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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Friday, Feb. 27 to Sunday, March 1

    Friday, Feb. 27 1:09 a.m.: A motor vehicle stop is initiated on Central Berkshire Boulevard (Route 41). Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Ice anglers tackle fundraiser: Fishing derby benefits Northern Berkshire Youth R.O.P.E.S.

    CHESHIRE - Although the fish weren't biting Sunday, 9-year-old Nick Palumbo, of North Adams, and 8-year-old Noah White, of Adams, had a good time on Cheshire Lake. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Pittsfield, Hoosac girls basketball teams prepared for W. Mass. semis

    PHS meets Quabbin in D-II; Hoosac gets S. Hadley in D-III
    Ron Wojcik has been coaching high school basketball long enough to know that even good teams can have a completely different approach from December to March. Full Story
    City share of Taconic High School project estimated at $40 million
    PITTSFIELD >> With the budget phase for a planned new Taconic High School entering crunch time, the city's design team and project consultant outlined a $116 million project Monday that, with estimated state reimbursements, would cost local taxpayers just over $40 million. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Berkshire County: Head Start registering for 2015-2016 school year

    Berkshire County Head Start sets registration dates Children who will be 3 or 4 years old by the local elementary school cutoff date may be eligible for a free preschool program at one of the seven sites throughout Berkshire County. Full Story
    Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes pleaded guilty Monday. Full Story
    Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Full Story