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    Later start times
    Should the start of the school day be pushed back to accommodate the sleep patterns of teens?
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    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    The rebirth of vinyl: Records rebound as CDs slump

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- In Southern Berkshire County, CDs are all but dead. Customers will no longer find compact discs or DVDs at their favorite audio store on Main Street.
    Photo Gallery | Vinyl Records making comeback 
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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Friday, Aug. 29 to Sunday, Aug. 31

    Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 12:05 a.m.: Loud music on Stratford Avenue. Peace restored. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Great Barrington chases $3 million for Bridge Street bridge repair

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- The town is pursuing a $3 million grant through the state's MassWorks Infrastructure Program to repair the Bridge Street bridge. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Associated Press)
    Former Eph hoop standout Mayer earns 10-day pro deal in Spain

    Former Williams College All-American Mike Mayer has signed a 10-day contract to play for Azpeitia Azkoitia ISB in the Spanish Third Division League. Full Story
    Northern Berkshire Pediatrics opens new office in Williamstown
    WILLIAMSTOWN -- Northern Berkshire Pediatrics is opening a satellite office on Main Street in Williamstown, adding to its two existing locations in North Adams and Adams. 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
    Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 25 to Sunday, August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Full Story