Greylock Thunder 18U Softball Competes at Connecticut Tourney

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WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Greylock Thunder 18-and-under travel softball team went 1-5 at this weekend's USSSA Northeast National Championships to slip to 11-17-3 this summer.
Greylock's win came on Friday, a 7-4 victory over the Comets at Fastpitch Nation Park.
Alyssa Mercier went 2-for-2 at the plate with a double and a pair of RBIs. Madi Puppolo also doubled and finished the game 2-for-3.
Alexa Kinley drove in a pair of runs in the win.
Puppolo went the distance in the circle, striking out seven and walking none in five innings.
Greylock very nearly made it two wins in a row in its first game on Saturday, but the Empire State Huskies jumped out to a 3-0 lead and prevailed, 4-3.
Mary Lee drove in a pair of runs, and Rylie Bishop doubled in the other RBI in a three-run fifth-inning rally.
Witek and Mercier split time in the circle in the loss, striking out a pair between them.
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Adams Board of Health Addresses Open Meeting Law Issue

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff
ADAMS, Mass. — Because of a possible Open Meeting Law violation, the Board of Health will repeat its tobacco permit cap public hearing. 
The board voted Wednesday to repeat the hearing after being informed that there was the potential of a complaint.
"I think the main purpose of a public hearing is to make sure we hear public comment before we make a decision," board member Laura Grandchamp said. "There is a potential that that didn't happen for everybody at that meeting." 
On Aug. 13, the Board of Health adopted the new tobacco permit cap that would tie the number of permits allowed in town to the town's population.
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