Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires! Truth be told, I rarely am raring to go in the morning. I'm rather slow and grumpy, and I feel like I could use a nice spring nap, like one of our region's recently wakened black bears. That's what the six cups of coffee are for.
In the news, a controversial Pittsfield Police officer will retire, after years of trouble that included posing a shoplifting suspect for a picture and roughing up an 88-year-old woman after a case of mistaken identity.
Also in Pittsfield, the new executive director of the Berkshire Museum, Jeff Rodgers, shares with The Eagle the state of, and his plan for, one of the cultural hubs of the county.
A gravely injured pedestrian prompts Dalton officials to take another look at a dangerous street crossing in town.
An upcoming meeting on the opioid epidemic in rural areas will not be centered around lectures, but rather a give and take about how to deal with the scourge in a region such as ours.
Don't forget to check out these Eagle special sections ...
TOWN MEETINGS AND ELECTIONS | SPRING 2019: Missed the action at Town Hall? Click here to catch up.
SWEET BROOK UNDER FIRE: A North County nursing home is being exposed for neglect and abuse of its most helpless residents.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor