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
One main issue in this year’s race is crime. The four candidates for Pittsfield mayor have a range of ideas for how they would handle the situation, if elected.
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Voters in a handful of Massachusetts cities head to the polls next Tuesday for preliminary elections. Both cities in Berkshire County have contested races for mayor.
Early childhood education is a hot topic on Beacon Hill, as lawmakers will hold hearings on a proposal Wednesday.
A tense moment happened when water systems analyst Craig Gaetani veered off topic and addressed criminal charges pending against him.
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Both House Speaker Bob DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg have made expanding Pre-K one of their top priorities for the year.
The Hoosic River has been spelled at least three different ways.
The Basketball Hall of Fame will hold its annual enshrinement ceremonies in Springfield Friday.
Lee’s town meeting signed off on the tax this spring as a way to raise additional funds for road work and other infrastructure projects.
Bringing back native plants is only one step in restoring this part of the Housatonic. Tearing down an unnecessary century-old dam is another.
Between 2010 and 2014, the deaths of 188 people in Vermont were tied to opioids prescribed by doctors.
Lanesborough has been sending its secondary students to Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown for over five decades, with more than 160 attending classes there this year. Recently, the Adams-Cheshire district made a pitch to Lanesborough to send their students to its Hoosac Valley high school instead.
About 30 protesters picketed outside of Kinder Morgan’s downtown Pittsfield offices.
Baker’s next public appearance in the region is scheduled for September. It will be his first since May 28th.
Healey says the substance is often added to heroin without the user knowing to increase the high–and make the combination more addictive.