Dark fun
What do you do when the power goes out?
 Play movie on laptop
 Play a board game
 Take a nap
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National Grid vows to act on North County outages

NORTH ADAMS -- In the wake of multiple power outages since May, National Grid has promised local officials it will take action to improve reliability. Full Story
Pittsfield Police Log for Tuesday, July 29

Tuesday, July 29 12:19 a.m.: Police investigate a burglary on Madison Avenue. Full Story
Eric Rudd's new gallery includes pieces from local artists

NORTH ADAMS -- Northern Berkshire's cultural economy just got another shot in the arm. Full Story
Berkshire Force now 2-0 in Babe Ruth Softball 16-U World Series pool play

Aggressive baserunning helps Force beat St. Charles Parish, La.
PITTSFIELD -- The Berkshire Force should consider a name change to Berkshire Aggressors. Full Story
Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years. Full Story
(Francois Duhamel/AP)
Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," she fears: "Oh my God, is it going to suck? Full Story