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10/27/2016 06:20 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — After rehashing much of the same debate as meetings past, the city council gave the final sign off on a $1.   Full Story
Eagle Podcast: Voters face ballot questions ranging from expanding charter schools to legalizing pot
10/27/2016 05:42 AM EDT - Massachusetts voters are expressing their views on four statewide ballot questions covering slot machine gambling, lifting the cap on the number of charter schools, confinement of farm animals and legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

Berkshire Eagle podcast host Mark Mills discusses the ballot questions with Bill Everhart, editor of the Berkshire Eagle editorial page, Eagle reporter and community engagement editor Jenn Smith, and Eagle reporter Derek Gentile. Full Story

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10/27/2016 06:05 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — A plan to seek Community Preservation Act funds to study the Housatonic School has been scrapped.   Full Story
In the courts
10/27/2016 05:50 AM EDT - In Northern Berkshire District Court on Wednesday: Eric Willette, 18, of Houghton Street, North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of wanton destruction of property over $250 that was continued without a finding until Jan. Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle
10/27/2016 06:09 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Arrivederci, Baba Louie's; hola, Tito's Mexican Grille. Nearly a year after Baba Louie's closed its Pittsfield restaurant at 34 Depot St.   Full Story
Two finalists emerge for West Stockbridge police chief
10/27/2016 06:10 AM EDT - WEST STOCKBRIDGE — A search committee has narrowed its list of police chief candidates to two — one of whom is a Berkshire County officer. Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle |
10/27/2016 06:11 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — An Arizona-based company that provides real estate and development services to the U-Haul system has completed its purchase of the former Pittsfield Plaza on West Housatonic Street, and is taking steps to prepare the site for development.   Full Story
Haddad celebrates $5 million renovation
10/27/2016 10:55 AM EDT - LENOX — He started by washing cars on weekends for the family business in his early teens.

Photo Gallery | Haddad Toyota Renovation Full Story

Photo courtesy of WAM Theatre
10/26/2016 09:20 AM EDT - Despite some wild weekend weather, 28 people faithfully participated in the annual Pittsfield CROP Hunger Walk which took place on Sunday, Oct.   Full Story
St. Joseph Central High School parents appeal closing
10/26/2016 06:24 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Students enrolled at St. Joseph Central High School should be allowed to finish their education there, a parent group says. Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle |
10/26/2016 06:27 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — When Amber VanBramer's grandmother passed away, she had a difficult time deciding if she should bring her 7-year-old son, Khaydin, to the wake.

Photo Gallery | Therapy dog visits Dwyer Funeral Home   Full Story

Lenox ZBA OKs Miraval project at Cranwell
10/26/2016 06:39 AM EDT - LENOX — The zoning board has cleared the way for a high-end resort company to purchase, renovate and enlarge Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort — an $80 million investment into the county's hospitality industry. Full Story

Adam Shanks — The Berkshire Eagle
10/26/2016 06:22 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — With the cost of some insurance plans rising sharply this year, it's as important as ever for Massachusetts residents to shop for the best coverage.   Full Story
Police looking for suspect who fled; stolen weapon found near scene
10/26/2016 06:20 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — City police are looking for a suspect who sped away from a traffic stop Monday morning. Full Story

10/26/2016 06:19 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — When the Stoddard Avenue resident came home to her apartment on June 26, she found items out of place and a man in her dining room.   Full Story
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.