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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
    (AP)
    Officials release sketch in peacock shooting death

    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California. Full Story
    (AP)
    Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

    So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Full Story