A man who grew up on Benedict Road in Pittsfield, son of a plumber, now leads the bankrupt FTX Trading Ltd., giving Berkshire County a second connection to the largest cryptocurrency collapse in history.
The nation may be grappling with inflation, but shoppers interviewed on Black Friday in the Berkshires said they'd rather hit the stores than sit at home.
No major storms are brewing for the Berkshires, and any snow showers are unlikely until late next week.
Three old friends united by a memory of a famous misadventure gathered for their first shared Thanksgiving since 1965.
A public hearing starts at 5 p.m. Monday. The seven-page proposal under review is an updated version of a draft the City Council debated earlier this year, then sent to the mayor's office for review and revision.
For nearly two decades, three parcels of hardwood forest along the southwestern branch of the Housatonic River have been on the city’s wishlist to acquire. With emphatic support from Pittsfield's Community Preservation Committee, funding for the land may finally be lined up.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- 57 years on, the cast of Arlo Guthrie's 'Alice's Restaurant Massacree' shares a Thanksgiving
- Inflation didn't stop these Berkshire County shoppers from hitting stores Friday
- Their trash adventure made music history. Arlo, Rick and Alice plan their first Thanksgiving together in 57 years
- A Thanksgiving fire took everything from an Adams family. Now a community is giving back
- Pittsfield man is held without bail on warrants involving Lenox firearms charges
- Social worker Jason Cuyler heads a program that helps people find a new path after they are released from jail
- The story behind Arlo Guthrie's 'Alice's Restaurant Massacree' and how it became a Thanksgiving tradition
- A 'once-in-a-lifetime' stretch of Pittsfield land may become a riverwalk. Here's what's next for the project
- Meghan Marohn's death sparks a new mystery at the trailhead in Lee where her car was found
- Jim Shulman: William 'Bill' Tague was the Norman Rockwell of photography
- Photos: Fire on Thanksgiving morning destroys multi-family home on Richmond St. in Adams
- Photos: Berkshire Nursing Families founder and director Rosalie Girard, "The Baby Whisperer" is retiring
- Photos: Runners hit the streets early on Thanksgiving for the 7th MountainOne Thankful 5K
- Photos: 2022 Berkshire Food Project's Thanksgiving meal
- Photos: Today in History for Nov. 26
- Photos: Today in History for Nov. 25
- Photos: Isabella Viola signing day
- Blood moon over the Berkshires: Readers share their photos of Tuesday's total lunar eclipse
- Photos: Williams College football hosts Amherst on Saturday in annual rivalry game
- Photos: Williams Women's hockey
Columnist James Brooke writes: "Many people know about the Holodomor, or death by hunger. From 1932-33, the Kremlin carried out an artificial famine that killed about four million Ukrainians. Now, with the first snows falling, Ukrainians face a new threat — 'Kholodomor,' or death by cold."
The first Thanksgiving was a pathetic affair between starving pilgrims and starving Native Americans. Hard to improve on that. There was no tu…
Columnist Donald Morrison writes that the U.S. doesn't just have a gun problem — there's also a problem with men, and it's one that must be addressed now.
That community spirit is what we see and hope to reflect in our work, and we can only do that because of our readership. For you, we are most thankful.
President Joe Biden's tradition of going out to lunch, shopping and watching a Christmas tree lighting in downtown Nantucket with his family became mostly about keeping his 2-year-old grandson from having a meltdown. Every member of the Biden family seemed to be doing whatever they could think of to keep baby Beau happy for a few hours until the tree was lit. The Bidens have been spending Thanksgiving on Nantucket for decades. The day after the turkey dinner, they go out to lunch, browse a bookstore and other shops before they watch the Christmas tree lighting on Main St.
President Joe Biden's family tradition of spending Thanksgiving on Nantucket may take on a more serious tone this year. Biden is mulling whether to run for reelection in 2024. The president and his family are expected to begin discussing another run over Thanksgiving. Biden and his family decided together that he should run for president in 2020. Biden and his wife, Jill, left Washington on Tuesday evening for the Massachusetts island. They will spend part of Thanksgiving Day calling members of the military to thank them for serving, then return to the White House on Sunday.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) _ Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ENTA) on Monday reported a loss of $26.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
Eagle Archives, Nov. 25, 1950: Without benefit of helicopter, Santa Claus made his 1950 Pittsfield debut here yesterday before a chilly but cheering crowd of 15,000 at England Brothers' second annual welcome-to-Santa celebration.
Overnight bridge repair operations will occur on Monday and Tuesday on part of I-90 in Lee, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
In the Berkshires, there are a number of options available for those who aren't able to purchase and/or prepare their own Thanksgiving meal.
Downtown North Adams' final First Friday event of 2022 will include a full lineup of holiday festivities from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2.
Deer Tick plays the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Dec. 9. In an interview with The Eagle, the band recalls performing during a Berkshire deluge and reflects on their musical journey.
Theatre critic Jeffrey Borak says theREP's production of "The Wizard of Oz" is "just what you want for the holiday season."
Before arriving in Williamstown, the paintings in "Paint Where It Ain't," by international artist, poet and philanthropist Danny Simmons, is on view in Corridor '62 through Jan. 29, 2023, were seen in major metropolises, at the Houston Museum of African American Culture, and Hudson Guild Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.
Painted in a style Simmons coined, Neo-African abstract expressionism, the works are imbued with a deep heritage of indigenous art that continues to the present.
Music beckons you as you begin your journey, following the red lights that draw you deeper into the woods.
The Eagle's Gene Chague writes about the beginning of the Massachusetts deer and bear shotgun hunting season, as well other outdoor updates in the Berkshires.
Jolly Poker 5K run/walk is back and will happen on December 3 with proceeds benefitting Berkshire Bounty.
The University of Massachusetts football team will have quite a challenge on Saturday, if it hopes to win its first FBS game of the season.
The running community of Pittsfield ran a 5K downtown Thursday morning to raise funds for local food pantries.