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Monday, 30 Mar 2020 - In his letter Jean Rousseau writes: “It is objectionable on Christian, Jewish or Muslim ethical principles for anyone to turn away another in need.”
Sunday, 29 Mar 2020 - We are concerned for the welfare of year-round residents AND second-home owners. More people arriving here, especially from an area where the likelihood of illness is high, is not good for the people arriving or the people already here.
Friday, 27 Mar 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Rev. Robert Forman writes, "But this time of quiet sheltering in place has its own truth - just today, just now."
Thursday, 26 Mar 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Laurie Norton Moffatt writes, "We know how vital arts and cultural institutions are to the fabric of our society, and our critical sector should not be left behind."
Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Ed Abrahams writes, "It isn’t an easy or obvious task to weigh the risk of spreading the virus vs. real needs of the public (food, medical treatment, etc.)."
Saturday, 14 Mar 2020 - In his letter to the editor Steve Farina writes: "This is our opportunity to show each other our true sense of community."
Monday, 9 Mar 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Deborah Golden Alecson writes, "Massachusetts is closer than ever to passing the End of Life Options Act (H.1926/S.1208) that is currently being considered by the Joint Committee on Public Health."
Sunday, 8 Mar 2020 - In his letter to the editor Jim Stark protests the cut in hours at Ramsdell Library.
Wednesday, 4 Mar 2020 - In her letter Sharon Coleman writes: “As Biden’s performance in South Carolina shows, a candidate’s narrative momentum can be reversed in a single day.”
Friday, 28 Feb 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Michael Wise writes: "Warren will not only unify the Democrats, but she will also appeal to independents and good-government traditional Republicans."
Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Pooja Prema of Great Barrington, Mass., writes, "I advocate for leaving the river alone until more effective natural remediation technologies are discovered within the next two to 10 years, which could be done in situ (without dredging). This technology most likely already exists"
Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Nan Wile writes, "Many of us danced around the block with the board and DEP several years ago, over the fate of a brownfield in downtown Great Barrington, and the decisions were permissive and disappointing."
Monday, 24 Feb 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Wendy Hollis writes, "Issues of concern include traffic increases and environmental concerns as well as animal welfare neglect and abuse."
Friday, 21 Feb 2020 - I keep having this dream that all the Democratic candidates – perhaps including those who have dropped out along the way – would go away together for an extended retreat.
Thursday, 20 Feb 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Sharon Coleman writes, "In choosing our next president, let’s stand up firmly for strength of character and democratic values."
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020 - I am all for science and sadly EPA, in this fight, has proven they are only as good as the standards we hold them to. Let the EPA know there will not be a local dump, period.
Monday, 3 Feb 2020 - Technology has brought us lots of choices.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020 - In his letter Stewart Edelstein of Stockbridge writes: "We, the people, demand a fair trial, not a show trial with a preordained result."
Thursday, 9 Jan 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Jonathan Hankin writes, "The Trust has a binding purchase and sale agreement that is contingent upon approval of the funding for the purchase by the May Annual Town Meeting."
Sunday, 5 Jan 2020 - In 1972, the social studies department at Monument Mountain Regional High School created the very first Holocaust curriculum in the country for high school students.
Saturday, 4 Jan 2020 - In a letter to the editor John Beacco Jr. of Lee writes: “A board as important as health should not have its input dismissed regarding any issue because of a technicality.”
Thursday, 2 Jan 2020 - In a letter to the editor, Justin F. Jackson writes, "It is my considered judgment, and the judgment of more than 2,000 historians, that if President Trump’s misconduct does not rise to the level of impeachment, and removal from office, then virtually nothing does."
Wednesday, 25 Dec 2019 - I'm likely to escape the worst suffering of the climate crisis, as the planet becomes less and less hospitable to life. But like many others, I care about the next generations.
Saturday, 21 Dec 2019 - I want to recognize Smitty for his exemplary response to the concerns of the voters in Great Barrington.
Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Joan Angelo writes, "According to the EPA, household waste increases 25 percent from Thanksgiving to New Year’s."
Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019 - In his letter Lou Moscatello writes: “Install a camera system similar to what many cities do to catch red-light runners.”
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019 - In a letter to the editor, members of Citizens Concerned About GB Horseracing write, "Although that clear message has been sent, there is a simple next step that citizens can take to be sure that the home rule petition becomes law, and not just a message."
Monday, 16 Dec 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Gary Pitney writes, "The Republican Congress and its leaders have become the masters of sophistry, obfuscation and equivocation."
Sunday, 15 Dec 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Cynthia Felleisen writes: "The spine is the central issue. Preserving that spine is the responsibility of every able, discriminating, concerned, well-informed citizen."
Thursday, 12 Dec 2019 - It seems to me that we may have won a minor skirmish in this matter, but the battle is not over. There is still a lot of work to do before we arrive at a point where the citizens of Great Barrington are guaranteed the right to self-determination on the issue of horse racing.
Thursday, 5 Dec 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Dennis Sears writes, "After deliberation, the group of eight town Regional School District Planning Committees and/or the two Regional School District Planning Committees meet and form a “Regional School District Planning Board,” which then organizes and moves down the formal path of investigation, analysis and planning, including meetings with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, etc., through the more detailed part of the process."
Wednesday, 4 Dec 2019 - Presently, the real revenues from commercial horse racing would be from off-track-betting run out of a simulcast location across the State.