Photojournalism

Hiring underway, construction continues: How Wayfair call center is faring along the way

PITTSFIELD — Philip Lapointe currently works for a burger joint in Pittsfield but has previous experience in sales that he would like to put to good use.So, it's only natural that the …

Spencertown festival speaks volumes to the allure of books

SPENCERTOWN, NY — Every summer for the past 14 years, the Spencertown Academy Arts Center has been transformed into a mecca of new and gently used …

Pittsfield vigil marks International Overdose Awareness Day

PITTSFIELD — Leo Fitzpatrick was waiting for a ride to the McGee Recovery Center on Febuary 25, 2018, when he got high "one more time." The 31-year-old died from an overdose before he made it …

Photos: Shakespeare in the Park's Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing at Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park’s is the fifth annual production. Saturday and Sunday are the last chances to catch this free performance on the First Street Common at 8 p.m.

Photos: Third Thursday August — Touch a Truck

This month's installment of Third Thursday in Pittsfield featured a Touch a Truck theme.

Photos: Cone with a Cop

Cone With A Cop at The Common on First Street in Pittsfield was created to help form healthy and positive relationships between Law Enforcement and city youth.

Photos: Third Thursday August — Touch a Truck

This month's installment of Third Thursday in Pittsfield featured a Touch a Truck theme.

Photos: Berkshire Athenaeum receives Literary Landmark Designation

On the 200th anniversary of Herman Melville’s birth, the Berkshire Athenaeum was designated a Literary Landmark under the auspices of the American Library Association.

Photos: Tanglewood Family Fun Fest

Kids took over the pristine grounds for a day of activities and music during the annual Tanglewood Family Fun Fest in Lenox.

Photos: Plastic bag ban goes into effect at Big Y in Pittsfield

Big Y service clerks and cashiers bags groceries for customers at Big Y in Pittsfield on Thursday which marked the first day of the store's plastic bag ban. Big Y is selling reusable plastic tote …

Photos: Window washer

Eric Sprague of Berkshire Tree Service washes the windows of the Central Block building in the alleyway of Market Street in Pittsfield on Thursday.

Photos: Incredible Edibles at Lenox Library

On Tuesday, in partnership with the Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Lenox Library hosted a session of the six-week long program titled Incredible Edibles, which teaches kids about planting a …

Photos: Summer Nature Camp at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Campers grabbed their nets and buckets and headed to the beaver pond to catch fish, Tuesday, at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary's summer nature camp in Lenox.

Photos: Third Thursday July

Third Thursday for the month of July had a food theme.

Sand in North Adams? At Eagle Street Beach Party, patrons dig it

NORTH ADAMS — It was like a sunny Southern California day, with high temperatures, a slight breeze and beachgoers playing in the sand and soaking up the sun.But this beach party was landlocked …

At Dog Dance, the desire to groove with pets is unleashed

BECKET — Turns out, dogs like to dance.It sure seemed that way at Jacob's Pillow on Saturday, during the third Dog Dance, in which about 60 dogs and 70 or so humans went through a dance routine …

Photos: Lights for Liberty Vigil in Pittsfield

About 200 people participate in a “Lights for Liberty” vigil Friday organized by Indivisible Pittsfield, Berkshire Citizens for Peace & Justice and Greylock Together to announce “Lights for …

For Stockbridge-Munsee members, return to ancestral homeland 'very humbling'

STOCKBRIDGE — For descendants of original settlers, when Stockbridge was known as Indiantown, a periodic return to the tribal nation's ancestral homeland packs a spiritual and emotional punch. …

Retired Army officer 'died doing what he loved'

PITTSFIELD — Chief Warrant Officer Christian McCoy had served 23 years in the Army Special Forces before retiring last August.But instead of living out his retirement at home in Brimfield, he …

Families flock to The Clark for Sensational Summer Family Day

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Clark Art Institute is about the outside inviting you inside to view world-class exhibits.Nestled on a 140-acre campus of expansive lawns, meadows, walking trails and its …

Photos: Berkshire Arts Festival at Ski Butternut

Visitors walked through the rows of crafts, art, and food at the Berkshire Arts Festival at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The festival runs from July 5-7.

Lee's first recreational pot shop opens, offering customers an 'intimate experience'

LEE — The town's first cannabis dispensary is Berkshire vibes inside and out. Canna Provisions kicked off its first day in business Friday with a ribbon-cutting in the morning, followed by a …

Taconic baseball earns 2nd MIAA state title in 3 years

LOWELL — Dylan Burke took a deep breath."As soon as it was hit, I was like 'Oh my God.' I didn't want it to drop," said Burke. "One-hundred percent, that was the scariest catch of my …

The Mount 'sentry' stands no more: Towering maple cut due to decay

LENOX — Leaders of The Mount, famed author Edith Wharton's early-20th-century estate, are mourning a death in the landscape family. One of the two "sentry" sugar maples that frame the long …

Great Barrington beats Dalton-Hinsdale in 9-11 District 1 Little League tournament

PITTSFIELD — The Dalton-Hinsdale and Great Barrington Little League teams entered Belanger Field in Pittsfield on Wednesday looking to bounce back from losses the night before. The 9-11 Great …

'He brought this place to where it is now': Hinsdale fire chief of 26 years retiring

HINSDALE — Larry Turner remembers the first time he rushed into a burning building like it was yesterday. Really, it was more than 40 years ago."The first time you go into a burning building, …

Berkshire County's best shine bright at The Berkshire Eagle All Stars Gala

PITTSFIELD — Jack Racette had to think a minute when he was asked about being named the boys' basketball coach of the year at the second annual The Berkshire Eagle All Stars Gala. After all, …

Photos: Pittsfield Suns play Brockton Rox

The Pittsfield Suns played the Brockton Rox at Wahconah Park on Monday night.

With some additions, Williamstown makes a day of the Fourth

WILLIAMSTOWN — Revelers were served a full slice of American life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness during the Fourth of July Festivities of the Village Beautiful. The celebration Thursday, …

Pittsfield Suns blast Bristol, move back into 1st place

PITTSFIELD — The recipe for a bounce-back win can be pretty simple. Some timely hitting, some excellent pitching. Mix and serve.After dropping two straight games, including a lopsided loss on …

Dalton School of Art says creativity is for everyone

DALTON — Sometimes, teaching art is about not teaching at all.     "I've had so many experiences where it has nothing to do with me teaching," said Elizabeth Kick, …

Future musicians sound first notes at Tanglewood Learning Institute's instrument playground

LENOX — Two-year-old Leo Sulzberg is a budding musical prodigy.The little tyke already plays the ukulele, a talent he inherited from his mother, who began playing four years ago."He's always …

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