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As a testament to legalized marijuana's newfound clout, the substance and the industry it has engendered have already inspired proposed federal legislation that would seek to correct the current … more
Remedies to the problem of drug addiction are as complex as its causes. They're also expensive; to be effective, they need to include counseling, prevention, education, assessment, therapy and myriad … more
The reaching of a tentative contract agreement Friday morning between Berkshire Medical Center and its nurses is great news for both parties, and for the Berkshire community they serve.The agreement, … more
The Massachusetts Audubon Society website refers to turtles as the "ultimate survivors." The photograph on A-1 of the June 14 Eagle of a snapping turtle crossing Route 183 in Stockbridge attests to … more
To the editor:On May 12, we held our inaugural fundraiser for Berkshire Baby Box, a nonprofit organization that provides a safe-sleeping space for newborns and many items to help ease the transition … more
Empirical facts long ago outstripped the climate change debate. Whether or not you believe that mankind is to blame for the phenomenon, a new scientific study has found that the Earth is warming … more
Kudos to Governor Charlie Baker, who on Tuesday acknowledged the reality that Worcester is not the last outpost of civilization from which intrepid travelers set off to navigate the trackless wastes … more
For Berkshire hill towns like Washington, Mount Washington and others, PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) isn't looked upon as largess from the state; it's a necessity when large swaths of … more
Sheffield's aliens are back in the spotlight. No, we aren't talking about a caravan of border-hopping intruders; in fact, conventional man-made barriers and a platoon of ICE officers wouldn't be able … more
Warm weather is back, and that means that Berkshire County's other fauna — the non-human kind — have come out of their lairs and burrows to search for sustenance. Black bears, which … more
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