Fall Foliage Parade
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POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log

Monday, Sept. 29 12:15 a.m.: An assault is reported at Convenience Plus on Linden Street. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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Forum on youth and gang violence draws nearly 150 to Conte Community School

PITTSFIELD -- More than a month after a youth gang-related daytime shooting elicited an outcry against violence in the city, people are coming together to propose and discuss solutions. Full Story
SPORTS
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With switch from football to soccer, Wilbon becomes asset for Mount Everett boys

Eagles qualify for W. Mass. tourney with 4-0 win over St. Joe
SHEFFIELD -- The St. Joseph boys soccer team had already lost twice to Mount Everett this year, and Crusaders coach Rick Kovacs said the Eagles were going to have to make it three in a row without their big weapon from those other two games. Full Story
Forum on youth and gang violence draws nearly 150 to Conte Community School
PITTSFIELD -- More than a month after a youth gang-related daytime shooting elicited an outcry against violence in the city, people are coming together to propose and discuss solutions. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Religion in Brief

Classes and worship services are Sundays unless otherwise noted. Please consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc. Full Story
Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
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Lena Dunham launches tour for book of adult essays

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a baby in the audience and Lena Dunham wondered why. "This is not an appropriate place for babies," she said Tuesday night as she launched the tour for one of the season's most anticipated books, "Not That Kind of Girl," a collection of adults-only, personal essays. Full Story