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    Fall Foliage Parade
    Will you attend the Fall Foliage Parade on Sunday?
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    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    North Adams candlelight vigil held for those touched by drug addiction

    NORTH ADAMS -- As a recovering addict, Michelle Slater knows about the long road to recovery.

    She told her story at Tuesday's second annual Candlelight Vigil of Healing, Remembrance and Recovery at Noel Field. Full Story

    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Sept. 29

    Monday, Sept. 29 12:15 a.m.: An assault is reported at Convenience Plus on Linden Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Jenn Smith / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Pittsfield forum on youth and gang violence draws nearly 150 to Conte Community School

    PITTSFIELD -- More than a month after a youth gang-related daytime shooting elicited an outcry against violence in the city, people are coming together to propose and discuss solutions. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    With switch from football to soccer, Wilbon becomes asset for Mount Everett boys

    Eagles qualify for W. Mass. tourney with 4-0 win over St. Joe
    SHEFFIELD -- The St. Joseph boys soccer team had already lost twice to Mount Everett this year, and Crusaders coach Rick Kovacs said the Eagles were going to have to make it three in a row without their big weapon from those other two games. Full Story
    North Adams candlelight vigil held for those touched by drug addiction
    NORTH ADAMS -- As a recovering addict, Michelle Slater knows about the long road to recovery.

    She told her story at Tuesday's second annual Candlelight Vigil of Healing, Remembrance and Recovery at Noel Field. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Religion in Brief

    Classes and worship services are Sundays unless otherwise noted. Please consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc. Full Story
    (Andy Wong/AP)
    Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

    BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story