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COLUMNIST SLAMS ‘BUFFOONERY’ OF HERR DOKTOR — INTO THE GUTTER WHERE IT BELONGS … AT ISSUE, $51 MILLION IN UNNECESSARY TAXPAYER SPENDING on SCHOOL

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary TONIGHT ON PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION: Tune-in as we hand the keys to guest-host Terry Kinnas. That’s PV-TV live beginning at 7 p.m., Channel 16, from the PC-TV studios. ——– 000 ——– (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014) — With the $130 million school project in Pittsfield all [...]

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OPEN MIC FIREWORKS BOTH OBSCURE AND HIGHLIGHT PROBLEM OF CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL GOVT. …

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LOTHROP FILES OPEN MEETING LAW COMPLAINT OVER SECRECY IN HEALTH-INSURANCE SWITCHEROO … THINK TWICE BEFORE APPLYING FOR THE R.S.V.P. JOB … plus … A CLARIFICATION FROM COUNCILOR MORANDI

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 2014) — In breaking news, THE PLANET reports that Ward 5 city councilor Jonathan Lothrop has filed an Open Meeting Law complaint with the office of City Clerk Linda Tyer. Lothrop filed the action Friday in connection with the action by [...]

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M-M-MAYOR HIDES UNDER DESK AGAIN WITH NO COMMENT … 10 of 11 COUNCILORS RESPOND TO BIANCHI’s ‘BULLYING’ PHONE OUTBURST … COTTON, AGAIN, M.I.A.

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014) — THE PLANET invited city councilors to weigh in on the public revelations by two of their colleagues of the unprofessional, bullying tactics of Pittsfield mayor Dan Bianchi, aka The Empty Suit (TES). We heard from 10 of our Right [...]

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COLUMNIST SLAMS ‘BUFFOONERY’ OF HERR DOKTOR — INTO THE GUTTER WHERE IT BELONGS … AT ISSUE, $51 MILLION IN UNNECESSARY TAXPAYER SPENDING on SCHOOL

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary TONIGHT ON PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION: Tune-in as we hand the keys to guest-host Terry Kinnas. That’s PV-TV live beginning at 7 p.m., Channel 16, from the PC-TV studios. ——– 000 ——– (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014) — With the $130 million school project in Pittsfield [...]

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POETRY WEEKEND: CHRISTIAN CENTER NEEDS WINTER ITEMS … ONE REASON WHY SOUTH COUNTY IS SUPERIOR TO PITTSFIELD & THEN A POEM … plus … YOUR INVITATION TO COMMENT ON ANY TOPIC UNDER THE SUN

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, OCT. 24-26, 2014) — It’s Poetry Weekend on THE PLANET, when we step back from the mysteries and madness of the street and into the world of language used at its highest power. We do allow an observation or two prior, and [...]

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