Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Dear Berkshires. I hope this latest edition of TheBeat finds you safe, happy and healthy.
At Lake Onota Village, the residents are still reeling from losing three people to a mobile home fire. Meanwhile, a GoFundMe page has been set up for the victims' family.
The new federal tax law has some Berkshire residents scurrying to local tax preparation offices for free help.
The Berkshire district attorney has confirmed that there was "overwhelming evidence" that the murder-suicide in Sheffield last week was indeed carried out by Luke Karpinski.
A W.E.B. Du Bois scholar will speak in Great Barrington, the town where the pivotal writer once lived.
And one of the past suggestions for Berkshire Mall re-use is now up for consideration: A marijuana chocolatier is interested in beginning cultivation and manufacturing there.
Please stop by and check out these other stories, too:
SELF-DEFENSE CLAIMED: The woman arrested for a stabbing is claiming that it was self defense; her boyfriend, the original victim, might be charged.
SEVEN HILLS OF LENOX: An inn is getting a makeover in the run up to tourist season.
LAYOFFS IN THE WORKS: Berkshire Bank is laying off an unknown number of positions, saying that they're redundant as a result of a pending merger.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor