Nadya Stevens, an independent woman entrepreneur during the second half of the 20th century, was part of a minority of women business owners in Pittsfield at that time. She was a role model for many.
In Moscow, people already joke: “The next Iron Curtain will be made in China.”
Our Opinion: A first-in-the-county shared services proposal between Lee, Stockbridge is worth watching for all smaller towns
Tapping into a uniquely Berkshire sense of neighborly teamwork makes sense for small towns struggling to budget for and provide basic services that their residents deserve.
To the editor: I must register my acute disappointment with the Lenox Planning Board.
To the editor: I write to set the record straight on why the Lenox Planning Board, working on our much-needed wireless communications bylaw, chooses to rely on the advice of our Town Counsel Joel Bard of KP Law, rather than start over with "anti-cell tower" lawyers.
To the editor: I have been an artist, painting realistically for more than 40 years.
To the editor: A recent letter to the editor from a Trump loyalist asked what happened to liberals who all seem to have turned into socialists and Marxists. ("Letter: Voters like me know Joe Biden is incompetent," Eagle, March 17.)
The Duke of Edinburgh was a disaster when it came to diplomacy and off-the-cuff comments.
St. Patrick’s Day is well-timed this year. No, not just because it falls on a Friday, but because it’s set to be a mild (albeit rainy) day right on the heels of the Berkshires’ biggest snowstorm in more than a decade. Having a relatively warm day to emerge from our snowy cells and share in s…
To the editor: Democrats, what happened to you liberals?
To the editor: Anyone who is concerned about the serious climate events that have been happening in our world is invited to join us at our local gathering in support of the national stand out organized by Bill McKibben’s Third Act.
Letter: In police chief search, Pittsfield should ditch civil service but keep residency requirement
To the editor: The next mayor of Pittsfield will have a lot of decisions to make during the first year or so of his or her term.
James Brooke: After two failed Russian offensives, China steps in
Following grand jury indictment, Berkshire Superior Court arraignment of woman accused of killing grandmother in North Adams is delayed
Antojitos Oaxaca, a Mexican food eatery in Lee, has closed
Crash that shut down South Street in Pittsfield due to fuel spill under investigation
Stockbridge's Camp Wagalot built its reputation helping dogs. Now it needs some help itself
To the editor: To say I was disappointed by the no vote regarding Lanesborough Public Safety Complex would be an understatement. ("Lanesboroug…
To the editor: What a beautiful site the city will be once the snow melts — all the people who put their trash out three days early even thoug…
To the editor: What a nice surprise to find all the roads on my way to Jiminy Peak to be so beautifully plowed that they were all clear, if a …
This year brings a special remembrance of the story about the night I met my beloved Joyce up at Brodie Mountain’s Blarney Room. I’m sure that…
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here's an Irish tale from Kevin O’Hara about Queenie and the Puck Fair
"During my donkey travels around Ireland in 1979, I met many unforgettable characters. However, none was quite so captivating as Queenie O’Bri…
We don’t know what to make of aging and our roles in society, no matter the gender.
The snow in the hilltowns — Windsor, Savoy, Florida, Plainfield, Cummington, Worthington, Hinsdale, Peru — was a sight to behold. And that was…
Donald Morrison: The snow piles up in feet. It's just another chapter in the dystopian tale we're writing for our children
We’re the authors of this tale, too preoccupied with our own narratives to notice the harm we’re doing to the bigger story of human existence.
I miss the old Republican party. While I disagreed with much of the Republican platform, it was possible to engage in spirited debate and prin…
To the editor: We appreciate the enthusiasm for the option to purchase tickets in-person demonstrated by the over 250 people who lined up at t…
To the editor: I am intrigued that Edith Velmans' story is not well-known, having been raised on the story of Anne Frank, who died when I was …
To the editor: For nearly two years, residents have been asking the Lenox Planning Board to meet with an independent telecommunications attorn…
To the editor: As always, Ruth Bass’ column was spot on. ("Ruth Bass: Banned by some, adored by others, author Judy Blume is still asking ques…
To the editors: Silicon Valley Bank failed last week after it suffered a classic “bank run.”
It was one of the most severe blizzards recorded in American history. To try and capture the severity, they called it “The Great White Hurrica…
Clarence Fanto: Will former crypto VIP Ryan Salame face legal fallout? Here’s what could happen to his Lenox investments
At least $7 million in downtown real estate and restaurant holdings could be targeted following the FTX blowup.
John J. Scanlon was a copy editor and columnist at the Troy (N.Y.) Times-Record. Known to many as “JJ,” his resemblance to a hard-boiled newsh…
To the editor: Reading some of the letters to editor in your paper makes me think that we’ve got the pro- and anti-airport debate wrong.
To the editor: Last week, I filed a request through the Pittsfield city website for filling four large potholes on Hungerford Street.
To the editor: What a privilege to go away for a few days and return to the weekend edition of The Eagle.
To the editor: St. Patrick’s Day is widely celebrated on March 17.
Before this week, Berkshire County was having a relatively warm winter with less snow than usual. Then, a nor'easter reminded us that we're in…
To the editor: Lenox citizens have reached out to the Lenox Democratic Town Committee for help regarding a lack of transparency in the cell to…
Two weeks ago, Paula and I were vacationing in Costa Rica. It was, finally, after nearly 38 years of marriage, the adventure vacation I yearned for.
Things to do this week in Berkshire County
Prepare for the long-term with The Berkshire Eagle’s annual guide to financial readiness and life planning.
A tribute to those we have lost, September - November 2022
The best of the best of Berkshire County, chosen by Berkshire Eagle readers
1Berkshire presents the official guide to the 66th Annual Fall Foliage Parade.
The annual guide to preparing your home for the coming New England winter.
Berkshire Community College presents an annual roundup of forty young leaders making a difference in Berkshire County.
Embrace warmer weather with the Berkshire Eagle's guide to backyard improvement.