Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
Good morning, Berkshires.
Serious news out of Pittsfield from last evening, when shots were fired at a home on Daniels Avenue. Thankfully, no one was injured.
In Hinsdale, a lighter note, as the town lifts its pot moratorium and clears a path for marijuana-based businesses to start here.
Sad news for the Shakespeare & Company family, after losing one of its co-founders to cancer, complicated by Parkinson's disease. The community remembers Dennis Krausnick; our story includes his final farewell, word for word.
The bereft pug owner from Monterey has ponied up a $1,000 reward for the safe return of her beloved dogs, Abby and Cara.
Meanwhile, in a housing-strapped county, the $6.7 million redevelopment of the former St. Mary the Morning Star Church on Tyler Street in Pittsfield received a $125,000 boost from the city and state.
And, as usual, there's so much more:
CYCLIST VERSUS CAR: A bicyclist is taken to Berkshire Medical Center after colliding with a car last night.
'THE HIPPY TO THE HOP': A five-day, hip-hop-infused residency with middle school students from Mount Everett as well as Herberg and Monument Valley middle schools is underway; it culminates Friday with a performance at the Mahaiwe.
WE'RE GIVING YOU THE BUSINESS: Check out the latest addition to TheBeat: The Business section ... it's going to feature commerce, as only the Berkshires knows how. Today, we bring you news on the Wigwam, the Photec mill and commerical tax rates in North Adams.
KNOW YOUR GRAMMER: Folk singer Tracy Grammer will perform at Drury's new Club 315.
THIS IS SPARTA!: Our very own Pittsfield Bulldogs will play in Hall of Fame World Youth National Football Championship Tournament in Sparta, N.J.
BIG DITCH FOR ROAD BOSS: Sandisfield sacked its road chief for allegedly fueling up his personal vehicles with town fuel. That allegation and more in this story by Heather Bellow.
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