The Greeting

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Greetings, Berkshires. A recount is underway in Florida (the state, not the town in Berkshire County). Here, the Office of the Berkshire District Attorney prepares for a transition. 

In our other headlines:

HONORING VETERANS: Berkshire County residents pay tribute Sunday to those who serve in the armed forces.

MIXUP  AT THE POLLS: Monterey voters were flummoxed when they were asked to show their identification at the ballot box.

RACE IN SCHOOLS: Hinsdale's school district is trying to figure out how to promote anti-discrimination efforts, after a young student recently experienced racial bias regarding an invitation to a school-age party.

TRANSITIONING: Paul Caccaviello's office readies for his exit and the entrance of Andrea Harrington, winner of the Nov. 6 race for Berkshire district attorney.

VISION LOSS?: There's no mention of the so-called New Vision in job ads for the Berkshire Museum's executive director's post; the vision was trumpeted by the museum's former leader.

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Best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Eagle online editor
nhoffenberg@berkshireeagle.com


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The News

'A tribute to those who served' in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — Sandy Webber stood in Barnard Park, looking for her great-uncle's name pinned on one of the two "Walls of Honor" paying tribute to area veterans who fought for their country for the … more



The Weather


The View

OUR OPINION

Our Opinion: Time is right for civics education program in state

Traditionally, local school districts are skeptical of micromanagement of curricula from Beacon Hill, as they should be. In the case of providing an adequate civics education for Massachusetts … more
COLUMNISTS

Lauren R. Stevens: The difficult job of confronting all the casual liars

WILLIAMSTOWN — The greasy, oily bilge of the S.S. America is flooded with lies. The moral engine of the republic has quit and the ship is adrift.Although we all know who captains this … more
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter: Union-busting key goal of Question 1

To the editor:In reference to the Nov. 8 letter by Brian Hunt of North Adams entitled "Gullible state voters failed our nurses," he sure hit the nail on the head when he stated "union suppression and … more



The Landscape

Sol LeWitt: 10 years in

On the eve of the opening of Sol Lewitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, Carol LeWitt chatted about her late husband's work as friends, family and museum donors viewed the three-floor exhibition during … more


The Score

NCAA women's soccer: Williams scores 2 in final 17 minutes to stun Stevens Tech

WILLIAMSTOWN — There was no "Win one for the Gipper" moment. In fact, it was the steely resolve of the Williams College women's soccer team that turned the tide in Sunday's NCAA Division III … more

Mark Belanger documentary premieres at Berkshire Community College's Boland Theatre

PITTSFIELD — Mark Belanger was a fighter.The All-Star, Gold Glove shortstop fought hard to break into the Baltimore Orioles starting lineup. He fought for pro baseball players' financial … more

The Plan

Today's Calendar

ARTNorman Rockwell Museum: Celebrate veterans with this look at Norman Rockwell's images of soldiers during World War I and II, with admission, 1:30 p.m., 9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge.Open Studio: … more

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The Snap

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The Wahconah football team defeated South Hadley to win the Western Massachusetts Division VII championship on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

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