Monday, July 1, 2019
Good morning, Berkshires. I have returned from vacation. The last two days of my time off consisted of installing laminate flooring in two Hoffenberg bedrooms. The stuff we bought came from Germany, and I'm fairly convinced that it was part of a Hessian revenge plot for losing World War II.
We have a packed Beat for you, and we'll lead off with some good news: namely, the weather. It sure is purty out there!
In our top story, a Berkshire Medical Center program is helping people with spinal cord injuries to walk again.
The Solid Sound Festival was held this past weekend, and it drew in very healthy crowds, even with a spot of stormy weather that blew in Sunday.
Developers of the gilded Elm Court have received the nod from Stockbridge, which granted a necessary extension of the special permit from 2014.
There's a fungus among us ... at least those of us in Great Barrington, where a favorite sycamore is ailing from a fungus called sycamore anthracnose.
Speaking of Great Barrington, if you're out on the roads tonight, be aware that there will be some road line painting going on under the cover of darkness (really the only time that roadwork should be done, I say).
And performer Josh Groban tells us why Tanglewood holds a special place in his heart.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor