MCLA President
Should MCLA start the presidential search process from the beginning?
 Yes
 No
(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Pittsfield City Clerk Linda Tyer launches mayoral campaign

PITTSFIELD — Surrounded by more than 100 supporters on the steps of City Hall, City Clerk Linda Tyer on Tuesday afternoon launched a campaign for mayor, promising a progressive and inclusive leadership style she said is lacking under the current administration.

Photo Gallery | Linda Tyer announces campaign for Pittsfield mayor Full Story

POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Friday, March 27 to Monday March, 30

Friday, March 27 9:03 a.m.: A report of vandalism near the intersection of Valentine Road and Lakeway Drive. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Sign of spring as Pedrin's Dairy Bar opens in North Adams

Popular dairy bar opens for the season and draws crowds despite the cold weather
NORTH ADAMS >> The smell of spring is in the air — fried fish and cheeseburgers from Pedrin's Dairy Bar. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
'Learn to Play' lacrosse program gets start in Berkshires

USLacrosse clinic attempts to teach fundamental skills, strategies to adults
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Tina Becker came to lacrosse the way many parents across the country do: Her kids started playing. Full Story
Judge ends man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A treasure hunter's effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge. Full Story
Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity. Full Story
( Alberto E. Rodriguez )
Will Forte and January Jones dating

Forte, a former Lafayette resident, has been stepping out with his 'Last Man on Earth' co-star, reports say.