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(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Berkshire Regional Transit Authority gives donated goods to Soldier On

PITTSFIELD - In a conference room at the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority were three, 8-foot tables filled — at times double-stacked — with canned/boxed food, beverages, toiletries, clothing and even a jigsaw puzzle.

Photo Gallery | BRTA collects food for Soldier On Full Story

POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police Log for Wednesday, Dec. 17

Wednesday, Dec. 17 12:18 a.m. An activated fire alarm is reported at the Wendell House Apartments on Wendell Avenue Extension. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
Pittsfield gets boost in grant funding to fight youth violence

PITTSFIELD - A boost in Shannon Community Safety Initiative grant funding for 2015 will allow the city to expand its efforts to combat youth violence and gang activity. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
Wahconah hockey beats Taconic for first win of season, 7-3

Warriors score four times in first period to take control
PITTSFIELD >> Wahconah coach Don Disbrow sees hockey as a game of mistakes. Full Story
New Williamstown committee aims to foster economic development
WILLIAMSTOWN >> A new committee formed by the Selectmen aims to rev up a conversation on making the business climate stronger. Full Story

 
 
COUNTY NOTES
Florida: Senior Center sponsoring Ottawa, Thousand Islands trip

Florida Canadian bus trip offered for seniors The Florida Senior Center invites seniors throughout Berkshire County, Vermont and New York to join them on their next Diamond Tours bus trip to Ottawa, Canada, and the Thousand Islands from June 5 to 9, 2015. Full Story
Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. Full Story
(Joan Marcus/AP)
Broadway's 'Cabaret' to go on US tour in 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kit Kat Klub is hitting the road. Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday its revival of the revival of "Cabaret" will launch a tour in January 2016 and visit over 20 cities in North America. Full Story
(AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Angelina Jolie ripped in more Sony emails

Scott Rudin told Amy Pascal the “Unbroken” director was “seriously out of her mind.”