The tiny village center in West Stockbridge, Mass., is home to two coffee shops—each of which could be called the most connoisseur-friendly coffee service in the Berkshires. One of them has even figured out how to charge $5.95 for a glass of iced coffee, without it seeming entirely crazy.
In the Berkshires every summer, there is a musical collective that wants to rip the powdered wig off traditional classical music. Playing the work of living composers and using unconventional methods, they are interested in anything but a musical history lesson. Things wrap up on Saturday with six hours of music, including special guests like Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche and the composer Steve Reich’s re-working of two songs by Radiohead.
Museum leaders call this the most significant building project since the place first opened in 1955.
In a statement, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says that since there’s no funding available to run the hospital safely, she will not object to closing the ER over the weekend.
An overflow crowd shared stories of receiving treatment at the North Adams Regional Hospital, praised its employees, and strategized to avert the planned closing.
Museum leaders are optimistic about final passage of a $24.4 million grant approved by the state’s House of Representatives.
A trademark issued to a small business in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, for its vinegar-based health tonic is causing a firestorm of criticism. A scrappy small business now finds itself portrayed as a corporate usurper. Based on a cold remedy Dana St. Pierre remembers being spoon-fed by his grandmother as a child, it has a very distinct taste and packs a spicy wallop; the recommended daily intake is about a tablespoon.
The town of Lenox, Massachusetts has been looking for a new leader for six months.
The rise of hip, gourmet food trucks is celebrated in urban centers like Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon. That’s spawned a trend that’s stretched to Boston.
A new poll in Massachusetts finds increased support for medical marijuana. This comes as an application deadline for pot dispensaries approaches.
Efforts to conserve wildlife habitats and open space reached a milestone in Massachusetts. But sites that are most attractive to builders can be the hardest to purchase and protect.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick called Monday for embattled Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle to respond to concerns over his spending that led to a suspension of state funds t
Some Massachusetts students looking to land the next generation manufacturing jobs will have assistance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Governor Deval Patrick says the voters of western Massachusetts should insist that their next governor become a frequent visitor.