07/27/2016 12:35 PM EDT - Democrats from Berkshire County at the party's national convention expressed optimism that the party can come together to defeat Republican Donald Trump in November, after what they described as the historic and inspiring events of the first two days of the event.   Full Story
 
Pittsfield native Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump at Democratic National Convention
07/27/2016 12:24 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA &mdash: Pittsfield native Elizabeth Banks wasn't afraid to throw a few punches - at Donald Trump - as she addressed the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday. Full Story

07/27/2016 11:35 AM EDT - OTIS — A New York City woman apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon after taking a swim in White Lily Pond in East Otis.   Full Story
 
County Fare | Adams resident sings her way through Cuba
07/27/2016 06:50 AM EDT - Adams resident Morgan Middlebrook is in the midst of celebrating a trip of a lifetime. Full Story

07/27/2016 09:12 AM EDT - LENOX — Lee and Lenox soon will be sharing the services of a new building commissioner, another link in the chain of job changes stemming from the pending shutdown of Sabic Innovative Plastics in Pittsfield.   Full Story
 
Pittsfield man with long record tries to OD in police custody
07/27/2016 06:36 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A city man with an "extensive violent criminal history," apparently tried to take his own life while in police custody on assault and battery, kidnapping and other charges. Full Story

07/27/2016 04:45 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — Officials have signed off on a proposal to construct a medical marijuana dispensary north of town.   Full Story
 
Greenagers learn repair skills, Shaker style
07/27/2016 05:59 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Working only by hand, a small group of teenagers pulled rotted slats from the barn roof on Tuesday at Hancock Shaker Village.

Photo Gallery | Greenagers at Hancock Shaker Village Full Story

Sue Bush — Berkshire Eagle
07/27/2016 06:05 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — For many of the nearly 300 city students enrolled at the North Adams Public Schools Summer Science Camp at Brayton Elementary School, the four-week sessions are a source of enjoyment.   Full Story
 
Multiple charges for Pittsfield man who allegedly assaulted police
07/27/2016 06:11 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A city man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted police officers who were trying to arrest him. Full Story

07/26/2016 06:32 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The Polish Community Club has a month to decide if it wants to re-open under new management.   Full Story
 
Jae's Bistro moving from Lenox to Pittsfield
07/26/2016 06:31 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Popular Berkshire County chef Jae Chung is headed back to Pittsfield. Full Story

07/26/2016 06:49 AM EDT - PHILADELPHIA — The boos aimed at presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee outside the convention hall were not evident on the floor Monday, according to state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield, who is floor whip for Clinton delegates from Massachusetts.   Full Story
 
Kids young and old enjoy food, festivities at Hi-Jinx Night
07/26/2016 04:56 AM EDT - ADAMS — It's the aromas that create a festival atmosphere; the warm, buttery smell of fresh popcorn, the spicy whiffs of mustard-slathered hot dogs and sometimes, the steamy scent rising from hot, rain-soaked pavement.

Photo Gallery | Hi-Jinx Night in Adams Full Story

Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com
07/26/2016 06:30 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Foundation preparation and other site work for the $120..8 million Taconic High School project has unearthed contamination and buried construction debris, along with areas of soil that are unsuitable for building purposes.   Full Story