Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle
04/26/2015 06:07 PM EDT - LANESBOROUGH >> For all of her 12 years, Natalie LeRoux of Williamstown has had chronic asthma.   Full Story
 
Mount Everett Higgs Bots return from FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships
04/26/2015 02:48 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

04/26/2015 04:33 PM EDT - ADAMS >> Polatin Ecological Services has resumed chemical treatments at the Greylock Glen in an effort to knock back stubborn invasive species.   Full Story
 
Windsor to vote on WiredWest bonding, $1.94 million budget
04/26/2015 11:45 AM EDT - WINDSOR >> Annual town meeting voters on May 4 will act on a $1.94 million spending plan for fiscal 2016 that requires an assessment nearly $70,000 lower than the current budget year. Full Story

04/26/2015 11:23 AM EDT - HINSDALE >> Races for a seat on the Hinsdale Select Board, town moderator, an assessor's position and tree warden will be on the ballot for this year's annual town election on May 23.   Full Story
 
MCLA conference for LGBTQIA youths offers support, celebrates diversity
04/26/2015 10:53 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> For gay, bisexual, questioning or otherwise non-heterosexual youth all over Berkshire County, there are numerous adults willing to help. Full Story

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
04/26/2015 09:45 AM 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.

Photo Gallery | Healthy Kids Day at the Pittsfield YMCA Full Story

Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle
04/26/2015 11:55 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — At Western Gateway Heritage State Park, space to park had been historically hard to come by.

Related | Heritage State Park | Lawsuit debt one factor stalling Greylock Market plans   Full Story

 
Heritage State Park | Lawsuit debt one factor stalling Greylock Market plans
04/26/2015 11:35 AM 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.

Related | Heritage State Park | Parking woes costly for North Adams

Interactive Map | Western Gateway Heritage State Park 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
 
 
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Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show 'Avengers' film

BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. Full Story