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    Campaign season
    What are your thoughts about all the campaigning?
     I love it
     Enough is enough
     It's about average
    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    FreshGrass finds its jam at Mass MoCA

    NORTH ADAMS -- The septet under the tall blue tent at Sunday's FreshGrass Festival was playing a lively version of the Grateful Dead's "Rosa Lee McFall."
    Photo Gallery | 2014 FreshGrass Festival at Mass MoCA  
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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Thursday, Sept. 18

    Thursday, Sept. 18 12:18 a.m.: A burglary is investigated on Williamsburg Terrace. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Cathedral in the Night offers low-key spiritual exploration

    PITTSFIELD -- Steven Clark doesn't belong to a church, but he's never lost his faith.

    The city resident prays every day, but -- unlike his childhood -- he won't force religion on his 9-year-old son. Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Associated Press)
    Patriots overcome sluggish offense to beat Oakland

    FOXBOROUGH -- The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Full Story
    Cathedral in the Night offers low-key spiritual exploration
    PITTSFIELD -- Steven Clark doesn't belong to a church, but he's never lost his faith.

    The city resident prays every day, but -- unlike his childhood -- he won't force religion on his 9-year-old son. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Senior Bulletin Board

    Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry service, money management, supportive housing, health insurance counseling (SHINE), caregiver services, Long Term Care Ombudsman Full Story
    (Koji Sasahara/AP)
    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story