• Man dies after fall from Lowell rooftop - 11/24/2014 07:04 AM EST
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    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    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

    Wahconah football advances to MIAA D-IV state championship game
    11/22/2014 10:46 PM EST - WESTFIELD >> After a Wahconah turnover on downs late in the second quarter Saturday, Shepherd Hill looked poised to take a two-score lead heading into halftime of the Division IV state football semifinal. Full Story

    COMMUNITY
    Senior Bulletin Board

    Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, caregiver services, and more. Full Story

    POLICE BLOTTER


    Pittsfield Police log: Thursday, Nov. 20

    Thursday, Nov. 20 12:52 a.m. A loud music disturbance is reported on Lincoln Street. Full Story
    EDUCATION
    (Jenn Smith — THE Berkshire Eagle)
    Conte Community School students move through math with Jacob's Pillow

    Jacob's Pillow dance program a fun way to teach fractions
    PITTSFIELD - A Jacob's Pillow dance program has been helping students find a formula for figuring out fractions. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    First Cable Mill units in Williamstown could be ready by December 2015

    11/24/2014 07:34 AM EST
    WILLIAMSTOWN - The developer working to convert a former Water Street mill into housing hopes to have it ready for occupancy by December 2015. 
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    First Congregational Church celebrates commitment to welcoming all to worship
    11/24/2014 06:04 AM EST - LEE - The First Congregational Church on a Sunday morning displays a rainbow flag at its main entrance. The red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple banner means the United Church of Christ faithful openly welcomes all worshippers, especially those of varying sexual orientation.\

    Photo Gallery | First Congregational Church of Lee

    Video | The First Congregational Church in Lee celebrates its first year as an open and affirming church Full Story

    Pittsfield Schools superintendent aims to tackle chronic absenteeism
    11/24/2014 07:42 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - City schools are rolling out a campaign aimed at reducing the number of students considered chronically absent from classes — considered a significant indicator of long-term behavioral and educational problems. Full Story

    Doggy day care in Williamstown allows for a new leash on life
    11/23/2014 12:28 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN - With the arrival of their new baby, the couple just couldn't always give Larry the attention he needed. Full Story

    Wahconah cheerleading team to compete today for state championship
    11/23/2014 12:28 PM EST - DALTON >> After a season of countless push-ups, drills and bodies flying through the air, a group of Wahconah Regional High School athletes have swept a Western Mass.

    Photo Gallery | Wahconah Regional High School Cheerleading Team Full Story

    IN THE COURTS
    11/23/2014 12:18 PM EST - In Northern Berkshire District Court on Friday: Justin Whitney, 22, of Brooklyn Street, North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle that was continued without a finding and dismissed. Full Story

    Baker's Pond project to revive 'hidden jewel' in Lenox park
    11/24/2014 07:50 AM EST - LENOX >> The release of $125,000 in state funding to restore an obscure pond in a rarely seen section of the town's 500-acre Kennedy Park represents a wish come true for a town native whose family hayed a nearby meadow by horsedrawn wagon 80 years ago. Full Story

    Iowa woman locked up after locked out of home

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside. Full Story