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Criticism of Trump is inconsistent

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Patrick Fennell writes: "Berkshire County has three Registry of Deeds offices; Suffolk County with a population 780,000 has but one and no one questions the waste."

Trinity Church’s brave stance on immigrants

Monday, 22 May 2017 - In his letter to the edtior, Daniel Klein writes: "The time has come for all of us to take the next courageous step of declaring our houses of worship in Great Barrington as safe havens."

We are one with the stranger among us

Sunday, 21 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Rabbi Neil Hirsch writes: “The times we are living in are calling to us, inviting us to remember our roots, and to find compassion in the kinship of shared immigrant narratives.”

Is Berkshire Health Systems management putting patient safety at risk?

Friday, 19 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, John Breasted writes: “BHS management does a disservice to this public interest, and to the market of potential patients to which they so heavily advertise their services, when they blow rhetorical smoke around the contract issues.”

Thank you, Stockbridge!

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor Great Barrington Selectboard member Ed Abrahams writes: “On Monday night, Stockbridge didn't say 'What's best for us?' You said, 'What's best for ALL OF US?' How rare is that today?"

Short-staffing of nurses at BMC jeopardizes patient care

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Andrea Harrington writes: “I implore BMC to reach a fair agreement that provides nurses with tolerable working conditions that will ensure that patients receive the high quality health care that is so essential to all of us throughout the County.”

Make a difference: Volunteer

Monday, 15 May 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Sandra Fusco-Walker writes: “Volunteering is an opportunity to help others and to help make change.”

Proposed BHRSD amendment asks too much of Stockbridge

Sunday, 14 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Gary Pitney writes: "The proposed amendment to the existing agreement between the three towns of Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and West Stockbridge would place an unfair financial burden on Stockbridge."

Stockbridge should support amended school district agreement

Sunday, 14 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Rich Bradway of Stockbridge writes: “I look at this change as an investment in our community’s future, our town’s future. Our town has lost a lot of families. Our schools are the best way to encourage new families to move back into the area.”

Egremont School more than ‘charming experience’

Saturday, 6 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Ralph Noveck writes: “It has been shown that kids exposed to this kind of small, nurturing environment [in Egremont Village School] do better when they graduate to elementary and high school.”

Egremont suit against SBRSD is frivolous

Friday, 5 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor Steve Willig of Egremont writes: “In what appears to be a weak attempt to save face, the Egremont Board of Selectmen announced plans to spend my tax dollars bringing a lawsuit against the district for violating the terms of the regional agreement.”