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 Monday, April 21

The Pittsfield Police Department's log for Monday, April 21: 2:19 a. 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 /
Finally healthy, Ryan Grande proving his worth as Pittsfield starting pitcher

The process of a pitcher moving relief to a starting role requires a lot of arm stretching leading into the season. Full Story
Record crowds expected for Divine Mercy Sunday events in Stockbridge
STOCKBRIDGE -- Organizers of Divine Mercy Sunday events expect to draw 24,000 visitors to the annual event thanks to a historic confluence of events this year. Full Story

(Ljiljana Pavkov)
Coming right up: The world's fastest elevators

Japan's Hitachi said this week it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds up to 45 mph, to a high-rise building in China. Full Story
(Matt York)
Michael Phelps, on why he is returning to swimming

Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events. Full Story
(Kevin Winter)
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert set to be unveiled

Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off: "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later. Full Story