As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about. Federal health officials are worried about an increase in a mysterious and rare condition that mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs, with 127 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of Tuesday.
The grant was part of nearly $5 million in awards to 31 communities under the Housing Choice Initiative — an effort to support the creation of 135,000 new housing units by 2025 to meet the housing needs of Massachusetts families.
The Berkshire Eagle reports, for the second year in a row, North Adams and Pittsfield rank among the cities and the towns with the highest violent crime rate in
Massachusetts, according to federal data.
An evenly divided Mount Greylock Regional School Building Committee last week decided not to spend time and money looking at the creation of overflow parking on the north side of the new middle-high school.
iBerkshires.com reports after serving the Northern Berkshire community for more than 60 years as its own nonprofit organization, the Northern Berkshire Santa Fund will be merging into the Northern Berkshire United Way after this holiday season.
The Berkshire Eagle has been named the 2018 Newspaper of the Year for both its weekday and Sunday editions in the New England Newspaper & Press Association's New England Newspaper of the Year Competition.