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.
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