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CHP to mark World Breastfeeding Week

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019 - In a letter to the editor, MaryBeth Merritt writes: "Many mothers stop breastfeeding early if they lack help, time and privacy. When fathers, partners, families, employers and communities support new mothers, breastfeeding rates and duration increase."

Berkshire Democrats urge U.S. Rep. Neal to support Trump’s impeachment

Tuesday, 30 Jul 2019 - In a letter to Congressman Richard E. Neal, the Sheffield Democratic Committee and Berkshire Democratic Brigades write: “You now have a national responsibility to ensure that no one, including the President, is above the law. So your refusal to take more aggressive action on Trump’s tax returns is very disappointing and dangerous to our democracy.”

High school mergers need to focus on educational opportunities

Friday, 26 Jul 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory writes, "Unification of the two high schools would broaden learning opportunities; streamline required administrative and financial processes; and minimize the effect of antiquated state policies that have resulted in the use of musical chairs (drawing students from other districts), complex “sharing” to address systemic, structural changes in education and demographics shifts."

Cutting the connection with social media

Monday, 24 Jun 2019 - When you no longer have time for social media and you lose interest in it, you finally realize how much of your life it has wasted once you step outside the box and see it for what it really is... a huge waste of time, electricity, and bandwidth!

Spectrum’s wiley ways

Saturday, 15 Jun 2019 - In her letter tot he editor Peggy Daniel asks: "Spectrum charges us a lot of money. Surely they can afford to pay their employees a living wage."

Join the ‘Plastic Free 413’ forum

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - In her letter Hinda Bodinger writes: “It’s just a matter of realizing what we can each do and then being committed to make some changes.

Chabon’s experience benefits Stockbridge Board of Selectmen

Monday, 20 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Anita Schwerner writes, "Don Chabon is the only Stockbridge Board of Selectman candidate with experience and expertise in town government, having served as selectman for three years and as chairman for two."

The future of Stockbridge is Tuesday

Sunday, 19 May 2019 - In his letter to the editor, Charles Kenny writes: “For the sake of Stockbridge, we must reject the delusional thinking of some who claim Stockbridge only belongs to them.”

GB Selectboard needs Davis, Bannon

Thursday, 9 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Pier Boutin, M.D., writes, "I see lots of positive changes underway in our wonderful town and want to see more."

Eric Shimelonis for West Stockbridge Selectman

Thursday, 9 May 2019 - In her letter Carol Kuller writes: “It is clear that he will govern through consensus and inclusion, giving everyone more of a voice in their local government.”

Richard Long endorsed for New Marlborough selectman

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, several New Marlborough residents write, "Electing Richard would bring a fresh new talent to our board, gained from long experience in senior executive management as well as his more recent deep service involvement in New Marlborough issues."

Davis’ fresh perspective good for GB Selectboard

Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Shirley Edgerton writes, "She has expertise in key areas that impact community members’ lives such as finances, affordable housing and economic development."

GB Selectboard needs equal representation

Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Megan Whilden writes, "Over the past two years, we have seen women all over Berkshire County and across the country step up to public service as elected officials and we are stronger and better for it."