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Joseph Weinberg, winner of the 2022 Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship, believes classical music should be accessible to a more diverse audience. “Classical music should not be ‘posh.’ It should not be ‘elite’ or ‘boring’ and it most certainly should not be ‘white.’”
A year after the healthy snack food company he co-founded received a deal on Shark Tank, recent Williams College graduate Zachary Schreier is hoping to expand Quevos' national presence.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy never made it through his one term as president of the United States but his brief tenure and his life leading up to his presidency are well-chronicled. However, the Brookline native’s links to the Berkshires in the far west of his state are not as well known. That has been addressed in a recently published posthumous memoir, “The Human Touch: My Friendship And Work With President John F. Kennedy” by John G. W. Mahanna.
The Eagle’s new printing press is now in full operation, following an installation this fall that Fred Rutberg has described as akin to “a complicated military maneuver.”
Project Paycheck: Here are early comments we’ve been getting from readers — you know, people who are experts, writ small, in how the pandemic has affected their lives and jobs.
PITTSFIELD — The City Council Tuesday accepted the budgets for the fire department and emergency management, then debated the Pittsfield Polic…
PITTSFIELD — A long year during which several aspects of the Berkshire economy were ravaged by COVID-19 finally is beginning to come to an end…
Only a few things could separate the Pierce twins — a broken shoulder, a marriage and death.
Mary Abbe and Martha Anne, who held the title of "oldest twins in New England" from January 1929 until August 1934, spent the majority of their 90 years together, living in the house in which they were born in Savoy.
On Saturday, Nov. 5, 1932, just days before the presidential election, Anna Laurens Dawes, 81, known as the "grand lady of Pittsfield," took to the airwaves to urge every Republican to head to the polls that Tuesday.
Being from the Berkshires, birthplace of the most famous suffragette, Susan B. Anthony, Dawes' ardent push for voters to head to the polls doesn't seem out of place — until you consider she, just a dozen years prior, was the leading anti-suffragette of Western Massachusetts, if not the state.