10/21/2016 05:35 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> In an effort to provide busy students with another healthy meal to round out the day, Brayton Elementary School has launched a free dinner program.   Full Story
Lenox just under goals, stays in Level 2
10/21/2016 05:20 PM EDT - LENOX >> The town's public school district remains in the Level 2 state category for the second straight academic year, even though Morris Elementary achieved top Level 1 kudos as a Commended School for the second year. Full Story

10/21/2016 03:07 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A Drury man is facing his second drunken driving charge after he was allegedly caught speeding through a Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts neighborhood.   Full Story
#SaveStJoe: 'Crusaders' rally as bishop reaffirms decision to shutter St. Joe's
10/21/2016 05:42 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A day after trending on Facebook, advocates of Berkshire County's only Catholic high school turned a downtown square into a kind of social medium — posting themselves at Park Square to signal their resolve to save St. Joseph Central High School.

Photo Gallery | Rally against closing of St. Joseph's High School at Park Square

Read | Bishop's Letter to St. Joseph Central High School families Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle
10/21/2016 06:20 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Nuclea Biotechnologies, which moved out of its Pittsfield offices earlier this year, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, leaving a significant list of Berkshire creditors in its wake.   Full Story
Probation for man in drunken driving crash that sheared his car in half
10/21/2016 06:21 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — When police arrived at Dan Fox Drive about 1 a.m. June 25, they found "what remained" of a black Mazda that had apparently broken in two after smashing into a utility pole. Full Story

10/21/2016 06:17 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN — The Clark Art Institute has received a $2 million gift, which will fund the museum's first gallery dedicated to prints, photographs and drawings.   Full Story
Updated: State police bomb squad investigates homemade explosives in Adams
10/21/2016 06:12 AM EDT - ADAMS — Four homemade explosive devices were discovered on Airport Road in Adams early Thursday, prompting a response from the state police bomb squad.

Photo Gallery | Suspicious bottles in Adams Full Story

Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
10/20/2016 06:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On Nov. 9, America could change forever. Either our country will elect the first woman president with an email problem whom critics say can't be trusted or a bombastic business tycoon whose rhetoric and past actions his opponents fear will further polarize The Union.

Photo Gallery | 'Community Debate Watch' Panel Discussion at Berkshire Museum

Listen | The Berkshire Eagle Podcast: Can the nation heal after the contentious election campaign of 2016?   Full Story

The Berkshire Eagle podcast: Can the nation heal after the contentious election campaign of 2016?
10/20/2016 10:28 AM EDT - Presidential politics is the focus of this edition of The Berkshire Eagle podcast. In the hour preceding the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, Berkshire Eagle editor Kevin Moran moderated a panel discussion about the election and the nation's future.  Full Story

10/20/2016 06:26 AM EDT - SHEFFIELD — Acting on advice from town counsel, the Select Board has instructed Police Chief Eric Munson III to draw up a set of guidelines and regulations for officers to follow with motorists they suspect of drunken driving.   Full Story
Couple plans to turn Camp Marion White into private home
10/20/2016 06:25 AM EDT - RICHMOND — There's finally a buyer for Camp Marion White on Swamp Road, and the new owner is planning to build a single-family home on the property, according to Town Administrator Mark Pruhenski. Full Story

10/20/2016 06:36 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — What began as an exclusive 60-day window to negotiate a purchase and sales agreement with the developers of the proposed Walmart Supercenter at the William Stanley Business Park may turn into a six-month affair.   Full Story
GE promises to appeal latest EPA decision
10/20/2016 06:28 AM EDT - A day after a hearing officer upheld the EPA's plan to clean up the Housatonic River, General Electric on Wednesday signaled it was digging in for a fight. Full Story

Eagle file
10/20/2016 06:12 AM EDT - ADAMS — After more than a decade at the helm, the founding executive director of the Berkshire Arts & Technology (BART) Charter Public School is moving on.   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.