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Pittsfield police blotter for Monday, Dec. 22, and Tuesday, Dec. 23

Monday, Dec. 22 4:54 a.m. Police respond to Tanner Street for an emergency medical call. Full Story
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Dickens meets Rockwell for weeklong Victorian celebration

STOCKBRIDGE - Nearly a century after English author Charles Dickens penned "A Christmas Carol," Norman Rockwell found inspiration in the literary classic.

Photo Gallery | 'Rockwell and Dickens' Victorian Celebration  Full Story

All-Eagle girls soccer: Pittsfield's Amanda Wright is MVP

Senior scored 25 goals in regular season for North champion Pittsfield
Andy Waluszko sees how people exercise when he's at the gym. The Pittsfield High School girls soccer coach naturally analyzes how they move, of course. Full Story
All-Eagle girls soccer: Coaches' first teams

The All-Berkshire girls soccer first teams, as chosen by the county's coaches: North Division Amanda Wright Senior forward, Pittsfield She didn't score a goal until the Generals' fourth game of the season, but Wright certainly made up for that throughout the fall. Full Story
Active Berkshire Community College alumni group expanding reach
PITTSFIELD >> When she began six years ago as the first director of development and alumni relations at Berkshire Community College, Jennifer Kerwood began to explore ways to identify and bring together through networking and socializing the far-flung alumni, including many thousands of former students. Full Story

To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nail

WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion. Full Story
Thai theater pair plead guilty to insulting monarchy

BANGKOK (AP) — Two activists charged with insulting Thailand's monarchy because of a play they produced pleaded guilty Monday to the offense, which carries a punishment of three to 15 years in prison. Full Story