Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle |
06/29/2016 05:09 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Politicians, business people, community activists and ordinary citizens were among the many who gathered at Hotel on North Tuesday night to get a first glimpse of the proposed Walmart Supercenter at the William Stanley Business Park of the Berkshires.   Full Story
Pittsfield mayor's budget gets past divided City Council
06/29/2016 05:50 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Mayor Linda M. Tyer's fiscal 2017 spending plan edged past the finish line Tuesday, but not before the strong objections of several city councilors were further articulated. Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle |
06/29/2016 05:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Once torn apart by medical, financial and other hardships, two families were reunited with a strengthened bond before an audience of social workers, lawyers, judges and others who helped them get there.

Photo Gallery | Reunification Day Celebration   Full Story

In Potterverse, Mount Greylock is home to wizarding school
06/29/2016 04:45 AM EDT - ADAMS — Potterheads from the Berkshires have reason to rejoice! J.K. Rowling, author of the popular Harry Potter series, revealed Tuesday that the first North American wizarding school was started atop of the state's highest peak — Mount Greylock. Full Story

06/29/2016 05:50 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Jerrel L. Hall has exhibited an escalating pattern of "assaultive and erratic behavior" dating back to at least 2003, when he was 11, and should be held without bail.   Full Story
Owner of former Crystal Hardhat keeping liquor license, for now
06/29/2016 05:52 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — A Union Street bar closed its doors in April, but its owner wants to hang on to his alcohol license. Full Story

06/29/2016 05:53 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — Two simultaneous motor vehicle stops resulted in five arrests and the seizure of more than 400 bags of heroin on Monday, according to police.   Full Story
Historic Clock Tower drawing donated to The Eagle
06/29/2016 05:54 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — "The Clock Tower was a huge part of my life," said Bill Mulholland. Full Story

Holly PeLczynski — Bennington Banner
06/29/2016 05:18 AM EDT - WOODFORD, Vt. — A thru-hiker was airlifted to Albany Medical Center on Monday after injuring her leg on the Appalachian Trail in Woodford.   Full Story
Trio indicted in Berkshire Superior Court on heroin bust
06/29/2016 05:55 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Three suspects accused of transporting nearly 1,000 bags of heroin from Springfield to North Adams have been indicted by a Berkshire County grand jury. Full Story

06/29/2016 05:44 AM EDT - This weekend's Relay for Life Berkshire County Central South resulted in a successful showing of support on the Monument Mountain Regional High School campus in Great Barrington.   Full Story
Stockbridge OKs $200,000 cash transfer for flood repairs
06/29/2016 05:24 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE — Voters on Monday unanimously approved a transfer of $200,000 from certified free cash to cover emergency flood repairs, but not before vigorous discussion about the underlying chronic problems. Full Story

06/29/2016 05:46 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Police have arrested a man in an armed robbery Tuesday at K&K Discount Liquors and Variety on North Street.   Full Story
Lenox woman faces larceny, drug charges after alleged shoplifting spree
06/29/2016 05:47 AM EDT - LENOX — A town woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly went on a shoplifting spree at a number of local businesses. Full Story

06/28/2016 07:31 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The city's Licensing Board has yanked an inactive liquor license from a Dalton Avenue building owner who failed to find a new license holder.   Full Story
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Brittany Murphy death house for sale for $18 million

If you have a spare $18 million, you can buy a Hollywood Hills mansion where Brittany Murphy and her husband died under mysterious circumstances within months of each other.