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  1. Virginia homicide suspect shoots himself in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Berkshire Eagle

    FITCHBURG >> Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a homicide in Virginia shot himself in the head as police closed in on him in Massachusetts. Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. says 43-year-old Dana William was taken to the hospital in critical condition after shooting himself as police entered a Fitchburg apartment where he was staying at about 9 a.m. Wednesday.


  2. Local colleges: MCLA women roll to win over Fitchburg StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Berkshire Eagle

    MCLA jumped out to a 21-4 lead after one quarter, and held the Falcons to seven points in the second half. It was 20-2 before Fitchburg got back on the board.


  3. Central Massachusetts nonprofit seeks to help struggling families with pet needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Kim O'Konis, right, takes a picture of Gwen Jones and her dog "Junior" who just got a new coat from Kim, who runs Central Massachusetts Kibble Kitchen. The nonprofit provides pet food and supplies to families in need.


  4. Linda Tyer, other mayors-to-be meet with Sen. WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Pittsfield mayor-elect Linda Tyer will met with U.s. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and three other new mayors from state Gateway Cities to discuss the problems and issues facing each of the cities Monday in Boston. PITTSFIELD >> Mayor-elect Linda M. Tyer was among a group of newly elected mayors in four Massachusetts Gateway Cities to meet Monday with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.


  5. Student put on NY Post cover after Boston Marathon bombing to give talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    FITCHBURG, MASS. >> A Fitchburg State University student who was featured on a newspaper cover in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing plans to talk about his experience this week at the school.


  6. Former Massachusetts education officials weigh in on student testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Massachusetts is not adequately measuring whether its high school graduates are prepared for college courses, a former state higher education official said on Thursday. "Students are coming to us not ready for college work," former commissioner Richard Freeland said during a forum hosted by The Boston Foundation on a new standardized test being piloted in some Massachusetts schools.


  7. Tony Skiffington named interim men's basketball coach at MCLARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Skiffington was named interim head coach of the men's basketball team, replacing Jamie Morrison, who stepped down officially Monday morning. Skiffington spent the last five years on Morrison's staff.


  8. State system failed abused Massachusetts girl, adoptive parents sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    When Haleigh was brought to a Westfield hospital in September 2005, her teeth were broken, her face was swollen and old and new burns were on her chest. But the most severe injury was to her brain stem, which doctors said was partially sheared, leaving her "brain dead" and in a vegetative state. 7 comments

  9. Man shot, gunman at large after Fitchburg carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Police say the 32-year-old victim was shot twice in the leg and had his car stolen at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim was first taken to HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster by ambulance and then flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.


  10. Artist to take over Fitchburg newspaper front page for nearly monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    The German-born visual artist is working in Fitchburg on a project revolving around a collaborative alphabet, the Sentinel & Enterprise front page, an embedded visiting artist, local writers and reporters, and 26 typographers from around the world. Putting all the pieces together, she said, is "the kind of challenge that resembles a puzzle, but one that has multiple 'correct' outcomes."


  11. Former Fitchburg High track star drowns in Deerfield RiverRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Oluwatoni Onikeku, a UMass Lowell track-and-field athlete from Fitchburg, drowned on Sunday night while swimming with friends in the Deerfield River. Onikeku, 20, was reportedly trying to swim across the river to a rope swing near the Stillwater Bridge when he went under.


  12. Cyclist punches fellow rider during Fitchburg bike raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    A video captured by The Sentinel & Enterprise shows Jerome Townsend punching Dave Warner as he sat on the ground with his arms up to defend himself after last weekend's Longsjo Classic in Fitchburg. Townsend said he "acted in a way that is detrimental to my team," and "it was me who acted poorly."


  13. Featherstone's pink flamingos once were part of Greylock Credit Union's marketing campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    "Melvin Dunbar's" image, as well as the ubiquitous pink flamingo, appeared on the cover of Greylock Federal Credit Union's members/owners guide from 1998. PITTSFIELD >> They're viewed mostly as kitschy, plastic lawn ornaments, but back in the late 1990s pink flamingos were an integral part of the Greylock Federal Credit Union's marketing strategy.


  14. Wahconah's Klem gets redemption, finishes sixth at All-State track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    FITCHBURG >> For some at Saturday's MIAA All-State Track and Field meet, it was about trying to win. For others, it was about just beating the clock.


  15. Wahconah boys win Central/Western Mass. D-II track/field titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Wahconah runner Eric Klem can't contain his joy after finishing the Warriors' win in the boys 1,600-meter relay o which clinched a Central/Western Massachusetts Division II team championship for the Warriors. Wahconah's Matt Lighten won the Central/Western Mass.


  16. Pittsfield's Bonny, Taconic's Kalinowsky qualify for state Division I meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    On a muggy day at Fitchburg State University, the top Central and Western Massachusetts track athletes competed in the Central/Western Mass Division I meet for a chance to the advance to the state meet next Saturday, also at Fitchburg State. Pittsfield and Taconic had several athletes competing with two of them - Pittsfield's Josh Bonny and Taconic's Evan Kalinowsky - eventually earning a trip back to Fitchburg for states.


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