(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshires gets 2 to 3 inches of rain from coastal storm

Storm drops up to 3 inches of rain; winds bring down tree, wires
10/24/2014 05:48 AM EDT
A coastal storm drenched the Berkshires with up to three inches of rain, closing the book on a three-month stretch of lackluster precipitation. 
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A new home for Uncle Beazley: Berkshire Museum loans famed Triceratops model to Berkshire Athenaeum
10/23/2014 06:51 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD - It was Uncle Beazley on parade Wednesday morning. The approximately 11-foot-long Triceratops model was moved on a wheeled platform from the Berkshire Museum to a new home in the courtyard adjacent to the Children's Department of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Photo Gallery | Uncle Beazley on the move

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Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
Pittsfield Police Log for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wednesday, Oct. 22 12:46 a.m. A domestic incident is reported on McLaughlin Place. Full Story
(Photo courtesy of Reid Middle School)
Reid Middle School holds forum for peace

Students discuss gangs and youth violence along with ways to improve communication, outreach
PITTSFIELD >> City middle school students say they need more support, guidance and activities to help them keep safe and to steer them toward making positive decisions. Full Story


Halloween events

10/24/2014 03:04 PM EDT
Family-friendly Halloween events 
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North Adams man arrested in NY; charged in knife attack on MCLA student
10/24/2014 02:19 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> A city man wanted for a allegedly assaulting a Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts student with a knife has been arrested in New York. Full Story

Paul Capitanio's lawyer asks court to toss out charges
10/24/2014 07:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD - The lawyer for a former city councilor accused of tipping off a drug dealer about an upcoming raid has asked the court to dismiss the charges against his client. Full Story

Veteran Pittsfield Deputy Fire Chief Bruce Kilmer dies suddenly
10/24/2014 05:54 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The city's most senior firefighter, respected for his nearly four decades of calm professionalism, suddenly died this week.

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Pittsfield Farmers Market comes to a close Saturday with live music and special demonstrations
10/24/2014 07:23 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD - A bounty of area fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products and baked goods await shoppers at the season-ending Pittsfield Farmers Market's this weekend. Full Story

Boys & Girls Club of Pittsfield kicks off new family film series
10/24/2014 07:53 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> A new family film screening series will kick off this Friday after the Pittsfield Halloween Parade. Full Story

Dalton man gets more than 4 years in federal prison for child porn
10/23/2014 03:56 PM EDT - SPRINGFIELD >> A Dalton man has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for downloading and sharing violent and sadistic child pornography. Full Story

Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
Police, Guard face penalties in bikini film shoot

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The commander of the Utah National Guard says its members could face career-ending penalties for allowing a risque video shoot featuring bikini-clad British women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks to be partially filmed at a military training camp. Full Story
(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.