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“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” — PABLO PICASSO, Spanish artist (born 1881, died this date in 1973)


The Greeting

CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Charlie Diamond, of Watervliet, N.Y., rests in the sunshine on the patio of J.J.’s Lodge at Jiminy Peak on its last day of the season, as temperatures reached into the 60s on Sunday.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Happy Monday, people! If today is the start of your workweek, and you have five long days to go before your next day off, you have my condolences. If you have today off, then hoorah for you; the rest of us will be slaving away.

In education news, the decision to build a new Wahconah Regional High School was affirmed Saturday ... but by only 88 votes.

In lifesucking traffic news, there will be bridge inspections underway Tuesday at sites in Lee and Becket on the Massachusetts Turnpike; motorists beware, and use caution.

In business development news, a number of new projects are being pitched before planners tonight in North Adams, including a small music venue.

In public safety news, the city of Pittsfield will be adding five new firefighters, after they wrapped up training at the state fire academy.

In spineless weasel news, unknown perpetrators vandalized a World War I memorial in Adams; police are looking for leads

In dogwalker news, also in the town of Adams, the subject of canine waste is forcing officialdom's hand.

And for more articles and photos, try these stories below or visit berkshireeagle.com throughout the day for the latest and greatest stories ...

SCHOLARLY EFFORT: The Eagle's Larry Parnass earns himself an O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at Marquette University in Milwaukee. 

LOOK AHEAD, PITTSFIELD: Reporter Amanda Drane tells city residents what to expect for the coming week; to find out what's happening in Pittsfield before anyone else, sign up to receive Drane's weekly newsletter.

EARTH ANGELS: The Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires held its annual Berkshire Earth Expo this weekend.

If you'd like to subscribe, drop our circulation services department a line at 800-245-0254 or email them at subscribers@berkshireeagle.com.

Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Berkshire Eagle online editor



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CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
People carry their skis up to the mountain at Jiminy Peak on their last day of operations for the season, as temperatures reached into the 60s on Sunday.
CAROLINE BONNIVIER SNYDER — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
A man skis down the 180 Trail in a short sleeved tee shirt at Jiminy Peak.

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