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“If men could foresee the future, they would still behave as they do now.” —  RUSSIAN PROVERB

The Greeting

Friday, March 29, 2019

Good day unto you, Berkshire County! Today, more of the icy encrustments will melt away, as temperatures reach up to 50 degrees.

At,  we have fresh news springing up from all corners of the paper.

The Massachusetts State Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a woman who might have information about a recent larceny. 

Our pro shooter Gillian Jones was inside the new Adams Hometown Market, getting a sneak peek at the layout inside.  

Meanwhile, leaders of environmental groups are seeing shortcomings in how court-appointed attorney John G. Bickerman is mediating concerns about the cleanup of the Housatonic River.

In the city of Pittsfield, Mayor Linda Tyer has announced her intention to run for re-election.

But, wait! There's more articles!

CHICKEN POT PIES?: The Otis Poultry Farm is going to be changing gears soon, jumping into the marijuana business; its general store will remain through the transition.

IT WAS ABUSE: A Clarksburg man is found guilty of taking discipline too far with a child in his care.

WHEEL SWAMP ACTION: A Pittsfield woman has pleaded guilty to a drunken-driving charge for grabbing the steering wheel from her boyfriend, sending the vehicle careening into a swamp.

BUSINESS GROWTH: Whitney's Farm Inc., operators of Whitney's Farm Market and Garden Center on Route 8, is poised to purchase H.D. Reynolds General Merchandise, a power equipment sales and service dealership near the Cheshire Town Hall.

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Noah Hoffenberg,
Berkshire Eagle online editor

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An order of clam strips, onion rings and a hot dog sit under the heat lamp at Pedrin's Dairy Bar in North Adams on Thursday night. The popular eatery opened for the season on Tuesday, and business was steady on Thursday night,

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