• Joe Cocker dead of lung cancer at 70 - 12/22/2014 03:34 PM EST
    John Seven: Sony hackers create unfortunate national distraction

    12/22/2014 04:08 PM EST
    So this is how the world ends. According to news reports, a ridiculous mad man dictator is threatening to launch rockets at us because the only Canadian I don't much like tried to release a dumb movie about killing the ridiculous, mad man dictator. 
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    Michelle Gillett: Differences make us whole at Christmas
    12/22/2014 01:31 PM EST - STOCKBRIDGE >> I grew up in a blended family, although that adjective doesn't seem accurate for what we were. Full Story

    Ruth Bass: Merry Christmas and season's greetings
    12/21/2014 03:29 PM EST - 'Tis four days until Christmas and all over the house, The bright lights are shining, nearly blinding the mouse. Full Story

    Joseph W. Ryan: More memories of city's Christmas past
    12/21/2014 11:27 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> One of the most enjoyable aspects of the Christmas season is sharing the memories of Christmases past. Full Story

    Clarence Fanto: Clark should retain discounts for Berkshire residents
    12/20/2014 09:09 PM EST - LENOX >> You get what you pay for, as the saying goes. And our region's esteemed art museums are enormously valuable resources for which, clearly, someone must pay. Full Story

    Paul Clermont: Santa's hat
    12/20/2014 01:18 PM EST - ADAMS -; It was made by a seamstress who had worked sewing costumes for plays on Broadway. Full Story

    Anne Horrigan Geary: Late night shopping
    12/19/2014 12:56 PM EST - DALTON >> "'Twas the night before Christmas And all through the flat Not a creature was stirring Not even a cat. Full Story

    Bernard Drew- Bullard Woods, home of big trees
    12/19/2014 11:51 AM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Bullard Woods in Stockbridge, property of the Stockbridge Bowl Association since 1957, is home to dozens and dozens of remarkable old "big trees," as some call them. Full Story

    Alan Chartock: Iredale an asset, role model to the town
    12/19/2014 10:58 AM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Jane Iredale is just something else again. She has done more for Great Barrington than anyone else around. Full Story

    Derek Gentile: Lingering thoughts at the end of the year
    12/18/2014 05:10 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A few short items before the year is out. My favorite solution for the perplexing issue of "The Interview": Former Massachusetts Gov. Full Story

    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
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    Donny and Marie Osmond extend Las Vegas show dates

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sibling singers Donny and Marie Osmond will be singing at the Flamingo Las Vegas at least through the end of 2015. Full Story
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    Sony lawyer says "The Interview" will be released after all

    Company lawyer tells 'Meet the Press’ the studio is still trying to figure out how to distribute film.