Good day to you, Berkshire County! You tell me: Was that congressional hearing the most exciting government conclave since Iran-Contra or what? Next question: Can America trust the words of a convicted liar? It is America, so it's anyone's guess.
The Berkshirites who did tune into the House hearing, featuring former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, found themselves wary of the spectacle and the accusations leveled within it.
In local news, the Great Barrington Police Department is the focus of a lawsuit in which a drug-addled combatant had his leg broken by a police baton. Officials discussed the matter behind closed doors recently.
Officials in the Southern Berkshire Regional School District will wait until the weather warms before resuming lead remediation at the South Egremont School.
Please, read these other articles, and be informed about what's happening in your town:
THINGS ARE LOOKING UP: The Berkshire Hills Regional School District board will hold a public hearing Thursday on its budget, which is $26.2 million, a 4.2 percent increase over last year.
TO RESTRICT OR NOT TO RESTRICT: The North Adams City Council is trying to figure out what restrictions, if any, should be placed on the eventual redevelopment of the Mohawk Theater.
BAG PLAN SACKED, FOR THE MOMENT: The Pittsfield City Council tabled its plastic bag ban discussion when members found little common ground Tuesday.
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