Pittsfield: 4-H Youth Fair entry books available

07/28/2015 10:22 AM EDT
The 75th annual Berkshire County 4-H Youth Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 
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Pittsfield/Lanesborough: Pontoosuc Lake to close for aquatic treatment
07/28/2015 09:28 AM EDT - Pontoosuc Lake will be chemically treated with a USEPA/MA registered aquatic herbicide on Monday, Aug. Full Story

Pittsfield: Pittsfield Suns to host Coaches vs. Cancer event
07/28/2015 09:20 AM EDT - The Pittsfield Suns baseball team and head coach Tom Conley will team up with the American Cancer Society, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Berkshire County event and its Coaches vs. Full Story

North Adams: Local player wins Bridge tournament
07/28/2015 08:47 AM EDT - Alexander Odulo of North Adams recently finished first at the Eastern Mass. Bridge Association Sectional tournament. Full Story

Births: Berkshire Medical Center
07/28/2015 08:19 AM EDT - Berkshire Medical Center Timothy and Norma Dominguez Grady of Pittsfield, a daughter, Zoe, July 23. Full Story

Pittsfield: Christian Center offers summer enrichment programs
07/27/2015 03:50 PM EDT - The Christian Center is offering a free summer enrichment program to low income families ages 6-12. Full Story

Pittsfield: Magic show to benefit Victory Temple Church
07/27/2015 03:19 PM EDT - Eric Thee Illusionist will perform a magic show at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave. Full Story

Clarksburg Elementary third trimester honor roll
07/27/2015 02:24 PM EDT - CLARKSBURG >> Clarksburg Elementary School has announced its third trimester honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year. Full Story

New Lebanon, N.Y.: Local poets to read at library
07/27/2015 01:50 PM EDT - Local poets Elizabeth Poreba and Heather Moore Niver will perform selected readings of their work at 7 p. Full Story

Pittsfield: Information session on advance directives, healthcare proxies
07/27/2015 01:32 PM EDT - Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will offer an informational session on advance directives and healthcare proxies at 10 a. Full Story

Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly said "Here, kitty" and decided to move closer when the animals seemed to respond. Full Story
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Tyler Perry to reunite Bobbi Kristina Brown with Whitney Houston

Actor and filmmaker reportedly will transport Brown's body after Saturday's memorial service in Georgia to funeral at New Jersey cemetery where her famous singer mother is buried.