Taxi Fair?
How do you feel about the $2 taxi cab fare hike in North Adams?
  It's too much.
 The city should just go with a metered fair.
 Indifferent.
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Monday, April 21

The Pittsfield Police Department's log for Monday, April 21: 2:19 a. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
Update: NARH's late-March closing likely to affect April's jobless rate

PITTSFIELD -- Last month's closing of North Adams Regional Hospital and other Northern Berkshire Healthcare operations did not appear to register on Berkshire County's March unemployment rate because the layoffs hit at month's end. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Belcher reflects on 100th win with Wahconah softball

Dustin Belcher can barely believe he's coached 100 softball games for Wahconah Regional High School, let alone won 100 of them. Full Story
North Berkshire relieved at BMC deal to buy former NARH
NORTH ADAMS -- Community leaders and other stakeholders expressed relief Thursday after learning that an agreement has been reached for Berkshire Medical Center to open an emergency facility at -- and eventually purchase -- the former North Adams Regional Hospital. Full Story

 
 
(Gary Kicinski)
At Boston Marathon, they ran; he hugged.

Ken Nwadike Jr., says he missed qualifying for the Boston Marathon by 23 seconds. But he went to Boston anyway and wanted to make an impact. Full Story
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John Oliver says he owes Jon Stewart

"I have a pretty intense debt to him," said Oliver, whose show is called "Last Week Tonight." ''I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't for him." Full Story