It appears a commission charged with looking at the future of transportation in Massachusetts will have a representative from Berkshire County. That came after stinging criticism from some western Mass. lawmakers.
The union representing about 800 nurses at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield is voting whether to authorize a second one-day strike. The union says it's frustrated about contract talks with Berkshire County's largest hospital.
Our look at the week's news starts with some of the work done by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission. The panel is charged with developing regulations for the state's marijuana industry, and began the process of setting policy, which could allow for cannabis cafes, and even home delivery.