Berkshire County

Berkshire Trail Named Best in the U.S.
The warm summer weather might be behind us, but we still have a few more weeks to take advantage of fall outdoor activates in Berkshire County before the winter weather rolls in. We're so lucky to live in an area that has an abundance of choices for outside recreation, especially in a…
63 Massachusetts Communities Now Considered "High Risk"
There are now 63 Massachusetts municipalities considered “high risk” for Covid-19 transmission. Last week, the state reported 40 communities in that category.
Yesterday's data is based on COVID reporting from the period of Sept. 27 to Oct
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Motor Vehicle Crashes into North Adams Cemetery
According to the North Adams 911 Facebook page, a motor vehicle crashed into Hillside Cemetery in North Adams sometime this morning.
Northern Berkshire Emergency Services, along with the North Adams Police and Fire Departments were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near the in…
Pet of the Week: Meet Starfish
Every Wednesday at 8:30 we're joined by John Perreault, Executive Director of the Berkshire Humane Society to discuss all the happenings at their Barker Road facility, plus talk about their Pet of the Week.
This week's Pet of the Week is Starfish, one of five puppies lef…
Nat'l Weather Service Names Recent Storm "Worst of 2020"
The Oct. 7 storm that ripped through Berkshire County along with the rest of western New England and parts of New York last week was one of the worst storms in recent memory and was just named "one of the strongest and most severe weather events of 2020" by the Natio…
Dalton Man Admits to Hay Bale Fire
UPDATE:  Lonnie Durfee has been ordered to be held without bail until his dangerousness hearing, which is scheduled for Friday. Durfee pleaded not guilty to a charge of burning personal property. 
The Dalton man accused of setting fire to hay bales that had been painted in support of the Biden-Harris…
Early Voting Starts This Saturday
November 3 is only three weeks away and early voting is already underway in many states.
Massachusetts early voting starts this Saturday, Oct. 17, and runs Friday, October 30, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live...
Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Berkshire County School
Over the past few weeks schools throughout Berkshire County have returned, or are preparing to return, to in-person or hybrid learning and the concern over the spread of COVID-19 is on the minds of parents and educators alike.
Just last week the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education confir…
Beloved Golf Pro Killed on GB Course in Violent Thunderstorm
According to The Berkshire Edge, a man was killed as a result of yesterday's destruction storm.
Thomas P. Sullivan, the acclaimed head golf pro at Wyantenuck, a Great Barrington golf course, died Wednesday when a tree fell onto his golf cart in the midst of the violent thunderstorms that ra…

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