With the help of 150 volunteers and several groups, Jewish Family Services has brought 28 Afghan evacuees to Berkshire County, mostly in the Pittsfield area. The latest support came Wednesday as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 448 donated $10,000.
Previous infection with the coronavirus provided better protection than vaccination alone against the delta variant, according to data published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
All 159 members of the Massachusetts House voted Wednesday afternoon to pass a $55 million COVID-19 response bill, keeping it on track to clear the Senate and hit Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk early next week.
The Barrington Stage Company is offering audiences the opportunity to stream "Ain't I A Woman" starting Thursday. The production, co-created by Shirley Edgerton and Felicia Robertson, directed by Edgerton and Ted Thomas gives the unsung African-American educators, activists, and artists a mo…
At the request of Interim Police Chief Michael Ziemba, the U.S. Department of Justice is working with local community members to organize a community-wide meeting to discuss the police department’s successes and failures — and how to correct what needs fixing.
The Berkshire Eagle's daily recap on key COVID-19 data for Berkshire County and the state.
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
- Gravely injured man pulled from burning vehicle parked outside Pittsfield apartment
- Police say a man stole cash and credit cards from a Lenox inn, then went on a spending spree
- A new cannabis cultivation company plans to bring at least 60 new jobs to Pittsfield
- Tired of eating boiled, broiled, roasted or deep-fried Brussels sprouts? Shake things up with a ginger and cream sauce
- Man injured, dog killed in shooting Sunday at Woodlawn Avenue home in Pittsfield
- DA Harrington backs indicted Baltimore prosecutor; likely challenger questions commitment to Berkshire County
- Petitioners call for Pittsfield to remove North Street bike lanes. City officials say they're still studying the project
- Should you need vaccination proof to dine out in three South County towns? The public gets its say at an upcoming public forum
- Eager buyers snap up limited supply of Berkshire homes. Now, the taxman adjusts the values upward and the bills bite
- New Pittsfield Taco Bell restaurant opening on Wednesday
- Photos: Three-car fire in Pittsfield parking lot Wednesday morning
- Photos: Meet Teddy, the new poodle at Morris Elementary School
- Days Gone By: Images of legendary Berkshire snowstorms from The Eagle's Archive
- Days Gone By: Images of the Jug End Resort from The Eagle's Archives
- Photos: McCann Tech girls host Southwick
- 10 slowcooker recipes for cold nights
- Photos: Snowstorm brings mixed precipitation to region
- Photos: VFW Post 448 presents donation to Jewish Family Services of Berkshire County to benefit Afghan Resettlement Program
- Photos: Hoosac Valley boys basketball at Mount Greylock
- In remembrance: A look back at the Berkshirites we lost in 2021
“I’ve been on the phone with directors who are just ready to cry.”
WILLIAMSTOWN — A recent visit to a favorite grocery store got off to an unsettling start last week when one of the first sights to greet this …
As we face yet another long season of worldwide pandemic, here’s a list of helpful suggestions on how you can weather the winter.
Joe Biden was Barack Obama’s vice president. His Treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, was Obama’s pick to lead the Federal Reserve. The director …
Attorney General Maura Healey, the state’s top law enforcement official, is telling Democrats and allies that she has decided to run for gover…
The Massachusetts Legislature’s Criminal Justice Reform Caucus will hold a Wednesday briefing on legislation that would make phone, video and other electronic communications free in jails and prisons.
Driving instructors on Tuesday offered mixed opinions over whether Massachusetts should allow the classroom portion of the state's required dr…
Eric Dubreuil of Pittsfield was judged a winner in Mass Audubon’s annual statewide photography contest, "Picture This: Your Great Outdoors."
Pine Cobble School has announced its honor roll for the first term of the 2021-2022 school year.
In the past, when my wife suggested we recycle some of the seeds we already have on hand, I’ve resisted, pointing out that we can’t know if the seeds are still viable, if they will still sprout satisfactorily if planted. In fact, that’s not true.
I have continued my quest to clean out the freezer. It led to a pork shoulder I had stashed away in hopes that it could be used in the smoker. That's not happening, so I decided to make a standby recipe that can feed the family for days. I can always buy a new pork butt when the mercury rises above freezing again.
The three annual Berkshire County bird counts find 70-plus species in the area.
Wondering to do with all of those Brussels sprouts that are around?
Yes, you can deep-fry them, roast them, boil them with butter or just avoid them. But have you tried them with a ginger and cream sauce?
Small-business accelerator Lever began its Berkshire Interns program four years ago. Now, with two recent additions to the program, Lever's executive director, Jeffrey Thomas, believes that Berkshire Interns can help alleviate the chronic staffing shortages that Berkshire employers are facing.
The Eagles put four scorers in double figures on Wednesday night, pounding PVCICS in Sheffield.
Despite not playing a game in two weeks, the McCann Tech boys won for the fourth straight contest on Wednesday night in North Adams.
Monument Mountain swimmers got back in the pool on Wednesday in Pittsfield, earning a split with the Generals.
Mount Greylock outscored Lee 12-6 in overtime to pull off a win on Wednesday night in Williamstown.