Spotlight: A pair of embattled officers in Pittsfield

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Embattled city police Officer Dale Eason quietly was reinstated to the force Sunday and immediately was placed on administrative leave, pending further action from the city, according to Chief Michael Wynn.
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A city police officer whose service weapon apparently was used in a shooting in his home is under criminal investigation, and will step down by the end of the month.

The Greeting

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 
Good morning, Berkshires. Did you wake up with a little snow on your Subaru? In the Hilltowns, the lightest of dustings matched the morning cold.
Meanwhile, down in the lowlands, the city of Pittsfield has to wrestle with losing two officers, one to resignation and the other to administrative leave.
Elsewhere in the county ...
PLEAS FOR PEACE: The Stockbridge Select Board chairman created a stir recently when he attempted to dissolve the Zoning Review Committee.  Feathers flew.

DAM GOOD MONEY: $400,000 is on its way to remove Pittsfield's Mill Street Dam.
ATTENDING TO OTHER BUSINESS: A North Adams Housing Authority member quits as his attendance is called into question.
DON'T BE A HALLOWEENIE: Sure, you can hide at home on Allhallows Eve, or you can get out and have some fun.
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Noah Hoffenberg, online editor

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