04/25/2015 08:09 PM EDT - ST. LOUIS >> The Mount Everett Higgs Bots fell short of the playoffs but came away long on experience following their debut at the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship title.   Full Story
 
Kids have fun while staying in shape at YMCA Healthy Kids Day
04/25/2015 05:43 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Dancing to the music, learning personal health barometers, painting frisbees, even setting up camp in an inflated parachute — all these and more were the activities local children and parents enjoyed at Pittsfield Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day on Saturday. Full Story

04/25/2015 05:22 PM EDT - At Western Gateway Heritage State Park, space to park had been historically hard to come by.   Full Story
 
Lawsuit debt one factor stalling Greylock Market plan for Heritage State Park
04/25/2015 05:16 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> With each passing month, $3,000 in interest accrues on the $217,000 sum the North Adams Redevelopment Authority owes on a lawsuit it lost in July 2014. Full Story

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04/25/2015 03:57 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> The new director of the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center hopes to build on "vital" existing programs and connect with communities that surround the city.   Full Story
 
Update: Mount Everett robotics team in good spot to advance in FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships
04/25/2015 02:38 PM EDT - ST. LOUIS >> The Mount Everett Higgs Bots believe they have a shot at vying for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship title. Full Story

04/25/2015 01:04 PM EDT - LENOX >> As police continue their investigation in the aftermath of two telephoned threats that disrupted Lenox Memorial Middle and High School early this month, schools Superintendent Timothy Lee said that no permanent decision has been made yet on the status of the 14-year-old suspect in the incidents.   Full Story
 
Cheshire debates pros, cons of Kinder Morgan gas pipeline project
04/25/2015 10:20 AM EDT - CHESHIRE >> A two-mile section of Kinder Morgan's proposed Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline would net the town $370,000 in tax revenue, a figure Town Administrator Mark Webber admitted made him "giddy" — but it's a company figure, not a guarantee. Full Story

04/25/2015 10:10 AM EDT - About 12,000 Berkshire County residents are scrambling to find a new insurance carrier now that the business relationship between health insurance company Boston Medical Center HealthNet and Berkshire Health Systems is about to end.   Full Story
 
Breathalyzer reliability in question, Massachusetts district attorneys put drunken driving cases on hold
04/25/2015 06:57 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Questions about the reliability of Breathalyzer test results have prompted a state review, with at least six district attorneys offices suspending use of the tests used to screen potential drunk drivers. Full Story

04/24/2015 06:00 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A city man suffered serious injuries on Friday when he was stabbed by two men, who were quickly apprehended after a brief manhunt, according to North Adams Police.   Full Story
 
Adams special town meeting to feature vote on Ashuwillticook easements
04/24/2015 05:42 PM EDT - ADAMS >> Incremental progress could be made on the planned Ashuwillticook Rail Trail extension at an upcoming special town meeting. Full Story

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04/25/2015 07:00 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> A day after a mistrial was declared in the murder case against William Demagall, a special prosecutor said he plans to bring try the case for a fourth time.   Full Story
 
$12,525 raised for Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade
04/24/2015 04:57 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Fundraising for the Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade is underway. Full Story

04/24/2015 04:02 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The Ebola epidemic may not be raging in our own Berkshire backyard, but for Berkshire residents who have relatives living in West Africa, the deadly disease-causing virus remains an imminent threat.   Full Story
 
 
Owner spots his stolen truck in rearview mirror; arrest made

PIEDMONT, Ala. (AP) — A man driving to work in Alabama suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him, setting off a chain of events that included a pursuit, a crash and an arrest. Full Story
'To Kill a Mockingbird' play to go on under Harper Lee group

MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has started a nonprofit company that will produce a play about the book, ending a dispute that threatened to derail the long-running performance, a publishing group said Saturday. Full Story