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Students hone college-level thinking on tour of Pittsfield sites

05/27/2015 06:24 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — The seven men and women who enrolled in a new collaborative college readiness program knew they'd be taking part in a three-day so-called "immersion" program.

Photo Gallery | BCC college readiness program explores impact of PCB pollution Full Story

Memorial Day: Pittsfield honors its fallen soldiers
05/25/2015 11:15 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Memorial Day is solemn occasion to honor all veterans who died defending America, usually on foreign soil — not about picnics and fireworks.

Photo Gallery | 2015 Pittsfield Memorial Day exercises Full Story

COMMUNITY
Williamstown: PopCares to host annual fun run

PopCares, a non-profit organization helping local cancer patients, will host its third annual "5K in May" fun run and 1 mile walk at 10 a. Full Story
POLICE BLOTTER
Pittsfield Police Log for Thursday, May 21

Thursday, May 21 8:25 a.m.: Police investigate a reported larceny on Fern Street. Full Story
EDUCATION
(Jenn Smith — The Berkshire Eagle)
Student Art Show: At Becket Washington, it's art gone wild!

Becket Arts Center hosts fourth-annual student art show
BECKET — The 2015 Becket Arts Center season has opened with a 21st-century art show, powered by nature education. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
(Clarence Fanto — The Berkshire Eagle)
Plans to rebuild Lenox structure as boutique raises concerns

05/27/2015 02:16 PM EDT
cfanto@yahoo.com @BE_cfanto LENOX >> Another classic confrontation between historic preservation advocates and economic development supporters has emerged in the downtown business district. 
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Joseph Buffis trial: Clerk magistrate told chief dropping charges 'crazy'
05/27/2015 02:07 PM EDT - SPRINGFIELD >> When Joseph Buffis told Clerk Magistrate Thomas Bartini he planned on not pursuing prostitution charges against a Lee couple, Bartini told him he was "crazy. Full Story

Berkshires could see severe thunderstorms with hail, high winds
05/27/2015 01:55 PM EDT - The National Weather Service is warning of potentially severe thunderstorms in Berkshire County, all of Vermont, eastern New York and much of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region until 7 p. Full Story

County Fare: C-SPAN to tape Sen. Elizabeth Warren's BCC speech
05/27/2015 07:07 AM EDT - In addition to the usual Pittsfield Community Television coverage, C-SPAN will also be taping a portion of Berkshire Community College's 55th annual commencement exercises Friday, which will feature a keynote address by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. Full Story

10 years later, Barrington Stage gets proper Pittsfield 'entertainment' license
05/27/2015 05:03 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Barrington Stage Co. officially has the city's permission to operate a theater, nearly a decade after relocating to Union Street. Full Story

Pittsfield tax lien auction hauls in $667,000; $1.2 million paid in beforehand
05/27/2015 05:31 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The city held its first property tax lien auction on Monday afternoon, hauling in approximately $667,000 in revenue from seven successful bidders — some of whom acquired multiple property liens.

Photo Gallery | City of Pittsfield holds tax lien auction

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Otis elects a new selectman
05/26/2015 08:27 PM EDT - OTIS >> William T. Hiller Jr. is the newest member of the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

Family returns found dog tags to veteran's relatives

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Basil Robinson's relatives have his military dog tags back after a family found them in a dumpster while searching for scrap metal. Full Story
Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday May 18 to Sunday, May 24 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Full Story
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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.