• Over-the-top pumpkin bread - 10/01/2014 08:34 AM EDT
    Pittsfield Kiwanis aim to annually honor veterans with Park of Honor

    10/02/2014 12:11 AM EDT
    PITTSFIELD -- Imagine a sweeping display of 300 full-sized U.S. flags encircling Park Square in honor of local veterans. 
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    Convicted sex offender allegedly rapes woman in Hancock
    10/02/2014 12:11 AM EDT - A convicted sex offender from New York allegedly raped a woman in Hancock on Tuesday and led police on a manhunt that ended at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N. Full Story

    Peru Select Board found to commit fourth Open Meeting Law violation
    10/02/2014 12:11 AM EDT - PERU -- All members of the Peru Select Board must review the state’s Open Meeting Law Guide after the Attorney General found a violation occurred in April, which marks the fourth against the board this year. Full Story

    Committee sorts through repair options for Lake Mansfield Road in Great Barrington
    10/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- The rehabilitation of Lake Mansfield Road could cost as much as $1. Full Story

    Pair arrested in Great Barrington with 273 bags of alleged heroin
    10/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- A pair of South County men are facing charges they were trying to sell heroin, after allegedly being caught with nearly $6,700 in drugs and cash on Wednesday night. Full Story

    Pittsfield Mayor Daniel Bianchi, local firms back Tennessee Gas Pipeline project
    10/01/2014 07:38 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD - Unlike a number of local officials in Berkshire County, Mayor Daniel L. Bianchi has spoken out in favor of a proposed Tennessee Gas expansion project, contending that increasing natural gas supplies is vital to the region's economy. Full Story

    January trial date set for former Lee police chief accused of stealing $50K
    10/01/2014 07:39 PM EDT - SPRINGFIELD - A January trial date has been set in federal court for former Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis, accused of stealing more than $50,000 meant for Christmas gifts for needy families. Full Story

    North Adams candlelight vigil held for those touched by drug addiction
    10/01/2014 05:55 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- As a recovering addict, Michelle Slater knows about the long road to recovery.

    She told her story at Tuesday's second annual Candlelight Vigil of Healing, Remembrance and Recovery at Noel Field. Full Story

    Pittsfield forum on youth and gang violence draws nearly 150 to Conte Community School
    10/01/2014 07:30 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- More than a month after a youth gang-related daytime shooting elicited an outcry against violence in the city, people are coming together to propose and discuss solutions. Full Story

    National Grid customers, lawmakers charged up over rate increase
    10/01/2014 06:42 AM EDT - A sharp spike in winter season electricity charges announced last week by National Grid, which does not generate power but delivers it based on outside market prices, is drawing fire from Berkshire County customers. Full Story

    AP PHOTOS: Lines linger for famed Chicago hot dogs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. Full Story
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    Queen of Soul says new covers album feels fresh

    NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin says her new album brings out an excitement she hasn't felt since 1982 and the music feels as good as Marvin Gaye's seminal "What's Going On? Full Story
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    Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

    “Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.