Saturday, 8 Apr 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Eli Newberger writes: “John Hasse gave a daring, arching, and comprehensive examination of the salutary and urgently-needed contributions of the creative arts to our personal and social worlds.”
Sunday, 26 Mar 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Robin Helfand writes: “We are a nation whose “greatness” is rooted in our acceptance of people from all places who came here under a myriad of circumstances.”
Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Ron Baumstone writes: "Part of our effort is to remind him that he will be the next Eric Cantor."
Friday, 17 Mar 2017 - In their letter signed by Holly Morse of Mill River and 11 others: "It’s so SAD that John Faso is just miles away [in New York State], aiding and abetting the Trump Agenda.
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 - In their letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory, Patricia Ryan and Gabrielle Senza write: "Allowing the Planning Board to grant a special permit to an industrial scale solar project, especially in residential zones, would set a terrible precedent."
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 - In a letter to the editor, Phil Timpane writes: “In light of the possibility of future expansions, about which the applicants have been less than forthcoming, it is imperative that the board carefully scrutinize the current application in order to safeguard the residential character of the neighborhood.”
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory writes: “Consider South County’s high school districts. Merging high school districts seems quite possible, as students cross district lines all the time. School boards need to be willing to do so.”
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Rachel Branch writes: "No one ought to be legislating better pay and benefits for themselves while being part of the Legislature...an outrageous conflict of interest."
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Katherine O’Neil writes: “We will forever be indebted to him for sharing his commitment to and enthusiasm for learning, books, and history with us. Jack Spencer represented the very best of us and will be sorely missed.”
Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory of Great Barrington writes: “Town officials and school committee members should open discussions with other towns in order to create an expanded regional high school district.”
Saturday, 11 Feb 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Chip Elitzer writes: “For all 58 Massachusetts school districts, that additional amount in FY2017 [that would have been raised by the Education Finance Reform Act] would have been $210 million.”
Thursday, 9 Feb 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Noah Meyerowitz writes: “This airport simply will not survive forever without changes, and it would be a detrimental, tragic, and economic loss for Great Barrington.”
Sunday, 29 Jan 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Kate Maguire of the Berkshire Theatre Group writes: “There cannot be boundaries in the arts. We do not discriminate. Our buildings are sanctuaries for everyone to tell their stories. We do not discriminate in which stories we will tell, which culture we may seek to know.”
Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 - In his letter to the editor, State Rep. William 'Smitty' Pignatelli writes: "Because our parents taught us that public service is part of the responsibility of citizenship, my siblings and I followed their example all the way to the White House.
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Great Barrington Selectboard member Bill Cooke writes: “Many people choose to live here for that certain ‘small town’ quality of life. The problem is, that small town lifestyle is evaporating, as our local population is being priced out.”
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017 - In his letter to the editor Chip Elitzer writes: "By changing the method of apportionment from a pupil headcount basis to an assessed property value basis, this act would improve the finances of every regional school district, especially BHRSD's."