Polar Vortex
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(Scott Stafford — The Berkshire Eagle)
North Adams Redevelopment Authority on board with model train museum

NORTH ADAMS — What is the distance between lower Manhattan and downtown North Adams?

Answer: 600 feet.

At least, that's how far apart the scale models of each city will be inside the proposed model train and architecture museum at Western Gateway Heritage State Park.

Photo Gallery | Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum plans unveiled

Video | Thomas Krens explains his vision for an extreme model railroad museum to the North Adams Redevelopment Authority  Full Story

POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Monday, Feb. 8

Monday, Feb. 8 8:36 a.m.: Police arrest Eric Scott Lefavour, 32, whose address is listed as homeless in Pittsfield, on charges of resisting arrest, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense), failure to stop for a police officer, disorderly conduct and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violations. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Dalton Police Officer James Scace charged with assaulting four teens while off-duty

PITTSFIELD — A Dalton police officer is facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting a group of teenagers while off-duty last fall.

Photo Gallery | Dalton Police Officer James Scace arraigned on assault charge Full Story

SPORTS
(Howard Herman — The Berkshire Eagle)
Mount Greylock sweeps state Nordic titles; Grace Smith wins for Mounties

Grace Smith wins individual title, Mounties place boys No. 3 and No. 4 to lead way
WESTON — The day started pretty well for the Mount Greylock Nordic ski team, as Grace Smith won the girls' individual MIAA state championship.

Video | Greylock racer Ian Culnane helped the Mounties claim their 6th straight MIAA Nordic state title

Video | Greylock racer Grace Smith is the MIAA Nordic state champ

Video | For the first time since 2012, the Greylock girls are state Nordic champs

Video | The Mount Greylock boys win the state Nordic title Full Story