Keith Whitcomb Jr. — Bennington Banner
02/08/2016 07:05 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> An Emma Street man is facing a second degree murder charge after police say he sold heroin to another man who died from the resulting overdose.   Full Story
Pittsfield man facing felony charges over theft from Nazareth apartment
02/08/2016 08:50 PM EST - PITTSFIELD — A city man is facing felony larceny charges for allegedly stealing electronics from a Pittsfield apartment last August while the residents, Anthony and Hannah Nazareth, lay dead inside. Full Story

02/08/2016 03:39 PM EST - In Northern Berkshire District Court on Monday: Michael Haring, 43, of Francis Avenue, Pittsfield, had a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license dismissed upon the request of the commonwealth.   Full Story
Price Chopper to close North Adams store by month's end
02/08/2016 08:42 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS — The Price Chopper supermarket chain announced Monday that it will to close its North Adams store at 245 State Road by the end of February. Full Story

Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner
02/08/2016 02:59 PM EST - BENNINGTON, VT >> Governor Peter Shumlin visited the Hawthorn Recovery Center on Monday morning to congratulate existing efforts in fighting the ongoing substance abuse in Bennington.   Full Story
Man pleads guilty to crash that killed Skidmore student from Lenox
02/08/2016 12:40 PM EST - BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> A 64-year-old man faces up to 15 years in prison when he's sentenced next month in the Halloween night accident that killed a Skidmore College student from Lenox and injured two others. Full Story

02/08/2016 12:37 PM EST - LENOX >> For perhaps the first time in recent memory, the members of all town boards, along with the public, have been invited to a meeting that could lay the foundation for major changes in the town's zoning restrictions.   Full Story
Restoration complete on historic Williamstown home tied to Benedict Arnold
02/08/2016 12:56 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN — Renovations are complete on a Colonial-era home that once hosted Col. Benedict Arnold.

And for the price of $685,000, the historic Smedley House could be yours.

Photo Gallery | Smedley House project complete in Williamstown Full Story

02/08/2016 09:11 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Charles L. Smith, who was elected to four consecutive terms as mayor during the 1980s, died Sunday at Berkshire Medical Center.   Full Story
An 'Eye for Excellence' at Free First Sundays at the Clark
02/08/2016 05:36 AM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN — Lila Geery placed the circular pattern on the folded sheet of white paper and traced it.

Photo Gallery | Word Up Family Day at The Clark Art Institute Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle |
02/08/2016 04:39 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — A WAM Theatre, Multicultural BRIDGE and Berkshire Theatre Group collaboration drew hundreds on Saturday for a stage treatment of modern racial issues.

Photo Gallery | 'Facing Our Truth' opens at The Colonial   Full Story

Williams College turns inward to find new dean
02/08/2016 05:06 AM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN — Williams College has turned inward to find a successor to Sarah Bolton, dean of the college, who is taking over as president of The College of Wooster in July. Full Story

02/08/2016 05:43 AM EST - ADAMS — In an effort to save "every nickel and dime that we can," Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco and the Board of Selectmen are considering closing Town Hall on Fridays.   Full Story
Modern Mold & Tool sold for $1.2 million; joins East Longmeadow-based group
02/08/2016 05:23 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — A venerable Pittsfield injection mold manufacturer has been sold to an East Longmeadow entrepreneur who owns three other plastics firms. Full Story

Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle |
02/07/2016 01:00 AM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON — A 2013 state review of Eagleton School cited an "organizational structure" that "does not provide for the effective and efficient operation of the school, supervision of school staff, and supervision of students.   Full Story