The Berkshire LifeStream - Local News
GREAT BARRINGTON -- It works a water rhythm between a Main Street storm drain and the riverbank. It is both a small and a large gesture. A statement.
After the icy grip of this brutal winter, Sunday's blazing sun and temperatures in the upper 50s made for a great day to be on a bicycle.I had been waiting for such a day and the City Street Ride in
STOCKBRIDGE The PILOT Program Committee established by the Select Board to consider a policy for payments in lieu of taxes from the town's long list of tax-exempt properties is seeking
For the first year since its founding in 2013, ArtWeek has crept it's way to the westernmost part of the state, About 30 art exhibits and events, many of them free to the public, will be offered
PITTSFIELD -- On Sept. 11, 2001, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians were thrust into the war on terrorism.The attack on New York City alone killed 412 emergency .
GREAT BARRINGTON After 10 years serving on the Select Board, outgoing Chairman Sean Stanton says the biggest challenge facing Great Barrington is how public schools are funded.Stanton
BECKET Despite a significant portion of residents voting to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, and a moratorium on establishments and a public consumption ban failing, some Becket
PITTSFIELD The Berkshires' snowy and seemingly never-ending winter might have had one payoff: less trash buildup in Springside Park. On Saturday morning, one day before Earth Day, dozens of
PITTSFIELD It began in a closet of the Taconic High School library in 1974.It didn't take long for student-run radio station WTBR's record collection to outgrow the tiny space, alums say.In
PITTSFIELD With the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority facing a budget shortfall, and potential service cuts, local legislators are stepping up to push for more funding.State Reps. William
As the Massachusetts Cultural Council prepares to decide whether to restore funding to the Berkshire Museum, these area groups remain in good standing. In all, 22 other Berkshire County organizations
CHESHIRE With interviews nearly complete of its four superintendent finalists, Adams-Cheshire Regional School District officials are poised to make a crucial decision: whether to hire one of
PITTSFIELD With art auctions pending, May is poised to bring an eight-figure boost to the Berkshire Museum's balance sheet. That means tens of millions in new dollars, some already in hand
PITTSFIELD Keep a careful eye on the city calendar in the coming weeks, as a downed elevator at City Hall is causing upheaval with community meetings.The building's only elevator died last
NORTH ADAMS A rape charge against a city man was dropped Friday after new evidence surfaced.Gerald Richardson, 33, was charged with raping a woman in a tent last July, after a night of
PITTSFIELD The Community Development Board approved a site plan for the redevelopment of St. Mary the Morning Star Church on Tyler Street on Tuesday.The board also began deliberating on a
GREAT BARRINGTON The Southern Berkshire Educational Future, a working group focused on inter-district collaboration among southern Berkshire County school districts, will host a presentation
DALTON No members of the Dalton Select Board are currently taking health insurance through their positions on the board, but the board has spent much of several meetings in the past few
PITTSFIELD After more than a month apart, representatives of Berkshire Medical Center and its registered nurses return to bargaining next week, with contract talks now in their 20th month.
GREAT BARRINGTON Hundreds of people, including many students from Bard College at Simon's Rock, rallied on Main Street on Friday afternoon to promote the voices of people of color and LGBTQ