The Greeting

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 
 
Hello, Berkshire County.  Welcome to your Monday, and welcome to the latest edition of TheBeat. As of today, we're using a new e-newsletter delivery service called MailChimp, so make sure to get in touch with me if anything looks wonky.
 
We also have a truckload of fresh news to deliver:
 
A HELPING HAND: A young woman who was aided by Nick Carnevale during her time of need reaches out to help him during his recovery after being shot in the head.
 
THE BEST OF THE BEST:  The Eagle takes home daily and Sunday Newspaper of the Year honors, and also wins other prestigious awards for its journalism, handed out Thursday at the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association conference.
 
BROWN FROWN: Brown drinking water is on tap tonight at a meeting in Great Barrington.
 
SHOTS FIRED: Officers opened fire during a drug sweep Friday when a suspect drew a weapon. No one was injured.
 
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Very best —
 
Noah Hoffenberg, online editor

The News

Shooting survivor was the 1st person his friend called after her attempted suicide. Now, she hopes to return the kindness.

HANCOCK — After Morgan Skidmore attempted suicide three years ago, Nick Carnevale played an important role in her recovery."He was always there when I needed someone," she said.Now, Skidmore is … more


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The Landscape

Join the undead with these makeup tips

If a zombie apocalypse is imminent, you might as well have your makeup ready. One artfully drawn bloody vein could be the difference between you making it among the undead. Or, at least, it will give … more

The Score

With locals Hirsch and Foehl on roster, Williams College men's soccer draws with Bowdoin

WILLIAMSTOWN — On Senior Day, Williams College men's soccer player Eric Hirsch took a second to reflect on his journey up Route 7 from Mount Greylock High School to Cole Field."It goes by … more


The Plan


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Native varieties of dried corn are on display at the Taft Farms booth at the Harvest Festival finale to the outdoor farmers market on the Pittsfield Common.

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