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Garbage collectors are among those on the front lines

Healthcare workers. Restaurateurs and grocers. Police officers and firefighters. These occupations have been widely publicized as being on the front lines in the fight...

Two more Berkshire County residents succumb to coronavirus-related illness

Two more residents of Berkshire County have succumbed to a coronavirus-related illness.Both county residents, a man in his 60s and a woman in her...

Coronavirus pandemic impacts the grieving process

GREAT BARRINGTON — When a loved one dies, the nearly automatic and well-intended response is to offer condolences to those affected. And just because...

Berkshire Mountain Distillers shifts from spirits to sanitizers

SHEFFIELD — As shelves that once displayed a selection of cleaning supplies in grocery stores and pharmacies continue to be picked clean, a local...

Package stores deemed essential, but adult-use marijuana shops are closed

After seeing an especially large swell of customers since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic, adult-use marijuana shops will close their doors for...

Foundation donates autism sensory bags to local first responders

GREAT BARRINGTON — Sheffield police officers and Southern Berkshire Ambulance Squad EMTs and paramedics have added some new equipment to their emergency response kits.On...

Coronavirus update: death toll rises to 15 in the commonwealth

Fifteen people have died in the commonwealth as a result of a coronavirus-related illness, two of which are residents of Berkshire County. Both county...

Simon’s Rock employee tests positive for coronavirus

GREAT BARRINGTON — A Bard College at Simon’s Rock employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The college issued a statement on...

Coronavirus update: death toll rises to 11 in the commonwealth

As of 4 p.m. today, the state Department of Health has reported that there are now 11 confirmed deaths from a coronavirus-related illness and...

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in county rises to 23; Statewide death toll rises to 9

There are now nine confirmed deaths from a coronavirus-related illness and nearly 800 confirmed cases of those with the virus in the commonwealth, according...

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in county increases to 20

There are now 20 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Berkshire County, according to an afternoon report released by the state Department of Health.As statewide...

Marijuana shops see sales increase due to coronavirus pandemic

As local residents face the possibility of long stretches of homebound isolation in the coming weeks and months due to the coronavirus pandemic, people...

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