Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Good morning, Berkshirites. Today, while the weather brings a light dusting to the area, TheBeat brings you a weighty pallet of news.
There's two stories on utilities seeking ratepayer increases, one requested by National Grid and the other by Berkshire Gas.
A New York man was arraigned on murder charges for the slaying of a Pittsfield man who was shot while in his truck.
Berkshire politicians share their remembrances of President George H.W. Bush, who died this week at age 94.
More donations of coats are needed for a county benefit effort that will help 2,000 children to stay warm and dry.
And former Gov. Deval Patrick has ruled out a presidential bid in 2020.
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DOWNTOWN DRAW: An event called the Festive Frolic is designed to amp up shopper visits to the center of Pittsfield. There will be specials, free salsa lessons and more.
COUNTY CONSERVATION: Land preservation efforts in Alford and West Stockbridge protect a key swath of Berkshire County land to keep it wild in perpetuity.
GOOD NEWS BEARS: The Berkshire School Bears come out roaring against Salisbury.
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