6 hrs ago
Michael Tilson Thomas prepares a 'Kubrick program' for San Francisco Symphony
To conclude the first month of programming for the San Francisco Symphony , Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas has decided to take a relatively novel approach. Well over half of the program will consist of compositions utilized by Stanley Kubrick for the soundtrack of his film 2001: A Space Odyssey .
18 hrs ago
Annual Housatonic Heritage walks
Houstatonic walks Berkshires - The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announced the 13th annual Heritage Walks Weekends on two autumn weekends - Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21; Oct. 4 and 5. More than 50 free family-friendly, guided tours are offered throughout Berkshire County and Litchfield County in Conn.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Early leaf drop due to many factors
So many tree leaves have been changing color and dropping of lately that one would think Jack Frost has inadvertently flipped his calendar to October. Though Jack has a reputation for being mischievous and a bit careless, he is not at fault.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
5 haunted hikes in New England
With its boulders and rock formations, he called it "a cross between Easter Island and Stonehenge." Established in the 1600s and first named Commons Settlement, the approximately 5-square-mile community was far enough from the sea that residents didn't have to stress out over pirates, and it became quite prosperous.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Vietnam Vets Focused On Helping Returning...
For more than a decade following their return, local Vietnam veterans just didn't talk about what they did overseas. But as time goes on, more and more are finding their old uniforms, marching in parades and getting involved with the local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 65. The chapter has seen a growth in recent years, with members attributing it to more retirements.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Lenox Briefs: Selectmen Extend Housing Option,...
The Board of Selectmen took its option to extend the developer designation agreement for the Sawmill Brook affordable housing project until a purchase and sales agreement is reached. The agreement with Community Development Corp. of South Berkshires sets the stage for the construction of a 50-unit housing project with both market-rate and affordable housing at the intersection of Route 7/20 and Housatonic.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
76-78 Boyleston St Pittsfield
Private backyard in a neighborhood. Fantastic,immaculate two family on the end of the street.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Fall Events Take Shape at the Only Marriott Hotel in the Berkshires
The Great Barrington, MA hotel is the only Marriott in the Berkshires and invites guests to explore the best small town in North America, while staying just moments from the some of the season's most anticipated events.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Pittsfield hosts public comment session on EPA's Rest of River Cleanup
The city of Pittsfield will host public comment meetings tonight and on Sept. 4 on the federal EPA's Housatonic Rest of River Cleanup proposal.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
In the Courts
Matthew W. Swift, 47, of Park Street, Housatonic, was found not guilty on one charge each of assault and assault and battery.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Upgrading Berkshire Line a winning proposition for county businesses
The Berkshire Line used by the Housatonic Railroad Co. passes the Stockbridge station, now serving as the towns library.
Housatonic River cleanup preparations underway
With a sense of urgency, the Select Board and Town Manager Christopher Ketchen are moving to stake out the town's position on a proposed $613 million cleanup of the Housatonic River.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Two injured in three-car crash in Great Barrington
Two people suffered minor injuries Thursday morning in a three-car accident on Route 41, according to Great Barrington Police.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Pittsfield power outage caused by equipment failure
Kevin Witkos, media representative with Western Massachusetts Electric Co., said the failure occurred at the Oswald Avenue substation at 10:03 a.m. He said the outage was caused by an equipment failure, attributed to the conductor.