Tear Gas
Should tear gas be used on rioters?
 Yes
 No
("Ben Garver")
Nor'easter slams Berkshires amid busy holiday travel, shopping

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
Interim Lenox schools chief welcomes talk of shared superintendency
LENOX >> As Lenox puts the finishing touches on its own strategic plan for the next five years, the interim superintendent has welcomed the invitation by the neighboring Lee school district to discuss a shared administration. 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
(Mike Wiesman/AP)
Brawny bearded brewers bare nearly all for charity

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — If hops make you hot and you like your men like your beer — stout — these guys have just the thing for you. Full Story
(Anne Marie Fox/AP)
Witherspoon goes on a soul-baring ride in 'Wild'

NEW YORK (AP) — Once she'd decided to take on her gritty new role in "Wild," there were a few things Reese Witherspoon knew she DIDN'T want to hear from movie studio executives: "We want her to be more likable. Full Story
(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Ariana Grande, Bette Midler headed for truce?

Grande respectfully hits back after Midler blasts the young singer’s sexy image; meanwhile, Midler has taken to twitter to backtrack on her earlier criticism.