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Within two weeks, a transitional shelter expects to add 10 more emergency beds for the winter as Pittsfield develops longer range solutions to help the community's homeless.
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
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.
NEW YORK Minting your own currency, digital or otherwise, may be a trend to bank on.
The Gospel Gang, a contemporary Christian/gospel choir, along with The Messengers, a men's gospel quartet, will present a "Gospel Christmas" to benefit the Emergency Oil Fund of the PACC and the Emergency Assistance Fund of Construct Inc. of Great Barrington.
The town is making clear efforts to encourage its residents to utilize solar energy in the near future and has already received hundreds of positive responses.
It started at five community banks and has now spread to more than 400 local businesses.
Berkshire County in Massachusetts has taken "buy local" to a whole new level by creating their own currency.
The second assailant in a violent July break-in was sentenced on Friday to two years in the Berkshire County House of Correction and Jail.
Despite the snow, rain and temperatures just above freezing, Pittsfield Police Officer Sean Klink had no plans on seeking comfort anytime soon.
The Berkshire Humane Society and Haddad Subaru are teaming up for "100 Cats for Christmas," a low-cost spaying and neutering event for cats on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The program, funded by the $2,500 "Share the Love" grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Subaru of America, aims to spay or neuter 100 cats.
Cases heard on Tuesday, November 26. Daniel Lowenstein , 23, of Amherst was sentenced to three years at the Berkshire County House of Correction after being found guilty of numerous charges on Nov. 21. Lowenstein was found guilty by a jury on three counts of distribution of marijuana and single counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, ... (more)
For the record, the new head honchos are Brian Shaw in Egremont, Jeff Roosa in Lee, and William Eaton in Stockbridge.
Changing paved parking lots into parks and walking trails, along with the reuse of local lands for farming and recreation are just a few of the topics Williams College juniors and seniors will tackle in upcoming public presentations.
One hundred-forty third-graders from northern Berkshire County stepped off buses bubbling with energy, curiosity and lots and lots of questions.