Friday, May 3, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires, and welcome to your Friday. It's not sunny out, so we'll all have to let our inner sunshine glow to brighten up the day! Who's with me? *crickets chirping*
On the homefront, I patched my pipe, no problem. Our investigations editor, Larry Parnass (also my neighbor and friend), confirmed what my wife and I had suspected: Acidic water is breaking down our water pipes from the inside out. Sounds promising.
On the news front, the Berkshire Mall yet again has missed another tax deadline. The mall's owner earned a four-fecta for not paying his tax bill on time for every quarter in this fiscal year.
On the anti-hate front, an interfaith gathering Thursday evening denounced bigotry and promoted doing good deeds to counter the world's intolerance and hatred.
On the North Adams front, the city is instituting a spending freeze so it can clear the books for the year.
On the Stop & Shop front, unionized workers have reached a deal with their company after the longest strike in the market's history.
On the affordable housing front, a plan to bring in some affordable housing failed at a town meeting in Lenox on Thursday.
And please enjoy these other stories before you head back to the grindstone ...
THROWN OFF THE TRAIL?: A pair of recorded jailhouse phone calls are calling evidence into question in a murder trial, a defense attorney contends.
AFTER CARE PLANNED: If County Ambulance aids someone in the throes of an overdose, the agency wants to connect with the person the next day, to offer recovery services information.
THE SPEED OF SCIENCE: At Morningside Community School, these kids are getting science that travels at the speed of light. Almost.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor