Rising rates
Should utility companies be able to substantially spike rates?
(Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Spring Lawn developers launch financing campaign for high-end hotel

LENOX -- Plans to develop the historic Spring Lawn property into an 95-room, high-end resort hotel are back on track, with developers launching a financing campaign for the $15 million to $20 million project. Full Story
Pittsfield Police Log

Tuesday, Sept. 30 12:11 a.m.: Suspicious activity is reported at West and Merriam streets. Full Story
Pittsfield Kiwanis aim to annually honor veterans with Park of Honor

PITTSFIELD -- Imagine a sweeping display of 300 full-sized U.S. flags encircling Park Square in honor of local veterans. Full Story
(Stephanie Zollshan)
Lee volleyball falls to perennial W. Mass. power Frontier

LEE -- The Frontier Regional girls have been to high school volleyball what the Lee girls had been to high school basketball. Full Story
Big Y cleared for tobacco sales at planned convenience store in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD -- Big Y markets received a tobacco sales license Wednesday for a planned convenience store next to the chain's supermarket on West Street, but the outcome before the Board of Health seemed uncertain through most of a two-hour debate on the application. Full Story

Religion in Brief

Classes and worship services are Sundays unless otherwise noted. Please consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc. Full Story
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AP PHOTOS: Lines linger for famed Chicago hot dogs

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. Full Story
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Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

“Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.