Friday, April 12, 2019
Good morning, people of the Berkshires. Ever hear of 70 degrees of separation? Well, tomorrow likely will be 70 degrees warmer than it was just two months ago, when temps still were dipping down near zero.
For our lead story, local Stop & Shop workers continued their picketing and protest today, after their union hit an impasse with the supermarket chain.
The state has begun efforts to shut down the embattled Sweet Brook nursing home in Williamstown, which has been cited for a number of health and safety violations.
And your faithful hilltown reporter (me) was on the scene of a scary-looking car crash in Savoy near the Plainfield line Thursday morning (I was there accidentally ... I was just driving to work).
Our South County reporter Heather Bellow reports on the water worry in Great Barrington, where a boil-water order was just lifted after an E. coli false positive test.
And the state has affirmed the decision of the Stockbridge Conservation Commission to not allow herbicide use on the Stockbridge Bowl, against the wishes of a homewowner association.
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