Friday, March 8, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires.
I have heard rumors that it's time the change the clocks. To this day, the math of how daylight saving time works leaves me flummoxed, with images of clocks and numbers and equations swirling around in my head. More than once, I have been the guy who shows up an hour late or early for work, depending on which time switch is in play. This explains why I embraced words and not math.
Closer to home and all across the world, we are celebrating women today, as it's International Women's Day! We bring you a story on three Berkshire women who do it all, as well as another story on women getting into the political world in Western Massachusetts.
There's also a murder charge for a New York man who's been accused of fatally shooting a man in the neck.
An employee in the Great Barrington treasurer's office is being scrutinized for the alleged theft of town money; The Eagle's Heather Bellow explains.
A longtime civil servant has died: John J. Pignatelli was 95, and he leaves a legacy of service that his son now continues in the Statehouse.
And please do dig in to these other fine articles:
TEACHING THE LITTLE ONES: A new grant in North Adams will expand preschool opportunities in the city.
AN ARTS GET-TOGETHER: A network of middle school students in Northern Berkshire will take part in the Creating a Culture of Respect initiative, which introduces students with exhibits and educators at the Clark Art Institute, the Williams College Museum of Art and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
BARELY WITHOUT A MARKET: Adams residents need only to wait until the end of the month for the new Adams Hometown Market to open.
Berkshire Eagle online editor
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