BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Coverage of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Children's shoes are displayed at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, press conference on child abuse awareness.
Karen Brown / NEPR

The people working on the "Trauma-Informed Berkshires" campaign have learned to explain their goals succinctly and consistently. 

City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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It was a contentious week between the city council in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Mayor Domenic Sarno, as they disagreed on three separate issues. 

The Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston.
William Zhang / Creative Commons

Tuesday on Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts House bid farewell to 18 lawmakers who are leaving office at the end of the year. Among them: two veteran legislators from western Massachusetts.

A Berkshire Regional Transit Authority bus
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Paratransit drivers with Berkshire Regional Transit Authority are walking the picket line after failed contract negotiations over wages.

Berkshire Museum
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The head of the Berkshire Museum's board said she hopes to repair relationships with museum industry groups. That's afer the Pitttsfield institution finished art sales that led to the rift.

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