Tear Gas
Should tear gas be used on rioters?
("Ben Garver")
Nor'easter slams Berkshires amid busy holiday travel, shopping

Roads turn treacherous for drivers as cancellations, early closures pop up
PITTSFIELD >> The predicted winter storm began on schedule the day before Thanksgiving, causing hazardous road conditions and prompting cancellations and early closures across the Berkshires.

Photo Gallery | The Berkshires' first snow storm of the season  Full Story

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
(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

(Stephanie Zollshan — Berkshire Eagle)
PGA pro Underdown opening indoor golf facility in Pittsfield

PGA pro Jim Underdown is opening a new indoor facility with simulators
PITTSFIELD >> Precious few of us will ever get to set foot on the hallowed grounds at Augusta National National Golf Club, never mind play a round there. Full Story
Former Berkshire corrections officer facing felony marijuana trafficking and gun charges
PITTSFIELD >> A former corrections officer is facing drug trafficking and numerous gun charges after city police allegedly found about 63 pounds of marijuana, more than $40,000 in cash and 13 unsecured guns around his Pittsfield residence. Full Story

Pittsfield: Holiday raffle to benefit non-profits

Pittsfield Holiday raffle to aid non-profits The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO is sponsoring a holiday raffle, with the proceeds benefitting Berkshire County Arc and National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Berkshire County. Full Story
(Jacques Brinon/AP)
Who's behind Christmas tree at Paris' Notre Dame?

PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government. Full Story
National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame: ——— 2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube ——— 2013: Rubber duck Chess ——— 2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures ——— 2011: Blanket Full Story