Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle
07/28/2015 10:17 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Three Berkshire state lawmakers want federal officials to suspend discussion of Kinder Morgan's scaled-down Tennessee Gas pipeline until citizens in the path of the massive project can thoroughly digest the revised plans.   Full Story
 
New book from Dr. Seuss explores 'What Pet Should I Get?'
07/28/2015 07:35 PM EDT - HANOVER, N.H. >> Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town. Full Story

07/28/2015 05:47 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A city man accused of breaking into a Brayton Hill Terrace home and assaulting a resident with a knife has been ordered held on $10,000 bail.   Full Story
 
Bernie backers' national get-together includes Berkshires
07/28/2015 05:37 PM EDT - Supporters of Bernie Sanders in his presidential campaign will host get-togethers across the country on Wednesday — and about 1,000 people across Western Massachusetts and the Berkshires plan to participate. Full Story

Photos by Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle
07/28/2015 05:17 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Against the backdrop of a run down, vacant home, mayoral candidate Linda Tyer on Tuesday said more intervention is needed to clean up neighborhood eyesores.   Full Story
 
Taconic High School project: Construction firm touts local labor, materials
07/28/2015 04:26 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Local labor and material will be a vital component to the construction of the new Taconic High School. Full Story

Courtesy photo
07/28/2015 04:05 PM EDT - The Caesar family reunion was held on July 18 at the Crowne Plaza in Pittsfield, and included some pretty notable folks and history among its 150 or so guests.   Full Story
 
Auction set for vintage baseball card owned by Great Barrington woman,
07/28/2015 02:43 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> When her mother died earlier this year, Florence Sasso became the owner of a family heirloom that had been passed down over the generations since before the Civil War. Full Story

07/28/2015 02:15 PM EDT - KEENE, N.H. >> On Thursday, at the Keene Recycling Center/Transfer Station, 55 Old Summit Rd.   Full Story
 
Monterey School to be closed for repairs in 2015-16
07/28/2015 01:22 PM EDT - SHEFFIELD >> The Monterey School will close for the 2015-16 school year due to maintenance problems — but no students will need to be relocated. Full Story

07/28/2015 08:02 AM EDT - BENNINGTON, VT — A state employee was arrested Monday at the State Office Complex for allegedly selling heroin to people she met through her job.   Full Story
 
Woman escapes serious injury after scrap yard explosion
07/28/2015 07:36 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A woman escaped serious injury when a pressurized nitrogen tank exploded sending metal flying within and beyond a local metal scrap yard. Full Story

07/28/2015 07:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A city man has been ordered to serve 14 days in jail after admitting to his role in what the judge called a 'vicious beating' of another man in December.   Full Story
 
Second suspect surrenders in Dalton gas station robbery
07/27/2015 08:39 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The second Dalton man wanted in connection with a gas station robbery last week turned himself in to authorities Monday. Full Story

07/28/2015 08:16 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — When police arrested four local residents and a Holyoke man last week, they allegedly shut down a three-pronged network that for months fed the North Adams drug trade from Holyoke, via Stephentown, N.Y.   Full Story
 
 
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Diner en Blanc: New York leads world's biggest popup picnic

NEW YORK (AP) — Five thousand people dressed in white got together for the world's largest popup picnic at a location revealed only at the last moment. Full Story
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TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation. Full Story