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MAYOR’s SUSPICIOUS, CLOSED, SECRET ACTIONS RE: ’100GATE’ CONTINUE … CLAIRMONT BLIND-SIDED … LEASE WILL BE SIGNED ON WEDNESDAY, WITH COUNCIL AND CITIZENS SHUT OUT OF THE PROCESS

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 2014) — Tomorrow night, if the center continues to fall apart, our Right Honorable Good Friends on the Pittsfield City Council shall face a tipping point. After this vote, citizens will know where councilors stand: Are they for We The People [...]

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STRANGE DOINGS AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB … NEW DIRECTOR ELICITS GRUMBLINGS, WHILE BOARD CONTINUES ITS SECRECY AND NON-TRANSPARENCY

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, SEPT. 19-21, 2014) — What in the name of Fred Fahey and Jim Mooney is going on at the Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club? THE PLANET‘s spies, including several sources closely involved at the old brick building on Melville Street  and “a heartbeat [...]

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TIME TO MAKE THE DONUTS … plus … THE HUBBUB OVER DATE RAPE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND OTHER GANGSTA-ISMS: ASKING THE QUESTION PEOPLE ARE THINKING ABOUT BUT ARE AFRAID TO ASK

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary Don’t forget to tune in tonight for another thrill-packed adventure of PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION. We will mop the floor with The MOP and perform other astounding feats. Channel 16, tonight, live, 7 to 8 p.m. Replays Friday at 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. and [...]

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THE CITY RUNS ON DUNKIN DONUTS … DESPERATE NEED FOR NEW INCOME SOURCES MAKES CAFUA PLAN FOR ST. MARY’S SITE REASONABLE

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, SEPT., 17, 2014) — The Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ Donuts started out as a one-off in 1950, when Bill Rosenburg opened his shop in Quincy, Mass. Today, the company describes itself as “the world’s leading baked goods and coffee chain, serving more than 3 [...]

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A NEW ‘GREEDYSBURG ADDRESS’ … NFL INSULTS, DEMEANS VIKINGS … ‘THE GOVERNMENT FINANCED DESTRUCTION OF DOWNTOWN’ … WILL ‘THE BB’ SOON BE FOR SALE? … plus … JETER TO BE PUT OUT OF OUR MISERY

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2014) — THE PLANET presents a new Greedysburg Address: Floor score and seventy plus twenty thousand dollars ago, our Mayor brought forth to 70 Allen Street a new flooring, conceived in vanity and dedicated to the proposition that all men are [...]

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YOU’LL BE FLOORED BY THE TRUE STORY BEHIND SHINY, NEW CITY HALL DECKS … or ‘LADY McBETH PRESENTS “SLIP-SLIDING AWAY” ‘

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014) — The transcript reads as follows: THE PLANET: Mr. Chairman, point of order. CHAIR: Proceed. PLANET: We request the floor. CHAIR: Chair acknowledges THE PLANET. We give THE PLANET the floor. ——– 000 ——– Well, it sort of went that [...]

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