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'There has to be unity in the community': NAACP hosts Pittsfield's 43rd Gather-In

Gather-In: NAACP hosts 43rd summer picnic, leaders present college stipends to local students
PITTSFIELD >> It was as good a day as any the summer is likely to offer to gather in. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Cases heard in Northern Berkshire and Southern Berkshire district courts

In Northern Berkshire District Court on Wednesday: Nicholas Leonard, 30, of Northwest Hill Road, Pownal, Vermont, had a charge of failing to provide a DNA database sample dismissed upon the request of the commonwealth. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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Stockbridge faces millions of dollars to fix essential bridges

Fix needed: State calls conditions 'something close' to failure; may cost $3 million
STOCKBRIDGE >> The town must repair or replace at least two failing bridges at a potential cost of up to several million dollars or face a possible shutdown of a key state highway connecting Stockbridge and Lenox. Full Story
SPORTS
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Pittsfield American wins 11-12 Little League Section I championship

PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield American 11-12-year-old All-Stars continued their impressive show of power, using the long ball to earn a 20-0 win over defending sectional champion Holden on Saturday at Deming Park. Full Story