2 hrs ago
Trial date in triple murder case set for January
Together in the same court room for the first time since their indictments 18 months ago, three men accused in a triple murder case learned Wednesday they could be going to trial in January.
6 hrs ago
The Pittsfield Gazette
Muaeum launches Berkshire awards
In what is envisioned as an annual tradition, the Berkshire Museum has created the Berkshire Awards to recognize those people who have made significant contributions to artistic, historical, and natural heritage of the region.
8 hrs ago
Body of Berkshire County soldier returns home
PITTSFIELD, Mass. - The body of 24-year-old U.S. Army Specialist Mitchell Daehling, of Dalton, killed in Afghanistan last week has returned home.
17 hrs ago
Superior Court Briefs: May 10 - May 17
Cases heard before Judge C. Jeffrey Kinder on Friday, May 10. Christopher White , 25, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to five counts of breaking and entering in the daytime, five counts of larceny from a building, and single counts of breaking and entering in the daytime placing a person in fear, illegal possession of a firearm, larceny of a firearm, ... (more)
21 hrs ago
Pittsfield Cuts Ribbon On 'Learning...
Springside Park is now a little more literary. Mayor Daniel Bianchi cut the ribbon Monday on the new Born Learning Trail, which is a series of 10 signs around the playground outlining activities for children to do.
Tue May 21, 2013
WNYT NewsChannel 13
Tornado warning taken seriously in Berkshires
Once a tornado warning was posted in Berkshire County late Tuesday, people there began hunkering down, not just because of the recent deadly storm in the nation's midsection, but also because of what happened in their own community less than a generation ago.
Mon May 20, 2013
Locked in U.S. Senate seat battle, Gomez making visit to Pittsfield on Tuesday
Republican Gabriel Gomez is to make his second campaign swing to Berkshire County on Tuesday to rally support for his U.S. Senate campaign.
Another day, another school: A special report on student mobility
Third-grader Madison Moser participates in class at Savoy Elementary School, which had the highest 'churn' rate in Berkshire County -- 32 percent -- for the 2011-12 school year.
Sun May 19, 2013
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Specialist Mitch Daehling's family plans wake and funeral service
According to his family, the military has not yet released his body. But, they are moving ahead with plans for his wake and funeral service.
'Staging' houses to make a saleable impression
Allison Crane creates speaces and uses her decorating skill to "stage" home interiors for sales.
Southern Berkshire Regional School District plans 'parade' highlighting student work on Monday
Archers, robots and aspiring diplomats will be on display at Mount Everett Regional High School and Undermountain Elementary School on Monday during a celebratory exhibition.
Teachers lead team approach to dealing with student churn
Michael Schaeffer, who teaches math at Brayton Elementary School in North Adams, says new students definitely change the dynamics of a classroom.
Sat May 18, 2013
Passetto, Marine whose life ended tragically, laid to rest in Lee
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Edward S. Passetto was laid to rest on Friday morning, earning acknowledgment from God, his country and his local community.
Fri May 17, 2013
Elder services gets boost in Senate budget
Programs that allow poor elders to receive care in their own households, instead of turning to nursing homes, will see increases in funding next year - a much needed step in the right direction, said officials that help administer elder services.
Thu May 16, 2013
Berkshire County: Buddhist scholar to present talks, meditation
The Meditation Group of Northern Berkshire and the Pittsfield Meditation Sangha announce the return of Anyen Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and meditation master, as a presenter of two events in the Berkshires.
Berkshires After Dark: Homages to Berkshire home brews
Pittsfield's Billy Keane and Northampton's Heather Maloney will perform at the new Summer Sound festival on May 26, curated by Wandering Star Brewery and hosted by Tanglewood.
Third Thursdays awaken tonight in Pittsfield
Though its theme is "Youth on the Move," tonight's return of Third Thursday will include activities to get people of all ages moving -- from middle school dancers, to a new beer garden for the 21-and-over crowd.
Richmond voters OK budget and mosquito spraying, but nix dog area at beach
Town meeting voters asked a number of probing questions about budget line items Wednesday, but they approved virtually intact the budget as proposed by town and school officials.
Tue May 14, 2013
Pittsfield: Emergency responders to hold banquet, EMS expo
The Emergency Medical Services Committee of Berkshire County will hold its annual awards banquet on Friday, May 17, at the Itam Lodge.
Pizza Hut closes Merrill Road franchise
The Pizza Hut on Merrill Road, which opened in 1976, closed for good on Monday, according to the restaurant's manager and the building's owner.