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    New Bishop
    Th new bishop will be conducting Mass at St. Joseph's Church on Sunday. Will you attend?
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    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Discover Tyler Street: On a journey of discovery

    PITTSFIELD -- Music, gaiety and a general fair atmosphere prevailed Thursday at Discover Tyler Street, but the subtext was no joke: Organizers sought to bolster the health of the city’s off-North Street business community. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Aug. 27

    Wednesday, Aug. 27 6:03 a.m.: Police investigate a past shoplifting at Price Chopper on Hubbard Avenue. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    Cultural exchange: Pakistani journalists visit U.S., spend time in the Berkshires

    PITTSFIELD -- Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Greylock's Wiseman is medalist, but Lenox golfers top Mounties in season opener

    LENOX -- Lucy Schwartz had momentum on her side early in Thursday's high school golf season opener. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Drury golfers sharp in win over PHS

    STAMFORD, Vt. -- Defending North Division champion Drury High School had three of its veteran players break 40 to get off to a winning start with an impressive nine-shot victory over Pittsfield High School at Stamford Valley Golf Course. Full Story
    Update: Ex-Lee police chief made off with $52,000 from charity toy fund, prosecutors say
    PITTSFIELD - Former Lee police chief Joseph Buffis is facing new federal charges for allegedly pocketing more than $50,000 meant for Christmas gifts for underprivileged children. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Pittsfield: Adult Learning Center announces registration for free classes

    Individuals age 16 or older who want to prepare for the HiSET high school equivalency exam (formerly GED), earn an Adult Diploma, learn or improve English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), or work on basic skills in reading, writing and math, can register for free classes at the Adult Learning Center. Full Story
    (AP)
    Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. Full Story
    (Ted S. Warren/AP)
    PAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle. The fan-centric celebration of gaming began Friday at the Washington State Convention Center. Full Story