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22 Years After Suicide Attempt, Kevin Hines Talks Prevention

On Monday, Hines spoke to a crowd of about 60 people in the Wahconah Regional High School auditorium. The prior day marked 22 years since his suicide attempt.

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Adams Approves Animal Control Shared Services With Cheshire

Police Chief K. Scott Kelley said he had been approached by both Cheshire and Savoy about a shared animal control officer. He said Animal Control Officer Kimberly Witek is more than qualified to handle the work.

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Drury High Builds Community at 2nd Annual Day of Service

Drury High School students were greeted at school Friday morning by members of the community as part of Community Welcome Day.

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Jury Finds Pittsfield Man Guilty of Assault

Korey Laviscount, 37, was found guilty Monday by a jury in Central Berkshire District of single counts of assault and battery on a family or household member and strangulation.

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Pittsfield Begins Search for Perfect 2022 Holiday Tree

If you have a tree to donate, the Department of Community Development Recreation Program would like to hear from you.

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Pittsfield ZBA Continues Allendale Pines Expansion Request

The panel last week continued Eagle Allendale LLC's request for the expansion and alteration of the mobile home park to create 21 new sites adjacent to 389 and 399 Cheshire Road.

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North Adams Taking Up Short-Term Rental Regs

The General Government Committee is recommending a revamped short-term rental ordinance that will target units being run primarily as a business.

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Cheshire Town Meeting Approves All Warrant Articles

All four warrant articles were approved at Monday's special town meeting, appropriating more than $200,000 for building maintenance and stabilization.

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Interprint Asking Pittsfield for Tax Incentive in $22M Expansion

Interprint is investing more than $20 million in its printing facility and it's asking the city for a 10-year tax increment financing agreement.

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Community Marches to Raise Funds for Elizabeth Freeman Center

The final walks are being held this week (because rain delays): meet at North Adams City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m. and at Tunnel Street Cafe in Williamstown on Friday, Sept. 30, at noon.

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Pittsfield Bicyclist Killed in Crash

According to the District Attorney's Office, 40-year-old Richard A. Daly was struck near the intersection of Dalton and Hubbarde Avenues at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Daly's identity was not released by the DA until Monday.

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SVMC Welcomes New Surgeon to General Surgery

MacGregor received his medical degree from University Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Creighton University School of Medicine in Phoenix

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Williamstown Committee Begins Review of Town Charter

The town's first Charter Review Committee began its work on Thursday with a reminder of what its mission is and, as importantly, what it is not.

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Purgatory Road Returns, Funds Bring Kevin Hines to Dalton

Attendees will be taken through a "cursed haunted mansion" themed trail in the woods behind the Dalton CRA. The event will run on Oct. 14, 15, and 21 from 7 to 10 p.m. and all proceeds support the Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

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Community Marches on 6-Month Anniversary of Miguel Estrella Killing

Since his death, there has been a call for improved mental health support and alternatives to policing.

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Veterans Spotlight: Col. Jeff Petrucci

He landed in Vietnam in April 1970 (he would spend 12 months there); he was a platoon leader in an automatic weapons battalion. The main job of the battalion was to provide convoy escort support and general support of ground troops.

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Buddy Walk of the Berkshires Returns in Force to Streets of Dalton

But Saturday's 16th Buddy Walk of the Berkshires had the feel of a long overdue family reunion as the broader community had a chance to come together and celebrate those families and individuals who make up the support group.

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Primetime Saturday Night Card Show in Springfield Oct. 1

Primetime Saturday Night, an event for sports card enthusiasts to trade and discuss cards, will be held at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1

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Starbucks Proposed on Pittsfield-Lenox Road

The Community Development Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a site plan from Jamasan Hotel Management for the construction of a coffee shop and drive-through at 1030 South St., next to Guido's Fresh Marketplace.

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Fall Foliage Leaf Hunt on for 2022

This year the committee has revealed that there will be 15 colorful leaves hidden in Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, North Adams and Williamstown.

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Pittsfield's Erin Laundry Competes in 'Lego Master' TV Show

Laundry traveled to the Atlanta area in the spring with her teammate Liz Puleo to film. For her, it was like being at a summer camp that is dedicated to her passion.

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Williamstown's DIRE Committee Questions Need for New Purpose

The Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee has been engaged with the Select Board throughout the summer in a discussion of the purpose and direction for the advisory panel the Select Board created two years ago.

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Successful Reunion for Mount Greylock's First Graduates

More than two dozen alumni from Mount Greylock Regional School attended the class of 1962's 60th reunion this month.

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Pittsfield Brothers Found Guilty in Murder of Jaden Salois

The Berkshire District Attorney's Office obtained guilty convictions this week for two individuals who murdered 18-year-old Jaden Salois.

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@theMarket: Stocks Drop as Fed Delivers Same Dire Message

It was another "read my lips" moment for equity investors. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell out hawked the hawkish as he reiterated the Fed's tightening stance on monetary policy after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Sept. 21.

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