Latest Stories

<MORE STORIES> <MOST POPULAR> <MOST COMMENTS> SUPPORT LOCAL NEWS
How important is local news to you? If you like us you can HELP SUPPORT THE WORK WE'RE DOING
image description
Business

New Food & Wellness Vision Planned for Historic Mausert...

More

The owner of the Mausert Block is assuring the Selectmen that there's progress being made at the former Woolworth building across from Town Hall. click for more

image description
Community News

North Adams Has 2 Candidates for Mayor, 15 for City...

More

The deadline for nomination papers for the city election passed at 5 p.m. on Friday and so did any chance for a preliminary election. click for more

image description
A & E

Media Gallery on Main Street Offers New Artworks, Local...

More

Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls. That's one of the inspirations for his pop-up Media Gallery that opened during the season's first DownStreet Art event last month. click for more

image description
Community News

Excessive Heat, Humidity Forecast Through Sunday

More

Heat index values are expected to reach 95 to 100 degrees this afternoon. Heat index values could reach 107 to 112 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon for most of Massachusetts, with values between 96 and 102 locally in the Berkshires. click for more

image description
Community News

Community Members Seek to Rescue Clarksburg Senior...

More

Nearly two dozen people attended an emergency meeting organized by Lauren and Robert Norcross at the center on Thursday night to find ways to keep the 15-year-old building open and the Council on Aging functioning. click for more

image description
Community News

North Adams Airport Hopes to Have Restaurant Operating...

More

The Airport Commission agreed Tuesday to form a subcommittee to flesh out what restrictions and preferences it wants to place in the RFP. click for more

image description
Community News

Memorial Statue Unveiled at North Adams Library

More

The city native was memorialized on Thursday with the unveiling of a bronze statue of two children reading a book set by the East Main Street entrance of the North Adams Public Library where she began her long career as a librarian. click for more

image description
Business

The Independent Investor: Paid Family & Medical Leave...

More

What do the United States, Papua New Guinea and Oman have in common? Those are the only three countries in the world that do not legally obligate employers or taxpayers to pay for maternity leave. click for more

Legal Notices

ALL

Featured Content & Spotlights

All
image description
Sports

McCann Tech Seeks Cross...

McCann Tech is in need of a varsity cross country coach an an...

More >
image description
Sports

County Lacrosse Officials Pass...

The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association this spring...

More >
Previous Next
image description

Mount Greylock Leads All-County Lacrosse...

Mount Greylock and Wahconah dominated the Berkshire County boys lacrosse all-county selections announced by the league’s coaches this week with six and five first-team selections, respectively. click for more

image description

Womble Two-Hitter Lifts Taconic to State Title

The Taconic baseball team Saturday earned its second state championship in three years. click for more

image description

Hills Tops Valley in Western Mass Senior Bowl

The senior all-stars from Berkshire County played big roles in their tram’s Win on Friday night click for more

image description

Mendel, DiGennaro Share League MVP Honors

After leading the Hoosac Valley girls lacrosse team to the first perfect Berkshire County League season in the program's history, seniors Brooke DiGennaro and Alie Mendel have been recognized by the league's coaches at co-Most Valuable Players. click for more

Other Sports

<MORE>
image description
Sports

New Pou's No-Hitter Lifts Force...

Sunday’s performance was exactly the sort of thing that Berkshire...

More >
Previous Next

High School Sports Videos

<MORE>
Mia Alfonso drives in a run for the Berkshire Force in Sunday's Dalton...
Szofia Lewis hits a 3-run double for the Berkshire Force 16U team in...
Kiki Carrigan gets a strikeout Sunday for the final out as the...

Facebook

Obituaries

image description

Isabelle Andrzejewski, 85

Isabelle Rita (Parker) Andrzejewski, 85 of North Adams, MA passed away Friday July 19, 2019 at her home,...

More
image description

Carol Elizabeth Mariani, 76

Carol Elizabeth Mariani, age 76, of The Villages, FL passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. She was...

More
image description

Roberta Betourney, 77

Roberta Yule (Hockridge) Betourney, 77 of North Adams, MA died on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at...

More
image description

Blanche McLain, 91

Blanche Theresa (King) McLain, 91 of Clarksburg, MA died on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Williamstown...

More
image description

Barbara Alarie, 76

Barbara May (O'Neil) Alarie of Adams, MA died Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Williamstown...

More
image description

Arlene M. Hassenmayer, 68

W. STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Arlene Marion Hassenmayer, 68, passed away on July 10, 2019, at...

More
image description

Theresa Law Robert, 93

Theresa Marie (Charron) Law Robert, 93 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Williamstown...

More
image description

Ruth E. Bosley, 83

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. —  Ruth Eleanor Bosley, 83, of Pleasant Street, Rowley, Mass., died...

More
image description

Cecelia K. Rainka, 96

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Cecelia Katherine Rainka, 96, of Pittsfield died Friday, July 12, 2019, at...

More
image description

Dolores Emery, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Dolores Jane (Frangipane) Emery, 87, of North Adams died Monday, July 15,...

More
image description

Christopher B. Bishop, 38

NORTH ADAMSA, Mass. - On Saturday, July 13, 2019, Christopher Brian Bishop of North Adams died at...

More
image description

Sharon A. Koneazny, 51

SOUTHFIED, Mass. — Sharon Ann (Smithwick) Koneazny, 51, of Southfield, Mass., died...

More

Police Blotter

<MORE>
image description

North Adams Police Investigating Report of...

The report of shots being fired was called into the police at 9:27...

More
image description

Body Found In Peru Confirmed To Be Missing...

A 53-year old woman who went missing from Hinsdale was found dead in...

More
image description

Woman Charged With Misleading Officers In Jones...

A woman accused of lying to police during the investigation into the...

More
image description

Loggers Find Woman's Remains In Peru

The remains of an unidentified woman were found in a wooded area...

More

Business

<MORE>
image description
Business

New Rascal's Picked For Cigar...

John Sheerin introduced himself to the Board of Health last week...

More
image description
Business

New Food & Wellness Vision...

The owner of the Mausert Block is assuring the Selectmen that...

More
image description
A & E

Media Gallery on Main Street...

Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls. That's...

More
Previous Next

Blogs

<MORE>
image description

North Adams Police Investigating Report of...

The report of shots being fired was called into the police at 9:27...

More
image description

The Independent Investor: Paid Family & Medical...

What do the United States, Papua New Guinea and Oman have in common?...

More
image description

Body Found In Peru Confirmed To Be Missing...

A 53-year old woman who went missing from Hinsdale was found dead in...

More

Health & Wellness

<MORE>
image description

Let's Reverse the Rural Physician Shortage

Data show that by 2030, the United States will face a primary care...

More
image description

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled In Pittsfield

The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project will be spraying the...

More
image description

Berkshire County Arc Names Vice President of...

In that role, she will oversee the accounting and finance functions...

More

Letters

<MORE> <POST>
image description

Letter: Supermarket Package License Would Affect...

I support a new business opening in Adams and believe that it would...

More
image description

Letter: Melissa Mazzeo for Mayor

She is an educated, intelligent woman, who researches issues before...

More

Lakeside Bar & Grill

Lakeside Bar & Grill Serving Seafood and more with a smile ! Daily 11am-10pm. (413)447-9780. Outsi

www.facebook.com

Donnybrook Country Club

Premier Public Golf Course "You can travel twice as far but you'll never have half the fun" 499-7888

www.donnybrookgolf.com

FREE DUMP CART AT PLT!!

FREE 10P Poly Utility Cartą with the purchase of a New John Deere X300, X500, or X700 Lawn Tractor

www.pltlawn.com

People in the News

image description

Greylock Insurance Agency Producer Earns National...

The National Underwriter Company established the designation to...

More
image description

Berkshire Money Management Staffer Earns...

In order to receive this designation, Russo completed a rigorous,...

More
image description

Hinsdale Man To Compete In Professional BBQ...

George Rinaldi's skills have earned many trophies, including a...

More
image description
A & E

Media Gallery on Main Street...

Robert Giardini wants to get art on people's walls. That's one of...

More
image description
Dining

Hinsdale Man To Compete In...

George Rinaldi's skills have earned many trophies, including a...

More
Previous Next

image description

Great Music and More at Tanglewood, Sevenars,...

And, if the offerings at Tanglewood aren't enough to pique your musical interest, there are also outstanding performances to be enjoyed at the Sevenars Music Festival in South Worthington, Mass., and at the Berkshire High Peaks Music Festival, presented by Close Encounters With Music in Great... click for more

image description

Studs Turkel Makes Music, Caroline Rose Switches...

The pluses outweigh the minuses — the main minus being Patti Lupone's cancellation at the Mahaiwe. (She's still recuperating from hip replacement surgery, according to an announcement.) Lupone promises to reschedule. click for more

image description

'Yesterday': All Over Again

Like the cavemen in "Quest for Fire" (1981) who are committed to literally keeping the flame of life burning, Jack sees himself as the emissary from a time lost — the sole repository of the poetic genius that was The Beatles. click for more

image description

Barrington Stage Company Taps Two to Board of...

Barrington Stage Company has appointed Caroline Holland and Debra Jo Rupp to the Board of Trustees. click for more

image description

Tanglewood, Sevenars, Taconic Music Highlight the...

All three venues present magnificent music performed at superb venues in pristine, bucolic settings by marvelous performers. click for more

image description

Harlem Dance, Buddy Guy's Blues, Nat 'King' Cole...

Blues, jazz, hip-hop, folk, cabaret — you can catch a bit of everything with the varied pops calendar in our region this week. Big names, too: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Buddy Guy, John Davidson to name a few. click for more

DINING Q&A

image description
Dining Q&A

Tavern at The A

Tavern at The A Q&A 

More
image description

Flavours Q&A

Flavours Q&A click for more

Berkshire Snapshot

<MORE>