funding falls short, hurting rural cities and towns.
Attorney General Maura Healey’s entrance Thursday into the gubernatorial field not only shakes up that race, but sets the stage for a wide-ope…
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ADAMS — The Alert Hose Company, the town's crack all-volunteer firefighting unit, will stage its 95th annual ball at the Park Street armory Fr…
Drury High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.
Berkshire Music School is registering for its 2022 winter season of community group classes and private lessons.
In "Horizon Within" a new show at Carrie Chen Gallery, artists Arlene Santana Thornton, Julie Shapiro and Sandra Harper exhibit recent works which call attention to each artists' practice of meeting their subjective internal experience with the landscape that inspires them.
"Horizon Within" opens at the 16 Railroad St. gallery on Saturday, Jan. 22 and runs through Feb. 27. A public reception will be held, 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29
The 11th annual New Play Festival, part of the 2022 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival will return to the Boyd-Quinson Stage, 30 Union St., Feb. 24 to March 13 with in-person performances. Tickets are now on sale.
The Boston Symphony’s summer home returns to the “old normal” this summer after a 2020 pandemic wipeout and a condensed six-week 2021 season.
The town of Adams has been pitched a new cannabis business, this time at 44 Spring St. Eric Cromwell, of Longmeadow, and Sacha Wing, of Wilbraham, want to open Berk’s Greens for retail, cultivation and manufacturing.
The Blue Devils lead wire to wire in hostile territory, taking a rivalry win at Hoosac Valley in front of a raucous crowd.
Owen Gagne scored four points in overtime to help the Hornets to a one-point win over host Mount Everett on Saturday, while Taconic won by three over Agawam in Pittsfield.
Effort does not always translate on the scoreboard in college basketball. Saturday afternoon in Williamstown, it did — and in a big way.
Quinn McDermott and Mary Elliot took home individual victories on Saturday at Wahconah, as the Berkshire County Nordic League made its triumphant return.