Thursday, May 9, 2019
Happy Wednesday to you, Berkshires! It's only been a few weeks since the last vestiges of snow were dotting our landscape; now, if you're outside for more than a few minutes, mosquitoes and black flies will dot your exposed skin. That, friends, is the beauty of spring in Western Massachusetts.
In our top story, U.S. presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren has rolled out a plan to spend $100 billion for 10 years to minimize addiction.
In cannabis news, Hancock and Egremont are taking very different directions in how each deals with proposed marijuana businesses in their towns.
Stockbridge has inked a three-year deal with its new fire chief, after a period of department uncertainty that was spurred by the ouster of the previous chief.
A Pittsfield subcommittee is seeking City Council approval to cap weekly trash pickup at 64 gallons per household under a revised bylaw.
A West Coast company is a step closer to growing marijuana at a former industrial site, and company officials are addressing concerns by residential neighbors.
Many distractions on the road can lead to impaired driving, especially for teens; about 120 Lenox Memorial High School students spent part of their Wednesday deeply immersed in the dangers of distracted driving.
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'OPEN THE POD BAY DOORS, HAL': Food columnist Maggie Button takes us deep into the 21st century, where she asks Amazon's Alexa what to cook for dinner.
FROM CAPE TOWN TO EGREMONT: Bartender Adrian Holliday doesn't like to talk politics or religion at The Old Mill restaurant, but he does like soccer and displays of good manners by men on dates.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor