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.”
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.”
Saturday, 6 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Bobby Houston writes: "Faso, Paul Ryan and Trump are targeting women, the sick and the elderly in particular."
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.”
Friday, 5 May 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Aaron Thier writes: "I do not accept the proposition that spurious aesthetic concerns justify limiting, even to a small extent, our capacity to generate clean energy."
Friday, 5 May 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Kathy O’Malley writes: “We had been informed by the moderator that we would be on the agenda and have time to present and answer questions.”
Friday, 5 May 2017 - In a letter to the editor, C. Lein writes: "She [Hamer] has a balanced approach to development that reflects Great Barrington's Master Plan vision.'
Monday, 1 May 2017 - Clearly, consolidation did nothing to control taxes in Great Barrington. And, based on the Egremont In her letter to the editor, Susan Bachelder writes: "Finance Committee's evaluation of the SBRSD budget, closing the Egremont village school will have no effect at all on SBRSD escalating school taxes either."
Sunday, 30 Apr 2017 - This amendment would allow us to start small, take incremental steps and see how this solar bylaw works instead of going in whole hog and having major regrets later.
Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 - In his letter to the editor Richard Squailia of West Stockbridge writes: “Part of a free and vibrant democracy is free speech and the right to talk to others peaceably in a public forum.”
Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 - In her letter, Sharon Gregory writes: “Warrant Article 28 would encourage formation of an enlarged group to discuss district enhancement with other towns and school districts.”
Sunday, 23 Apr 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Marcia Stamell writes: “Holly cares about our town, our neighborhoods and our community… She does her homework for each task that she takes on.”
Friday, 21 Apr 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Markes Johnson writes: “I am distressed that too many of our representatives in Washington, D.C., are willing to ignore scientific evidence when it conflicts with political ideology.”
Friday, 21 Apr 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Nick Diller writes: "Parks contribute great to a community's emotional health and vitality. Parks can be fun."
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 - In their letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory, Patricia Ryan and Gabrielle Senza write: “If we allow roof-mounted systems ‘by right’ for accessory use and amend the definition for ‘light industrial’ to include ‘commercial solar installations,’ we would make great legal and green energy strides."
Monday, 17 Apr 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Holly Hamer writes: “A sharp reduction in hours (with a jumbled schedule that a spelling bee champion couldn't remember) will hasten the demise of this venerable community beacon.”