Latest Stories

<MORE>
image description

Williamstown Planners Flip on Waubeeka Land...

Less than a week after the Planning Board decided to pursue an amended Waubeeka Overlay District bylaw that did not require the owner to trade conserved land for additional building square footage, three members of the board did a 180 on Wednesday night. After a heated 90-minute discussion, the... click for more

image description

Senate Candidate Hinds Opens Pittsfield...

Senate Candidate Adam Hinds opened a downtown office on Tuesday. Hinds is running against Andrea Harrington for the Democratic nomination for the Berkshire state Senate seat left vacant by Benjamin Downing, who opted not to run for re-election. Rindaldo Del Gallo has said he plans to run but has... click for more

image description

Hotel on North & Architect Honored with...

Hotel on North and its architect, Karen T. Hunt, are each being recognized by statewide organizations this spring for the project's preservation efforts. Hotel on North was the recipient of a 2016 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award in the category of Adaptive Reuse for the... click for more

image description

Pittsfield Police: Reports Of Luring Attempts At...

Reports that some one had been trying to lure Reid Middle School students into a van in March have proved to be false. Police released a statement on Wednesday saying one of the alleged victims admitted the story was fake and no attempt had occurred and two other alleged victims made... click for more

image description

North Adams Seeking Public Input on Cultural...

The city of North Adams and Berkshire Cultural Resource Center, part of Massachusetts College Liberal Arts, will be hosting two public meetings regarding the application to designate the North Adams downtown area as a Cultural District. click for more

image description

State Senator Downing Presented With Downing Award

Saturday mornings bright and early, the late District Attorney Gerard Downing would get dressed, head down to the Catholic Youth Center on Melville Street, descend the stairs to the mini gym and start working. His work had nothing to do with the district attorney's office. It had to do with... click for more

image description

Pittsfield Public Safety Advisory Group Resurges

The Public Safety Advisory Committee is awaiting direction from the mayor as to what they're role will be. The committee was reserected resurrected in 2012 as the Police Advisory Committee and last year the City Council approved an amendment which expanded the purview for all of public safety.... click for more

image description

Hancock Town Meeting OKs School Budget, Rejects...

Town meeting Monday sided with the School Committee on the education budget and against the Board of Selectmen on that and two other issues. In a meeting that lasted nearly three hours and featured three secret ballot votes, the town voted to raise and appropriate $488,494 to cover town expenses... click for more

Legal Notices

ALL

Featured Content & Spotlights

All
image description
Dining

New Berkshire Tidbits: Mother's Day

Even though this week is staying... 

More
image description
Schools

Downing to Give Keynote Address...

State Sen. Benjamin Downing,... 

More
image description
Schools

Cheshire Kindergartners Get...

Monday's town election was a chance for... 

More
image description
Community News

Berkshires Beat: Save...

The SBA has raised more than $2.4... 

More
image description
Business

Biz Briefs: Southwestern...

In the video, John, an auto detailer in... 

More
image description
Dining

Berkshire Tidbits: Spring...

Volunteers will spend some hours... 

More
Previous Next
image description
Sports

New Mount Greylock Boys, Lenox...

The Mount Greylock boys tennis team improved to 5-1 with a home win...

More >
image description
Sports

New Wojtkowski Sparks Mounties in...

The Mount Greylock baseball team edged Lee on Thursday.

More >
Previous Next
image description

New Pierce Pitches No-Hitter in Five-Inning Win

The Pittsfield softball team defeated Lenox on Thursday. click for more

image description

New Monument Baseball Edges Drury

The Monument Mountain baseball team defeated Drury on Thursday. click for more

image description

New Washburn, Jaggi Lead Wahconah Boys to Win

The Wahconah boys lacrosse team Thursday defeated St. Mary's. click for more

image description

New Lee Boys Tennis Tops St. Mary's

The Lee boys tennis team Thursday improved to 4-3 this spring. click for more

Other Sports

<MORE>
image description
Sports

Mixture of Results for Soccer...

The Soccer Domain Academy travel soccer season continued on Sunday.

More >
Previous Next

High School Sports Videos

<MORE>
VIDEO: McCann Tech's Collin Racette hits a sac fly to center to score...
Williamstown native George Canales throws the first pitch to his...
VIDEO: @athleticsmg Mount Greylock junior Sarah Stripp scores her...

Facebook

Obituaries

image description

James Anthony Nicola, 59

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — James Anthony Nicola, 59, of Houghton Street died on Monday, May 2, 2016,...

More
image description

Norman V. Goyette Jr., 72

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Norman V. Goyette Jr., 72, of 22 Fencourt Ave. in Randolph, Mass., passed...

More
image description

Alice M. Wrzesinski, 95

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Alice M. Wrzesinski, of 48 Marshall St., died peacefully at home on...

More
image description

Jose Miguel 'Pepa' Huerta, 83

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Jose Miguel "Pepa" Huerta, 83, who lived in the same apartment...

More
image description

Arthur E. Crowe Jr., 98

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Arthur Edwin Crowe Jr., 98, a resident of North Street and formerly of...

More
image description

Alberta G. Sorrentino, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Alberta G. “Bertha” Sorrentino, 96, formerly of Center Street...

More
image description

Donald L. Richards Jr., 74

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Donald L. "Gentle Giant” Richards Jr., 74, died peacefully at...

More
image description

Zackary J. Decker, 17

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Zackary Joseph Decker, 17, of 117 Barbour St., North Adams, died Saturday,...

More
image description

Melissa J. Wheeler, 50

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Melissa Jean (Cooper) Wheeler, 50, of North Adams died on Saturday, April...

More

Police Blotter

<MORE>
image description

Pittsfield Police: Reports Of Luring Attempts At...

Reports that some one had been trying to lure Reid Middle School...

More
image description

17-Year-Old Man Shot In Pittsfield

A 17-year-old man was shot Sunday on Bartlett Avenue. Police say...

More
image description

Adams Head-On Collision Results in Fatality

A 17-year-old North Adams man was killed in a head-on collision early...

More
image description
Dining

New Berkshire Tidbits: Mother's...

Even though this week is staying chilly, cloudy and showery, this...

More
image description
A & E

North Adams Seeking Public...

The city of North Adams and Berkshire Cultural Resource Center, part...

More
image description
A & E

MCLA Gallery 51 Seeks Camera...

A collaborative group project of MCLA and Brigham Young University...

More
Previous Next
image description

'BOOM' Looks to Connect Local Musicians

The Berkshires may be brimming with musicians, but for whatever reason, few venture far from their favorite open mic or music venue — leaving a sometimes stagnate local music scene. "The issue with the Berkshires is it is just a spread-out area ... and there is no central place to go," BOOM... click for more

image description

Drury Arts Students To Perform Amadeus & Sgt....

The Drury Arts Department will bring the play "Amadeus" and the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" to the stage this spring. Media arts teacher Jamie Choquette said because of the high quality and talented students in the art department this year, they decided to raise the bar and... click for more

image description

Can You Make Your Investments Less 'Taxing'?

Still, you may want to look for ways to reduce those taxes associated with your investments, leaving you more money available to meet your important goals, such as a comfortable retirement. click for more

image description

Berkshire Tidbits: Spring Cleaning, Mushroom...

Volunteers will spend some hours helping to clean out the accessible raised beds, weed and prepare the herb garden, remove garden debris and lay out the 15 by 20 foot organic community garden plots in preparation for the garden opening the next day, Sunday, May 1. click for more

image description

Williamstown Resident Joins Berkshire Museum Board...

Hunter, a Pittsfield native and Williamstown resident, brings a wealth of experience as a dedicated volunteer in the cultural community here in the Berkshires as well as her professional expertise in the field of education. click for more

image description

Figment Project Promises Busy Day of Artmaking...

Sometimes it just takes a kernel of an idea to get a community imagining up all kinds of possibilities. On Saturday, one of those ideas will sprout into Figment North Adams, bringing community and arts together at Windsor Lake. From stage readings and bands, to blacklight face-painting and... click for more

image description

'Barbershop: The Next Cut': Seriously Styled

The storyline is basic. The Southside is getting worse and worse, the sociocultural casualty of increasing gang violence. Politicians have suggested surrounding it with a wall. Gee, doesn't that sound familiar? Secretly, Calvin harbors thoughts of giving up the fight and relocating to the North... click for more

image description

Five New Sculptures Being Installed in Downtown...

City workers installed Thursday the second of five new public art sculptures downtown. "We have three more sculptures to come in this year," Recreation Activities Coordinator Department of Community Development Becky Manship said. "We're hoping to get those in within the next week, week and a... click for more

image description

Berkshire Tidbits: Passover Orders

The Climos and their able and enthusiastic staff will make charoset, chicken matzoh ball soup, chopped chicken liver, gefilte fish, beef brisket, tzmmes, potato kugel and macaroons. click for more

Business

<MORE>
image description
Business

New Second of Three Approvals...

The Community Development Board on Tuesday gave the Okay for a...

More
image description
Business

Hotel on North & Architect...

Hotel on North and its architect, Karen T. Hunt, are each being...

More
image description
Business

Biz Briefs: Southwestern...

In the video, John, an auto detailer in Bennington, shares his...

More
Previous Next

Blogs

<MORE>
image description

Fire Damages Pittsfield Apartment Kitchen

A fire caused by cooking caused damage to a Columbus Avenue...

More
image description

North Adams Firefighters Douse Brush Fire; Warn...

Firefighters wrangled a small brush fire on the hill between Parker...

More
image description

Pittsfield Fire Damages Montgomery Avenue Duplex

Several pets were killed when a fire erupted on the first floor of a...

More

Press Releases

<MORE>
image description

R.K. Miles Announces Snowmobile Sweepstakes...

R.K. Miles on Friday announced the winner of its Makita 100 Years of...

More
image description

North Adams' Moulton Blocks Two Shots, MCLA...

The MCLA women's basketball team won its fifth straight on Wednesday...

More
image description

McLaughlin Leads MCLA Women to Road Win

Pittsfield's Courtney McLaughlin scored 25 points on Monday to lead...

More

Letters

<MORE> <POST>
image description

Letter: Support Puddester for Planning Board

Susan would bring no agenda with her to the Planning Board other than...

More
image description

Letter: Gardner Saddened by Failure to Reach...

I was saddened that the Williamstown Planning Board, of which I am a...

More
image description

Letter: Milne Friends Thankful for Book Sale...

Eight months of planning and sorting, countless donations of quality...

More

NORTH ADAMS

Spacious 4 bedroom 2.5 bath condo close to MASS MoCA and Main Street.Beautiful features throughout.

www.altonwestall.com

Gary Fuls Jr. Real Estate

W-Town Beautiful 20 Acre estate, base of Mt.Greylk. Click to view all our properties. 413.418.4040

www.gfuls.com

Misty Moonlight Diner

Breakfast Served All Day. Feature a variety of Breakfast, Lunch and Diner specialties. (413)499-2483

www.mistydiner.com

People in the News

image description

True North Insurance Appoints Broker, Vice...

As an employee benefits specialist and Vice President, Drake will be...

More
image description

North Adams Library Names DiLego as Assistant...

DiLego was the unanimous choice based on her 20 years of experience...

More
image description

Williams College Alumna Wins Gates Cambridge...

Her plan for graduate research at Oxford is to acquire expertise in...

More

Berkshire Snapshot

<MORE>