Thursday, July 25, 2019
Good morning, Beat readers. Summer is flying along, bringing a taste of August weather with it: Get ready for some cool nights — below 60 in some places in the county.
In the news, we report on a fatal car accident that claimed the life of an 84-year-old Richmond man on Wednesday.
The final cleanup of a brownfields site in Great Barrington clears the way for a long-awaited affordable housing complex.
A plan for a new Massachusetts Turnpike interchange was supposed to be ready this spring, but a draft is not yet available.
Ever been mad in a cellphone store? A Monterey man began smashing cellphones in Verizon Wireless in Pittsfield with a chunk of concrete. The alleged perpetrator told police that cellphones cause dementia, and as a result, he dislikes them.
In case you didn't know that the arch at Palace Park is a nod to the old Pittsfield Palace Theater, then this Jim Shulman column is for you.
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