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Monday, 15 Oct 2018 - In her letter to the editor Rene Wood writes: "Voting NO on Question 1 doesn’t say we don’t value their dedication and care. It doesn’t mean we’re against nurses. It does mean nurse-to-patient ratios should not be one size fits all or mandatory."
Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 - In their letter Danile Kelly and Sarah Blaugrun write: "Due to ongoing political disagreements between the Southern Berkshire Regional District (SBRSD) and the Town of Egremont, questions of remediation (and financial obligations towards that end) have delayed a date of entry into the building for our students."
Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 - In her letter Regina Hill writes: "The Democratic nominee for district attorney is the least qualified person to ever run, yet she is the beneficiary of help and support from those I believe ignored that critical fact."
Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 - In his letter to the editor Jon Piasecki writes: "Perhaps he does not understand that, when more people voted for Andrea Harrington, she beat him."
Friday, 12 Oct 2018 - "The job of head prosecutor deserves someone who is trained, seasoned and has prosecuted over 5,000 cases over 30 years."
Friday, 12 Oct 2018 - "I have no idea why increased construction should prevent the town from doing something it should have done a long time ago."
Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 - Nurses have worked hard to advance our profession through education, advocacy, accountability and leadership. This law would set back the entire profession, and health care as a whole.
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 - In here letter to the editor, Lia Spiliotes writes: “Question 1 is a threat to Berkshire County’s overall community health.”
Sunday, 30 Sep 2018 - In her letter Rene Wood writes: "Question No. 1 will undermine the financial stability of hospitals, especially nonprofit hospitals like our beloved Fairview Hospital."
Friday, 28 Sep 2018 - Brett Kavanaugh showed himself to still be who he always was: an entitled bratty frat boy who shouts at others and pities himself.
Sunday, 23 Sep 2018 - In her letter Peggy Kern writes: "If Paul [Caccaviello] values the community he has been charged with serving in his role as DA, then he should accept our verdict and drop out of the race."
Sunday, 23 Sep 2018 - In her letter Claudia d'Alessandro writes: "I remain hopeful that Andrea Harrington will bring to the DA’s office a better understanding of the impact and threat of violent crime in our communities."
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 - In his letter Daniel Doern writes: "New Marlborough residents will soon have the opportunity to vote and choose how, or if, they would like marijuana businesses to be located within the town."
Tuesday, 4 Sep 2018 - In her letter Susan Olshuff writes: “Young people who are isolated can become victims of bullying, violence, and depression.”
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Megan Whilden writes: “Changing the trajectory of criminal justice in Berkshire County will have a life or death affect on the school-to-prison pipeline in Berkshire County.”
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 - In her letter to the editor Jessica Sinopoli writes: “Judith Knight will treat each case on an individual basis and do the right thing even when it is not easy. She did it for me.”
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 - In her letter to the editor Alisa Costa writes: "Berkshire County has the lowest rate of prosecution of these crimes [domestic violence and sexual assault] in the state and the highest rate in the state."
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 - In his letter to the editor Tate Coleman writes: “One of the reasons people may choose not to utilize public transit in rural areas is they may not know about the system.”
Saturday, 1 Sep 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Tim Walsh writes: “We believe that Andrea Harrington can bring a fresh and innovative change to the office of District Attorney which we think is sorely needed."
Saturday, 1 Sep 2018 - In her letter Holly Morse writes: "In this election, we have the opportunity to set Massachusetts on a path to become a laboratory and beacon for the rest of the country — on health care, infrastructure, workers’ rights, a truly green economy and greater income equality."
Saturday, 1 Sep 2018 - In her letter Catharyn Tivy writes: "As a certified mediation and negotiation specialist, Judith Knight has the skills we will need moving forward in order to find common ground on polarizing issues."
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 - In their letter to the editor, members of the Environment Committe of the Berkshire Women Action Group write: "We are also compiling answers to questions people have about the stations and the GB on Tap program."
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 - In her letter to the editor Sheela Clary writes: "I have seen how poor kids get screwed by our legal system. As she climbs the steep learning curve of managing a DA's office, Andrea Harrington will have those kids in mind."
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 - Judith Knight has the progressive platform and has been pushing this same platform of progressive reform for more than a decade.
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 - Andrea's plans for reforming the district attorney's office reflect the changes in the criminal justice system that many people, especially people of color, are seeking at the local level.
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 - Berkshire County's per capita restraining orders are 37 percent higher than the state average, and approximately one in three homicides are domestic violence homicides.
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 - Andrea Harrington has made the need for a philosophical change and establishing procedures and policies to deal with issues before they become criminal at the center of her campaign.
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 - Rabbi Hirsch announced that Mr. Caccaviello had a prior engagement and was not able to attend and that an invitation to send a representative from his campaign was declined.
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 - It bothers me, and should bother those who want change for the better in the DA’s office, that the only candidate under attack is Andrea Harrington, both by Caccaviello and Knight.
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 - We continue to read the deaths of our children, relatives, friends and neighbors from the drug epedimic, escalating gun violence, and domestic violence and sexual assault at alarming rates.
Monday, 27 Aug 2018 - In his letter Michael Vincent Bushy writes: “We need a District Attorney with an awareness of how the system pushes certain communities into poverty and keeps them there every single day.”
Monday, 27 Aug 2018 - In her letter to the editor Sharon Winsett writes: “For too long, Berkshire County has relied on the good-old boy network to make decisions that impact us now and in the future.”