• Today in History - 05/03/2015 12:05 AM EDT
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    The Princess
    The new British Princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Do you approve?
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    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle.)
    Berkshire Community College turf field opponents appeal to DEP, citing environmental concerns

    PITTSFIELD — A group of residents living near Berkshire Community College is appealing Conservation Commission approval for an artificial turf field on the West Street campus — voicing concerns over the effects on wetlands and over the rubber materials commonly used in the surfaces.

    Photo Gallery | New BCC turf field concerns citizens Full Story

    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3

    Friday, May 1 10:09 a.m.: Report of wires down at the intersection of Lincoln and Cherry streets. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Hundreds saddle up for Pittsfield Food Truck Rodeo benefit for Giving Garden

    PITTSFIELD — Arlene Shreefter didn't realize her grilled cheese, mushroom, tomato and broccoli sandwich was gluten free.

    Photo Gallery | Second Annual Food Truck Rodeo Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Gillian Jones — Berkshire Eagle)
    May Day Races: Runners warm up to good weather in Dalton

    Nice weather helps adds to late entrants, including 5K winner McAlister
    DALTON — Unlike last year's rainy and chilly weather, runners enjoyed sunny and warm conditions for Sunday's 38th Annual May Day Race and 13th annual Obstacles and Popsicles Kids Race.

    Photo Gallery | Dalton CRA May Day Races Full Story

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