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Mothballed Berkshires recreation area to rise again

WINDSOR — The lights already had gone out at a popular scenic destination here when the double whammy came. The popular Windsor State Forest was closed in 2009 to save the state money. After …

Against uncertain backdrop, Pittsfield council OKs new recycling pact PITTSFIELD — Sending the city's recycling to Springfield remains the best option in spite of new costs, councilors agreed Thursday. The City Council's Public Works Committee voted …
Poverty in Berkshires front, center at MCLA forum NORTH ADAMS — More than 140 people converged on the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Church Street Center on Friday to study all aspects of poverty in the Berkshires. The all-morning …
Jury doesn't buy drug-dealing, weapons-possession arguments PITTSFIELD — A jury has acquitted Derrick King of most of the charges connected to a January 2017 raid that yielded thousands of dollars worth of drugs and a small cache of weapons. King, …
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Winter weather is back with a vengeance after a January thaw that lasted for half the month. The first snowstorm of 2020 is expected to bring out the plows and shovels this weekend in the … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — There's a brand-new drugstore coming to town, and it will follow in the style of the apothecaries of old by sticking to the basics of health care needs. It also fills a gap … more
PITTSFIELD — A minor car crash Friday morning knocked out power for hundreds of customers — including shops in Berkshire Crossing shopping area. The crash occurred at 10:38 a.m. in … more
PITTSFIELD — People come to the Berkshires for its scenery and its cultural offerings, so why not marry the two in the city's upcoming 10x10 Festival? Mayor Linda Tyer said next month's … more
The morning of June 15, 1931, and the federal agents had the barn on Richmond Street in Cheshire surrounded. Just before 10:30, Agent J. Walter Bowers gave the order. He and his men moved … more
PITTSFIELD — The attorney for a city man on trial for nearly a dozen drug and weapons charges said that his client didn't sell drugs at the Students Lane apartment that was raided by police in … more
My children evidently think I am dying. I came to that conclusion on Christmas morning, when I opened their joint gift. It was a very smart watch. Not smart as in elegant, but as in … more
Here is The Berkshire Eagle’s review of James Taylor’s first performance at Tanglewood on July 30, 1974. The review was published on Page 6 in the July 31, 1974, edition. more
James Taylor and his All-Star Band will celebrate the Independence Day holiday with one show on July 4 as part of the Tanglewood Popular Artists series. more
PITTSFIELD — For the first time in two years, Pittsfield's community radio station is broadcasting at full power.WTBR-FM (89.7) got the green light Tuesday when it received a full-power … more

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