07/27/2016 08:49 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA >> Local delegates to the Democratic National Convention said Wednesday that party unity continues to grow in the wake of Hillary Clinton's nomination the night before as the first woman presidential candidate.   Full Story
North Adams Center Street parking meter plan gets more time
07/27/2016 08:37 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A plan to install meters at the Center Street parking lot is on hold so the City Council can further vet the proposal and explore enforcement options. Full Story

07/27/2016 08:02 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> City voters could decide this fall on raising at least $500,000 toward fixing up local historic buildings, saving open space, rehabilitating municipal parks and creating affordable housing.   Full Story
Cranwell Spa expansion gets OK from Planning Board
07/27/2016 07:52 PM EDT - LENOX >> An ambitious $30 million project to expand, renovate and transform Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort into a prime "mindfulness spa" resort under new ownership has won an endorsement from the Planning Board. Full Story

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07/27/2016 07:38 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Horses and humans worked together this week, hoofing it through two local state parks to ensure hikers and campers are having a good time.   Full Story
Police say dogs were caged in filthy conditions; owner faces cruelty charges
07/27/2016 08:01 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The three dogs were in small cages, and each had large amounts of feces on it, according to a police report. Full Story

07/27/2016 08:27 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> A snap decision to rob a liquor store for drug money in late June, landed a city man behind bars for up to 3 1/2 years.   Full Story
Berkshire Democrats hopeful after Clinton's historic nomination
07/27/2016 12:35 PM EDT - Democrats from Berkshire County at the party's national convention expressed optimism that the party can come together to defeat Republican Donald Trump in November, after what they described as the historic and inspiring events of the first two days of the event. Full Story

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07/27/2016 12:24 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA &mdash: Pittsfield native Elizabeth Banks wasn't afraid to throw a few punches - at Donald Trump - as she addressed the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.   Full Story
Brooklyn woman apparently drowns in East Otis pond
07/27/2016 08:57 PM EDT - OTIS >> A New York City woman apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon after taking a swim in White Lily Pond in East Otis. Full Story

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07/27/2016 06:50 AM EDT - Adams resident Morgan Middlebrook is in the midst of celebrating a trip of a lifetime.   Full Story
New building commissioner appointed to serve Lee, Lenox
07/27/2016 09:12 AM EDT - LENOX — Lee and Lenox soon will be sharing the services of a new building commissioner, another link in the chain of job changes stemming from the pending shutdown of Sabic Innovative Plastics in Pittsfield. Full Story

07/27/2016 06:36 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A city man with an "extensive violent criminal history," apparently tried to take his own life while in police custody on assault and battery, kidnapping and other charges.   Full Story
Medical marijuana facility clears initial Great Barrington hurdle
07/27/2016 04:45 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — Officials have signed off on a proposal to construct a medical marijuana dispensary north of town. Full Story

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07/27/2016 05:59 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Working only by hand, a small group of teenagers pulled rotted slats from the barn roof on Tuesday at Hancock Shaker Village.

Photo Gallery | Greenagers at Hancock Shaker Village   Full Story

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Kristen Stewart opens up about her girlfriend, her sexuality and being in love

Kristen Stewart, previously linked to her 'Twilight' co-star Robert Pattinson, said she's more comfortable being public about her romantic life now that she's dating a woman.