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 puts a wrap up 2014 Saturday

Downtown summer staple ends 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
(Courtesy photo - Williams College)
Russo's run as Williams men's soccer coach nears end

Former players recall how Ephs' leader influenced them over 36 years
Mike Russo has been patrolling the sidelines for so long, it's hard to imagine somebody else coaching the Williams College men's soccer team. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
(PHOTO COURTESY OF BERKSHIRE SCHOOL)
Former St. Joe athlete Dempsey Quinn is coaching football at Berkshire School

The Cornell graduated is head coach of Berkshire
SHEFFIELD >> When Dempsey Quinn stepped off the football field for Cornell in 2010, the former St. 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
Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.