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
(Robert Viglasky/Origin Pictures/AP)
P.D. James' riff on Jane Austen comes to TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of "Pride and Prejudice. 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.