Black legged ticks that are the carriers of blood-borne bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, that causes Lyme disease.

Lyme disease: ‘Public health time bomb’ in the Berkshires environment

Thursday, Apr 19 / By / In her book, 'Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change,' Mary Beth Pfeiffer presents evidence from all viewpoints, but her narrative sides with those who distrust the Lyme disease tests, seek more expansive – and expensive -- therapies, and believe Lyme is a tragic long-term problem for thousands of victims. She argues government underfunding of Lyme research is a scandal and current treatment flawed.

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Lyme disease: ‘Public health time bomb’ in the Berkshires environment

Lyme disease: ‘Public health time bomb’ in the Berkshires environment

By / In her book, 'Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change,' Mary Beth Pfeiffer presents evidence from all viewpoints, but her narrative sides with those who distrust the Lyme disease tests, seek more expansive – and expensive -- therapies, and believe Lyme is a tragic long-term problem for thousands of victims. She argues government underfunding of Lyme research is a scandal and current treatment flawed.

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MMRHS senior Sophie Shron earns award for W.E.B. Du Bois mural

MMRHS senior Sophie Shron earns award for W.E.B. Du Bois mural

By / “This was my opportunity to teach Great Barrington the relevance of Du Bois’ writing, especially in today’s political climate. The community has had nothing but wonderful reactions, and it was very rewarding to have the opportunity to educate people through art and to see their reactions to it.” — Monument Mountain Regional  High School senior Sophie Shron

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