• Cancellations and Closings - 01/26/2015 07:44 PM EST
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    Storm Names
    Should winter storms be given names like hurricanes?
     Yes
     No
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Berkshire residents stock up as megastorm nears

    Many Berkshire residents lined up for food, fuel and emergency supplies Monday preparing to be homebound — possibly without power — as heavy snow and high winds were expected to pound the region through Tuesday. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Friday, Jan. 23 to Sunday, Jan. 25

    Friday, Jan. 23 12:25 a.m.: A party is transported to the hospital from Riverview Homes on West Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    North Egremont Baptist Church closes its doors

    EGREMONT - The North Egremont Baptist Church, a small, white building fronted by a modest set of stairs, appears suddenly around a corner as a driver heads north on Route 71 on a sunny Sunday morning.

    Photo Gallery | North Egremont Baptist Church closing service

    Video | North Egremont Baptist Church  Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Ben Garver — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Curing the winter golf blues: A replay of Pebble Beach at indoor facility

    Downswing's gives one golfer a chance to relive memory in middle of winter
    Watching the telecasts of the PGA Tour's events in sun-splashed Hawaii the past earlier this month on The Golf Channel could be considered cruel and unusual punishment for golfers in the frigid Berkshires. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Battalion score early, often in 8-4 win over Watertown

    Six-goal first period sets the stage for a Berkshire rout
    NORTH ADAMS >> The Berkshire Battalion avenged a Saturday night loss to the Watertown Wolves on Sunday — in a big way. Full Story
    Thieves have change of heart, return stolen Boy Scouts gear

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A guilty conscience and news coverage apparently led some thieves to return a cargo trailer and camping gear that was stolen from a Montana Boy Scout troop earlier this month. Full Story
    (Danny Moloshok/Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
    Why Ryan Reynolds says he's a dangerous poker player

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn ventured deep into the heart of America to film the gambling drama "Mississippi Grind," a gritty, 70s-style road trip movie about two near-strangers travelling from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans. Full Story
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
    Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her

    Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.