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    Stellar performance at two renowned theaters help sustain Pittsfield economy

    Barrington Stage and Colonial Theatre help sustain the Pittsfield economy, studies show
    PITTSFIELD — The portraits are placed side-by-side on a wall in the lobby of Pittsfield's first boutique hotel on North Street.

    Photo Gallery | A decade of theater in downtown Pittsfield

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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Tuesday, Aug. 25

    Tuesday, Aug. 25 8:38 a.m.: A report of a breaking and entering on Danforth Avenue. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Cummington Fair draws thousands for livestock contests, demolition derbies, carnie rides and more

    CUMMINGTON — Struggling with a winch he'd attached to the rear window of an impossibly battered 1995 Saab, David "Pinhead" Williams thinks of the perfect line.

    Photo Gallery | 2015 Cummington Fair Full Story

    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague — The Berkshire Eagle)
    High school football: Lee faces tough competition to prepare for season

    Coach Keith Thomson, who likes team's potential, has Wildcats scrimmage against strong teams
    WEST SPRINGFIELD -- The Lee football team hopes facing tough competition prior to the season will prepare it to earn a Division VI postseason berth. Full Story