(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
New England Clean Energy Council hopes for renewable energy push from candidates

Recent efforts in efficiency have spurred growth in state and region, officials say
PITTSFIELD >> New England Clean Energy Council officials say they're hoping for more details from political candidates this election season on how Massachusetts can continue the surge of renewable energy and efficiency initiatives that has made the state a national leader. Full Story
Pittsfield Police Log for Thursday, Oct. 23

Thursday, Oct. 23 2:00 a.m. An unwanted subject is reported on Weller and Montgomery avenues. Full Story
(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshire Talking Chronicle expands to Northern Berkshire

NPC begins signal in Northern Berkshire; receivers to be given to listeners
PITTSFIELD >> For the first time in 20 years, Berkshire Talking Chronicle's radio reading service can be heard in Northern Berkshire. Full Story
(Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Mach carries Hoosac past rival Drury, 63-12

Rysz Award winner scores four TDs in rout
Ty Mach's parents had a good grip on the Mike Rysz Award, but the Hoosac Valley running back would have cut it into pieces if he could. Full Story
Saturday's high schools: Pittsfield boys soccer makes W. Mass. tourney

McCann Tech football wins in a rout over Pioneer
This was a win the Pittsfield High School boys soccer team needed - not just for Western Mass. tournament qualification, but for its own confidence. Full Story
Drug treatment center to open in Bennington, Vermont
BENNINGTON, VT. >> A new drug treatment center will soon be opening not far from Northern Berkshire County. Full Story

Area religious services

Classes and worship services are Sundays unless otherwise noted. Please consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc. Full Story
(Scott Takushi/AP)
Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
(Mark Von Holden/Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.