BEN GARVER — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
A drone’s eye view of snow over Notchview in Windsor after a night of light powder. The skiing conditions today are the best of the season so far with a six-inch base and light powder for speed.

The Greeting

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

Berkshire County, I almost can hear the chants now: Bernie! Bernie! Bernie! That's right. The elder statesman of the left is giving presidential candidacy another try.  

In local weather, it's cold! Next news bit, please!

In the news, another regional institution of higher learning is under scrutiny, now that Southern Vermont College's accreditation is in jeopardy for its lack of financial stability.

In the far-flung town of Chester, there's an abuse victim who's undertaking a hunger strike until the Vatican acknowledges the abuse he and others suffered in nearby parishes.

A developer in North Adams has abandoned plans to buy and renovate the Windsor Mill.

And Richmond and West Stockbridge are looking at whether to share a town administrator, a tactic that has worked for other small communities.

Please dive into these other finely wrought stories:

PEAK OWNERSHIP: The managers of Jiminy Peak have bought some land they previously owned.

TOP OF THE FOOD CHAIN: How do these two Lenox restaurants survive the cutthroat world of modern food service and dining? 

FEED YOUR CHILDREN WELL: It's school vacation time. Check out these snack ideas.

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Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Eagle online editor
nhoffenberg@berkshireeagle.com



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