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.
 Indifferent.
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Monday, April 21

The Pittsfield Police Department's log for Monday, April 21: 2:19 a. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Belcher reflects on 100th win with Wahconah softball

Dustin Belcher can barely believe he's coached 100 softball games for Wahconah Regional High School, let alone won 100 of them. Full Story
Family alleges Lenox camp discriminated against learning-disabled girl
LENOX -- A South Florida attorney whose learning-disabled daughter was denied admission for this summer to Belvoir Terrace, a prestigious girls-only performing arts and sports camp, has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD). 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
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John Oliver says he owes Jon Stewart

"I have a pretty intense debt to him," said Oliver, whose show is called "Last Week Tonight." ''I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't for him." Full Story