The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.
With the start of the school year, superintendents like Jason McCandless have enough things on their to-do list. Add this: deal with cyber attack.
The passenger rail service that will run between Pittsfield and New York City is still several years away.
The resurrected local chapter of the NAACP claims that open city positions have not been widely posted among minority communities.
A newly revived Pittsfield committee on human rights took up its first complaint this week: discrimination charges against mayor Dan Bianchi.
Some 530 full and part-time jobs were at stake with the shutdown of Northern Berkshire Healthcare, which owned North Adams Regional Hospital. Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield says it’s hired 143 of those employees.
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.
Despite a recent lull, western Massachusetts has been hit with a handful of snow storms so far this winter.
By the end of this month, Massachusetts will give out the first ever licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, up to 35 in all. This follows a ballot measure approved by voters in 2012.
Six communities from Berkshire County have joined forces against General Electric.
While Boston went to the polls to narrow their field of mayoral contenders, other pockets of Massachusetts also cast ballots Tuesday.
Three teenage men charged with raping a female Umass Amherst student in her dorm room last October were ordered to submit DNA samples Tuesday in Hampshire Superior Court. .
Artists and community leaders from around western Massachusetts are gathering in Turner’s Falls this weekend for an annual conference on developing what they call the “creative economy.” The Creati
With tight budgets, many municipalities are looking for untapped sources of revenue.
Four Pittsfield, Massachusetts teenagers were arraigned Monday on rape charges in the alleged sexual assault of an eighteen year old female UMass Amherst student.