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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.
    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
    (Ben Garver / The Berkshire Eagle / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Attorney fears Caius Veiovis' horns, tattoos will bias jurors in triple murder trial

    SPRINGFIELD -- The attorney for accused killer Caius Veiovis told a judge on Thursday that he is concerned that his client's "unusual appearance" could make it hard for him to get fair jury. 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
    'Give 'Em Shelter 2': Dalton Rotary Club teens to raise awareness for homeless shelter Saturday
    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
    Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Call Luke Skywalker for backup. Police in Juneau took a call Tuesday to check out a suspicious device spotted on the side of a road. 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