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Black Friday: Berkshire Mall retailers getting an early start

LANESBOROUGH - Black Friday is starting earlier and earlier at the Berkshire Mall.

The mall announced this week that it will open at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 — 15 minutes earlier than last year, and a full hour ahead of 2012. In 2011, the entire mall didn't open until 6 a.m. Photo Gallery | The Berkshire Mall Full Story

Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Nov. 19

Wednesday, Nov. 19 12:07 a.m. A burglar alarm is reported at the Senior Center on North Street. Full Story
Feed Your Mind, Feed A Family program has helped feed more than 4,000 in the Berkshires since 2010

PITTSFIELD - More than 100 Thanksgiving meals were packed up at the Stop and Shop on Thursday for distribution to local food pantries as part of the Feed Your Mind, Feed a Family program.

Photo Gallery | Feed your Mind, Feed a Family Full Story

(Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
McCann football coach LeClair looks skyward to share his team's success

McCann coach's late daughter, father, mentor in his thoughts as his team reaches new heights
NORTH ADAMS >> Bob LeClair had plenty of emotions running through him as the clock wound down last Saturday at McCann Technical High School. Full Story
Rooke-Ley hits 12 3-point shots as Ephs get App his first win

WILLIAMSTOWN >> Senior captain Hayden Rooke-Ley scored 36 points to lead Williams College (1-2) to a 94-59 victory of Johnson State to give Kein App his first victory as the Ephs coach. Full Story
Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. Full Story
Handler apologizes again for his 'racist' remark

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Handler apologized again for a racial comment he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet. Full Story