02/14/2016 05:30 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The Berkshire District Attorney's Office and the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner say the investigation into the cause of Hannah Nazareth's death remains open.   Full Story
 
Near-record lows sweep through the Berkshire region
02/14/2016 05:24 PM EST - Near-record temperatures locked the Berkshires in an icy full nelson Saturday night and Sunday morning, but caused only a few problems countywide. Full Story

02/14/2016 12:38 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> It's estimated that some 2 million men and women are working in the field of engineering in the United States.   Full Story
 
North Adams committee to address Airbnb, Uber regulation
02/14/2016 12:14 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> Visitors looking for a hotel in North Adams will only find a few options. Full Story

02/14/2016 10:30 AM EST - LENOX >> The chairman of the School Committee here has welcomed the recent decision by the Lee-Tyringham School Union 29 to suspend efforts to share a superintendent who would be tasked with overseeing both the Lenox and Lee school systems.   Full Story
 
Young entrepreneurs sell wares at Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market
02/13/2016 07:30 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Six-year-old Benjamin Cachat boiled down the entrepreneurial axiom to just a few words when describing his little doughnut business: "I like them very much, and I think other kids will like them, too. Full Story

Eagle file
02/13/2016 04:28 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> The City Council has unanimously approved a 25-year lease with Child Care of the Berkshires at its headquarters in the city-owned former Sarah T.   Full Story
 
Lenox weighs reducing number of kindergarten classes
02/13/2016 03:41 PM EST - LENOX >> The future size of the town's school district and the number of nonresident choice students formed the backdrop of a vigorous discussion by the School Committee this week. Full Story

02/13/2016 03:39 PM EST - Local government leaders in Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge are taking the first step toward exploring a potential shared-services agreement for a tri-town manager.   Full Story
 
Outgoing Stockbridge chief says move to Townsend a pursuit, not a retreat
02/13/2016 11:09 AM EST - STOCKBRIDGE >> As he prepares to move on to lead a 15-member department in Townsend, Police Chief Robert Eaton offers an outspoken message: He is leaving Stockbridge after two years solely for a leadership opportunity in a much larger town, not because of persistent pushback from some residents. Full Story

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02/12/2016 09:24 PM EST - PITTSFIELD — Former Mayor Charles L. Smith was lauded during his funeral service Friday as a man whose positive influences endure through the lives of those who knew him — both within the political arena and outside it.

Photo Gallery | Funeral for former Pittsfield Mayor Charlie Smith   Full Story

 
Berkshire Realtors report 2015 as best year since 2006
02/12/2016 08:43 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Following a slow start due to unusually harsh winter weather, 2015 turned out to be a profitable year for Realtor-assisted transactions in Berkshire County. Full Story

02/12/2016 08:18 PM EST - HOOSICK FALLS, NY >> An investigation into how a toxic chemical contaminated the village's water supply has spread to include the local ballfields.   Full Story
 
Land lease agreements a focus of first Pittsfield Airport study group meeting
02/12/2016 07:29 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Leases involving Pittsfield Municipal Airport land generated considerable discussion during the first meeting of a study group examining how the facility is managed and weighing whether changes could make it more cost-effective. Full Story

02/12/2016 10:08 PM EST - PITTSFIELD — A fifth defendant was charged on Friday in an alleged kidnapping and assault incident last month.   Full Story
 
 
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Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.