• Blackstone 'House of Horrors' razed - 10/21/2014 10:08 PM EDT
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    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Hadley Overpass surpasses original construction estimates by two years and $6.8 million

    NORTH ADAMS >> Residents here refer to it as the "Berkshires' Big Dig," and now the reconstruction of the Hadley Overpass also now exceeds its projected completion date as well as its initial cost estimate - by $6.8 million. Full Story
    Pittsfield Police Log for Oct. 17-19

    Friday, Oct. 17 6:34 a.m.: An emergency medical call is received from Livingston Avenue. Full Story
    (Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Complex weather system will spread rain out for three days over the Berkshires

    Gloom but not much doom from a coastal storm expected to dump 1-2 inches of rain on the Berkshires by the weekend. Full Story
    (Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Lenox runners have established themselves among best in Western Mass.

    Millionaires running top times ahead of postseason meets
    LENOX -- When they showed up to the Oct. 4 Baystate Invitational in Wrentham, the Lenox Memorial High School cross country teams weren't widely known outside of Western Massachusetts. Full Story
    (Stephanie Zollshan - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Hoosac, Wahconah, McCann lead W. Mass. football division ratings

    'Canes jump over Pittsfield in D-V with Friday's OT win
    As Berkshire County heads into rivalry weekend, there has been a seismic shift in the MIAA Western Massachusetts football power rankings. Full Story
    Iredale Cosmetics takes over the former Searles Middle School
    GREAT BARRINGTON >> Iredale Cosmetics, nearing completion of the makeover of the former Bryant Elementary School, has now completed a takeover of the adjacent former Searles Middle School. Full Story

    Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

    SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
    Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

    STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
    (Ursula Coyote/AP)
    Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. Full Story
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    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.