Pittsfield has about 44,000 residents. North Adams has fewer than a third of that.
As the populations of Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge have declined, remaining residents have been dealing with rising property taxes to help cover municipal budgets.
Officials are trying to figure out why the Berkshires aren’t an attractive place for people under 40.
Incumbent Richard Alcombright and his challenger, former mayor John Barrett, agreed on little during the 90-minute forum.
Mayor Dan Bianchi and City Clerk Linda Tyer really went after each other.
Starting next July, Pittsfield will join Great Barrington, Williamstown, Amherst and South Hadley in outlawing containers made of polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam.
Late this summer, the Adams-Cheshire district made an offer to Lanesborough to take on its students in grades seven through twelve, touting a possible cost savings.
State Representative Paul mark has some advice for his colleagues to the east on how to deal with the closing of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.
It is still unclear how many of the 300 employees will be left jobless.
A piece of the blood stained shirt then Pope John Paul the Second wore when he was shot during a 1981 assassination attempt will be permanently housed at a parish carrying his name.
The upcoming Columbus Day weekend is a popular time for tourists and locals alike to enjoy foliage across western New England.
In 1969, some Sheffield residents reported seeing a UFO. Community members unveiled a large stone monument to the sighting in August.
Rosenberg is going armed with a few thousand pages of public testimony on the natural gas pipeline proposal.
Among the initiatives the governor announced Monday are plans to reduce caseloads for social workers and hiring, as well as retaining staff.
Berkshire Gas customers could be paying about 22-dollars a month less while Columbia Gas users are in line for about a 30 dollar drop from last winter