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GREECE AND PUERTO RICO: FORESHADOWING PITTSFIELD’s FATE? … plus … THE COMMENT LINE IS OPEN

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ——– 000 ——– EDITOR’S NOTE: Here is the YouTube link for Dan Valenti’s feature film, KENTUCKY FRIED PITTSFIELD … or … WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, COL. SANDERS? You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll will be in wonder! Click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzflpEb_zQQ . ——– 000 ——– (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, JULY 31-AUG. [...]

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MORE INFORMATION SURFACES IN COCO CASE; MAYOR CONTINUES ‘LOCKDOWN’ ON INFORMATION, ACCOUNTABILITY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ——– 000 ——– EDITOR’S NOTE: Tune into Channel 16, PC-TV at 7 p.m. tonight on Pittsfield cable for the showing of Dan Valenti‘s new film, Kentucky Fried Pittsfield … or … Where Have You Gone, Col. Sanders. The film premiered last week, but since that airing, THE PLANET [...]

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CRIME AND POLITICS: MORE INFO ON PPD-D.A. PROBE INTO SUSPENDED OFFICER … plus … FORMER POLICE CHIEF LEE, CANDIDATE TYER UNLOAD ON MAYOR’s ‘WEAK POLICIES’

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015) — Politics is crime. That much we know from skunks at all levels of government. In Pittsfield, crime is also politics, especially during an election year (remember how Mayor Sara Hathaway lost to Jimmy Ruberto with one word, “abberant”?). File that [...]

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ALLEGED COP SCANDAL UNDER INVESTIGATION, BUT YOU, THE CITIZEN, AREN’T ENTITLED THE INFORMATION. MAYOR SAYS: ‘SO JUST SHUT UP AND PAY YOUR RISING TAXES’

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015) — Regarding the alleged “discrepancy” in union-controlled funds at the Pittsfield Police Department locals: The mayor and police chief have placed an unnamed city officer on “administrative leave with pay” pending the results of an investigation into funds held by International [...]

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R.I.P., BRIAN SULLIVAN … BASEBALL TALK TOO ‘COMPLEX’ FOR MAINSTREAM MEDIA … LETTERS TO THE EDITOR … plus … THE COMMENT LINE IS OPEN

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, JULY 24-26, 2015) — THE PLANET was saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague, Brian Sullivan of The Berkshire Eagle. We first met Brian in 1971. We had wheels, a ’70 powder-blue VW Bug. He didn’t. That’s how [...]

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‘KENTUCKY FRIED PITTSFIELD’ MOVIE PREMIERS TONIGHT, 7 P.M., CH. 16 … D.A., POLICE CHIEF ISSUE STATEMENTS ON 7-4M; MAYOR REMAINS SILENT

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ——– 000 ——– PROGRAM NOTE: Tune in Tonight, 7 p.m., Channel 16, Access Pittsfield, as PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION presents to world premiere of the film, Kentucky Fried Pittsfield … or … Where Have You Gone, Col. Sanders. The hour-long film shows Pittsfield as you’ve never seen it before. ——– 000 ——– [...]

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