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    (Ben Garver — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Man, 47, and daughter, 11, found dead in Pittsfield home; murder-suicide feared

    PITTSFIELD — A 47-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter were found dead on Monday in what authorities fear is a murder-suicide.

    The bodies were found in late afternoon by police conducting a well-being check at 72 Plunkett St. in Pittsfield, according to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office.

    Photo Gallery | Plunkett Street in Pittsfield

    Video | Police activity in the area of Plunkett Street in Pittsfield near Tyler Street Full Story

    Pittsfield Police log for Monday, Aug. 3

    Monday, Aug. 3 6:37 a.m.: A report of a burglar alarm at the VA Medical Clinic on Eagle Street. Full Story
    (Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Photographer Lucien Aigner's Great Barrington works come home

    GREAT BARRINGTON — To the world at large, Lucien Aigner is the world-renowned photographer whose iconic portraits of Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Benito Mussolini and many others remain universally famous. Full Story
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    Longtime Drury High School sports supporter Gene Wein dies at 93

    North Adams native, Drury grad was fixture at games from 1940s to present day
    NORTH ADAMS -- The man known to many as Drury High School's biggest sports fan has died. Full Story
    In the courts
    In Southern Berkshire District Court Monday: Brian S. Vasquez, 23, of Sullivan Street, Frankfort, Indiana, submitted to sufficient facts for a plea of guilty to on count each of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Full Story