• 'Stoop Stories' circles back to Weston - 07/24/2014 01:27 PM EDT
    (Margaret Button / Berkshire Eagle)
    Uncovering Mohawk Trail's treasures

    07/24/2014 05:23 PM EDT
    To most of the residents of Northern Berkshire, the Mohawk Trail is a means of getting from North Adams to Greenfield and, eventually, Boston. On a beautiful July day with lots of sun, a friend and I set out to explore the treasures the Trail has -- and which I have overlooked all my life.  
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    Art and anatomy collide at Kidspace, at Mass MoCA in North Adams
    07/22/2014 02:51 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- Laura Thompson stands in front of a larger-than-life size model heart, which simulates a heartbeat with the push of a button. As the curator for Mass MoCA's Kidspace, she aims to cross the line between art and the sciences. Full Story

  • Young pianists converge in Bennington - 07/17/2014 02:11 PM EDT
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    Calendar of arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

    07/24/2014 01:43 PM EDT
    By Berkshires Week and the Shires of Vermont Thursday, July 24 ART Community Access to the Arts "I Am a Part of Art," annual art show and poetry reading, 5 to 7 p. 
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    Nightlife in small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    07/24/2014 01:47 PM EDT - Today Back Nine Bar & Grill: Karaoke 8 p.m., 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield. Full Story

    Calendar of arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    07/16/2014 03:24 PM EDT - Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont Full Story

    Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

    BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food. Full Story
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    Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage. Full Story
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    Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

    The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.