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Pittsfield Police log

Thursday, August 28 12:02 a.m.: Police investigate a disturbance at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story
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MCLA freshmen get acquainted with their new campus digs

NORTH ADAMS -- Boston, according to incoming MCLA freshman Steven Stengel, was just getting too small. Full Story
(Associated Press)
Patriots trade QB Mallett to Texans

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots’ sideline this season. Full Story
MCLA women’s soccer drops home match to Albertus Magnus, 2-0

NORTH ADAMS -- The offense of the Albertus Magnus women’s soccer team kept constant pressure on MCLA’s defense, out-shooting the Trailblazers by a wide margin and handing the home side a 2-0 loss on Monday. Full Story
A net gain for tourism in Lenox
LENOX -- Out with the old, in with the new. On the heels of a tourism spurt that put smiles on the faces of many local proprietors, the usual post-summer business departures and arrivals have yielded a net gain for the town’s hospitality-based economy, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ralph Petillo. Full Story

Senior Bulletin Board

Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry service, money management, supportive housing, health insurance counseling (SHINE), caregiver services, Long Term Care Ombudsman Full Story
Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
(Andy Barron/AP)
Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Full Story