Monday, April 29, 2019
Happy Monday, people of the 413. Spring cleanup progress report: This weekend, my yard took a beating from wind, some snow and rain, and so did the dozen or so leaf piles raked (but not picked up) last weekend by my lovely wife. Looks like I'll be redoing that.
Leading off county news, this weekend's Mercy Sunday event held by the Marian Fathers saw droves of faithful attendees, despite the Old Testament weather that challenged their resolve (well, it was a cold, wet spring day).
A youth turkey hunt turned tragic after an incident with a shotgun along Monument Valley Road in Great Barrington.
Stockbridge has winnowed its fire chief candidates down to two.
A man who had his drug charges dropped also can now sue the Pittsfield Police Department over the alleged mishandling of his case; during a traffic stop, Gabriel Cordero of Holyoke had about 2,000 bags of heroin in the trunk of his car.
And the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum in North Adams has been given more time to purchase Western Gateway Heritage Park.
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HEAD UPCOUNTRY FOR WINE, FOOD: The UpCountry Magazine Wine, Food and Spirits Celebration will be held Thursday night at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield.
CHANGE OF PLEA: A man accused of defrauding a local bank is asking to change his plea to not guilty, while the federal government works to block the motion.
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