AboutMeg Britton-Mehlisch is the Pittsfield reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she previously worked at the Prior Lake American and its sister publications under the Southwest News Media umbrella in Savage, Minnesota.
With a match from free cash secured, Pittsfield officials plan to jump-start 'phase two' of renovations to Springside House
The Pittsfield City Council signed off on using $500,000 in free cash to match a prestigious federal grant for Springside House. With $1 million now secured, city leaders believe they can get to work on the long awaited "phase two" of renovations to the Springside House.
With school shootings and lockdowns, it's been a scary week. Here's how to talk with your kids about what's happened
Between the school shooting in Nashville and the rash of "swatting" incidents across the commonwealth this week, parents are facing some difficult conversations with their children. The Berkshire Eagle reached out a mental health professional for some advice on how to navigate those talks.
A referendum on the North Street bike lanes has hit a dead end, but questions remain about the street's design
The City Council shot down a controversial push to place the design of North Street before voters on the November ballot. But alternate plans remain under discussion.
Temescal Wellness is taking a puff and a pass on business as usual on 4/20, closing down its Framingham offices, Pittsfield, Framingham and Hudson dispensaries and processing facility in Worcester for the day.
Parks Commission chair Clifford Nilan said the commission would switch to having a formal open microphone period at the beginning of its meetings over the next three or four months.
A Pittsfield man is accused of causing crashes in Pittsfield and Dalton while traveling at high speeds, injuring himself and two others
A man was arrested Tuesday after police say he caused two accidents, including a major collision on Dalton Avenue that left three people injured and shut down traffic for several hours.
Faced with rising material costs, Pittsfield approves a scaled down pickleball project at Springside Park
A plan to bring pickleball to Springside Park is still a go — and will likely break ground this summer — but when the final lines are painted at the new complex, there will be fewer courts and amenities than originally planned.
Camp Wagalot is at a crossroads. With a camp office and driveway in desperate need of repair, owner Jennifer Andrews isn't sure how much longer the doggy day care and boarding facility can stay open.
Power is slow to return for many in hard-hit Southern Berkshire towns, but residents are taking it in stride
Egremont, West Stockbridge and Monterey are some of those towns with the most extended power loss, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management’s power outage map.