Democrat Adam Hinds of Pittsfield and Republican Christine Canning of Lanesborough are vying for the seat currently held by Ben Downing, who is stepping down after a decade.
The Springfield Diocese announced last week Berkshire County’s lone Catholic high school will be shutting its doors for good in June, because of low enrollment and financial problems.
A report released by the state auditor said the Massachusetts Parole Board has not been following its own rules for fee collection or re-evaluating former prisoners.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency and General Electric have been at odds over the so-called “Rest of the River” cleanup plan.
The Springfield Diocese said high costs due to sagging enrollment are to blame for the closure.
Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer has lived up to an election campaign promise to add more police officers. But in a recent interview, she sounded far less sure that Pittsfield would ever get to 120 cops — the goal she stated during her campaign.
If its owner, Convanta, shuts down the incinerator, it would cost the city almost $1 million a year in lost revenue and increased municipal garbage costs.
The New York-to-Connecticut pipeline would cut through a state forest in Sandisfield, Massachusetts.
The voluntary program seeks to give those suffering from drug addiction — and facing criminal charges — a chance to rehabilitate and stay out of jail.
The Massachusetts Turnpike is set to go to all-electronic tolling in less than a month. Motorists opened 25,000 EZ Pass accounts in Massachusetts in August.
In Gina Damico’s latest book, 16-year-old Poppy Palladino visits a candle factory in Vermont, and stumbles upon a sinister plot by its owners to take over the town. She befriends a young man — with a rather waxy disposition.
State investigators are looking into the theft of evidence, only months after the town’s former chief went to federal prison on an unrelated charge.
With all-electronic tolling scheduled to begin on the Massachusetts Turnpike next month, more than 400 toll-collectors are in their final weeks on the job.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Toll Collectors On The Mass. Turnpike In Their Final Months
Highway officials took public testimony Thursday Night in Lenox on proposed fares for the Massachusetts Turnpike, when the road goes to all-electronic tolling next month.
Democrat Denise Andrews pulled out of the election last weekend, only days after she ran unopposed in the primary.