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Pittsfield AL, NL All-Stars Earn Wins

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DALTON, Mass. -- Both Pittsfield 10-and-under Little League All-Star teams earned wins on Sunday at the Don Gleason District 1 Championships.
 
The Pittsfield American League All-Stars improved to 2-0 in the four-team round-robin tournament with a 12-4 win over Dalton-Hinsdale on Sunday.
 
Landon Murphy got the win on the mound and helped his cause with a single.
 
Brennan Lyon and Will Nichols each had two hits for the Americans.
 
For Dalton-Hinsdale (0-1), Cam Sievers had a pair of hits, and Leah Melle and Cam Wilds had a hit apiece.
 
The Pittsfield National League All-Stars downed Great Barrington, 11-4.
 
Seth Laprade picked up the win on the bump.
 
Spencer Kotski had a big day at the plate with a triple and a double, and Gavin Fol doubled for the Nats (1-1).
 
John Naventi had a double and a single, and Thomas Kreis doubled for GB. (0-1).
 
On Tuesday at 5:30, the Pittsfield Americans face Great Barrington. Host Dalton-Hinsdale plays the Nats on Wednesday at 5:30.
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West Side Mural Wishes for Greener Future

By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff

The mural was commissioned by Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity. Director Carolyn Valli says murals bring 'a sense of hope.' The nonprofit is building two units of housing near the artwork.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A new mural on the West Side depicts a vision of a green community.
 
On Friday, the completion of "I Wish … For a Greener Future" by Hope Aguilera was celebrated by Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity, which commissioned the piece as a part of neighborhood revitalization efforts.
 
Located on the B&P Auto Body Supply at the corner of Robbins Avenue and Columbus Avenue, it depicts a young boy making a wish on a dandelion with an eco-friendly landscape in the background. Within the mural is a farm, windmills to supply energy, an electric car, and a Bird scooter.
 
"Whenever you start thinking about doing a mural project or doing anything like this Habitat's perspective is 'What do we want to help the community do because it's something they want?'" CEO Carolyn Valli said.
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