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“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” — IVAN TURGENEV, Russian author (1818-1883)

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Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle
During the final session of OLLI’s birding class, a bobolink calls out from the field that was created as a breeding area at Canoe Meadows in Pittsfield.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Happy F-R-Y-day! To that end, as the learned chiropractor Dr. Stephen Tosk says: French fries are a killer; he intones these words as he steals them from my plate. 

In today's news, firefighters teamed up with residents to drag hoses to quell a blaze that was complicated by a dry fire hydrant. Our Haven Orecchio-Egresitz reports.

A jury trial is on tap for an Egremont man who allegedly went for a police officer's pistol during a traffic stop gone wrong in October.

Clarksburg now is shy a town administrator after Carl McKinney resigned amid a contract dispute with the Select Board.

David Brooke, former director of the Clark who oversaw it at a time of pivotal growth, has died. He was 87.

And does the name Nejaime ring a bell? If you don't know the wine and spirits merchant yet, you soon will: He's seeking to open a cannabis business in Lenox.

Got a weekend plan? Check out our new calendar. And for the love of Pete, if you haven't by now, please subscribe today. 

Very best,

Noah Hoffenberg,
Berkshire Eagle online editor

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Kelsey Falkowski's sixth-grade students help one another study geometry at Reid Middle School.

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