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1 min ago | Berkshire Eagle
The Pittsfield Public Schools' plan to replace the city's aging fleet of school buses has run into a red light, forcing the district to rebid the project.
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3 hrs ago | IBerkshires
The School Department is nearly ready to begin working with an architect on the long-anticipated process of overhauling of one of the city's two public high schools, Superintendent Jason McCandless told the School Committee on Wednesday.
3 hrs ago | IBerkshires
Future tree lighting ceremonies have been secured, or enhanced, with a $1,000 donation.
6 hrs ago | Boston.com
In a steady march to the east, an exotic beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the country has been discovered in North Andover, state officials said Tuesday.
The Parks Commission approved the concept for the nine-hole course in November, and that plan will be reviewed by the Conservation Commission at 6 tonight at City Hall.
A city man who police say stole a donation can for a child with cancer is now serving an 18-month jail sentence for that crime and a series of other larcenies.
Collegiality marked the night this past Monday as six school committee candidates gathered for their lone joint appearance.
An aerial view of the lot at 69 Parsons St. in Easthampton taken from Valley CDC's special permit application.
The annual "Learn to Skate" program will be held Thursday and Friday, Dec. 26 and 27, and Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 30 and 31, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 16 Melville St. The program is sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club and staffed by volunteers from the Pittsfield Parks Speed Skating Club.
Two men accused of last week's drive-by shooting in Pittsfield will not be held without bail for 90 days as requested by the Berkshire District Attorney's Office.
Tuesday's midday snowstorm resulted in 16 minor accidents being reported in the city of Pittsfield between noon and 5 p.m. The accidents occurred at Fort Hill Avenue, West Street, Williams Street, Kara Drive, North Street, Hancock Road, Newell Street, Lyman Street, Waconah Street, Charles Street, Pecks Road, Parkside Avenue, Elm Street, Holmes ... (more)
The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority wants to lure a railroad car manufacturer to the city -- and it is planning to sweeten the deal by offering a $1 million incentive.
When I was a child, my Dad worked for the Railway Express Co. as a delivery man.
The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is looking for towns interested in splitting some of the costs to hire an energy manager.
A leak from a heating system that shut down Taconic High School last week has been fixed, Superintendent Jake McCandless said.
Greenagers Outing Club : The Greenagers Outing Club from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday will work on a bridge building and installation at the Lower Carroll Paper Mill site in the Mill River village of New Marlborough.
Berkshire County has a long history of manufacturing. But due to the changes in the world economy that proud legacy of manufacturing can mostly be found in the vacant factories, mills and lots that criss-cross the area.