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(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Pittsfield boutique hotel lands financing for $14 million project

PITTSFIELD >> The principals in a $14 million boutique hotel project in downtown Pittsfield are one key step closer to a May 2015 opening: They have secured the financing for the project. 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
(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Heavy, wet snow takes down powerlines across county

PITTSFIELD - Berkshire County residents awoke to a white satin landscape on Thursday.

But for many, the beauty was obscured by power outages or difficulties getting out of their homes due to the excessive overnight snowfall.

Photo Gallery | Aftermath of Thanksgiving Eve storm Full Story

SPORTS
Brady, Manning likely to make life tough on DBs on Sunday

Quarterbacks on red-hot teams have been been on spectacular roll in November
FOXBOROUGH >> Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers really do have a lot in common. Full Story
Berkshire Hills poised to hike tuition for Farmington, Richmond students
GREAT BARRINGTON >> The Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee is poised to raise the rate it charges for its out-of-district students from the Richmond and Farmington River Regional school districts. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Support Groups

Al-Anon Meeting: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Hevreh, State Road, Great Barrington. Anonymous Meetings: Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. Full Story
Cops: Woman drops cocaine baggie in police station

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor. Full Story
(AP)
Doc rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An upcoming PBS documentary seeks to remind younger generations there was so much more to Bing Crosby than crooning "White Christmas" — from media master to philanthropist to difficult dad. Full Story
(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Shia LaBeouf says he was raped earlier this year

The “Fury” actor says a woman assaulted him during his #IAMSORRY art show back in February.