Governor's race
Who do you plan on voting for in the Massachusetts Democratic primary for governor?
 Martha Coakley
 Steven Grossman
 Donald Berwick
 None of the above
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log

Thursday, August 28 12:02 a.m.: Police investigate a disturbance at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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MCLA freshmen get acquainted with their new campus digs

NORTH ADAMS -- Boston, according to incoming MCLA freshman Steven Stengel, was just getting too small. Full Story
SPORTS
(Associated Press)
Patriots trade QB Mallett to Texans

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots’ sideline this season. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
MCLA men's soccer earns another shutout win in Vermont

NORWICH, Vt. -- The MCLA men's soccer team earned its second shutout in two days, blanking Johnson State 2-0 on Saturday to start its season with consecutive victories in the Norwich Cadet Classic. Full Story
A net gain for tourism in Lenox
LENOX -- Out with the old, in with the new. On the heels of a tourism spurt that put smiles on the faces of many local proprietors, the usual post-summer business departures and arrivals have yielded a net gain for the town’s hospitality-based economy, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ralph Petillo. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Senior Bulletin Board

Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry service, money management, supportive housing, health insurance counseling (SHINE), caregiver services, Long Term Care Ombudsman Full Story
Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
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Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music. Full Story