Syrian strike
Should the U.S. extend its fight against ISIS into Syria?
 Yes.
 No.
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Summer deluges wash out, close part of Berry Pond Circuit Road

PITTSFIELD -- A popular, rustic camping area usually filled with hearty campers on Labor Day weekend is closed and will remain off limits for the rest of the year. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Aug. 25

Monday, Aug. 25 12:11 a.m.: Police receive a report of an unwanted subject at the Wood Brothers Building on North Street. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
V&V buys liquor license from rival North Adams retailer

NORTH ADAMS -- Vins et Viandes has reached an agreement to purchase the off-premise liquor license of River Street Package Store, its parent company First Hartford Realty Corp. "We will be asking for a transfer of the license from his location to ours," said Neil Ellis, president of First Hartford. Full Story
SPORTS
(Richard Lord / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Scott Berliner wins NENY PGA Stroke Play Championship at Wahconah CC

DALTON -- When three-time defending champion Scott Berliner bolted to a five-shot lead in the Northeast New York PGA Stroke Play Championship, it was easy to assume that Tuesday's final round at Wahconah Country Club would be more of a coronation than a competition. Full Story
Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Full Story
Diane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor

NEW YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight. Full Story