Pittsfield’s 1791 Baseball Bylaw (Digital Extra)

Pittsfield’s 1791 Baseball Bylaw (Digital Extra)

Several years ago a bylaw dating to 1791 was discovered in Pittsfield, banning the play of several games, including one called “base ball.” This is the earliest recorded mention of the game in the United States, so is Pittsfield the birthplace of Baseball as we know...
Remembering the June 2011 Western Mass Tornado

Remembering the June 2011 Western Mass Tornado

The June 1st tornado had a lasting impression on many people, we talked with some of the areas first responders as well as people in the media and asked them to recall that day and how they reacted. Guests: Wayne Phaneuf, Editor,The Republican; Don Treeger, Republican...