Judge Mark Pasquariello characterized the incident as “a reminder of the hazards of driving, particularly if we’re not paying 100-percent attention.” Therefore, he insisted there should be some punishment exacted by the criminal justice system.
Sheffield — The Housatonic Valley Art League will host a conversation with Anthony Baus on the growing interest in realism in contemporary art on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Bushnell-Sage Library. A Q&A with refreshments will follow. Mr. Baus, an instructor in the technique of Renaissance perspective at the Grand Central Atelier
“Songs about Fantastic Beasts: Very old music about animals on ancient instruments” will feature lively songs from Spain, Italy and England during which kids of all ages will learn about unusual early instruments and singing, as well as hear music that includes chickens clucking, bees buzzing and crickets chirping.
Berkshire County ranks highest for suicide rates in the state. Between 2007 and 2016, rates rose dramatically for individuals between the ages of 15 and 19: There was a 50 percent increase for females and a 31 percent increase for males.
Among the issues Amatul-Wadud is raising in her run for Congress are climate change; universal public education; and affordable, high-speed internet access for every resident of the 1st Congressional District.
The Sheffield Democratic Committee urges all Berkshires residents, regardless of their political affiliations, to take advantage of the opportunity to meet Hinds in person and discuss issues facing Massachusetts and the nation.
Originally performed on an outdoor basketball court with its five acts structured as the four quarters and overtime of a basketball game, ‘The Bitter Game’ explores the experience of being Black in America.
Edward ‘Carl’ Liebenow pleaded not guilty at Southern Berkshire District Court to motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation. Liebenow will also face a civil charge of failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Sheffield Police Chief Eric Munson Munson said responding officers did not perform a field sobriety test because the driver showed no signs of intoxication. And there is no indication that the driver was distracted by technology.
The geological history of the Pacific Ocean has long transformed us but, from a Western perspective, its human history is quite young, beginning with Magellan’s 16th-century circumnavigation.
— Author Simon Winchester, on his new book about the Pacific Ocean
In addition to being a celebrated contemporary pop singer, Rufus Wainwright has made a name for himself in the classical world. His much-acclaimed first opera, titled Prima Donna, premiered at the Manchester International Festival in 2009.