BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Coverage of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal spoke Aug. 23, 2018, at the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Sarah Crosby / Daily Hampshire Gazette / gazettenet.com

An advocacy group has started running TV ads calling on a western Massachusetts congressman to use his new power as committee chair to get President Trump's tax records.

Massachusetts State Sen. Jo Comerford at Greenfield Community College on January 21, 2019.
Paul Franz / Daily Hampshire Gazette / gazettenet.com

Massachusetts State Senator Jo Comerford, who represents more than 20 cities and towns in Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester counties, wants the state to explore rail service between Boston and North Adams.

A billboard placed in January 2019 on Route 7 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Heather Bellow / The Berkshire Eagle / berkshireeagle.com

A billboard on Route 7 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, has prompted new charges of sexual child abuse that allegedly took place decades ago. 

Massachusetts State Sen. Eric Lesser introduced a bill that would pay people to move to western Massachusetts.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

A bill introduced in the Massachusetts state Senate would create a financial incentive for people to relocate to the state's western region.

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

The partial federal government shutdown means an exhibit isn't coming to the Berkshire Museum — at least not right now.

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