Scarecrow Project
Will you drive the Mohawk Trail to see the Scarecrow Project?
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(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
New England Clean Energy Council hope for renewable energy push from candidates

Recent efforts in efficiency have spurred growth in state and region, officials say
PITTSFIELD >> New England Clean Energy Council officials say they're hoping for more details from political candidates this election season on how Massachusetts can continue the surge of renewable energy and efficiency initiatives that has made the state a national leader. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Thursday, Oct. 23

Thursday, Oct. 23 2:00 a.m. An unwanted subject is reported on Weller and Montgomery avenues. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
City man held in alleged purse snatching

Videotaped trying to purchase 2 cartons of cigarettes at Cumberland Farms with woman's stolen credit card, they say
PITTSFIELD >> An alleged purse snatcher who police say tried to buy cigarettes with a stolen credit card is being held on $200 bail after being charged with felony larceny. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Mitch's moment: Wahconah senior manager scores in final moments of 34-0 win over Greylock

17-year-old calls it 'an awesome moment in my life'
DALTON >> The game, a win over Mount Greylock, belonged to the Wahconah Regional High School football team. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
Local youths to compete in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick in Foxborough

After winning a sectional competition in Westfield on Monday, Oct. 13, two local youths earned a trip to compete in the regional Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. Full Story
Dalton man accused of touching teen gets probation
PITTSFIELD >> A Dalton man, who is still facing charges of sending sexually explicit texts to a 15-year-old, has been sentenced to 18 months' probation for providing alcohol to minors in an unrelated incident in May 2013. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Area religious services

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
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
(Mark Von Holden/Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

NEW YORK (AP) — Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.