Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
Good day, Berkshires. There's a mix of snow and mud on the ground in the Hilltowns, and nary a pile of white in the valleys. Just another reason why this area is so grand.
Today, we bring you a Cheshire twofer: On Monday, power was knocked out to the whole town; and on the same day, a Cheshire woman had the drug case against her tossed after a judge allows a defense motion that her search was unconstitutional.
And for those of you who like to eat, we present another twofer: This time, it's food news. In Great Barrington, young cooks worked with big names to prepare a five-course meal at Crissey Farm; and in Pittsfield, a new vegan spot called Thrive is setting up across from Wahconah Park.
And, in other corners of Berkshire County ...
DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?: The hourly chimes from Trinity Episcopal Church have been silent for four years. But no longer!
PUMPED-UP CRIME STATS: Officials say that high crime statistics in North Adams might have been amped up accidentally by a coding error.
WHAT DO THEY WANT?: Vocal locals tell GE to take its toxic pollutants from the county and to find a home for them anywhere but here.
MID-SEASON TRADE: Richmond Consolidated School is looking for a new leader to replace the current principal, who is leaving later this month to take the top post at Morningside Community School in Pittsfield. The superintendent envisions a strong interim principal who perhaps could take over on a permanent basis.
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