Tear Gas
Should tear gas be used on rioters?
 Yes
 No
(Photos by Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Nor'easter on target to pound Berkshires on Thanksgiving Eve

Government and private forecasters have grown more confident that the Berkshires, most of the rest of New England, and New York state will be walloped by a wintry nor'easter today, one of the year's heaviest travel days.

Photo Gallery | Big Y Supermarket busy prior to Thanksgiving Eve storm

Video | Business was brisk on Tuesday at Big Y in Pittsfield  Full Story

POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Tuesday, Nov. 25

Tuesday, Nov. 25 12:26 a.m. A disturbance is reported at the Intermodal Transportation Center on Columbus Avenue. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshire Food Project serves up locally sourced dinner for 180

NORTH ADAMS >> About 180 people gathered for an old-fashioned, made-from-scratch, family-style Thanksgiving dinner Monday — a dinner that was locally sourced and prepared by more than 30 volunteers.

Photo Gallery | Berkshire Food Project Thanksgiving Dinner Full Story

SPORTS
(Eagle file photo - Stephanie Zollshan)
Bristol, Conn., joins Pittsfield in Futures Collegiate Baseball League

Bristol Blues replace Nashua Silver Knights in West Division
PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield Suns will welcome a new rival to the Futures League West Division in 2015, as the league has established a franchise in Bristol, Conn. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
Williams College basketball teams score pre-holiday sweep

Men beat MCLA in closest game in rivalry since 2000, women top Springfield to improve to 6-0
WILLIAMSTOWN >> It's going to be a pretty good Thanksgiving for the Williams College basketball teams. Full Story
Pittsfield City Council adopts law allowing it to add to school budget
PITTSFIELD >> Overriding a negative recommendation from its Ordinance and Rules Committee, the City Council has adopted a provision of state law that allows a council to add to – not only subtract from – a School Department budget recommendation from the mayor. Full Story

 
 
(Fernando Vergara/AP)
Prison theater transforms Colombian inmates

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. Full Story
(Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/Getty Images)
Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.