Storm Central
How storm ready is your household?
 We have a stocked emergency kit.
 We have the basics.
 Not prepared at all.
(Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Storm cleanup in the Berkshires continues

A triple-whammy of severe thunderstorms with 60 mile-an-hour winds and flooding downpours swept through most areas of Berkshire County on Monday in what some are calling an unprecedented "monsoon season. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log, July 25-27

Friday, July 25 9:50 a.m.: Police arrest Kayf Chris Devaughn, 21, of South Onota Street, on a warrant. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Tanglewood legend Leonard Bernstein honored with bronze bust

LENOX -- As a tribute to one of Tanglewood’s most prominent guiding spirits for 50 years, a bronze bust of the late composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein was unveiled Monday at Tanglewood. Full Story
SPORTS
(Gillian Jones)
A show of Force in final tune-up for Babe Ruth Softball World Series

PITTSFIELD -- The only lack of power at the Doyle Softball Complex on Monday night was from the weather-related outage. Full Story
Tanglewood legend Leonard Bernstein honored with bronze bust
LENOX -- As a tribute to one of Tanglewood’s most prominent guiding spirits for 50 years, a bronze bust of the late composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein was unveiled Monday at Tanglewood. Full Story

 
 
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Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Full Story
(Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
Batkid documentary in the works

A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.