Church attendance
Should church attendance be mandatory in the U.S.?
 Yes
 No
(Scott Stafford — The Berkshire Eagle)
Advocates say Northern Berkshire full service hospital sustainable, deserved

PITTSFIELD — On the one year anniversary of the day North Adams Regional Hospital closed, about 75 former employees and union officials stood in the driving snow across North Street from Berkshire Medical Center to again plead for a full service hospital at the BMC North campus in North Adams.

Photo Gallery | North County Cares Coaltion rally Full Story

POLICE LOG
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
LOCAL NEWS
(Scott Stafford — The Berkshire Eagle)
ISIS-destroyed palace lives on — virtually — at Williams College Museum of Art

WCMA hosts interactive exhibit of ancient Assyrian palace
WILLIAMSTOWN — An ancient Assyrian palace, part of a 3,000-year-old Iraqi archaeological site Islamic State forces reportedly destroyed, is still intact in a virtual world at the Williams College Museum of Art.

Photo Gallery | Remembering the ancient Assyrian palace of Nimrud Full Story

SPORTS
(Associated Press — Mary Schwalm)
Bruins get off to fast start to beat Rangers

BOSTON >> If the Boston Bruins want an example of what's needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
(Associated Press — Mary Schwalm)
Bruins get off to fast start to beat Rangers

BOSTON >> If the Boston Bruins want an example of what's needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers. Full Story
(Uncredited/AP)
Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Full Story
Songwriter injured in California crash; motorcyclist killed

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" has been critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist. Full Story
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.