• Inn at Laurel Lake auction postponed - 08/21/2014 01:57 PM EDT
  • 1 dead, several hurt in Boston blaze - 08/21/2014 12:00 PM EDT
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    Weather Predictions
    How much stock do you put in the Old Farmer s Almanac s weather predictions?
     The predictions are spot on.
     The predictions are never right.
     I don t pay attention to them.
    (Ben Garver)
    Divers search for discarded handgun in Pittsfield's Onota Lake

    PITTSFIELD -- Law enforcement divers scoured Onota Lake on Wednesday in search of a handgun discarded by a local veteran who pondered using it to take his own life. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Monday, Aug. 18

    Monday, Aug. 18 6:48 a.m.: Police were called out to Onota Street to investigate an unattended death. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
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    Inn at Laurel Lake on the auction block today

    LEE -- The Inn at Laurel Lake, the historic lakeside lodge at the center of a scandal that took down former Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis, goes on the public auction block today. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Gillian Jones)
    As football participation rises nationally, many high school coaches in Berkshires see opposite

    For the first time in five years, high school football participation went up in America last year. Keith Thomson wishes that trend extended to his team in Lee. Full Story
    Victim in fatal Williamstown crash ID'd as Rensselaer, N.Y. man
    WILLIAMSTOWN -- The victim of Wednesday's fatal collision in Williamtown has been identified as Patrick Harrigan of Rensselaer, N.Y. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Senior Bulletin Board

    Elder Services of Berkshire County Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information & referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry service, money management, supportive housing, health insurance counseling (SHINE), caregiver services, Long Term Care Ombudsman Full Story
    Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. Full Story
    Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died. Full Story