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Accelerant likely used in Sheffield fire where five found dead
SHEFFIELD Accelerant likely was used to set a fire during the apparent murder-suicide that took the lives of three young children and their parents this week, according to a source familiar
Mar 16 9:12PM BerkEagle Local News

Officials say Berkshires not immune to domestic violence, domestic homicide
SHEFFIELD The apparent murder-suicide discovered in a house fire this week, if confirmed, would be Berkshire County's sixth domestic violence homicide in the past four years.The news of such
Mar 16 8:57PM BerkEagle Local News

Interim Cheshire town administrator has label removed - and a 3-year contract
CHESHIRE Less than two months into the job, Ed St. John IV finally felt comfortable as Cheshire's interim part-time town administrator.The Select Board had hired the Cheshire native in
Mar 16 8:33PM BerkEagle Local News

Memorial on Saturday will honor Sheffield family, plane crash victim
SHEFFIELD A memorial for the victims of an apparent murder-suicide and the Sheffield woman who died in an Ethiopian plane crash last weekend will be held Saturday evening, followed by a
Mar 15 11:30PM BerkEagle Local News

Last independent pharmacy in North Adams will close Wednesday
NORTH ADAMS The city's last independent pharmacy will close.Little's HSC Pharmacy has been sold to CVS Health Corp., owner David Woods confirmed to The Eagle on Friday.
Mar 15 10:36PM BerkEagle Local News

At Berkshire rallies, students get their say on climate change issues
WILLIAMSTOWN Just after 3 p.m. Friday, dozens of children, teenagers, college students and parents outside Williamstown Elementary School practiced a chant: "Hey, hey, ho, ho, fossil fuels
Mar 15 10:33PM BerkEagle Local News

Lee board wants answers before voting on solar project proposal
LEE A West Coast alternative energy company seeking to install a 5-megawatt solar array on a scenic hillside has plenty of homework to do before town officials consider voting on the $10.5
Mar 15 10:03PM BerkEagle Local News

Jury to decide: Were drugs found on suspect for his use, or for sale?
PITTSFIELD What's the difference between carrying drugs for one's own personal use and carrying drugs intending to sell them?That's the central question with which jurors will eventually have
Mar 15 9:33PM BerkEagle Local News

Woman suffers minor injuries in Pittsfield crash
PITTSFIELD One person was injured Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on West Housatonic Street near Gale Avenue. The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to
Mar 15 9:24PM BerkEagle Local News

North Adams again will try to get on radar for money to renovate Greylock School
NORTH ADAMS It's that time of year again.A decade into their efforts to get Greylock School on the list for state funding of renovations, city officials hope 2019 is the year that North Adams
Mar 15 8:51PM BerkEagle Local News

Adams man headed to NY to face stalking charges
PITTSFIELD An Adams man waived his right to fight rendition to New York on Wednesday to face stalking and harassment charges.David F. Carmon, 58, agreed to be held locally until New York
Mar 14 11:25PM BerkEagle Local News

North Adams man facing fourth drunken driving charge
NORTH ADAMS A Clarksburg man was hit with his fourth drunken driving charge on Wednesday after crashing his SUV into a guardrail.Joseph Burnett, 47, was found standing next to his heavily
Mar 14 11:24PM BerkEagle Local News

Pittsfield man extends prison term by spitting on Berkshire Jail officers
PITTSFIELD A city man already serving time in state prison will have his stay extended because he spit on corrections officers at the Berkshire Jail and House of Correction in 2017.Gregory A.
Mar 14 11:24PM BerkEagle Local News

Neal spokesman: 'Strong case' taking shape to request Trump tax returns
A spokesman for U.S. Rep.
Mar 14 10:09PM BerkEagle Local News

Probe continues into deaths of Sheffield family found dead after fire
SHEFFIELD -- State and local authorities continued their investigation Thursday into the deaths of Sheffield couple and their three young children, all found in a burning house on Home Road a ...
Mar 14 7:00PM BerkEagle Local News

More details released on SVC financial condition
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College has released more details about the school's debt and financial condition, but officials don't plan to post all of the most recent audit information before ...
Mar 14 12:48AM BerkEagle Local News

Murder suspect held without bail after pleading not guilty in killing of David Green Jr.
PITTSFIELD A New York man charged in last fall's fatal shooting of David Green Jr. remains held without bail after his arraignment in Berkshire Superior Court.Lance Burke, 40, of the Bronx,
Mar 13 10:12PM BerkEagle Local News

Former Senate president prods DOT to expand rail study
SPRINGFIELD Enough open houses. Hold public hearings.That was former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg's pointed message Tuesday, as the state Department of Transportation used
Mar 13 8:57PM BerkEagle Local News

Baby Boomer Memories: Pittsfield's forgotten pumping station
In the late 1950s, I was one of 15 Boy Scouts participating in Pittsfield's Boy Scout Government Day. During the day, we got to meet the mayor, visit several city departments and attend a council
Mar 13 8:57PM BerkEagle Local News

Fraud Watch | Credit freezes 101: A primer on identity theft protection
Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the United States.In order to understand this crisis and respond, there are two definitions that should be understood: data breach a security
Mar 13 8:21PM BerkEagle Local News