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    Drive-thru dilemma
    Should St. Mary's be sold to Dunkin Donuts?
     Yes
     No
     I don't care
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Berkshire Athenaeum provides 'Food Zone' for patrons

    PITTSFIELD -- Not so long ago, the coffee you brought to the Berkshire Athenaeum to sip on -- perhaps while taking advantage of the WiFi, as many do -- would have earned you the boot. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Sept. 15

    Monday, Sept. 15 12:14 a.m.: An issue with a carbon monoxide detector is reported on Dartmouth Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
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    PGA Pro Peter Jacobsen uses golf as a tool to aid youth

    PITTSFIELD -- Under bright sunshine, 150 golfers spent Monday playing the lush greens and fairways of the Country Club of Pittsfield to raise nearly $50,000 for the Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Monument, Lenox play to scoreless tie in boys soccer

    Berkshire Eagle Staff GREAT BARRINGTON -- Lenox goalkeeper Trevor Hathaway made several crucial saves for the Millionaires, helping to preserve a 0-0 tie over Monument Mountain on Tuesday. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Taconic golf team wins fifth straight

    PITTSFIELD -- Taconic seniors Mitch Omelenchuck and John Keegan both shot 3-over-par rounds of 39 at Berkshire Hills Country Club to lead the Braves to their fifth straight victory, 163 to 187. Full Story
    Rights violation gets animal cruelty charges against Savoy man dismissed
    NORTH ADAMS -- A judge dismissed more than 30 counts of animal cruelty against a Savoy man on Tuesday, ruling that the authorities' search of his properties violated his rights. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Great Barrington: Resident completes outdoor educator course

    Dylan Woods, 36, of Great Barrington, recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Southwest with the National Outdoor Leadership School, a career course designed for practicing and aspiring outdoor educators. Full Story
    (Matt Hatfield/AP)
    Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

    OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio. Full Story
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    Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox's Batman prequel series, "Gotham," on Monday. Full Story