Thursday, May 16, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires. Ever take a drink from a hose and get blasted by water? Well, imagine just such a hose, but instead of water, it's news! That's what we have here today: a hose blast of news! Brace yourselves!
On Beacon Hill, lawmakers in the House have passed a measure to ban the use of cellphones for residents behind the wheel.
Back in Pittsfield, we have a Police Department twofer: a story on a recent promotion and awards ceremony for officers and another on an event that honors the sacrifice of peace officers.
There are changes coming to outreach programs in the Berkshire District Attorney's Office, but current beneficiaries aren't sure yet what those changes will be.
Mayor Linda Tyer's initial plan for housing rehab in the city has hit some walls with the City Council, but councilors remain interested in pursuing the program, as long as it has a different source of funding.
In an op-ed featured on CNN, the mother of a young woman killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March speaks frankly about failings by the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing.
Overdose deaths are down, but area EMTs say OD call numbers are still steady.
In Lanesborough, there's an election ahead, and candidates are speaking about one of the biggest and least busy businesses in town: the Berkshire Mall.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor