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    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Bicyclists push for more room as roads are rebuilt

    07/28/2015 09:46 PM EDT
    LANESBOROUGH >> A group of cyclists is on a 300-mile mission to push regional politicians and planners to keep them in mind when mapping out the future transportation grids. 
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    Selfies with Susan B. at annual Adams street fair
    07/28/2015 06:11 AM EDT - ADAMS — It's not every day you get to take a selfie of yourself with a lead American feminist and social reformer who died in 1906.

    Photo Gallery | Susan B. Anthony Days Street Fair Full Story

    COMMUNITY
    Pittsfield: 4-H Youth Fair entry books available

    The 75th annual Berkshire County 4-H Youth Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. Full Story
    POLICE BLOTTER
    Pittsfield Police log for Monday, July 27

    Monday, July 27 8:09 a.m.: A report of a burglar alarm at Hospice Services on North Street. Full Story
    EDUCATION
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    Great Barrington Renaissance Arts & Wellness Center a creative outlet for all

    Southern Berkshire studio to launch new programs this fall
    GREAT BARRINGTON — Its name continues to herald new directions and offerings in education and wellness.

    Photo Gallery | Summer camp at Great Barrington Renaissance Arts & Wellness Center Full Story

     
    MOST RECENT
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    FERC pipeline meeting draws plenty of input

    Legislators want to give locals in the path more time to 'digest' revised Kinder Morgan plan
    07/28/2015 10:17 PM EDT
    PITTSFIELD >> Three Berkshire state lawmakers want federal officials to suspend discussion of Kinder Morgan's scaled-down Tennessee Gas pipeline until citizens in the path of the massive project can thoroughly digest the revised plans. 
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    New book from Dr. Seuss explores 'What Pet Should I Get?'
    07/28/2015 07:35 PM EDT - HANOVER, N.H. >> Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town. Full Story

    $10,000 bail for North Adams man in home invasion, assault
    07/28/2015 05:47 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A city man accused of breaking into a Brayton Hill Terrace home and assaulting a resident with a knife has been ordered held on $10,000 bail. Full Story

    Bernie backers' national get-together includes Berkshires
    07/28/2015 05:37 PM EDT - Supporters of Bernie Sanders in his presidential campaign will host get-togethers across the country on Wednesday — and about 1,000 people across Western Massachusetts and the Berkshires plan to participate. Full Story

    Mayoral candidate Linda Tyer pledges to target blight
    07/28/2015 05:17 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Against the backdrop of a run down, vacant home, mayoral candidate Linda Tyer on Tuesday said more intervention is needed to clean up neighborhood eyesores. Full Story

    Taconic High School project: Construction firm touts local labor, materials
    07/28/2015 04:26 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Local labor and material will be a vital component to the construction of the new Taconic High School. Full Story

    County Fare: Family reunion features notable figures past, present
    07/28/2015 04:05 PM EDT - The Caesar family reunion was held on July 18 at the Crowne Plaza in Pittsfield, and included some pretty notable folks and history among its 150 or so guests. Full Story

    (AP)
    Review: "Tour" a worthy look at artist as reluctant subject

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you start digging for the meat, when the subject perhaps casually reveals some illuminating aspect of him- or herself around which the entire article Full Story