Monday, April 22, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires. I hope you had an excellent holiday weekend.
On Sunday, I hauled off a dozen wheelbarrow loads of leaves and branches from the yard. I began fantasizing about leaf blowers again ...
But, in the real news, here's what's happening in your city or town:
In Pittsfield, a National Guardsman is welcomed home after serving in Afghanistan.
In North Adams, a vote Tuesday could clear the way for the Mohawk Theater to be sold to a private developer after two-plus decades of city ownership.
Countywide, the picketing is over at Stop & Shop supermarkets, now that workers have a tentative agreement with corporate owners.
In Stockbridge, a writer has teamed up with a survivor of the Manson family cult and shares her story of abuse, coersion and survival.
In Lenox, voters soon will decide the fate of adult-use cannabis businesses in town.
In Lee and Pittsfield, a police chief and a former deputy fire chief are living with the ravages of ALS, but they are resolute in fighting for a cure that likely will come after they are gone.
And please review these other headlines before you move on with your day ...
INTERSTATE SCHOOLING: Clarksburg and Stamford, Vt., have a study in hand and will begin discussing the benefits and pitfalls of regionalization that crosses state lines.
THERE'S ONLY ONE RACE: Why, it's the Humane Race, by gum! That's right, the annual race that has room for canines and humans kicks off on Saturday.
FINALLY PAID UP: General Electric has paid its final installment for the natural resources restoration of the Housatonic River.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor