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BERKSHIRE BEATLESQUE’s CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SAT. DEC. 15 @ FIRST UNITED METHODIST … plus … THE WEEKEND EDITION and OPEN LINES

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION DEC. 14-16, 2018) — The perfect Christmas and holiday activity for you, the family, festivity seekers, music lovers, and Beatlemaniacs will take place Saturday (tomorrow, if you’re reading this on Friday) Dec. 15, at the First United Methodist Church at 7 […]

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LISTEN TO THE ROCK: THE MARKET WILL ‘FLUCTUATE’

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY DEC. 12, 2018) — There’s much going on about water these days in Pittsfield, as the readers of this board know. Whilst THE PLANET has been traveling, as it were, reports from our spies, gumshoes, Secret Squadron, and elite Z-Agents have been streaming in […]

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WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE: THE WIZARD TONIGHT; TOMORROW THE COUNCIL

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY DEC. 10, 2018) — Tonight before the Pittsfield city council’s public works subcommittee, water wizard Craig Gaetani of Krofta lineage presents his alternative solutions to address updates at the city’s water treatment facility off of Holmes Road. Tomorrow night, the council will take […]

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‘TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN’ SET TO PLAY ON TYLER STREET

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION DEC. 7-9, 2018) — Pittsfield, it’s time to play the latest round of “Take The Money and Run.” No, we don’t refer to the Pittsfield City Council’s meeting of the whole dealing with the $80 million … no, $76 million … […]

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WHAT’S THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY? PITTSFIELD, THE BEACON, AND CARVER’S ST. MARY’S PROJECT TELL US

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY DEC. 5, 2018) — “I was not on the council when this project was done” — Barry Clairmont, on the Beacon Cinema fiasco. We don’t blame our good friend BC for reminding one and all that he had no fingerprints on this unholy deal. THE PLANET, […]

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY FESTIVE FROLIC FANS HOLIDAY FLAMES & FUN DEC. 7

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY DEC. 3, 2018) — In keeping with the season, THE PLANET shares this press release straight from the offices of Downtown Pittsfield Inc. ———- 000 ———- Downtown Pittsfield Inc. presents the 1st Annual Festive Frolic in downtown Pittsfield on December 7th from 4 to […]

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