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The story of General Electric is, in part, the story of American capitalism writ large. In Cohan’s capable hands it is also the story of people — people both extraordinarily gifted and monumentally flawed.
Laura Hooks, who started her career with General Dynamics Mission Systems in Pittsfield 28 years ago, has returned to the Berkshires to replace Carlo Zaffanella as head of the national defense contractor's local facility, one of the county's largest employers.
One of the few photos I have of my Horrigan grandfather is a small snapshot taken on the lawn on Benedict Road in Pittsfield. Standing under t…
More than two years after elected Lee officials backed a plan to bury toxic materials in town, and get $25 million from the polluter, that decision isn't sitting well with residents.
The Eagle spoke with nearly 20 homeowners and renters who live within a mile of the proposed landfill. Two weeks after residents voted to advise the Select Board to find a way out of the Rest of River cleanup deal, neighbors cite concerns about environmental harm, public health risks and threats to property values.
PITTSFIELD — Jane Winn grew up in Pittsfield in a house that bordered a less than clean Housatonic River when General Electric was in its heyd…
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority is reapplying for a grant that it did not receive last year to provide additional money to move along the development of the William Stanley Business Park's largest building lot.
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority is considering building a tunnel under Woodlawn Avenue at the William Stanley Business Park of the Berkshires to link two building sites for a prospective tenant.
Ron Griffin, who formed EDM Architecture, Engineering and Management of Pittsfield, actually retired 12 months ago, but the proverbial passing of the torch at the company officially took place last month.
General Dynamics has replaced General Electric as the largest for-profit employer in Berkshire County. Throughout Pittsfield’s history, the decisions of large corporations have had pronounced consequences for the city’s workers.