Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Happy Friday, 413. I had the great displeasure today of getting stuck behind an oversized 18-wheeler chugging through Pittsfield with a massive piece of concrete in tow. If you were with me out there on the road, I think we feel each other's pain.
Now, I'm going to de-stress by writing about these headlines ...
ONE IN CUSTODY: Pittsfield Police and the county's special response team helped bring a standoff to a peaceful conclusion Thursday.
ROAD CLOSED DURING FIRE: Firefighters squashed a blaze at a Lanesborough truck dealership, although traffic was stymied for a spell on Cheshire Road.
DON'T BE BLUE: Cyanobacteria levels are the highest they've been all summer at Pittsfield's Pontoosuc Lake, but are still within acceptable levels, officials say.
HE PROTECTED, SERVED: Forty-four years is how long this Lenox Police officer has served his community.
THE LAST WALTZ: Malcom Lowe is stepping away from the conductor's baton with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
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Berkshire Eagle online editor