Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Welcome, Berkshirites, to the pinch-hit version of The Beat. I'll be filling in for online editor Noah Hoffenberg over the next three days, while Noah is off on a fishing extravaganza.
We get started today in North Adams, where a water main break forced city officials to shut down the eastbound lanes of Main Street.
In political news, Pittsfield Ward 5 Councilor Donna Rivers announced Friday that she will not seek reelection.
A blighted property on Tyler Street could finally get a little TLC thanks to a joint effort by the city of Pittsfield and MassDevelopment, the state's development arm.
An investment firm has purchased a residential/commercial building on North Street, increasing its portfolio of downtown properties in Pittsfield.
A crash Monday night closed a section of South Street. One person suffered injuries that were not life threatening.
The North Adams City Council is set to vote tonight on Mayor Thomas Bernard's 2020 budget.
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Berkshire Eagle deputy managing editor