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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
    Berkshire Dream Center hosts fourth annual block party

    PITTSFIELD -- Strong winds may have made keeping tents grounded a hassle Saturday, but it certainly didn’t ruin the party. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    High school runners pick up the pace in preseason scrimmage meet

    WILLIAMSTOWN -- The race didn't count for anything Saturday. Since it was a high school preseason scrimmage, Mount Greylock's cross country coaches weren't even allowed to keep team scores. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    MCLA men's soccer earns another shutout win in Vermont

    NORWICH, Vt. -- The MCLA men's soccer team earned its second shutout in two days, blanking Johnson State 2-0 on Saturday to start its season with consecutive victories in the Norwich Cadet Classic. 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
    (Ted S. Warren/AP)
    'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

    SEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Full Story