Taxi Fair?
How do you feel about the $2 taxi cab fare hike in North Adams?
  It's too much.
 The city should just go with a metered fair.
Pittsfield Police log for Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23

Tuesday, April 22 n 10:05 a.m.: Police respond to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of North Street and Weller Avenue. Full Story
Update: NARH's late-March closing likely to affect April's jobless rate

PITTSFIELD -- Last month's closing of North Adams Regional Hospital and other Northern Berkshire Healthcare operations did not appear to register on Berkshire County's March unemployment rate because the layoffs hit at month's end. Full Story
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Belcher reflects on 100th win with Wahconah softball

Dustin Belcher can barely believe he's coached 100 softball games for Wahconah Regional High School, let alone won 100 of them. Full Story
World Book Night celebrates reading
PITTSFIELD -- Twenty local people distributed 400 free books around the county in honor of a nascent worldwide celebration of reading, World Book Night, on Wednesday. Full Story

(Gary Kicinski)
At Boston Marathon, they ran; he hugged.

Ken Nwadike Jr., says he missed qualifying for the Boston Marathon by 23 seconds. But he went to Boston anyway and wanted to make an impact. Full Story
John Oliver says he owes Jon Stewart

"I have a pretty intense debt to him," said Oliver, whose show is called "Last Week Tonight." ''I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't for him." Full Story