Coverage of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Andrea Harrington, at left, and Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello at right.

A battle of political endorsements is underway in the district attorney race in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Monument Matters / Facebook

A student came to a high school in the Berkshires last week with the Confederate flag draped over his back. 

U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Berkshire County officials talk about Markey's legislation aiming to restore Massachusetts TV stations to the region's cable customers.
Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

Updated on September 29, 2018, at 12:33 p.m.

New federal legislation has been introduced this week that would bring Massachusetts television stations back to the Berkshires.

A self-taught astronomer in Great Barrington, Massachusetts has been taking his telescope out at night to teach anyone who wants to learn about the universe.
Lily Abrahams / NEPR

As darkness fell one recent summer night, Rick Costello set up his telescope in front of the library in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He took a sign from his car and hung it on a nearby post. It read, “Come see the universe.”

Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello.
Paul Caccaviello campaign / Facebook

Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello has announced he's running as a write-in candidate in the November election.