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    Later start times
    Should the start of the school day be pushed back to accommodate the sleep patterns of teens?
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    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    The rebirth of vinyl: Records rebound as CDs slump

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- In Southern Berkshire County, CDs are all but dead. Customers will no longer find compact discs or DVDs at their favorite audio store on Main Street.
    Photo Gallery | Vinyl Records making comeback 
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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Friday, Aug. 29 to Sunday, Aug. 31

    Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 12:05 a.m.: Loud music on Stratford Avenue. Peace restored. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Great Barrington chases $3 million for Bridge Street bridge repair

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- The town is pursuing a $3 million grant through the state's MassWorks Infrastructure Program to repair the Bridge Street bridge. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Young Mount Greylock girls soccer squad opens season with rout of Drury

    NORTH ADAMS -- Once the outcome of his Mount Greylock team's match was no longer in doubt Tuesday, Mountie girls soccer coach Tom Ostheimer made a number of changes -- both on the field and off. Full Story
    Northern Berkshire Pediatrics opens new office in Williamstown
    WILLIAMSTOWN -- Northern Berkshire Pediatrics is opening a satellite office on Main Street in Williamstown, adding to its two existing locations in North Adams and Adams. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Great Barrington: Children’s Chorus holding open auditions

    The Berkshire Children’s Chorus is celebrating its 25th season as an independent, non-profit community chorus for students in grades 2-12 in the tri-state Southern Berkshires, will be holding open auditions from 2 to 5 p. Full Story
    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
    (Scott Garfield/AP)
    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
    (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.