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Berkshire mayors call on federal lawmakers to condemn immigration policy
By Haven Orecchio-Egresitz The Berkshire Eagle Outrage over the federal government's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has separated thousands of children from their parents at the
Jun 20 3:06AM BE Local News

After dispute at Lanesborough town meeting between moderater, Finance Committee member, voters oust both
LANESBOROUGH -- Voters have ousted the two elected officials at the center of last week's ejection at the annual town meeting By a count of 177-128, Moderater Robert Reilly lost to write-in ...
Jun 20 1:45AM BE Local News

Wickham to challenge Hinds in Democratic primary for state senator
LEE Berkshire County voters will have another race to settle after Labor Day.Lee Selectman Thomas Wickham is challenging Berkshires state Sen. Adam Hinds for a senatorial district the size of
Jun 20 1:09AM BE Local News

Student-made speed signs turn heads along notorious roadways
PITTSFIELD -- Colorful, student-made speed signs are harder to ignore than the standard-issue black and white.That's the idea behind the latest move in the Pittsfield Police Department's ..
Jun 20 12:57AM BE Local News

Berkshire mayors call on federal lawmakers to condemn immigration policy
By Haven Orecchio-Egresitz The Berkshire Eagle Outrage over the federal government's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has separated thousands of children from their parents at the
Jun 19 11:42PM BE Local News

Despite protests over owner's past, Harriman-and-West Airport Commission OKs Taconic Aviation's use of hangar space
NORTH ADAMS After months of uncertainty, Taconic Aviation has been granted space to operate a scenic flight and flight instruction business at Harriman-and-West Airport.The Airport Commission
Jun 19 11:30PM BE Local News

Man held without bail in Pittsfield shooting police believe was drug deal turned robbery
PITTSFIELD When Marchenne Hanson and an accomplice went to purchase marijuana at an Elm Street apartment on June 8, they had armed robbery on their minds, police believe.Moments later, shots
Jun 19 11:21PM BE Local News

Up to 3 years for Conn. man caught with heroin in Great Barrington
PITTSFIELD A Connecticut man caught with 40 bags of heroin has been sentenced to three years in prison which he began serving in tandem with a sentence on similar charges in his home
Jun 19 10:06PM BE Local News

Bowlin' on the River: Museum of Dog owner readies restaurant in North Adams
NORTH ADAMS -- Berkshire County knows David York as the man just daring enough to open a museum dedicated to dogs and emblazon the sides of a stretch limousine with a depiction of a ...
Jun 19 9:51PM BE Local News

Adams town meeting members OK all spending items; debate town administrator salary range
ADAMS -- Should the Select Board be able to negotiate an annual salary with a candidate for town administrator or be limited to a single amount? That question sparked the most debate ...
Jun 19 9:12PM BE Local News

We decided not to give up': Pittsfield Adult Learning Center graduates 38
PITTSFIELD Dressed in cap and gown, JT Spencer expected to graduate high school 15 years ago. Instead on graduation day, school officials pulled him out of the commencement procession line,
Jun 19 12:45AM BE Local News

Adams man indicted in death of pedestrian; one charge to be dropped
PITTSFIELD -- One of two charges will be dropped in the case of an Adams man accused of striking and killing an 85-year-old woman and providing misleading information to police.David Sookey Jr., .
Jun 19 12:39AM BE Local News

Savoy, Florida back wireless route to last-mile internet
SAVOY Two Berkshires communities bringing up the rear on last-mile internet access have picked a business partner one that would not cost local taxpayers a dime. Now, Florida and
Jun 18 10:39PM BE Local News

Ex-Eagleton admits to kicking student, claiming it was self-defense
PITTSFIELD A staffer at the former Eagleton School admitted to kicking a student in the shin in December 2015, an act his attorney called self-defense.Peter Meadow, 53, of Lenox, had his case
Jun 18 9:57PM BE Local News

Men's group forms in North Adams to counter problem of domestic violence
NORTH ADAMS Advocates hope that a newly formed men's group will fill a gap in domestic violence prevention programs in North Adams.The group has held its first meeting and will gather again
Jun 18 9:54PM BE Local News

NYU students redesign Monument Mountain High School to fit education's future
GREAT BARRINGTON There the high school sits, dark and sometimes leaking, with "retirement home curtains" shut to insulate the single-pane windows at least in winter.The Monument
Jun 18 9:24PM BE Local News

After plans near Housatonic St. nixed, developers still seeking solar project site in Lenox
LENOX Even though prospects for a major $10 million commercial solar farm in town have dimmed, the developers still hope to find a new site for their proposed seven-megawatt project.A plan by
Jun 18 9:12PM BE Local News

Volunteers mount makeover effort for Cheshire's portion of Appalachian Trail
CHESHIRE Sturdy footwear, check. Work gloves, check. Hand tools, check.
Jun 17 11:33PM BE Local News

Berkshire Immigrant Center's 10,000 Strong Campaign seeks to raise immigration legal aid
PITTSFIELD The more than 10,000 immigrants living in Berkshire County make up more than 40 percent of business owners in downtown Pittsfield and 20 percent in Williamstown.If they were to
Jun 17 10:06PM BE Local News

Temporary fix sought for Great Barrington's crumbling Lake Mansfield road
GREAT BARRINGTON The road around Lake Mansfield has long been in bad shape, and now it's at the breaking point literally. "The road is falling apart," said town Select Board member
Jun 17 9:09PM BE Local News