Speaker of the house
Should Benjamin Netanyahu address Congress?
 Yes
 No
(Photos by Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshire County bike path projects gain momentum

Bike path plans, proposals
PITTSFIELD >> Progress on north, central and south county bike path projects has reinvigorated hope for a linked Berkshire trail from Connecticut to the Vermont border. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Thursday, Jan. 22

Thursday, Jan. 22 12:11 a.m.: Threats are reported at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
North Egremont Baptist Church holds closing service

EGREMONT >> The North Egremont Baptist Church, a small, white building fronted by a modest set of stairs, appears suddenly around a corner as a driver heads north on Route 71 on a sunny Sunday morning. Full Story
SPORTS
(Steven Senne — Associated Press)
Belichick: We followed rules

Says he's certain nothing was done to compromise integrity of game
FOXBOROUGH >> Saying his team "followed the rules to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
Williams women's basketball team tops Hamilton

WILLIAMSTOWN >> the Williams women's basketball team's smothering defense led to a 53-44 win over Hamilton on Saturday as the Ephs bounced back from Wednesday's tough loss against Amherst. Full Story
North Egremont Baptist Church holds closing service
EGREMONT >> The North Egremont Baptist Church, a small, white building fronted by a modest set of stairs, appears suddenly around a corner as a driver heads north on Route 71 on a sunny Sunday morning. Full Story

 
 
Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.