The Berkshire Mall mysteriously closed for two days, one week after a judge ordered the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office to seize close to $300,000 in assets to pay off a court settlement. click for more
Each sub-sector of this marijuana industry has a different profile, profitability, and future. But in the rush to make money, these realities are all but by neophyte speculators. Does that mean that pot stocks will go the way of Bitcoin in a year or two?
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Berkshire Community College is restructuring its workforce development arm.
The college is currently looking for a new dean who will be in charge of bringing the community education and workforce development programming under the oversight of traditional academic programming. The rest of the... click for more
The Selectmen honored the entire team before their usual meeting Wednesday and presented the players and coaches with certificates marking their historic 66-49 victory over St. Mary's of Lynn on Saturday.
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A high-speed chase and manhunt throughout the county tied up local law enforcement for hours on Tuesday.
Authorities have not commented on the issue but according to the scanner reports, State and local police were chasing two men in a black pickup truck with Florida plates southbound on Route 8 from North Adams shortly after 1 in the afternoon. The men evaded authorities all the way to West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, where they then ditched the truck.
The YMCA is planning a $6.5 million renovation project to its downtown building.
The plan is to overhaul the interior of the building and restore large windows on the front and side facades. The organization believes it will increase the amount of space while preserving the architectural landscape.
Peter Enzien of Stantec Consulting Services, the airport's engineer, told the Airport Commission on Tuesday that since the building’s move earlier this year, the contractor has been steadily working on the interior and exterior of the building.
The Columbus Avenue parking garage will be torn down at the end of this month.
After years of pushing for state funding to build a new garage on the site to no available, the city is moving forward with demolishing the garage and making a surface lot. The work is expected to start on March 25 and vehicles are directed to park in the Depot Street lot instead.
The competition involved 16 Berkshire County teams comprising more than 130 students ages 8 to 14 using programmable robots built from LEGO kits to complete a variety of hypothetical missions that focused on space-themed missions – such as growing food in space, fighting muscle atrophy in orbit, and collecting samples – on a table-top "playing field."
Nine entities are looking for more than $1 million from the Community Preservation Act to fund an array of projects.
But, the city only has about $613,000 to dole out. The Community Preservation Committee will spend the next month or so decided which projects to fund and at how much.
Library Director Mindy Hackner told the trustees Wednesday that she recently attended budget meetings with Mayor Thomas Bernard and is still receiving pushback from the city in meeting Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners funding standards.
The District Attorney's office is investigating the fire that left a family of five dead as a murder-suicide.
First responders were called to 1343 Home Road shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning to a structure fire. After it was extinguished, investigators found Justine Wilbur dead and later found the bodies of Luke Karpinski and the family's three children, 7-year-old twins Alex and Zoe and Marek, age 3.
After hearing from several teachers at the elementary and high school level who argued against the cut, the six members of the seven-person panel in attendance voted unanimously to restore about $6,000 to the $22.4 million gross operating budget for the three-school, PreK-12 district.
Seven youths from the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's Youth Leadership Program led the Coalition's monthly form on March 12. Representing all four North County high schools, the teens talked to the adults about why adults don't always listen to the point of view of teenagers - and how that can change.
A Brooklyn chocolatier is considering purchasing one of the mall's anchor stores to manufacturer marijuana-infused chocolate products.
Lev Kelman and Lori Denman pitched the concept to the Board of Selectmen Monday night. Kelman said he's been in talks with mall ownership to either lease a large space like the vacant J.C. Penny location or lease a smaller space, in the former Garden Grill space.
Six-year-old twins were among the three killed in a fire early Saturday morning.
The District Attorney's Office says Austin Grezlak, 25, and twins Kasper and Sylas Stone died when their home in Lake Onota Village burned.
Sustain a sports injury in and around Bennington, and you might discover that your doctor has more than years of medical training to bring to your recovery plan.
She just might be a former professional football player, too.