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Wilco to bring Solid Sound Festival back to Mass MoCA in June
NORTH ADAMS -- Solid Sound, Wilco's Music and Arts Festival, will return to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts next summer.The festival, which last was held at Mass MoCA in 2017, will ..
Oct 16 2:21PM BE Local News

$250K grant last piece of puzzle for new Williamstown police station
WILLIAMSTOWN A state grant for $250,000 has added the final component of financing for the project to build a new police headquarters on Simonds Road.The recipients of the 2018 Housing Choice
Oct 15 9:00PM BE Local News

32-year Lenox Fire Department veteran Chris O'Brien to take over as chief
LENOX After 20 years of service to the community, Fire Chief Dan Clifford is calling it a career.Chris O'Brien, the deputy chief at the central station since 2003, will take over as chief. A
Oct 15 8:33PM BE Local News

Pittsfield driver uninjured after flipping SUV in driveway
A driver somehow managed to flip an SUV in a Pittsfield driveway today. Pittsfield police and fire departments respond to a single-car accident in the driveway of 331 Columbus Avenue, and found that ..
Oct 15 6:51PM BE Local News

New benefactor helps extend Crane legacy in Dalton
DALTON People who walk this town's Main Street were cheered to see a tangle of growth trimmed recently, easing passage on a sidewalk that skirts an historic property connected to the Crane
Oct 14 9:00PM BE Local News

Workshop seeks to aid parents on tough talks about drugs with teenagers
GREAT BARRINGTON Talking to teenagers about drugs, sex and danger it's not for the faint-hearted.But in part of the county where substance abuse rates among teens are high, South
Oct 14 8:33PM BE Local News

Housatonic water woes on tap for community discussion Monday night
GREAT BARRINGTON The matter of brown drinking water in homes served by Housatonic Water Works will be up for discussion and citizen comment at the town Select Board at 7 p.m. Monday in town
Oct 14 8:24PM BE Local News

Despite weather, attendees in their element at Pittsfield's Harvest Festival
PITTSFIELD --- Relentless rain and biting cold Saturday might have kept some people from attending this year's Harvest Festival, but they didn't deter hardy regulars from picking up produce from ...
Oct 13 9:12PM BE Local News

Eagle wins top awards for outstanding journalism
The Berkshire Eagle has won two Publick Occurrences awards, which recognize New England's most outstanding journalism, from the New England Newspaper & Press Association.The Eagle won for
Oct 13 8:21PM BE Local News

Eagle named Newspaper of the Year for weekday, Sunday editions
The Berkshire Eagle has been named the 2018 Newspaper of the Year for both its weekday and Sunday editions in the New England Newspaper & Press Association's New England Newspaper of the Year
Oct 13 8:12PM BE Local News

North Adams museum poised for switch to new space
NORTH ADAMS History can't be changed but it can be moved.After nearly two decades at its home in the Western Gateway Heritage State Park, the North Adams Museum of History and Science
Oct 13 8:03PM BE Local News

How would Berkshires legislators spend the $1B state surplus?
BOSTON The state has an extra $1 billion to spend from fiscal year 2018, and Berkshire County's senator and representatives think the money should be used for disaster relief, education and a
Oct 13 8:03PM BE Local News

Potential pot retailers in Lenox might have one more hoop to navigate
LENOX Town planners wrapping up a zoning bylaw proposal for a decision by voters want to raise the bar for potential adult-use recreational marijuana retailers.At this past week's meeting,
Oct 13 6:33PM BE Local News

With wit, urgency, Latina journalist tells crowd at MCLA: 'Own your power
NORTH ADAMS "I don't need you guys to get older before you own your power. I need you to own your power now," journalist Maria Hinojosa told an auditorium full of college students, as well as
Oct 13 6:03PM BE Local News

Men launch anti-domestic violence group in North County
NORTH ADAMS What has the community done to address violence?And what gaps remain?Though domestic violence has been a long-standing issue in the Northern Berkshires, a community dialogue began
Oct 12 11:09PM BE Local News

Attorney: Lanesborough ex-trooper 'adamantly' denies charges linked to overtime scandal
BOSTON -- An attorney for two former state police lieutenants, including one from the Berkshires, accused in a statewide overtime scandal said his clients "adamantly" deny the charges against ...
Oct 12 10:57PM BE Local News

Temescal Wellness, county's 3rd medical marijuana dispensary, set to open in Pittsfield
Temescal Wellness, at 10 Callahan Drive in Pittsfield, opens Saturday for medical marijuana card holders, making it the third marijuana dispensary to do business in Berkshire County. As for lifting
Oct 12 9:45PM BE Local News

Sandisfield highway superintendent fired; no reason given by town
SANDISFIELD The town's highway superintendent was fired Wednesday. And no one knows why.Robert "Bobby" O'Brien was put on paid administrative leave on Sept.
Oct 12 8:54PM BE Local News

54-year-old Williamstown woman dies after 3-car crash in Pownal
POWNAL, Vt. -- A Williamstown woman died from her injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Route 7 this morning. Kristie M.
Oct 12 8:51PM BE Local News

DA's office seeks to try Pittsfield officer, 2nd man separately in off-duty beating case
PITTSFIELD Prosecutors plan to seek separate trials for a city police officer accused of an assault while he was off duty, and another man who is also facing charges in the incident.Officer
Oct 12 8:36PM BE Local News