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
(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
Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House. Full Story