(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
'Thanksgiving Angels': Thousands in Berkshires get fixings for holiday meal

11/25/2014 05:57 AM EST
PITTSFIELD >> Brian and Michael DuBois were on a quick break from the "Thanksgiving Angels" program when a woman needed someone to carry her cardboard box filled with groceries.

Photo Gallery | Thanksgiving Angels in Pittsfield

Video | Thanksgiving Angels distribute meals in Pittsfield  Full Story

Berkshire Scenic Railway moves three cars to North Adams
11/24/2014 05:50 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS - Three of Berkshire Scenic Railway's five railcars are now parked in North Adams, a promising sign for officials who hope to have the Hoosac Valley Service up and running in 2015.

Photo Gallery | Berkshire Scenic Railway

Video | Berkshire Scenic Railway cars arrive Full Story

COMMUNITY
North Adams: Tree lighting postponed due to impending snowstorm

North Adams: Tree lighting ceremony to be postponed The North Adams Office of Tourism has announced that Wednesday's downtown holiday tree lighting ceremonies have been canceled due to the impending snowstorm. Full Story

POLICE BLOTTER


Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Nov. 25

Monday, Nov. 25 12:00 a.m. An emergency medical call is received from Edgewood Road. Full Story
EDUCATION
(Jenn Smith — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Berkshire Environmental Educators mark 10 years

PITTSFIELD >> Ten years ago, a group of about a dozen educators gathered around a conference table at Hancock Shaker Village for a few hours to talk about how to teach young people about the environment. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Pittsfield fire victims homeless

Cause of fire, believed to be accidental, under investigation
11/25/2014 03:23 PM EST
PITTSFIELD >> A pregnant city woman, her three children and fiancĂ© remain without permanent housing after a Monday morning two-alarm fire destroyed their home. 
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Adams man allegedly had 98 bags of heroin; held on $5,000 bail
11/25/2014 03:08 PM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> An Adams man with a history of heroin-related charges is being held on $5,000 bail after he was allegedly caught in Cheshire with nearly 100 bags of heroin. Full Story

Quiz: How much do you know about Thanksgiving?
11/25/2014 12:54 PM EST - Get your gobble on! Test your Thanksgiving Trivia knowledge with our quiz.. Full Story

Pittsfield City Council facing 46-item agenda
11/25/2014 07:58 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The City Council faces a 46-item agenda for its meeting Tuesday, including a bid to restrict a mayor's outside business activities and other issues that have sparked debate at the subcommittee level. Full Story

BMC adds mammography services at Northern Berkshire campus
11/25/2014 09:53 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS - Berkshire Medical Center's Northern Berkshire Campus has begun conducting its first mammograms this week, seeing about 10 patients a day.

Photo Gallery | Mammography Services return to Northern Berkshire

Video | Mammography services open at BMC's North Berkshire campus Full Story

3 North Berkshire residents charged in connection with child abuse
11/24/2014 06:19 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Three North County residents are facing charges in connection with the severe physical abuse of an 11-month-old boy who suffered a skull fracture and burns to his body. Full Story

Adams set to name new town administrator Dec. 3
11/25/2014 07:38 AM EST - ADAMS - The Board of Selectmen on Dec. 3 is expected to appoint a new town administrator for the first time in more than five years. Full Story

(John Minchillo/AP)
Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') is complying with treatment ordered as part of a plea deal stemming from a bizarre episode during the Broadway show "Cabaret. Full Story
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Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.