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     The predictions are spot on.
     The predictions are never right.
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    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
    (Eagle File Photo)
    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 / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Greylock's Jake Benzinger verbally commits to Wake Forest for football

    Jake Benzinger will go into his senior football season at Mount Greylock knowing he will play Division I college football. Full Story
    Teens to raise awareness for homeless shelter Saturday in Dalton
    DALTON -- A bunch of boxes and some live music are what local youths plan to use to make a statement about poverty and the need to improve a local homeless shelter. 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
    (Joan Marcus/AP)
    'Motown the Musical' to take a break from Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Motown the Musical" is taking a break from Broadway. Producers said Friday the $18 million show will play its final performance at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre on Jan. Full Story