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    Marathon Monday
    Will you be watching the Boston Marathon on Monday?
    (Brian Mullen — URI TickEncounter Resource Center)
    War on bugs: In Massachusetts, $11 million spent to fight mosquitoes — $0 on ticks

    Massachusetts: At least 5,500 people a year infected with tick diseases Berkshire County: Highest incidence of anaplasmosis, a tick-borne illness
    The predawn rumble of pesticide-spraying trucks is a rite of spring in almost 200 Massachusetts communities. Full Story
    Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, April 16

    Thursday, April 16 1:02 a.m.: Police arrest Thomas Buckley, 25, of Montgomery Avenue, Pittsfield was arrested on a pair of warrants issued from the Pittsfield Police Department. Full Story
    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Volunteers get dirty to clean up Springside Park in Pittsfield

    PITTSFIELD >> Tires, a television, sofas, cinder blocks and more lay in a huge pile after around 40 people gathered up accumulated refuse in Springside Park on Saturday. Full Story
    (Stephanie Zollshan — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    All-Eagle Alpine Skiing: Monument's McFarland earns MVP honors

    Fifth-place finish in slalom at state meet caps big season for Eagle MVP
    To say that it was a tough day for Trevor McFarland at the 2014 MIAA state alpine ski championships would be an understatement. Full Story
    High school roundup: Wahconah's Forfa no-hits Monument in baseball

    Sophomore strikes out 7 in 3-0 win
    DALTON >> Last season, Wahconah sophomore pitcher Ethan Forfa spent the year developing on the junior varsity team before getting two starts late in the season on the Warriors' varsity team. Full Story
    In the courts ...
    In Northern Berkshire District Court on Friday: Aaron Morris, 31, of Eagle Street, North Adams, had charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operating an unregistered motor vehicle dismissed upon the request of the commonwealth. Full Story

    (Joshua Trujillo/AP)
    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story