EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: A look at why Marie Harpin, who just quit her post on the North Adams City Council, filed a police report last year. She feared for her safety after reading social media posts. The people commenting? They insist they were kidding.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: On a day that could have been her last, a woman struggling with substance use disorder in North Adams remembered a business card in her wallet — and picked up her phone. Call by call, the Never Use Alone program is saving lives.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: In recent months, Vermont and Rhode Island have decriminalized possession of small amounts of buprenorphine, a medication used for opioid use disorder treatment. Advocates say decriminalization helps spread the treatment, destigmatize the medication and save lives.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield admits it failed Sheri A. Biasin, after she came forward to report clergy abuse. And not only once.
A Lanesborough police officer got caught using a state criminal records database to look up women he had dated or wanted to date. It's not your "personal Google," he was told before being fired.
What happens in a tiny water district when nothing comes out of the taps? Volunteers get to work, against long odds and with scant resources. Meet the heroes of the Briggsville Water District in Clarksburg.
For the better part of her life, Teagan, 10, has suffered from PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder that sets in abruptly and causes on-and-off, debilitating obsessive-compulsive disorder, tics, rages, depression, and a host of other psychological, neurological and motor symptoms.
Last year, PANDAS advocates across Massachusetts won a major battle when the Legislature approved a bill to force insurers to cover treatments, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars — all of that is out of pocket — for families like Teagan’s.
PITTSFIELD — Neha Das wanted to work at a dental practice that accepted children, regardless of how much their insurance paid.
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WILLIAMSTOWN — After filing a civil lawsuit in August, Sgt. Scott E. McGowan was hailed by some in Williamstown as a whistleblower unafraid to tell the truth about misconduct within the town’s Police Department.
WILLIAMSTOWN — A Williamstown sergeant altered a police record in 2005 in an apparent attempt to hide his role in an alleged assault on a Williams College student, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Eagle.
In West Stockbridge, Alisa Desmond sat down at her computer at 5 a.m. Sunday to begin the morning’s hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Marge Millette goes online at midnight hoping to find an open slot.
LEE — A nursing home aide is facing criminal charges for allegedly touching the genitals of a female resident last year.
GOSHEN — Like all camps that can't open this summer, the one the Springfield Diocese owns alongside a cool mountain reservoir is hurting for money.
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Diocese said Friday that a survivor of clergy abuse will take the helm of an internal board. That survivor, a Dalton resident, was present when his board heard …
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: One morning this winter, John D. Johnson put on his long underwear in Deadwood, S.D., and went out to feed cattle on his Black Hills ranch. He looked, not happily, at a distant hillside. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service were seeing the same thing: A forest unable to keep up with a politically driven demand for timber.
A former member of the board that reviews sexual abuse allegations for the Springfield Diocese says the church is attempting to quash an altar boy's report of molestation to preserve the reputation …