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.
MassDOT purchases Berkshire Line for $12.13 million
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is the new owner of the Berkshire Line, the first step toward the possible return of passenger rail linking the county with New York City.
Are We There Yet?: Stay Empowered This Weekend
So now that we have power up here in the Northern Berkshires - for now - let's take a look at this weekend.
EPA extends comment period on Housatonic cleanup plan
Members of the public will have nearly two additional months to submit comments on a proposed GE cleanup of the Housatonic River.
Working to restore floodplains forest at Bartholomew's Cobble in Sheffield, Mass
Julie Richburg, Western Regional Ecologist for the Trustees of Reservations leads the floodplain restoration of floodplain forests at Bartholomew's Cobble.
Charity gets the boot
Time is running out on Loaves and Fishes, the soup kitchen that has occupied the basement of the Richmond Community Center for 20 years.
Pittsfield Parade to step off at 10 a.m.; TV broadcast limited this year
The Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade will feature the usual marching bands, floats and helium balloons, but residents in north and south Berkshire County that want to watch it live this year will have to come in person -- or stream it on the Web.
Concern with Rest of River plan remains
The town is in the crosshairs of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed 13-year cleanup plan to rid the Housatonic of toxic PCBs, Select Board Chairman Channing Gibson told board members last week.
SF Classical Voice
Remix at Ojai North
The same searching intellect and musical breadth that Jeremy Denk brings to his work as a pianist and writer marked his approach as guest music director for this year's Ojai North programs at Cal Performances.