07/24/2016 11:46 AM EDT - LENOX >> Wanted: As many as 18 volunteers to take a mission-driven walking tour of Lenox on Thursday morning to scope out ways to make the downtown area more pedestrian-friendly for residents as well as visitors.   Full Story
 
'There has to be unity in the community': NAACP hosts Pittsfield's 43rd Gather-In
07/23/2016 06:35 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> It was as good a day as any the summer is likely to offer to gather in. Full Story

07/24/2016 09:08 AM EDT - While they've supported different campaigns, two Berkshire-based state representatives heading to the Democratic National Convention, which starts Monday, say they are focused on building a sense of unity and progress across their party's lines.   Full Story
 
Self storage and U-Haul store planned for old plaza
07/23/2016 05:21 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> A vacant and dilapidated former shopping center on West Housatonic Street could soon get an "over-haul," so to speak. Full Story

07/23/2016 03:44 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Whatever becomes of the Notre Dame Church, it should avoid the same fate as St.   Full Story
 
Great Barrington committee lukewarm to 100 Bridge St. plans
07/23/2016 03:19 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Emphasizing that they are in favor of both affordable housing and the remediation of the 100 Bridge St. Full Story

07/23/2016 02:59 PM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE >> The town must repair or replace at least two failing bridges at a potential cost of up to several million dollars or face a possible shutdown of a key state highway connecting Stockbridge and Lenox.   Full Story
 
Great Barrington woman faces more heroin charges
07/23/2016 02:23 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> A local woman out on bail for alleged drug offenses was arrested again Friday morning with 29 bags of heroin in her possession, according to Great Barrington police. Full Story

07/23/2016 01:48 PM EDT - ADAMS>> Adams-Cheshire Regional School District interim Superintendent Robert Putnam told selectmen that he hopes to engage with town leaders and citizens of the district's communities as he moves forward with his new post.   Full Story
 
Adams man faces charges of leaving scene of accident
07/23/2016 01:48 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> An Adams man is facing charges for allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident. Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
07/23/2016 10:01 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — The town's K-9 unit was one of 14 such units across the nation to recently be awarded a $500 "Health Care for K-9 Heroes" grant.

Photo Gallery | Great Barrington Police K-9 Unit receives health care grant   Full Story

 
D.R.E.A.M RING dance team brings master class to stoke local passions
07/23/2016 10:17 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Not all dancers wear ballet shoes or pirouette across polished studio floors.

Photo Gallery | D.R.E.A.M. RING dance team master class Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
07/23/2016 09:50 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Hoping to leave behind more than vacant industrial space, the departing Sabic Innovative Plastics on Friday recalled a 10-year legacy of local charitable giving and added to it a major shot in the arm, granting Berkshire United Way a $1 million endowment.

Photo Gallery | Sabic donates $1 million to Berkshire United Way   Full Story

 
Drug kingpin sentenced to 30 years in prison; Capitanio had tipped him off to raid
07/23/2016 09:51 AM EDT - ALBANY, N.Y. — A drug kingpin who was arrested in a 2013 raid on his home in Stephentown, N.Y., has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Full Story

07/23/2016 09:52 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A solar power generating array is proposed on five large lots off Churchill Street just south of the Lanesborough line.   Full Story