• Pittsfield parking plan approved - 09/29/2016 10:30 PM EDT
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    09/30/2016 06:09 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The man accused of fatally beating a city resident earlier this month was held on $250,000 bail on Wednesday.   Full Story
     
    Drug charges land Pittsfield man a year in jail
    09/30/2016 06:06 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — A Pittsfield man with multiple drug arrests this year was sentenced to a year in jail on Wednesday. Full Story

    09/30/2016 06:03 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — A Connecticut woman who plowed into four pedestrians — including an 11-month-old baby — as they crossed Main Street last May has been fined and sentenced to probation.   Full Story
     
    Harvest of Hope Festival: Celebrating Pittsfield's multicultural community
    09/30/2016 06:08 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Food, music, art, and dancing are all surefire ways of bringing people together, and all will be offered in downtown Pittsfield this Saturday during the inaugural Harvest of Hope festival. Full Story

    09/30/2016 06:09 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE — And now there are none. The town's long, arduous search for a new administrator has come up empty with the withdrawal late Thursday of Pittsfield's former Director of Finance and Administration Susan Carmel.   Full Story
     
    Fall foliage fun this weekend in North Adams
    09/29/2016 09:42 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — Though the current forecast indicates several days of rain, the city is charging ahead with a full slate of events for the second half of its annual Fall Foliage Festival this weekend. Full Story

    Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
    09/30/2016 06:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Millennials make up roughly 31 percent of the national electorate, but have the lowest voter turnout rate of any age group.   Full Story
     
    Pittsfield parking plan approved
    09/29/2016 10:30 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Downtown visitors will soon pay for public parking before they go shopping, dine out or take in a movie or a play. Full Story

    courtesy south mountain concerts
    09/30/2016 05:59 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Dubbed a "jewel of a chamber music series," 98-year-old South Mountain Concerts is being crowned by the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for Extraordinary Service to Chamber Music.   Full Story
     
    E-ZPass application backlog taking its toll
    09/30/2016 06:04 AM EDT - Barbara Arpante thought she did everything right when she signed up for E-ZPass last month. Full Story

    Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle
    09/30/2016 05:56 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The body of a city man was found early Thursday in a shallow area of Pontoosuc Lake.

    Charles Frambach, 73, of Pinehurst Avenue, was declared dead at the scene from an apparent drowning, according to a press release from the Berkshire District Attorney's Office.   Full Story

     
    Monterey's Octoberfest to feature music, brats, beer — and pumpkin roll
    09/30/2016 05:53 AM EDT - MONTEREY — Pumpkin roll, music, brats, and beer: that's some of what the Monterey Community Center is offering on Saturday at the town's fourth annual Octoberfest. Full Story

    09/30/2016 06:02 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — Apartments in the mills? Condos by the VFW? It could happen as the town of Great Barrington looks to take advantage of a state program that incentivizes housing growth in mixed-use zones.   Full Story
     
    Jackpot! Lee man wins $1 million after scratching 'Nutcracker Cash' ticket left in a drawer
    09/29/2016 06:07 AM EDT - LEE — Robert Roosa is the state's newest lottery millionaire. The Lee resident hit the jackpot recently when he became the third and final winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery's "Nutcracker Cash" $5 instant game. Full Story

    Michael Dwyer — The Associated Press
    09/29/2016 05:49 AM EDT - VERNON, VT. >> Residents of this small town in the corner of southeastern Vermont are dealing with a deluge of reporters in search of a man who was rescued in the Atlantic Ocean after eight days adrift in a life raft.   Full Story
     
     
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

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