Friday, 31 Oct 2014 - In his letter, Lou Davis writes: "My objection is not to the cost of quality education, or paying the taxes necessary to support it. I do object to having my taxes subsidize out-of-District students."
Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 - In his letter Berkshire Hills Superintendent Peter Dillon writes: "Doing the project as presented addresses the school’s inadequacies in systematic and deliberate ways that actually will cost us less than doing it piecemeal. It gives us a wonderful space for learning for the next fifty years."
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 - In her letter, Ellen Lahr of Housatonic writes: "I’m willing to pitch in $218 per year to create a safe, healthy and collaborative learning environment for our district’s teachers and students. I surely support that $23.2 million in school construction funds that the state is ready to send our way."
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 - In her letter, Vivian Orlowski writes: "Being pro-education means supporting the people and the programs — it does not equate to being pro-construction."
Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 - In his letter, Andy Potter of Great Barrington writes: "I have begun to see a line of argument that borders on dishonest fear-mongering of the sort we have become used to from our national political discourse."
Monday, 27 Oct 2014 - In their letter, Gene Kalish and Anne Hutchinson write: "Just as he has dedicated himself to his family and their education, we believe that he will dedicate himself to the betterment of the school district."
Sunday, 26 Oct 2014 - In his letter Steve McAlister writes: "A 3-year delay from now could add over $6 ½ million to the same project, with nothing deleted. Who wants to waste that kind of money to put off the inevitable?"
Friday, 24 Oct 2014 - In her letter, Leigh Davis, a member of the Great Barrington Finance Committee, notes: "One of the best and most compelling ways to attract young parents to come to or stay in Berkshire County is to have schools that are attractive and desirable for their kids to attend."
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 - The teachers write: "We believe that the proposed renovation will dramatically improve the building's use as an educational tool, both in design and function, for the next 50+ years. The renovated MMRHS will create a safe and healthy learning environment."
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 - In her letter, Sharon Gregory claims that "strategic resource planning and belt tightening" are preferable to renovation of the high school, and that "programmatic and facilities duplication has not been addressed."
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 - In his letter, architect Housatonic Diego Gutierrez defends the 5-year process through which the Monument Mountain Regional High School renovation project was developed.
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 - In her letter, Patricia Ryan states: "Many of us are frugal New Englanders trying to take care of ourselves as best we can. We repair our homes as needed. We make do."
Monday, 20 Oct 2014 - Jon Piasecki of West Stockbridge writes: "The claim that some random person can design it better than the thoughtful professionals who have worked for years on this renovation is a lie. The claim that it will be cheaper to do nothing and let the school rot is a lie."
Monday, 20 Oct 2014 - In his letter, Rich Bradway writes: "After reviewing dozens of potential project scenarios, the School Committee came up with one project that would encompass updates to the building in all areas -- structure, utilities, security, safety and education."
Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 - In his letter to the editor, Richard Coons, chairman of the Monument Mountain Regional High School renovation project explains the facts about the 5-year process to develop a satisfactory renovation plan, and why it should be approved by voters on November 4.
Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 - In her Letter to the Editor, Rebecca Gold states: "This renovation project is not about creating a state-of-the-art facility; it’s about bringing the building up to the standard our children already have in the other two schools."