The Greeting

Noah Hoffenberg — The Berkshire Eagle
Snow hit Savoy and the Hilltowns on Wednesday night.
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 
Rise an shine, Berkshire County! Wake up and check out the snow! Well, it was only a dusting, but it came awfully early this year.  
In other news:
NO BAIL: Two defendants are held without bail in the stabbing death of William Catalano, 34.
RECIPE ARCHIVE: Miss our weekly food column? Catch up with all of our recipes on our Pinterest recipe board.
LEAD  TESTS: The Southern Berkshire Regional District School Committee wants to review test results showing the South Egremont School's lead levels are below the threshold for dangerousness.
DRIVER INDICTED:  Brian D. Dillard, 32, was allegedly driving a stolen pickup truck on Aug. 24 when he collided with a motorcycle driven by Alan Keefe, 49. Keefe later died, and now Dillard faces serious charges.
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Very best —
Noah Hoffenberg, online editor
Correction: A pair of astute readers wrote in to gently chastise me yesterday for using the word "viola," when I meant to say "voila." Thank you! And c'est la vie!

The News

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The Weather

The View


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The Landscape

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The Score

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The Plan

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The Snap

Mike Walsh — The Berkshire Eagle
Taconic cross-country hosted Pittsfield, Lenox, Hoosac Valley and Mount Everett in a meet at Reid Middle School. on Tuesday.

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