Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Happy Monday, people of the 413 hills. My 24-hour Block Island trip was loaded with camaraderie and laughs, but the fish were scant. Only two little ones for me: about 14 inches long (these are called dinks, shorts, lil' guys, rats, schoolies). I could've stayed in Berkshire for fish that size. They say it's not about the catching ... bah!
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SHOTS SPOTTED: Pittsfield Police are investigating a report of gunshots as a Halloween party was ending at a restaurant on Winter Street.
NORTH ADAMS MAYOR: Two want the seat, but only one will get it. City voters will get to choose between the incumbent who says he has more to do for North Adams — Thomas Bernard — and his challenger — Rachel Branch — a "seasoned citizen" who wants to lend her deep experience to her hometown.
PRESERVE OR BUILD?: Stockbridge wrestles with the conundrum facing all small towns — how much to save of its singular history and how much to develop in the future?
LEE TAXPAYER LOAD LIGHTENED: The tax rate is dropping in Lee, thanks to the biggest rate of growth since the 2008 recession.
NOT LACKING IN HACKING: IT chiefs in Pittsfield and North Adams share their experiences in dealing with electronic threats against their municipal sites.
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