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Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

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Today I present you with one of those newsletters in which you'll see more Eagle news stories than you can shake a stick at. Read on:

MIXED BAG: Berkshire apple growers report a season with some ups and downs.

SUSPECT WENT FOR GUN: An Egremont police officer is recovering after a fight with an OUI suspect who went for the officer's sidearm.

WILD PARENTS: Berkshire youth football referees have had enough with unruly and violent parents. The officials now want a police presence at games.

ART OF CONTROL: The North Adams City Council puts a vote on hold to limit the authority of the city's Public Arts Commission.

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Fruits of apple growers' labor? In Berkshires, results mixed

PITTSFIELD — At one orchard, persistent rains affected only one variety of apple. At another, they affected them all.The co-owner of a third county orchard said the rain caused this year's … more

The Weather

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Our Opinion: Re-elect Gov. Baker

Massachusetts could teach the rest of the nation a few things about the advantages of divided government, and as his first term comes to an end, Gov. Charlie Baker has demonstrated that a moderate … more

Clarence Fanto: Time to get serious about universal health care coverage

LENOX — Of all the falsehoods cascading from the White House and many Republican congressional candidates during the midterm election campaign, here is one of the most outrageous. While … more

Letter: Nov. 6 vote plays role in fight against hatred

To the editor:My husband and I raised our family in Pittsburgh, his native town. We belonged to Dor Hadash, the Jewish congregation that lost members Saturday because of the crazed gunman who walked … more

The Landscape

Cook for Your Pet Day: Your pets deserve tasty treats too

There's still plenty of time to whip out your pots and pans and celebrate Cook for Your Pet Day — Thursday — by creating a special food or treat for your four-legged friend. Kris Maloney, … more

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Trick-or-treaters are in for a scare on Halloween night at this South Onota Street house in Pittsfield.

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