North Adams man killed in turnpike worksite accident 'was beloved by all'

By Haven Orecchio-EgresitzThe Berkshire Eagle BECKET — A 26-year-old North Adams foreman who was killed Thursday while working on a Massachusetts Department of Transportation project on …
An artist's rendering of the greenway that will occupy the former Berkshire Flower Co. property on Route 7 in Pittsfield. The building will soon be demolished to make way for greenway that has been decades in the making.
Former Berkshire Flower Co. on Route 7 to be demolished
PITTSFIELD — Tony Mazzeo won't expand his restaurant business into the former Berkshire Flower Co. property on Route 7, the city's … Read More
Toby Keenan, 17, right, portrays Lord Capulet while engaged in a mock sword fight with Rafael Horn, 16, as Lord Montague, during rehearsals at Berkshire Waldorf High School for the Fall Festival of Shakespeare, which runs this weekend.
Fall Festival of Shakespeare marks 30th anniversary, and still, the play's the thing
LENOX — Are you brave enough to take a running leap into the arms of your peers?Would you dare to sword fight whilst cursing your … Read More
2nd, 3rd suspects charged with murder in stabbing death of Pittsfield barber
PITTSFIELD — Two of the three defendants accused of murdering a city man last month appeared in Berkshire Superior Court this … Read More
Police say they confiscated 43 pot plants, 9 weapons from Windsor man after he shot himself in the foot
NORTH ADAMS — Windsor Police say they discovered 43 marijuana plants in the course of investigating a man who had accidentally shot … Read More
Man charged with attempted burglary of Williamstown store
NORTH ADAMS — One end of the strap was tied to the truck; the other to the shop's front door. That was the situation police … Read More
Drunken driving, firearm charges dropped after arresting officer fails to show up to court
NORTH ADAMS — Drunken driving and firearms charges against a Cheshire man were dismissed Thursday after the arresting officer failed … Read More
Consultant: Great Barrington Fire Department needs more staff
GREAT BARRINGTON — If you want firefighters to respond to incidents as quickly as possible, you have to shell out for some new … Read More
Sheffield man indicted on animal cruelty, arson charges
PITTSFIELD — A Sheffield man is facing animal cruelty and arson charges for allegedly throwing a dog off a cliff to its death … Read More
Plans to redevelop the former Eagle Mill have received the OK from the the Lee Zoning Board of Appeals to build in the floodplain. Next up, the project hopes to receive the blessing of the town's Planning Board and Conservation Commission, in that order.
With special permit from Lee ZBA, Eagle Mill project soars over another hurdle
LEE — Eagle Mill developers are moving closer to breaking ground this time next year on their estimated $60 million project.By a … Read More
Great Barrington firefighters Iovan DeRis, left, and Michael Bissaillon graduated from the Western Massachusetts Fire Training Academy last month.
In a fire department 'stretched thin' in Great Barrington, two volunteers answer call to serve
GREAT BARRINGTON — They gave up their summer to learn how to climb a 100-foot ladder while wearing 70 pounds of gear. They … Read More
The westbound lanes of the Masachusetts Turnpike have been closed because of an emergency, according to the state Department of Transportation. Eagle File Photo
Construction worker killed on Pike in Becket; westbound lanes closed
A road construction worker was killed today at a site along the Massachusetts Turnpike in Becket, prompting officials to close the … Read More
Students' social media posts prompt police investigation; no danger found
SHEFFIELD — Social media posts prompted an investigation by Southern Berkshire Regional School District administrators and the … Read More

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