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CITY EMPLOYING CONTRACTORS @ $90/hr to FILL POTHOLES IN SHODDY MANNER … THE THREE DUDS ‘GIRL DOWN’ INSTEAD OF ‘MAN UP’ … plus … YOUR CHANCE TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT WMECO RATE HIKES

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, FEB. 27-MARCH 1, 2015) — As we inch ever closer to spring, we approach a time when the snows of yesterday shall be forgotten. Winter, which Mayor Daniel Bumstead thinks happens once every 50 years in The Berkshires, shall be consigned to [...]

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BUMSTEAD, COLONWOOD, & FAIL GIVE COUNCIL, ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ A ‘SNOW JOB’ … TRIO REFUSES TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR FAILURE

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2015) — We had intended for you to join us tonight as we presented another live, in-real-time, fearless edition of PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION. PV-TV normally commences at 7 p.m. and runs the hour, broadcast from the studios of PCTV on Time Warner [...]

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CITY IS LITERALLY FILLING POTHOLES WITH ‘JUNK’ … UPCOMING POTHOLE SEASON WILL LIKELY BE WORST EVER … THANK YOU, BUMSTEAD, COLLINGWOOD, and KEVIN SWAIL (rhymes with …)

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2015) — For those interested in such things, the large, angry bull mistaken by city Highway Department director Kevin Swail (rhymes with “fail”) for The Big Red Magic Pothole Machine won an honorary Oscar the other night in the new category: [...]

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WITH POTHOLES LOOMING, CALL GOES OUT FOR ‘THE BIG RED MAGIC POTHOLE MACHINE,’ BUT WHAT SWAIL SELECTS IS A LOTTA BULL (AN ALLEGORY)

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2015) — With the impending lunar surface that comprises the mileage of Pittsfield roads, side streets, and byways about to get more pothole ravaged with March looming, THE PLANET has heard you. Unlike the buffoons running city government, THE PLANET cares about [...]

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‘COLLINGWOOD’S COLONS’ DEFECATE ON CITY STREETS, BUT THE BIG ENCHILADA IS THE COUNCIL’s UPCOMING DECISION ON $130MM THS BOONDOGGLE

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, FEB. 23, 2015) — There has been speculation culminating in a warning about the recent uproar over poor performance by Pittsfield’s Public Services Department led by commissioner Bruce “Colon” Collingwood and Highway Division head Kevin Swail (rhymes with “fail.”). The line of thinking warns citizens not [...]

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!!UPDATE!! SNOWGATE: THE SITUATION IS GETTING ‘CURIOUSER and CURIOUSER’

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary ——– 000 ——– THE PLANET will let this column suffice for THE WEEKEND EDITION. The information about Snowgate will be allowed to simmer in advance of the city council meeting, where and when, if our Right Honorable Good Friends do their job, citizens and taxpayers will get [...]

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