Stockbridge: St. Paul's Episcopal Church calls new priest

07/31/2015 07:55 PM EDT
Stockbridge St. Paul's Church calls new priest The Vestry of St. Paul's Episcopal Church has called the Rev. 
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Dalton: COA to offer health & wellness series
07/31/2015 03:54 PM EDT - The Dalton Council on Aging is recruiting 30 adults ages 55+ to participate in the Aging Mastery Program, a 12-week health and wellness series developed by the National Council on Aging with the help of the MetLife Foundation. Full Story

Pittsfield: Westside Neighborhood Watch meeting slated Aug. 6
07/31/2015 11:52 AM EDT - The Westside Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. Full Story

Births: Berkshire Medical Center
07/31/2015 09:08 AM EDT - Berkshire Medical Center Jesse and Jennifer Moulton Chase of Pittsfield, a daughter, Brianna Elizabeth, July 29. Full Story

North Adams: BFAIR to host miniature golf tournament
07/30/2015 05:34 PM EDT - Berkshire Family & Individual Resources Inc. will hold its fifth annual miniature golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. Full Story

Northern Berkshire to celebrate National Night Out
07/30/2015 03:51 PM EDT - On Tuesday, Aug. 4, neighborhoods throughout North Adams and Adams are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "32nd Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event. Full Story

Great Barrington: Immunization is topic of public program
07/30/2015 03:26 PM EDT - Fairview Hospital will sponsor a free health education program, "Immunization: Keeping Your Child Safe" at 5 p. Full Story

Pittsfield: Brien Center awarded grant for substance abuse program
07/30/2015 01:12 PM EDT - In response to the growing epidemic of substance use and opioid addictions, The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has been awarded a Community Impact Grant by Berkshire United Way to partially fund and continue its Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse Program. Full Story

Hillsdale, N.Y.: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival celebrates 27 years
07/30/2015 01:00 PM EDT - The 27th Falcon Ridge Folk Festival takes wing Friday through Sunday, July 31 to Aug. Full Story

Adams: BART announces third trimester honor roll
07/30/2015 10:52 AM EDT - ADAMS >> Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School has announced its honor roll for the third trimester of the 2014-2015 school year. Full Story

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Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released

TOKYO (AP) — The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. Full Story
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.