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(Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
Driver injured in crash with tractor-trailer on East Street at Pittsfield-Dalton line

PITTSFIELD — The driver of a pickup truck was injured Wednesday morning when his vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer at the intersection of East Street and Hubbard Avenue, trapping him inside. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Aug. 16 - 22

Tuesday, August 16 10:05 a.m.: Police arrest William J. Daniels, 25, of North Street, Pittsfield on a Pittsfield Police Department warrant. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Adam Shanks — The Berkshire Eagle)
After delay, St. Francis of Assisi is coming down

NORTH ADAMS — The demolition of St. Francis of Assisi Church has resumed.

Though the building has remained standing, its former steeple has been sitting in a pile next to the church since it was removed in an emergency demolition more than three months ago. Full Story

SPORTS
(Steven Senne — The Associated Press)
Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots' preseason game against the Bears last week. Full Story
Buchholz, Ortiz help Red Sox beat Rays 2-1
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Clay Buchholz pitched into the seventh inning, David Ortiz had a run-scoring single and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Tuesday night to remain tied atop the AL East. Full Story