• In the courts - 07/29/2015 08:27 PM EDT
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    Lion killer
    Should the doctor who killed Cecil the lion face consequences?
     Yes
     No
     
    (Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Tax-exempt loan, tax credits to keep Pittsfield apartments affordable

    Affordable housing complex will reopen in 2016
    PITTSFIELD >> State and federal financing in hand, the developers renovating the 100-unit Dalton Apartments are assured of keeping their tenants in affordable housing. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, July 29

    Wednesday, July 29 6:59 a.m.: A report of illegal dumping on Lakeway Drive. A verbal warning was issued. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Photos by Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Mayoral candidate Linda Tyer pledges to target residential blight

    Linda Tyer seeks tougher stand on city codes
    PITTSFIELD — Against the backdrop of a run down, vacant home, mayoral candidate Linda Tyer on Tuesday said more intervention is needed to clean up neighborhood eyesores.

    Photo Gallery | Linda Tyer addresses 'problem properties' in Pittsfield Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Julia Malakie — Lowell Sun)
    Pittsfield Post 68 captures its first state American Legion championship since 1960

    Pittsfield team uses its speed to defeat Lowell after being forced into a second game
    HAVERHILL -- When Pittsfield Post 68 pitcher Steve Witkowski needed an extra boost of energy to pitch in 90-plus degree weather on the hot turf of Haverhill Stadium, he thought of longtime Post 68 manager Jim Mazzer and delivered his next pitch. Full Story