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    Should Gov.-elect Baker s transition team have more Western Mass members?
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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Friday, Dec. 19 to Sunday, Dec. 22

    Friday, Dec. 19 12:30 a.m. An unwanted subject is reported at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Berkshire Theater Group honors Feigenbaums at Pittsfield's Colonial Theater

    PITTSFIELD - An hour before the Sunday matinee, cast members of Colonial Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" helped unveil a new sign over the main entrance.

    Photo Gallery | The Feigenbaum Center unveiling at The Colonial Theater

    Video | Silent Night performed at the unveiling of Feigenbaum Center

    Video | 'A Christmas Carol' cast performs at Feigenbaum Center unveiling  Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Bill Kostroun — Associated Press)
    Patriots edge Jets to clinch first-round bye

    New England makes key plays in fourth quarter to edge Jets in possible home finale for Ryan
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. >> Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    (Bill Kostroun — Associated Press)
    Patriots edge Jets to clinch first-round bye

    New England makes key plays in fourth quarter to edge Jets in possible home finale for Ryan
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. >> Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs. Full Story
    Conn. man behind Great Barrington crash told police he blacked out
    GREAT BARRINGTON >> A Connecticut man who ran down a pedestrian with his car and left a trail of damage, including to a beloved monument on Town Hall property, told police he blacked out on his way to an AA meeting. Full Story

     
     
    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
    (Claire Folger/AP)
    Review: Don't bet on this oddly lifeless 'Gambler' remake

    "If you're not a genius, don't bother," the English professor played by Mark Walhberg in "The Gambler" blithely tells his students. Full Story
    (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Ed Araquel)
    Sony lawyer says "The Interview" will be released after all

    Company lawyer tells 'Meet the Press’ the studio is still trying to figure out how to distribute film.