The Greeting

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Good day, Berkshire County. 

Today, we bring you more details about the house fire in Sheffield, in which five people were found dead.

Impeachment advocate Tom Steyer was in Western Massachusetts on Wednesday, beating his political drum. Our Larry Parnass was there.

Charges leveled by the Attorney General's Office targeted nursing homes in a statement released yesterday, but no Berkshire sites were mentioned, despite serious problems documented by a federal agency.

Three people escaped serious injury in a Pittsfield house fire.

And a Columbine shooting survivor came to Berkshire County to speak at Lee Middle and High School.

Please check out these additional, hand-selected stories:

ROSENBERG ON TRANSIT: Former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg issued a pointed message Tuesday at a Springfield event to update the public on a passenger rail study.

SUSPECT HELD: A New York man suspected in the shooting death of a Pittsfield resident will remain behind bars as his case plays out in Superior Court.

ORDERING OUT: A new business aims to keep boarding school students fed, as their existing options are limited.

PLUCK OF THE IRISH: If you want straight drinks and straight talk, then O'Laughlin's Pub might be the haunt for you. Our Ben Cassidy speaks with bartender Nikki Frambach.

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Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Berkshire Eagle online editor

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