17 hrs ago
Mount Everett Regional High School earns 'silver medal' ranking in...
The hands shot up when about a dozen sophomores in a U.S. history class at Mount Everett Regional High School were asked if they disliked math.
22 hrs ago
National Weather Service finds no evidence of tornado Tuesday
Following a four-county inspection of Tuesday afternoon's storm damage, including the Great Barrington and Sheffield areas, investigators from the National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y., reported no evidence of a tornado.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tornado warning issued for southwestern Mass.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the southwestern corner of the state after a trained weather spotter across the border in New York state saw a tornado spinning east towards Massachusetts.
Wed May 15, 2013
Tue May 14, 2013
In Sheffield, write-in candidate mounts four-day campaign for selectman -- and wins
Edwin "Ted" Dobson credits a quickly organized and effective write-in campaign led by local supporters for his surprising victory on to the Board of Selectmen in Monday's election.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bannon, Bailey win in Great Barrington; Sheffield, New Marlborough also hold elections
Incumbent Selectman Stephen C. Bannon and Daniel Bruce Bailey came out on top in Monday's three-way race for two seats on the Great Barrington Select Board.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sheffield write-in campaign new factor in town election
A controversial request to open a Dollar General store on North Main Street will likely be a significant factor in today's annual town election.
Sat May 11, 2013
815 South Undermountain Rd Sheffield
Lovely three-bedroom, two-bath ranch on beautiful Undermountain Road. Approximately five acres.
Fri May 10, 2013
414 Bow Wow Rd Sheffield
A rare waterfront property on Mill Pond, a pristine, non-motorboat lake in the Southern Berkshires.
Lawyers halt Sheffield hearing on Dollar General permit
The public hearing to determine whether a building permit to Dollar General should be rescinded on Thursday evening was stopped short after lawyers stated a town committee didn't have the authority to make such a decision.
Three Educators Honored At MCLA Award Ceremony
State Rep. William 'Smitty' Pignatelli, left, poses with Barbara Minkler, Carol Ide, Charles Bradshaw, Mayor Richard Alcombright and Cindy Brown.
Thu May 09, 2013
Bianchi picks Sheffield man for Pittsfield personnel director post
Mayor Daniel L. Bianchi has nominated a longtime employee of the former Kolburne School in New Marlborough for the position of city personnel director.
Wed May 08, 2013
Blossoms and blessings brighten Mothera s Day
What mother doesn't look forward to enjoying beautiful flowers on her special day? This year, families can add a special gift from Mother Earth by taking moms on a leisurely Mother's Day Wildflowers Guided Walk at Bartholomew's Cobble in Sheffield from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sheffield voters fail to block Dollar General
The annual Town Meeting on Monday night rejected a zoning change aimed at keeping retail chains from setting up shop in the community.
Sheffield: Senior Center offers Focus on Health series
As part of the Focus On Health series at the Sheffield Senior Center, Robert J. LaCosta will present a program on the "Basics of Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids" at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10.
Egremont town meeting Tuesday at Mount Everett School
Voters will be asked at town meeting to approve a Finance Committee recommended budget of $3.56 million, which would be an increase of slightly more than 1 percent.
Sun May 05, 2013
Governora s recommendation could shift management of Sheffield's Dewey Court
A Sheffield low-income housing complex could have a new property management group as a result of local reaction to Gov.
Sat May 04, 2013
Budget not likely to be hottest topic at Sheffield town meeting
Bylaw changes instead of the budget will likely generate the most discussion at Monday's annual town meeting at Mount Everett Regional High School at 7 p.m. Voters will be asked to approve budget expenditures that will total $9.66 million, which would be slightly less than a 1 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.
Fri May 03, 2013
Berkshire County: Neal, Pignatelli announce district office hours
U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal will hold district office hours in seven towns in Berkshire County to give local citizens an opportunity to share their concerns directly with a congressional staff member.
Thu May 02, 2013