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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log

    Monday, Sept. 1 12:11 a.m.: A gas odor is reported on April Lane. Services are rendered. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Berkshire firefighters train with Western Mass Technical Rescue Team

    PITTSFIELD -- An injured hiker stuck on a steep mountain or a construction worker trapped in a trench, who you gonna call? Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Young Mount Greylock girls soccer squad opens season with rout of Drury

    NORTH ADAMS -- Once the outcome of his Mount Greylock team's match was no longer in doubt Tuesday, Mountie girls soccer coach Tom Ostheimer made a number of changes -- both on the field and off. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Tuesday's high schools: Morrison's hat trick leads Monument boys soccer to shutout win

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- Henri Morrison had a hat trick and goalkeeper Trevor McFarland stopped a first-half penalty kick as Monument Mountain opened its season with a 4-0 win over Springfield Cathedral on Tuesday afternoon. Full Story
    Caius Veiovis, last of triple-murder defendants, heads to court
    SPRINGFIELD -- Three years after the disappearance and killings of three Pittsfield men, the last of three defendants who police say was responsible will be heading to trial. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Great Barrington: Children’s Chorus holding open auditions

    The Berkshire Children’s Chorus is celebrating its 25th season as an independent, non-profit community chorus for students in grades 2-12 in the tri-state Southern Berkshires, will be holding open auditions from 2 to 5 p. Full Story
    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
    (Melinda Sue Gordon/AP)
    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
    (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.