• A new play shines at Hubbard Hall - 01/28/2015 04:04 PM EST
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    McCandless names Curtis new deputy superintendent

    Joseph Curtis, currently principal at Morningside, receives unanimous approval
    01/28/2015 09:08 PM EST
    PITTSFIELD >> Joseph Curtis, the current Morningside Community School principal and a 20-year employee of the Pittsfield Public Schools, has been selected to become the new deputy superintendent. 
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    Pittsfield man who was shot by police gets suspended sentence for knife assault
    01/28/2015 06:33 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A Pittsfield man who was shot by police in September 2011 was found guilty of threatening the officer with a knife during the encounter on a rural Lanesborough road. Full Story

    Pittsfield Police probe gun, ammo found near Reid Middle School
    01/28/2015 08:44 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A handgun, ammunition and drug paraphernalia were found in a bag near Reid Middle School, according to police and school officials, who stressed that there is no evidence students or staff were an intended target. Full Story

    Two Northern Berkshire men held as dangerous in Adams beating, stabbing case
    01/28/2015 09:23 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> Two of three men accused of beating and stabbing an Adams resident in December were held without bail after a dangerousness hearing on Monday. Full Story

    Dalton man held on $2,000 bail in church Dumpster fires
    01/28/2015 05:14 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A Dalton man accused of setting three fires last fall on a church's property continues to be held on $2,000 bail after his arraignment in Berkshire Superior Court. Full Story

  • In the Courts - 01/27/2015 10:46 AM EST
  • Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
    'Thornbirds' author Colleen McCullough dies at age 77

    SYDNEY (AP) — Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. Full Story
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    Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show

    The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.