The Greeting

Monday, Feb. 4, 2019

Hello, Berkshires. Can you believe it? It's warm enough to venture outside! Ha! Kidding. That won't be for another month.

Today, I'm pleased to present you with the culmination of the latest work of The Eagle's Eye Team. It's a special report called Sent Away, and it highlights the challenge that incarcerated women face when they are housed far from home and legal help. 

There's also the work of our beat reporters, who comb the county day in and day out to bring you stories just like these.

BENDING OVER BACKWARD: The Berkshire Kripalu Community has launched a series of new programs to boost flagging enrollment.

ALL TOGETHER NOW: Area Catholics celebrate solidarity in faith.

PATS NATION, BERKSHIRE CHAPTER: Fans were out at Mazcots getting pumped as the Patriots sailed to a sixth Super Bowl win.

HOUSE FIRE DISPLACES 5: A North Adams resident used a blowtorch on his pipes, and the Fire Department answers the call that came after.

SLIPPERY SLOPE: We explain whose responsibility it is to keep the sidewalks clear of snow.

When public officials aren't held to account, it can be like a kid with their parents' credit card. Thankfully, we're here to make sure that doesn't happen. Don't starve the watchdog. Subscribe today.

Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Eagle online editor

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Determined to clear the court so they can play some tennis in the next couple of days, Julia Cancio and Williams College assistant tennis coach Felix Sun, both of whom are former students, took their shovels and spent a few hours at the Williams College tennis courts on Sunday. Temperatures are expected to climb into the 50s on Monday and Tuesday.

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