• Pittsfield Police Log - 09/19/2014 10:03 AM EDT
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    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men make great strides toward stopping domestic violence

    PITTSFIELD -- More area men lined up donning women's shoes than in any previous year at the fourth "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event against abuse of women Thursday. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Wednesday, Sept. 17 12:01 a.m.: A noise disturbance is reported at the Tyler House on Tyler Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Mass MoCA's FreshGrass Festival expected to draw huge crowd

    NORTH ADAMS -- Don't pack away those lawn chairs just yet. This weekend, thousands of bluegrass music lovers will celebrate summer's last hurrah outdoors at Mass MoCA's Joe's Field, Courtyard D and indoors at the Hunter Center for the fourth annual FreshGrass festival. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Berkshire County high school football preview: Week 3

    Saturday's Berkshire County matchup between Hoosac Valley and Mount Greylock will be a rematch of last year's wild Western Mass. Division V quarterfinal. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    (Gillian Jones)
    Drury High School golf stays unbeaten, winning at Lee

    LEE -- The Drury High School golf team showed off its depth and experience to remain undefeated with an 11-shot win -- 169-180 -- over Lee at Greenock Country Club on Thursday. Full Story
    Mass MoCA's FreshGrass Festival expected to draw huge crowd
    NORTH ADAMS -- Don't pack away those lawn chairs just yet. This weekend, thousands of bluegrass music lovers will celebrate summer's last hurrah outdoors at Mass MoCA's Joe's Field, Courtyard D and indoors at the Hunter Center for the fourth annual FreshGrass festival. Full Story

     
     
    (Koji Sasahara/AP)
    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
    (Andy Wong/AP)
    Artist says tax case shows China's dark side

    BEIJING (AP) — China's best-known dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, has accused his country's Communist government of losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics. Full Story