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    (Photos by Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Mass begins St. Joe's new school year

    St. Joe's hosts high school's opening service
    PITTSFIELD >> Pop hits and proverbs, prayers and a picnic all set the tone for the start of the school year at Berkshire County's only Roman Catholic high school. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Aug. 2

    Wednesday, Aug. 2 8:51 a.m.: Police arrest Angela Ladouceur, 31, of Springside Avenue, Pittsfield on a charge of shoplifting. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Jenn Smith — The Berkshire Eagle)
    'Who Am I?': Project helps youth with self esteem, identity

    PITTSFIELD — Gifted. Calm. Humorous. Cool. Honest. These are among the words Berkshire County teenagers used to describe themselves in the form of word collages in a new art installation, "Who Am I?"

    Photo Gallery | Installation of 'Who Am I?' at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan The Berkshire Eagle)
    High school volleyball: Teams work out kinks as season nears

    Wahconah, Greylock, Pittsfield eye tourney returns; St. Joe, Mt. Anthony look to grow
    DALTON — Thursday's volleyball jamboree at Wahconah High School allowed the players to shake off any remaining rust and gave coaches their first chance to evaluate their teams in a competitive setting heading into the new season.

    Photo Gallery | Volleyball scrimmages at Wahconah High School Full Story

    High school golf: Greylock, Taconic, Pittsfield open with wins
    WILLIAMSTOWN — Ben Gilooly shot a 3-over-par 38 and Matt Wiseman fired a 40 to lead Mount Greylock to an easy win over Lenox in its season-opening match on the back nine at Waubeeka Golf Links. Full Story

     
    Man arrested after alleged threats on the life of DA Capeless
    PITTSFIELD >> A city man has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after allegedly leaving a series of threatening messages for Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless over the course of the summer. Full Story