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    Small tornado touched down in Dalton, says National Weather Service

    07/29/2014 05:07 PM EDT
    DALTON -- A low-end tornado touched down in Dalton on Sunday afternoon, cutting a 20-yard path through Greenridge Park and Greenridge Drive before dissipating behind homes on Lindsay Drive, the National Weather Service in Albany, N. 
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    Tanglewood legend Leonard Bernstein honored with bronze bust
    07/29/2014 10:46 AM EDT - LENOX -- As a tribute to one of Tanglewood's most prominent guiding spirits for 50 years, a bronze bust of the late composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein was unveiled Monday at Tanglewood. Full Story

    Pittsfield School Building Needs Commission votes in favor of a new Taconic High School
    07/29/2014 08:30 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- With some expression of concern about the potential for sticker shock, the School Building Needs Commission voted 16-1 on Monday to pursue an entirely new Taconic High School. Full Story

    Cleanup continues after violent weather takes toll in Dalton
    07/29/2014 07:43 AM EDT - DALTON -- John Czarnacki has an ample supply of fresh firewood in his yard, thanks to Sunday's tree-toppling thunderstorm that roared through the Greenridge section of town. Full Story

    Gary Superneau fulfills dream with new WNAW sports talk show
    07/29/2014 08:47 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- Gary Superneau hasn't let cancer stop him from fulfilling his dream of hosting a radio show. Full Story

    In the Courts
    07/29/2014 12:10 AM EDT - In Northern Berkshire District Court on Monday: George J. Bills Jr., 31, of Readsboro, Vt. Full Story

    Jury continues to deliberate over bar brawl case
    07/29/2014 12:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- A jury in the case of the three city women charged in a brawl outside a bar told the judge they are unable to agree on certain charges. Full Story

    Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc., gets $9 million from MassDevelopment
    07/29/2014 07:38 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc., has been issued $9 million in tax exempt and taxable bonds to expand and potentially increase enrollment at the South Street-based organization. Full Story

    Pittsfield man denies choking, gun charges
    07/29/2014 12:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- A city man who allegedly choked a woman and illegally possessed a shotgun remains free after denying the charges. Full Story

    Lee drug dealer gets 2.5 years
    07/29/2014 12:10 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- A Lee drug dealer was sentenced to 21Ž2 years in jail on Monday after pleading guilty to three charges. Full Story

    Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma

    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma. Full Story
    Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, July 21 to Sunday, July 27 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Full Story