Egg hunts
Should parents assist their school-age children at egg hunts?
(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

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
(Ben Garver — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Undermountain and Morris elementary students step into Revolutionary roles

Donning tricorn hats and shouting things like "Hear! Hear!" and "Huzzah," Tim Hoover and Roxanna Myhrum rallied students this week to step into the roles of the revolutionaries who took part in the Boston Tea Party and other events that made up the American Revolution.

Photo Gallery | Freedom Trail scholars visit Morris Elementary School Full Story

(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
Peter White seeks return to Pittsfield City Council
PITTSFIELD — After a four-year absence, Peter White seeks a return engagement on the City Council.

The former Ward 2 councilor has announced he will make a bid for one of the four at large council seats up for grabs in the 2015 city election. Full Story

Police: Man crashed truck, stole forklift while intoxicated

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Police in Fairbanks, Alaska, say a 21-year-old man drove a stolen forklift more than 3 miles while intoxicated to retrieve a truck he crashed. Full Story
Maya Angelou play in development by Tavis Smiley, Kenny Leon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tavis Smiley's new book about his three-decade friendship with Maya Angelou will be developed for the stage with Broadway director Kenny Leon. Full Story
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Tom Hanks' son threatens Howard Stern

Feud between rapper Chet Haze and radio host goes back four years, to when Stern questioned rapper’s credentials as the son of a Hollywood legend.