This weekend, the Berkshire town of Lenox will welcome autumn with its annual Apple Squeeze festival.
When the Declaration of Independence was first circulated through the thirteen American colonies, it was read aloud in town squares and other public places.
In the aftermath of the bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon, police and organizers of upcoming summer events in the Berkshires say they have plans in place to anticipate security threats.
This week the Patrick Administration announced its latest round of funding for community colleges in Massachusetts, including over $25 million to campuses in the western part of the state.
United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced $29 million in federal grants Monday to improve military veterans’ access to public transportation.
Despite the images of the Berkshires as quintessentially New England, the departure of large manufacturing companies, once the region’s economic base, has left the county struggling to adapt to the changing economic climate. Now, a group of political, business, healthcare and education leaders in Berkshire County has unveiled what they call a blueprint for the county’s economic revival. “The Berkshire Compact” lays out four main goals. You may have seen an op-ed over the weekend written by Mary Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams.