Thursday Apr 17
Sheffield: Casivant and Lucey earn Eagle Scout award
Demitri M. Casivant, son of Olympia and Marvin Casivant of Ashley Falls, and Hunter D.S. Lucey, son of Tiffany Ramella of Sheffield and Robert Lucey of Pittsfield, have achieved Boy Scouting's highest rank, Eagle Scout.
Naturewatch: Celebrate hummingbirds arrival in area
'Tis the season to begin thinking hummingbirds, specifically ruby-throated hummingbirds, which will be arriving in the Berkshires and southern Vermont beginning in less than three weeks.
The Hartford Courant
Massachusetts Man Charged With Making Phony Emergency Radio Calls In Litchfield County
A Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with several phony radio transmissions that interfered with fire department and ambulance calls during December and January, state police said.
Sheffield to push for one-year chain store moratorium
Planning Board members said a moratorium is needed to allow the board additional time to draft a bylaw that would regulate any business with 10 or more establishments that shares a trade name, logo, signage or other specified characteristics.
Lee man gets 2 years probation, but not jail time, for false water reports
The former director of a water testing lab was given two years of probation after pleading guilty to 58 charges related to falsified water reports.
Sheffield: Mount Everett students to perform a Greasea
"Grease" will be performed Friday, April 4, through Sunday, April 6, at the Thomas A. Consolati Performing Arts Center at Mount Everett High School, 491 Berkshire School Road.
Infamous calamities -- from fires to floods
On Nov. 24, 1984, at about 4 a.m., the residents of North Adams who were awake at that hour no ticed an odd glow south of the city.
Wistariahurst to hold bonsai workshop
Bonsai grower and Berkshire cabinetmaker Geoffrey Holmes, of Sheffield, will present a bonsai workshop at Holyoke's Wistariahurst Museum on April 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for both newcomers to the art, as well as growers of these miniature trees designed to recreate nature in a small pot.
1152 Barnum St Sheffield
Ingeniously designed and meticulously built by A.I.A. architect Frank Garretson as his own rural residence, this one-of-a-kind home is the quintessential New England country retreat.