The Greeting

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 
Good day to you, Berkshire County. Get the leaves raked up before the snow accumulates on top of it. That's what my wife keeps saying, anyway.
In other news:
RECORDED CONFESSION: A suspect might have further implicated himself in an Aug. 21 shooting after a large party near the Ashley Reservoir in Washington.

MONEY FOR SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE: A MassWorks grant program has dropped millions upon the Eagle Mill project in Lee and other transportation project in the region.
HASTA LA VISTA: Egremont gives the boot to Spectrum cable.
POWERFUL PLAYER: Jayne Atkinson will bring politician Ann Richards to life as WAM Theatre brings Holland Taylor's "Ann" to the Berkshires, beginning today at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse.
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Very best —
Noah Hoffenberg, online editor

The News

Prosecutor: Ashley Reservoir shooting suspect's phone recording implicates him as gunman

PITTSFIELD — Luis Delvalle-Rodriguez, one of the men charged in connection with the August shooting of Nick Carnevale, might have inadvertently recorded himself admitting to pulling the … more

The Weather

The View


Letter: Softball sentences lead to tragedy

To the editor:A couple of days ago, my barber and buddy of several years was stabbed to death in Pittsfield. My sadness has turned to anger over this tragedy now that I know who is … more

Letter: Insults to Native Americans is issue

To the editor:The issue is not that Elizabeth Warren repeated undocumented or unproven "family lore" shared with her by her mother about their Native American ancestry.The issue is that our … more

Letter From New York | Leonard Quart:: Two films take look at NYPD

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department is the largest police department in America and is a model for many other police departments in the country, even though it's not without its own … more

The Landscape

Jayne Atkinson walks the walk and talks the talk as Ann Richards in WAM Theatre's production of Holland Taylor's "Ann"

LENOX — Ann Richards had been in politics since her teens; tacked up campaign posters on her honeymoon; worked on campaigns and helped women to get elected. But she had never seen herself in a … more

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The Score

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series.Next stop for the 108-win … more

The Plan

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At the dedication ceremony of the new Miner Road bridge in Lanesborough to Vietnam War veteran Sgt. Gregory Aloysius Noonan, his sister Nancy Noonan Woitkowski thanks friends, family and public officials who made the project possible.

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