BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Coverage of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

The Berkshire Museum's proposal to sell part of its art collection will go before a single justice of the Massachusetts high court Tuesday.

The former Clinton AME Zion Church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

Preservationists for a 130-year-old black church with ties to civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois have received federal grant money to turn it into a community center. 

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
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We start The Short List this week with former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his possible political aspiration: a run for president in 2020.

Outgoing Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless speaks during a press conference in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.
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Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless says he's retiring in a couple weeks -- with more than nine months left in his term. The timing is, in part, to give his hand-chosen successor a leg up.

Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

Unionized nurses at hospitals in Pittsfield and Greenfield, Massachusetts, have called off separate strikes, scheduled for this week. They would have been the second at each facility in the last year.

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

The vice president of the Berkshire Museum's board is defending a deal the museum struck with the Massachusetts attorney general's office. 

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Berkshire Museum / Creative Commons

There are plenty of complaints about a deal the Massachusetts attorney general struck with Berkshire Museum. 

Ed Ladley's Dodgers' Rookie League jacket is being donated to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Courtesy / Larry Moore

A jacket in a local baseball exhibit in Berkshire County is headed to Cooperstown, New York. The National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday will take possession of the 1958 Brooklyn Dodgers' Rookie League jacket.

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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The Berkshire Museum said Friday it's reached a deal with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to resolve the legal fight over art the museum wants to sell.

Kacey Bellamy, a three-time U.S. Olympian from Westfield, Mass. is part of a parade during the Eastern States Exposition.
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The winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are getting underway this week. These are the third Olympics for Westfield, Massachusetts, native Kacey Bellamy -- part of the U.S. women's hockey team. 

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