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    Church attendance
    Should church attendance be mandatory in the U.S.?
     Yes
     No
    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Massachusetts Historical Commission tours Eagle Mill

    LEE — Eagle Mill developers expect to revise the historical preservation aspect of their $70 million revitalization proposal, hoping to convince state and federal agencies which buildings should be saved — crucial to keeping the project alive.

    Photo Gallery | Massachusetts Historical Commission tours Eagle Mill in Lee

    Video | Tour of Eagle Mill Full Story

    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, March 26

    Thursday, March 26 6:28 a.m.: A burglar alarm is reported at the Berkshire Bank building on North Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Four Pittsfield congregations unite for Palm Sunday service

    PITTSFIELD — About 60 worshipers congregated in the parking lot at the corner of Fenn and Pearl Streets on Sunday morning to observe the beginning of one of the holiest periods in the Christian canon.

    Photo Gallery | Blessing of the Palms

    Video | Community-wide blessing of the palms in Pittsfield Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Associated Press — Karl B. DeBlaker)
    Rookies come up big as Bruins build 3-point lead over Senators

    OT win puts Boston 3 points ahead of Ottawa
    RALEIGH, N.C. >> A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Berkshire County high school sports teams see first week of games postponed

    Teams are being forced to share indoor practice facilities because the county's playing fields still can't aren't ready
    Mount Greylock girls lacrosse coach Lindsey von Holtz says her athletes are handling spring practice pretty well. Full Story
    (Jim Cole/AP)
    Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club. Full Story
    Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Wild thing! You make everything groovy." That half-century-old rock classic from The Troggs might serve as the theme song of Animal Planet. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.