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    Olympic drop
    Was dropping the bid to host the Olympics the right move?
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    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Bicyclists push for more room as roads are rebuilt

    LANESBOROUGH — A group of cyclists is on a 300-mile mission to push regional politicians and planners to keep them in mind when mapping out the future transportation grids.

    Photo Gallery | Cyclists stop at Ashuwillticook on route through W. New England Greenway Full Story

    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Monday, July 27

    Monday, July 27 8:09 a.m.: A report of a burglar alarm at Hospice Services on North Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Photos by Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Mayoral candidate Linda Tyer pledges to target residential blight

    Linda Tyer seeks tougher stand on city codes
    PITTSFIELD — Against the backdrop of a run down, vacant home, mayoral candidate Linda Tyer on Tuesday said more intervention is needed to clean up neighborhood eyesores.

    Photo Gallery | Linda Tyer addresses 'problem properties' in Pittsfield Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Melanie Stengel — Special to The Eagle)
    Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15s win New England regional crown

    World Series-bound team completes unbeaten run with championship-game win over Trumbull, Conn.
    TRUMBULL, CONN. -- Last year at this time, the Pittsfield Babe Ruth All-Star team was lamenting a huge mistake and a missed opportunity when a forfeit against Trumbull in the 14-year-old regional round ended any hope of going to the World Series. Full Story
    Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14s stopped in New England regionals
    WESTFIELD -- The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-Stars' quest for a New England regional championship ended Tuesday, as rival Westfield finally got the best of Pittsfield with a 4-3 win in the elimination bracket at Bullens Field. Full Story