2013 was a violent year in Northern Berkshire, as crime across the region included drug-fueled crimes and a murder.
Great Danes Around New England Rescue and The Northern Berkshire Cat Rescue organizations have merged to form Northern Berkshire Animal Rescue. The organizations’ volunteers decided that a name change was in order after it took in a pregnant Labrador Retriever from an alleged puppy mill in North Adams in October.
Businesses came and went across Northern Berkshire in 2013.
Northern Berkshire residents enjoyed a meal of turkey soup, ham, mashed potatoes, peas and apple or pumpkin pie at the 58th annual 'Be Our Guest' Christmas Dinner at American Legion Post 125 in North Adams on Christmas Day.
Yvonne Tatro, of North Adams, has been collecting Dept. 56 Christmas village pieces for 15 years. Her collection now includes 160 buildings and requires its own room to be displayed.