• Drury golfers sharp in win over PHS - 08/30/2014 03:26 AM EDT
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    Labor Day
    How are you spending the three-day holiday weekend?
     Outside in the Berkshires
     Vacation
     Party with the family
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Replica of Andrew Carnegie’s boat, the Sheila, launched on Lake Pontoosuc

    PITTSFIELD -- For more than 50 years, riding the Sheila on Pontoosuc Lake was a time-honored tradition. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log

    Thursday, August 28 12:02 a.m.: Police investigate a disturbance at the Wilson Project on Memorial Drive. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Otha Day issues challenge to Lenox students: Keep the rhythm

    LENOX -- Sometimes, the percussion resonated like a steady heartbeat through the school's gymnasium. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Jamboree sure sign high school soccer season is near

    PITTSFIELD -- As four Berkshire County high schools gathered at the BCC soccer field for the annual jamboree, players on those eight teams in attendance on Friday knew it was time to get the season going. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Drury golfers sharp in win over PHS

    STAMFORD, Vt. -- Defending North Division champion Drury High School had three of its veteran players break 40 to get off to a winning start with an impressive nine-shot victory over Pittsfield High School at Stamford Valley Golf Course. Full Story
    Otha Day issues challenge to Lenox students: Keep the rhythm
    LENOX -- Sometimes, the percussion resonated like a steady heartbeat through the school's gymnasium. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Pittsfield: Adult Learning Center announces registration for free classes

    Individuals age 16 or older who want to prepare for the HiSET high school equivalency exam (formerly GED), earn an Adult Diploma, learn or improve English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), or work on basic skills in reading, writing and math, can register for free classes at the Adult Learning Center. Full Story
    Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Full Story
    Made in America concert set to rock Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues. Full Story