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    Should airlines institute better screening processes for pilots?
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    A year after NARH closed, health care makes a steady comeback

    In the aftermath of North Adams Regional's closing, BMC breathing life into the North County campus
    NORTH ADAMS >> The end of March 2014 was a dark time for the Northern Berkshires. People were still reeling from the sudden loss of North Adams Regional Hospital on March 28, 2014. Politicians were scrambling to both understand and explain what happened, while at the same time trying to figure out how to fill the gaping void in North County health care. And 500-plus families and individuals were searching for a solution to their sudden loss of significant income source, and the loss of their second families in the workplace. "It was almost like a death in the family," recalls North Adams Mayor Richard Alcombright.
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    Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, March 26

    Thursday, March 26 6:28 a.m.: A burglar alarm is reported at the Berkshire Bank building on North Street. Full Story
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    Downtown Pittsfield's streetscape work to hit final stage

    PITTSFIELD — The final phase of the decade-long, nearly $18 million downtown streetscape project could break ground this summer. Full Story
    (Associated Press — Elise Amendola)
    Ducks top Bruins in OT; point put Boston into tie for 8th

    Point earned puts Boston in tie for Ottawa for 8th
    BOSTON >> The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference. Full Story
    Pittsfield's Torres new head pro at CC of Wilbraham

    Milton Torres' search for a head professional position has had a happy ending. The 37-year-old is headed to the Pioneer Valley, where he will serve as the head pro at the Country Club of Wilbraham. Full Story
    (Julio Cortez/AP)
    Gun owned by agent who toppled Capone headed to Vegas museum

    MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. (AP) — The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar. Full Story