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    Gun permit
    Should local police chiefs have the ability to deny gun permits?
     Yes.
     No.
    ( Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    $700K deal set to preserve Undermountain Farm parcel in Lenox

    LENOX -- One of South Berkshire's most iconic, scenic properties has been spared from potential high-density development. Under a $700,000 agreement announced on Tuesday between the Berkshire Natural Resources Council and the Sprague family, owners of Undermountain Farm and Stables, 83 acres of pristine farmland and the 63-acre northern end of Parson's Marsh will be protected for all time as agricultural and open space. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, July 21

    Monday, July 21 7:09 a.m.: Police investigate a reported motor vehicle break-in on Cheshire Road. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    MCLA robotics camp adds an emphasis on science

    NORTH ADAMS -- Things don't always go as planned at Robotics Summer Science Camp. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Monument's White earns All-Eagle girls tennis MVP honors

    The only thing that changed about Sam White from her junior to senior years of tennis at Monument Mountain was the level at which she played. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    All-Eagle Girls Tennis Team

    Singles Sam White Senior, Monument Mountain White lost just one match to a Berkshire County opponent -- and that didn't happen until the Western Mass. Full Story
    Adams vows to help businesses through Park Street reconstruction project
    ADAMS -- With the Park Street reconstruction project about to begin, town officials are working to ensure businesses that the process goes as smoothly as possible. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Tyringham: Church to host Bidwell History Talk

    Nicholas Marshall, professor of history at Marist College, will visit the Bidwell History Talk series to explore a central issue for ordinary Americans in the 19th century: the love for family members and the near constant fear of loss revealed by diaries and letters from the period. Full Story
    Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

    STAHLSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard, and state police have been asked to increase patrols. Full Story
    (AP)
    Review: La Roux returns with sexy, sassy second LP

    La Roux, "Trouble in Paradise" (Interscope/Cherrytree) Coming off an artistic hiatus after a widely acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning debut, La Roux returns in force with an off-beat, electrifying and synth-pop second album. Full Story