(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Good reason to celebrate: Berkshire parents reunited with children

06/29/2016 05:37 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — Once torn apart by medical, financial and other hardships, two families were reunited with a strengthened bond before an audience of social workers, lawyers, judges and others who helped them get there.

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Pittsfield officials enthuse over Woodlawn bridge opening
06/28/2016 05:27 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — An attractive new Woodlawn Avenue Bridge reopened under pale June skies on Monday, connecting East Street and the Tyler Street business district for the first time in a decade.

Photo Gallery | Woodlawn Avenue Bridge opens

Video | The bridge on Woodlawn Avenue in Pittsfield is open following a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Full Story

COMMUNITY
Lee: Library kicks off summer reading

Children and tweens/teens are invited to participate in the Lee Library Association's summer reading programs. Full Story
POLICE BLOTTER
Pittsfield Police Log for June 23

Thursday, June 23 1:56 a.m.,: A report of a motor vehicle break-in on Francis Avenue is investigated. Full Story
EDUCATION
Recess: What to do the week of June 28

Meet ... "Natural History of the Berkshires: A Field Course for Adults and Youth," will run from 8 a. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle | photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Open house offers first look at proposed Pittsfield Walmart Supercenter

06/29/2016 05:09 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — Politicians, business people, community activists and ordinary citizens were among the many who gathered at Hotel on North Tuesday night to get a first glimpse of the proposed Walmart Supercenter at the William Stanley Business Park of the Berkshires. 
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Pittsfield mayor's budget gets past divided City Council
06/29/2016 05:50 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Mayor Linda M. Tyer's fiscal 2017 spending plan edged past the finish line Tuesday, but not before the strong objections of several city councilors were further articulated. Full Story

Good reason to celebrate: Berkshire parents reunited with children
06/29/2016 05:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Once torn apart by medical, financial and other hardships, two families were reunited with a strengthened bond before an audience of social workers, lawyers, judges and others who helped them get there.

Photo Gallery | Reunification Day Celebration Full Story

In Potterverse, Mount Greylock is home to wizarding school
06/29/2016 04:45 AM EDT - ADAMS — Potterheads from the Berkshires have reason to rejoice! J.K. Rowling, author of the popular Harry Potter series, revealed Tuesday that the first North American wizarding school was started atop of the state's highest peak — Mount Greylock. Full Story

Prosecutor seeks to keep Pittsfield gun, drug suspect with 'assaultive' history in custody
06/29/2016 05:50 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Jerrel L. Hall has exhibited an escalating pattern of "assaultive and erratic behavior" dating back to at least 2003, when he was 11, and should be held without bail. Full Story

Owner of former Crystal Hardhat keeping liquor license, for now
06/29/2016 05:52 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — A Union Street bar closed its doors in April, but its owner wants to hang on to his alcohol license. Full Story

Five arrested on drug, conspiracy charges
06/29/2016 05:53 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — Two simultaneous motor vehicle stops resulted in five arrests and the seizure of more than 400 bags of heroin on Monday, according to police. Full Story