Out of the cold, into the rain: Forecasts have temps rising, more precipitation this week for Berkshires

After near-record low temperatures put the Berkshires in the deep freeze early Monday, a brief thaw is expected to bring a welcome respite on Wednesday.The minus 11 reading at Pittsfield Municipal …

Updated: School cancellations and closures for Tuesday
The following schools and/or districts have announced closures or delays on Tuesday because of inclement weather: Two-hour delay: … Read More
Pittsfield trash pickup will be completed by Wednesday
Because of the cold and snow, Monday’s trash routes in Pittsfield were not completed. All the  uncompleted routes will be finished … Read More
Vehicular homicide charges filed in Stockbridge crash
STOCKBRIDGE — A woman accused of causing a crash that left a Pittsfield man dead is facing a vehicular homicide charge. Michelle S. … Read More
No bail for Pittsfield woman arrested on drug, weapons charges
PITTSFIELD — A city woman was ordered held without bail Friday amid drug and weapons charges stemming from an early morning raid … Read More
Northeast digs out and prepares for bone-chilling cold
There was fair warning that the weather would turn foul.The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for … Read More
Look Ahead, Pittsfield: MLK Day events and a flurry of City Council activity
Snow and frigid temperatures will carry us into the week, and a City Council meeting on Tuesday will whip up a flurry of a different … Read More
Calls for bail reform pose dilemma for DA's office: liberty vs. safety
PITTSFIELD — Last May, Jason Sefton was arrested after being accused of stabbing a man in the stomach during a dispute. The day … Read More
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest: Breaking down walls
Editor's note: Anna Duquette is the winner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest, sponsored by The Berkshire Eagle and … Read More
One man killed in Pittsfield shooting
PITTSFIELD — One man was killed early Sunday morning in a shooting on Edward Avenue. The man's name was not released, pending … Read More
North Adams to get new City Clerk on Tuesday
NORTH ADAMS — The City Council is expected to formally appoint a new City Clerk on Tuesday.At its regularly scheduled meeting … Read More
Keith Bona readies for 2nd year as North Adams City Council president
NORTH ADAMS — Through his first eight terms, Keith Bona was never seriously interested in being City Council president.Now, he's … Read More
Interstate school district? Stamford, Vt.-Clarksburg feasibility study kicks off this week
CLARKSBURG — Just how difficult would it be to merge two schools, across state lines, into a single district?Residents of … Read More

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