Wednesday Aug 20
Deep Berkshire roots
In the year 1909, William Howard Taft was America's 27th President, the American flag sported only 45 stars and sugar cost a mere four cents a pound.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Western MA Beer Fest pours it on for beer lovers
Hundreds of craft beer connoisseurs from around the Northeast are expected to descend on Dalton on Saturday afternoon, putting their taste buds to the test for a good cause.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New play questions Mum Betta s road to freedom
A 233-year-old legal victory that freed a town icon from slavery's shackles is interpreted differently depending who you're talking to.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
CTSB shows off new digs
Mike Putnam feels inspired by the Community Television for the Southern Berkshires' new $1 million state-of-the-art studio and training facility.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives renovation officially underway
Nearly 90 residents, dignitaries and passers-by gathered under a tent on an unseasonably cool Friday morning to officially break ground on the $3 million project.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Town Players of Pittsfield set for Mum Bett reading
Town Players of Pittsfield is staging a reading of local playwright Jesse Waldinger's short play "Mum Bett's Minute" 3 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Saturday's reading is part of the Mum Bett Day observance at the Ashley House on Cooper Hill Road in Ashley Falls.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Episcopal diocese helps home, in Ghana, for children whose mothers died in childbirth
We learned that if you lift a woman out of poverty, you really lift the whole family out of poverty.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
County train depots touted for NYC run
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission staff members delivered that assessment during the second of two meetings Wednesday night to discuss four potential sites for riders to board and disembark between Pittsfield and the Connecticut line.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Sheffield: Mount Everett students attend leadership seminar
Mount Everett Regional School students Marina Germain and Graham Collopy recently attended the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at Bentley University in Waltham.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Great Barrington: Oil waste collection set for South Berkshire
The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection for the 15 participating towns from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Great Barrington Recycling Center.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Shoring up a significant site in Lenox
It's one of the town's historically significant sites, built in 1791 on Main Street to house the Berkshire County Courthouse after Lenox became a shire town and the new county seat, formerly in Sheffield and Great Barrington.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Great Barrington, Sheffield Awarded $803K...
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. - Great Barrington and Sheffield will share $803,000 in Community Development Block Grants to upgrade housing and fund infrastructure and accessibility issues.
Our Opinion: Long way to Grand Central
The purchase by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation of the Berkshire Line from the Housatonic Railroad for $12 million is certainly good news for the Connecticut-based company and is potentially a step toward restoring passenger rail service between Pittsfield and New York City.