Berkshires Big Dig
Is the Hadley Overpass the Big Dig of the Berkshires?
 Yes
 No
(Photos by Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
A new home for Uncle Beazly: Berkshire Museum loans famed Triceratops model to Berkshire Athenaeum

PITTSFIELD - It was Uncle Beazley on parade Wednesday morning. The approximately 11-foot-long Triceratops model was moved on a wheeled platform from the Berkshire Museum to a new home in the courtyard adjacent to the Children's Department of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Police Log for Monday, Oct. 20 and Tuesday, Oct. 21

Monday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. An emergency medical call is received from Mental Health & Substance Abuse on Bradford Street. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Williamstown Youth Celebrate Written Word

17th annual festival a chance to open the literary world to children of all ages
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Burleigh Muten, author of five books for children, knew from an early age she wanted to be a writer. Full Story
SPORTS
(Courtesy photo - Williams College)
Russo's run as Williams men's soccer coach nears end

Former players recall how Ephs' leader influenced them over 36 years
Mike Russo has been patrolling the sidelines for so long, it's hard to imagine somebody else coaching the Williams College men's soccer team. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
Wednesday's high schools: Monument girls soccer shuts out Taconic

Volleyball wins for Greylock, Lee, Pittsfield
The Monument Mountain girls soccer team used three first-half goals within a 13-minute span to defeat Taconic 3-0 on Wednesday. Full Story
Fugitive couple held without bail on gun charge
PITTSFIELD >> Two city residents wanted in New Jersey on gun charges are being held without bail awaiting rendition to that state. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium. Full Story