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“Adventure is not outside man; it is within.”

GEORGE ELIOT, English novelist (1819-1880)

The Greeting

Pittsfield City Hall, lit to celebrate LGBTQ Pride, is one of several buildings that will be lit by Berkshire Lightscapes.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Happy hump day, Berkshire County.  Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts today, because rain and cooler air are expected to put a damper on any outdoor plans tomorrow.

Downtown Pittsfield is a little brighter now, thanks to a decorative lighting project funded by Berkshire Lightscapes. 

The Pittsfield City Council approved a $166.6 million budget request for the coming fiscal year on Tuesday night. 

Friends and family of a former Sheffield resident who died in an Ethiopian Airlines jet crash in March are raising money to fund a fellowship that would improve health care in poor countries. 

In North Adams, a water main that burst on Monday has been repaired, but crews are still working to repair the damage it caused on Main Street. 

State Sen. Adam Hinds,  D-Pittsfield, was recently honored by the Berkshire Community Action Council with its Community Hero Award. 

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Very best,

Jimmy Nesbitt,
Berkshire Eagle deputy managing editor 

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Bill Daligian, who has had a plot at the Canoe Meadows community garden for around 18 years, plants his variety of tomatoes in the ground.

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