The Greeting

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

Good day, Berkshirites.  Now is the time to head to the market to purchase bread, milk and butter. Why? You know.

In other news, our state legislative delegation met with the public to lay out their agenda for the coming House and Senate sessions. It was state Rep. "Smitty" Pignatelli who intoned what to expect for the year: "We are outnumbered from the day we enter the building."

The North Adams Police Department nixes the use of the state civil service exam as a requirement to apply to be an officer; doing so will increase the applicant pool.

Also in North Adams, tonight's planned State of the City address by Mayor Thomas Bernard has been rescheduled to Thursday. 

Windsor's stewards of history are thin in ranks, and they're looking for new members.

Read on: There's more ...

DEVELOPER SUED: Two Great Barrington homeowners have filed a lawsuit and appeal against members of the Planning Board and the developer of a proposed Manville Street rental complex. 

YOUR STATE OF THE UNION: What's your view for where the U.S. is and where it should be going? 

SPEAKING IN SIGN LANGUAGE: Brent Whitney is the man behind some of the artistic signs spotted at Berkshire businesses.

THE PULL OF THE VORTEX: Well, the polar vortex has meteorologists and reporters buzzing across the whole country, including our own Clarence Fanto, who gives the latest breakdown on the coming snowstorm and bitter cold.

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Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Eagle online editor
nhoffenberg@berkshireeagle.com



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