Halloween Time
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(Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshires gets 2 to 3 inches of rain from coastal storm

Storm drops up to 3 inches of rain; winds bring down tree, wires
A coastal storm drenched the Berkshires with up to three inches of rain, closing the book on a three-month stretch of lackluster precipitation. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wednesday, Oct. 22 12:46 a.m. A domestic incident is reported on McLaughlin Place. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Ben Garver — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Pittsfield Farmers Market comes to a close Saturday with live music and special demonstrations

PITTSFIELD - A bounty of area fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products and baked goods await shoppers at the season-ending Pittsfield Farmers Market's this weekend. Full Story
SPORTS
(STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE)
Monument doesn't get credit for win over Conn. team

After what should have been a positive experience of earning a 42-7 win at home against Housatonic Valley, Conn. Full Story
Paul Capitanio's lawyer asks court to toss out charges
PITTSFIELD - The lawyer for a former city councilor accused of tipping off a drug dealer about an upcoming raid has asked the court to dismiss the charges against his client. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches. Full Story