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Stellar performance at two renowned theaters help sustain Pittsfield economy

Barrington Stage and Colonial Theatre help sustain the Pittsfield economy, studies show
PITTSFIELD — The portraits are placed side-by-side on a wall in the lobby of Pittsfield's first boutique hotel on North Street.

Photo Gallery | A decade of theater in downtown Pittsfield

Related | Making magic is no easy job for theater directors Full Story

POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Tuesday, Aug. 25

Tuesday, Aug. 25 8:38 a.m.: A report of a breaking and entering on Danforth Avenue. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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Cummington Fair draws thousands for livestock contests, demolition derbies, carnie rides and more

CUMMINGTON — Struggling with a winch he'd attached to the rear window of an impossibly battered 1995 Saab, David "Pinhead" Williams thinks of the perfect line.

Photo Gallery | 2015 Cummington Fair Full Story

SPORTS
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High school football: Lee faces tough competition to prepare for season

Coach Keith Thomson, who likes team's potential, has Wildcats scrimmage against strong teams
WEST SPRINGFIELD -- The Lee football team hopes facing tough competition prior to the season will prepare it to earn a Division VI postseason berth. Full Story