Tear Gas
Should tear gas be used on rioters?
 Yes
 No
("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

POLICE LOG
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
LOCAL NEWS
(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

SPORTS
(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

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
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
(AP)
Trooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him

FIFE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble. Full Story
(Julie Jacobson/AP)
Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full Story