Egg hunts
Should parents assist their school-age children at egg hunts?
(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Pittsfield City Clerk Linda Tyer launches mayoral campaign

PITTSFIELD — Surrounded by more than 100 supporters on the steps of City Hall, City Clerk Linda Tyer on Tuesday afternoon launched a campaign for mayor, promising a progressive and inclusive leadership style she said is lacking under the current administration.

Photo Gallery | Linda Tyer announces campaign for Pittsfield mayor Full Story

Pittsfield Police log for Friday, March 27 to Monday March, 30

Friday, March 27 9:03 a.m.: A report of vandalism near the intersection of Valentine Road and Lakeway Drive. Full Story
(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
SEIU Local 509 holds 'informational picket' outside Brien Center

PITTSFIELD — With new contract negotiations currently stalled, members of the union that represents mental health and substance abuse clinicians at the Brien Center held "informational picketing" sessions on Monday at company facilities in Pittsfield and North Adams.

Photo Gallery | SEIU Local 509 mental health workers picket Brien Center

Video | Informational picket held outside the Brien Center  Full Story

(Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
'Learn to Play' lacrosse program gets start in Berkshires

USLacrosse clinic attempts to teach fundamental skills, strategies to adults
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Tina Becker came to lacrosse the way many parents across the country do: Her kids started playing. Full Story
Man accused of posing as officer to cut into fast-food line

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been charged with impersonating an officer by using sirens and flashing lights to skip to the head of the drive-thru line at a fast-food restaurant. Full Story
(Adel Hana/AP)
Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debris

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist. Full Story
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Tom Hanks' son threatens Howard Stern

Feud between rapper Chet Haze and radio host goes back four years, to when Stern questioned rapper’s credentials as the son of a Hollywood legend.