Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Good morning, people of Western Massachusetts! It's a brand new day! And what better way to start that day, than with a gaggle of news stories? Let's begin ...
In Great Barrington, town leaders and petitioners discussed where to place a statue of W.E.B. Du Bois, the town's most famous son. So far, no consensus.
In Pittsfield, a city panel has recommended $581,000 in community preservation spending on a number of projects, including pickleball.
In Lenox, we have a pair of stories: Three residents are vying for a soon-to-be vacant Select Board seat, and a preschool is looking for a new home.
In Clarksburg, the wheels of change are beginning to roll, as the town further explores the possibility of shared school services with Stamford, Vt., a rural town right over the border.
In Williamstown, work on the new police station is underway, with a July opening planned.
And for those of you traveling east on the Massachusetts Turnpike this week, expect bridge repair delays in a few spots.
Please enjoy these other top headlines ...
WILLIAMSTOWN WEED: Silver Therapeutics opens Wednesday, the first cannabis shop to do so in Northern Berkshire.
BACK TO NORMAL: Commerce gets back into its groove at area Stop & Shops, which were reeling from 11 days of union worker picketing.
GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES: The Ted Rosenthal Trio returns to Pittsfield this weekend for some slick jazz.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor