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Masks and Monet: Clark, other Berkshire museums reopen

WILLIAMSTOWN- Mask-clad and socially-distant, members of the public returned to the Clark Art Institute on Sunday to put their lives on pause. Or at least that's how Director Olivier Meslay …

The Checkup: Antibody testing numbers rise With this daily feature, The Eagle runs down breaking local developments in the coronavirus crisis. PROGRESS IN ANTIBODY TESTS: The number of people who have undergone testing for evidence of …
Hot, wet air through the week "Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it." —Mark Twain By Clarence Fanto The heat is on and off, the drought is definitely on, and …
Cheshire envisions former school as town hub CHESHIRE — The former Cheshire Elementary School could be the new hub for running the town, serving local senior citizens and protecting its residents. The Select Board is seeking proposals …
Look Ahead: Grants for community improvements on the table PITTSFIELD -- The City Council will weigh a request to spend $281,025 in Community Preservation Act money on eight projects, from making upgrades at Burbank Park to building two residences in the …
3 Berkshire women saluted as 'heroines' of public engagement Three Berkshire residents are among those recognized in the Massachusetts Commission of the Status of Women's Commonwealth Heroines Class of 2020. The honorees are: - Anne Nemetz-Carlson, of …
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Harris: 'Our job is to remove uncertainty and drama'
DALTON — Come again? Did Allen Harris just say "furry babies"? That threw me for a minute, as I had assumed I was talking to a tough … Read More
Tanglewood offerings go virtual; BSO, top performers take stage online
LENOX — The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood have just announced a full lineup of web-based performances for their 2020 … Read More
Had enough of pandemic panic? Try Wild Oats Market instead
WILLIAMSTOWN — You saw the panic buying on TV; some of you might have even lived through it: The scrambling. The stockpiling. The … Read More
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As an opportunity emerges for a long-awaited statewide rail project, proponents say getting it right hinges upon an understanding of what's at stake. Rail service from Pittsfield to Boston, … more
RICHMOND — One guy's hero is the next guy's villain. In a group of American journalists, we came face-to-face with that fact when we were visiting St. John, New Brunswick in Canada's … more
PITTSFIELD — Not so "easy come" — or easy go, either. The head of Berkshire County Arc fought to gain access to a federal Paycheck Protection Program loan this spring, even asking his … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — Jesse Hankey finally might be coming home. More than four months ago, he went to a hospital. And he hasn't been home since. This retired Great Barrington native — … more
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Theater Group's drive-in screening of the "The Wiz Live!" is rescheduled for Wednesday because of rain. "Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical," also has been … more
PITTSFIELD — A recent Pittsfield High School graduate will spend part of 2021 teaching English in Lithuania as a cultural ambassador with the Fulbright Program. Louis Higuera, a 2020 … more
Shoppers once again can bring their own reusable bags to grocery stores and pharmacies and no longer will have the option to use single-use plastic bags in places with municipal bans on … more
PITTSFIELD — Two men involved in a shooting this year have been indicted on gun charges and are set to appear in Berkshire Superior Court next week. David Moody, 28, and Laquan Johnson, 25, … more
STOCKBRIDGE — A long-awaited major repair project for a badly deteriorated bridge on Route 183 (Interlaken Road), just north of the intersection with Route 102 at Berkshire Botanical Garden, … more
LENOX — From my silver lining playbook: There are more bicyclists sharing our local roads with vehicles bearing kayaks and other watercraft than I can recall over the past four decades. The … more

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