Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
Good day, Beat readers. Up at the Ashfield bureau, where the air is especially rarified, some leaves are falling. Apparently, the trees didn't get my memo that I'm not permitting summer to end this year.
In the meantime, the presses at Eagle HQ continue rolling out these stories ...
GOING INTO LABOR DAY: Our veteran newsman Tony Dobrowolski gives us the outlook for traffic, gas prices and top-shelf entertainment for the upcoming holiday weekend.
VICTIM IDENTIFIED: A Yonkers, N.Y., woman has been named as the victim of Sunday's fatal shooting in Pittsfield. The Berkshire District Attorney's Office believes that she was not the intended target.
MUSICAL LAWYERS: Last-minute jockeying by an ex-Greylock Federal Credit Union executive is postponing his sentencing.
GOING AWAY FOR A WHILE: A North Adams man will serve up to 6 years in prison for possessing 116 grams of cocaine, 25 grams of heroin and a Glock firearm with ammo.
A DOSE OF TRUTH: Barrington Stage Company is bringing back its production of Jeanne Sakata's "We Hold These Truths," first performed late May/early June at the St. Germain Stage.
MERRY BARD-MAS: There's an engaging production in play at Shakespeare & Company's outdoor Roman Garden Theatre of "The Merry Wives of Windsor."
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Berkshire Eagle online editor