Marathon Monday
Will you be watching the Boston Marathon on Monday?
(Photo courtesy of East Middlesex Mosquito Control)
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)
Chaise LaBrie's 5 goals lead Hoosac Valley boys lacrosse past Taconic

Hurricanes score 13 seconds into game on way to win
PITTSFIELD -- Chaise LaBrie didn't need a quick goal to get himself going Friday, but a fast start certainly helped his Hoosac Valley lacrosse teammates. 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
(Emily Clements/AP)
Scarlett O'Hara outfit fetches $137,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" has fetched $137,000 at auction. Full Story