Bring it Back
Are you part of the growing national trend to buy vinyl records?
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(Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
The rebirth of vinyl: Records rebound as CDs slump

GREAT BARRINGTON -- In Southern Berkshire County, CDs are all but dead. Customers will no longer find compact discs or DVDs at their favorite audio store on Main Street. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 12:05 a.m.: Loud music on Stratford Avenue. Peace restored. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
MCLA freshmen get acquainted with their new campus digs

NORTH ADAMS -- Boston, according to incoming MCLA freshman Steven Stengel, was just getting too small. Full Story
SPORTS
(Associated Press)
Former Eph hoop standout Mayer earns 10-day pro deal in Spain

Former Williams College All-American Mike Mayer has signed a 10-day contract to play for Azpeitia Azkoitia ISB in the Spanish Third Division League. Full Story
Northern Berkshire Pediatrics opens new office in Williamstown
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Northern Berkshire Pediatrics is opening a satellite office on Main Street in Williamstown, adding to its two existing locations in North Adams and Adams. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Senior Bulletin Board

Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry service, money management, supportive housing, health insurance counseling (SHINE), caregiver services, Long Term Care Ombudsman Full Story
Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
(Khin Maung Win/AP)
Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. Full Story