The Greeting

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 
 
Greetings, Berkshire County. A quick survey of the national scene leaves one feeling like our region is one of the best on Earth (at least the parts that GE didn't touch).
 
And, for our top stories:
 
MEGA-FRENZY: Berkshire County is abuzz with jackpot fever.

GRONK PEP TALK: The Patriots star delivers a video message to Nick Carnevale, a young shooting victim on the road to recovery.
 
LESSONS FROM SANDY HOOK: A victim, a parent and the lead investigator from the Sandy Hook mass shooting will speak at a local panel discussion.
 
SURRENDERS TO AUTHORITIES: The third suspect in a fatal stabbing turns himself in to police.
 
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Very best —
 
Noah Hoffenberg, online editor


The News

Mega Millions mania sweeps through Berkshires

NORTH ADAMS — Joe Bourdon stopped by the Cumberland Farms Monday with his grandson to buy five tickets in the Mega Millions lottery game, now worth $1.6 billion.If he wins, … more

The Weather



The View

OUR OPINION

Our Opinion: Two iconic franchises meet in World Series

The Curse of the Bambino. Bucky (bleeping) Dent. A ground ball rolling through Bill Buckner's legs. These are among the iconic figures and moments that defined decades of misery in Red Sox nation … more
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
COLUMNISTS


The Landscape

Groan-worthy costumes anyone can make

This Halloween, be the hit of the party with perfectly "pun-ny" costumes.These last-minute costume ideas can be thrown together with most household items (we were able to do this photo shoot without … more

The Score

Led by medalist Henry Sniezek, Hoosac Valley golf team captures Western Mass. Division II golf title

LUDLOW — The Hoosac Valley golf team knew that it had a shot at winning the Western Massachusetts Division II team title going into Monday's tournament at Ludlow Country Club.Executing, though, … more


The Plan


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Downtown Great Barrington has been designated as a cultural district by the Massachusetts Cultural Council on Monday.

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