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    Drive-thru dilemma
    Should St. Mary's be sold to Dunkin Donuts?
     Yes
     No
     I don't care
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Berkshire Athenaeum provides 'Food Zone' for patrons

    PITTSFIELD -- Not so long ago, the coffee you brought to the Berkshire Athenaeum to sip on -- perhaps while taking advantage of the WiFi, as many do -- would have earned you the boot. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Sept. 15

    Monday, Sept. 15 12:14 a.m.: An issue with a carbon monoxide detector is reported on Dartmouth Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    PGA Pro Peter Jacobsen uses golf as a tool to aid youth

    PITTSFIELD -- Under bright sunshine, 150 golfers spent Monday playing the lush greens and fairways of the Country Club of Pittsfield to raise nearly $50,000 for the Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Monument, Lenox play to scoreless tie in boys soccer

    Berkshire Eagle Staff GREAT BARRINGTON -- Lenox goalkeeper Trevor Hathaway made several crucial saves for the Millionaires, helping to preserve a 0-0 tie over Monument Mountain on Tuesday. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Taconic golf team wins fifth straight

    PITTSFIELD -- Taconic seniors Mitch Omelenchuck and John Keegan both shot 3-over-par rounds of 39 at Berkshire Hills Country Club to lead the Braves to their fifth straight victory, 163 to 187. Full Story
    (Doane Gregory/AP)
    Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Full Story