Follow along as Berkshire Eagle reporter Greta Jochem hikes the Appalachian Trail through Massachusetts, giving readers an inside look, in this third dispatch since her trip began Aug. 1, at what the experience is like.
Secretary of State William Galvin is stumping, ahead of September primaries, for public use of a new and permanent election option.
A day after the release of the District Attorney's investigation, those who knew Miguel Estrella struggle to place their feelings.
On Friday night, a two-car accident on Merrill road resulted in no serious injury, according to Pittsfield police.
Two people suffered serious injuries when their motorcycle struck a car early Saturday morning on State Road in Great Barrington.
The price tag for fixing this and other problems in the aging system? At least $4 million, if regulators approve. This will roughly double monthly water bills. A customer with a $44.73 bill will be paying another $45 on top of it, for instance.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- A member of the 'grey walkers' offers this sisterly advice on the Appalachian Trail: Embrace the stink
- 2 seriously injured after motorcycle strikes car on State Road in Great Barrington
- No serious injuries in Friday night crash on Merrill Road in Pittsfield
- If you want to attract monarch butterflies, plant a butterfly garden filled with zinnia, cosmos and goldenrod
- Friends of Miguel Estrella react to District Attorney's report
- The Berkshre Eagle's newsroom in Pittsfield gets a modern makeover
- Pittsfield implementing water restrictions beginning Aug. 8
- A Pittsfield boy's wish for a greener future comes to life in the hands of muralist Hope Aguilera
- Upgrades will cause Housatonic water bills to double, as faucets run brown in hot weather
- A mysterious tomb's door swings open in Savoy, answering decades of wondering
- Photos: Visitors get medieval at the Massachusetts Renaissance Faire at the Cummington Fairgrounds
- Photos: Take a tour of The Berkshire Eagle's newly renovated newsroom
- Photos: Tanglewood on Parade 2022
- Photos: Today in History for Aug. 7
- Photos; Today in History for Aug. 6
- Photos: Rowboats on the Stockbridge Bowl.
- Photos: Pittsfield Adult Soccer League Semifinals
- Photos: Today in History for July 30
- Photos: Today in history for Aug. 2
- Photos: Today in history for Aug. 3
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For Boston subway riders, it seems every week brings a new tale of transit woe. There have been runaway trains, subway cars belching smoke and fire, fatal accidents, rush hour trains running on weekend schedules and brand-new subway cars pulled from service. The situation has stretched the nerves of riders, prompted a probe by the Federal Transit Administration and worried political leaders. One of the more maddening failures came in June when the MBTA temporarily sidelined all its new Orange and Red Line cars. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker says despite the troubles, the vast majority of trips end without drama.
A former dean at a Boston high school who was known affectionately by students as “Rev” has been ordered by a federal judge to pay more than $10 million in damages to a former student he tried to kill in a dispute over drug sales. The default judgment Friday against former English High School Dean Shaun Harrison includes more than $80,000 for the victim’s medical bills. Authorities say Harrison led a double life, working at a school while hiding gang ties. The victim, who had been recruited by Harrison to sell marijuana, was 17 when he was shot in March 2015.
After months of public pressure on the Legislature to legalize sports betting, the Gaming Commission telegraphed Thursday that it will take longer for them to make wagering a reality if or when the governor signs the bill than some people are expecting.
Temperatures at Boston's Logan Airport hit a record high for the day Thursday as coastal New England struggled with severe drought. The National Weather Service says the temperature at the airport reached 97 degrees, beating Boston's previous record for the day, set in 1928. The agency also released a report showing severe drought conditions throughout Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and along the coasts of New Hampshire and southern Maine. Boston declared a heat emergency as officials opened cooling stations and encouraged residents to check on neighbors and elderly loved ones.
Temporary cumulative school records for students who graduated from Hoosac Valley High School with the class of 2015, and the records of students who received special education services from the Hoosac Valley Regional School District and withdrew, graduated, transferred or were released from services during the 2014-2015 school year, will be destroyed after Sept. 16.
Albany Berkshire Ballet will hold "Visions of Sugar Plums," an immersive fundraising performance event, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Berkshire Hills Country Club to support a major costume update to the company's production of "The Nutcracker."
The inaugural Hilltown History Trail in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Hilltown historical societies in Ashfield, Buckland, Cummington, Plainfield, and Shelburne Falls will open their museum doors to the public for a free day of exploring.
At Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival this week, the legendary choreographer Alonzo King’s company — Alonzo King LINES Ballet, celebrating its 40th anniversary — presents a program which illustrates, powerfully, his decades-long investigation into the flow between the physical and the metaphysical.
On Friday, Sept. 23, acclaimed author Simon Winchester will speak in conversation with retired U.S. Navy Admiral Harry Harris in the WIT Festival session, "America and China: Comes the Moment."
Artistic Director Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell will return to Jacob's Pillow for the first time in 30 years, and she looks forward with warm anticipation.
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Lee native Jeff Messer, who just wrapped up his 37th season as the head baseball coach at Division II Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, is being inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame.
Winners of the Summer Singles competition at the Links at Worthington.
Eagle sports columnist Howard Herman interviewed broadcasters Sean McDonough and Tim Neverett about Vin Scully. The Hall of Fame baseball broadcaster died earlier this week.
As Josh Billings appears on the horizon, sports editor Mike Walsh dipped back into racing with a paddle event on Stockbridge Bowl and Berkshire Running Center's Summer Series on the rail trail.