In wake of Pennsylvania report, Springfield Diocese bishop notes 'past failures' of Catholic church

SPRINGFIELD — In response to this week's allegations of the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by clergy in Pennsylvania, the bishop of the Springfield Diocese has condemned "past …
No update given on Richmond Consolidated food service director's vacated position
PITTSFIELD — Three days after supporters of ousted food service director Tammy Jervas filled Richmond Consolidated School to … Read More
Man gets 18 months for entering women's sauna naked
GREAT BARRINGTON — An Adams man who entered a women's sauna naked was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in jail.Mark S. Chandler, … Read More
North Adams Police: 'Batman' at downtown event isn't a registered sex offender
NORTH ADAMS — Batman is not on the sex offender registry. Or, at least the man who dressed up in a Batman costume for … Read More
Pittsfield school leaders get new contracts
PITTSFIELD — The city's School Committee approved updated contracts this week for top leaders of Pittsfield Public Schools, … Read More
In West Stockbridge, lemonade stand gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — Tyler Campbell, 10, says he was born for this.Sitting outside Public Market on Friday afternoon with his … Read More
After being greenlighted 3 years ago, North Adams crosswalk still unpainted
NORTH ADAMS — How long does it take to paint a crosswalk?At Bradley and Church streets, the answer is at least three … Read More
Elevated lead levels found in 8 city schools
By Amanda DraneThe Berkshire EaglePITTSFIELD — Recent water tests showed lead and copper appeared in "actionable" levels in … Read More
Fine, probation ordered in megaphone-shoving incident before Warren town hall
By Heather BellowThe Berkshire EagleGREAT BARRINGTON — A New York man who shoved a megaphone into the mouth of a U.S. Senate … Read More
Truck plunges into river in Sheffield, cause still a mystery
SHEFFIELD — Police are still trying to determine what caused the driver of a truck to veer off Rannapo Road and plunge into the … Read More
Lanesborough man summoned after high-speed chase through two towns that ended in Great Barrington crash
GREAT BARRINGTON — A summons has been issued following a high-speed chase spanning two towns that ended with a car crash in … Read More
'Stop the Violence' basketball tournament honors legacy of Valerie Hamilton to support youth
PITTSFIELD — Like many community members in the city's West Side, Imaran Mayes considers the late community organizer, Valerie … Read More
Aretha Franklin adored by Berkshire music legends James Taylor, Arlo Guthrie, Kenny Aronoff
They may not have had the opportunity to perform with Aretha Franklin, but some of the Berkshires' musical giants said they were … Read More

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