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The City Council's Committee on Ordinances and Rules could take votes on heated issues this week that have lingered on the agenda for months, like... [Read More]
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A riverside park more than a decade in the making looks like it could finally see the light of day - thanks in part to... [Read More]
Editor's note: This is the latest installment in a series of columns by Eagle reporter Amanda Drane, who is attending this year's Community Police Academy.... [Read More]
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Recreational marijuana should make landfall in Berkshire County within the month. On Thursday the Cannabis Control Commission green-lighted final licenses for Temescal Wellness, on ... [Read More]
Andrea Harrington will take City Solicitor Rich Dohoney with her when she takes reins of the Berkshire District Attorney's Office next month.Harrington announced Tuesday that... [Read More]
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Phoenix Theatres might not own the Beacon Cinema just yet, but the Michigan-based company is already hard at work on improvements.Cory Jacobson, president of the... [Read More]
City councilors approved water and sewer rate hikes Tuesday, but not before rejecting a measure that would have paused a $74 million wastewater project in... [Read More]
The Berkshire Innovation Center is scheduled to break ground this week after years of hiccups and funding gaps. The ceremonial turning of the dirt signifies... [Read More]
Large, empty bins sat behind the counter at Temescal Wellness, waiting to be filled with marijuana products.During a tour Friday, voices bounced around the shiny,... [Read More]
Lanesborough Police are investigating a vandalism Wednesday that left racist graffiti spray-painted on a man's garage door.Police Chief Timothy Sorrell said Thursday that no ... [Read More]
It wasn't surprising to see so many faces and feet at 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' in the year of the #MeToo movement, said... [Read More]
The second time's the charm for a former KFC on East Street now slated to become a marijuana shop. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals... [Read More]
Berkshire County could see its first provisional license to sell recreational marijuana granted Thursday. The state's Cannabis Control Commission is scheduled to vote on a... [Read More]
Officer Darren Derby's face is about to get even more familiar. The Pittsfield Police Department's man about town will be featured on Steve Harvey's nationally... [Read More]
A defunct KFC on East Street soon could make way for a marijuana shop. The city's Community Development Board on Tuesday approved a site plan... [Read More]
The city has been given more time to begin work on a $74 million wastewater plant upgrade required by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA... [Read More]
Children of this generation could soon be swimming and skating at Springside Park, like their parents before them.The historic park's pond is overdue for a... [Read More]
This week two important issues will compete for public attention: domestic violence and the Berkshire housing market. Two events surrounding the respective topics, the annual... [Read More]
The city was slated to rescind the conservation-restricted property formerly occupied by Berkshire Flower Co., but Tony Mazzeo is hoping to renegotiate that. On Friday,... [Read More]
Mayor Linda Tyer was leading a tour of Springside Park on Thursday when Matthew Beaton, the state's secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, stole a... [Read More]
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