Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

Berkshire resident, Vermont companion arrested for drug possession in Canaan, N.Y.

Nicholas Dayal, 30, of Stockbridge, Mass., and Chelsea L. Ryll, 31, of Ascutney, Vt., for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 2nd degree, a class A felony, among other charges.

Great Barrington Police charge Housatonic man with drug distribution

After Ethan Morris, 18, of Housatonic, provided officers with several Xanax pills, he was placed under arrest.

Local physician, addiction specialist: Drugs, alcohol permanently impair teen brains

“It takes 25 years for a young person’s brain to fully wire for habits, likes, dislikes and skills. This is when those habits develop that will haunt us for the rest of our lives.” --Dr. Jennifer Michaels

Great Barrington Police Department soon to be county’s first accredited police force

Police Chief William Walsh says his department is aware of Great Barrington’s “downtown [drug dealing] activity” and they monitor it. “We have to walk the line between harassing people and doing our job … we know who the players are.”

CONNECTIONS: Heroin: 19th century dream-maker, 21st century nightmare

"I feel that bringing charges against heroin is almost like questioning the fidelity of a good friend. I have used it with good results.” -- An American physician in 1906

Sting operation nets alleged Great Barrington heroin dealer  

Berkshire County -- and Great Barrington in particular -- is struggling to contain rampant heroin abuse, partly because it’s so cheap.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

So far, Doktor Hershey has one diagnosis for the mental anguish of those who seek his counsel: Too much television.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.