Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
I guess Eddard Stark was right. Winter is coming; apparently, it started days ago. We had snow, we have snow, we will have snow. That's all I have to say about that.
Today, as promised, we give you more details on the abrupt exit of former Berkshire Bank CEO Michael Daly, including such details as his $7.5 million exit package.
Also, compromise seems to be on the horizon in the green hamlet of Cheshire, where there's been an acrimonious search for its next town administrator.
And what's worse than been stuck in the hospital? Getting caught in the hospital with crack. It happened to this guy, right here.
The Berkshire Museum board votes to halt sales from its collection, a change that comes on the heels of the exit of the former executive director. And rather than transforming the historic Crane Room, the museum will focus on structural improvements to its roof, sewer lines and loading dock.
My 10-year-old asked me last night who my favorite "Sesame Street" character is. Of course, it's Cookie Monster. We have the same table manners. If you like cookies as much as me and Cookie, then check out these tasty holiday treats.
There's also these important news articles of the day:
WAITING FOR THE STATE: Before wading into a regulatory quagmire, the town of Stockbridge is going to wait for state legislation on the regulation of short-term rentals, such as those offered via Airbnb.
SOME GROWING PAINS: Lanesborough property owners will see a tax increase in the coming year, tied to an expanded regional school district and stagnant growth in town.
WORKING ON THE RAILROAD: State Sen. Adam Hinds and Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer will be part of a state group that's looking at expanding rail travel in the commonwealth.
JUST A WEE NIP: Rubiner's Cheesemongers and Grocers in Great Barrington finally gets a liquor license after a 15-year quest. How much beer and wine does he want? A table's worth.
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Eagle online editor