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“Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror.” — CARLOS FUENTES, Mexican author (1928-2012)


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Friday, April 26, 2019

Happy Friday, everyone. We should be getting some sun in the mix this weekend, so don't be too bummed about the rain. I, for one, have been pledged by my lady liege to complete the yard cleanup on Sunday.  

In the county seat of Pittsfield, City Councilor Melissa Mazzeo has joined the race for mayor, challenging incumbent Mayor Linda Tyer for the corner office in City Hall. 

A Pittsfield man is recovering after a serious motorcycle crash in Lenox.

And BB-gun threats are riling up the Springside Park neighborhood, where there's been a run of incidents with some young students mimicking violent adult behavior.

Thousands of the faithful are expected to descend upon Southern Berkshire, as the Marian Fathers are hosting a relic from a French saint during the Divine Mercy weekend event.

Brod and Taylor has unleashed a new food dehydrator that eliminates the biggest problem with dehydrators: the bulky size.

And please check out these other top headlines, so you'll know what everyone is buzzing about in Berkshire County ...

BUSINESS LOBBY ON HEALTH CARE: Associated Industries of Massachusetts, a lobbying entity that represents the interests of businesses in the Bay State, is moving to massage the start of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

COMEDIAN ON THE CROSS: Bob Smiley does clean jokes and works his faith in Jesus into his standup routines. 

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Noah Hoffenberg,
Berkshire Eagle online editor


 
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Robert Unda sautes dandelion greens and watercress in a wok with chili sauce and lemon juice in the kitchen at Kripalu. The site offers lunch for $10 on Wednesdays for Berkshire County residents

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