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Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 - In her letter to the editor Susan Olshuff of Lenox writes: “As we reflect this holiday season, let us honor all victims of gun violence by turning tragedy into transformation.”
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 - In his letter, Warner Friedman writes: “I would like to see some cohesive plans for the future of the museum. Kitchen Kaboom is not enough.”
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Jim Balfanz writes: “[Cable company proposal ] will result in our local access stations like PCTV, CTSBTV, and probably every other one in the entire country to go off the air.”
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 - In his letter David Schecker writes: “How does a moral person support an immoral liar? Trump, like Ozymandias, may come and go. But he has unleashed forces of hatred and intolerance that will not easily dissipate.”
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 - "We encourage everyone to take action now to protect PCTV."
Sunday, 2 Dec 2018 - In his letter Bill Burger writes: “Any benefit derived from additional electricity to businesses will be greatly overshadowed by lessening the tourist trade.”
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 - In his letter Peter Tiso writes: "Service workers often earn barely enough to keep a car moving legally at all, let alone enough for the extras that make winter driving safer in our climate."
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 - In his letter Dennis Sears writes: "We cannot wait and must take steps now, as e-cigarette use rose 77 percent among high schoolers and 50 percent among middle schoolers so far in 2018."
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 - In her letter Joyce Brewer writes: "It takes most people with a nicotine addiction several tries to quit for good, so reach out to those who have conquered this addiction and let them know you are proud of how hard they're working to better their well-being."
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 - In their letter to the editor Tracy Baker-White, Ali Benjamin and Jessica Dils write: "Andrea Harrington is the only name on the ballot, in part because she was willing stand up and say what she stands for and how she'd use the power of the office."
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 - This DA’s office has considered itself completely unaccountable to its community, utilized a policy with regards to confidential informants that further manipulated and promoted violence in the streets of Pittsfield.
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 - In his letter to the editor James Harris writes: "As a proud liberal, I will write in Caccaviello for Berkshire County district attorney on the basis of his far greater suitability for the job at hand."
Sunday, 4 Nov 2018 - In a letter to the editor David Hastings writes: “Serving as the Superintendent, I found both Bonnie and Dennis to be very demanding and nearly always right, making sure that our children got only the best.”
Sunday, 4 Nov 2018 - In his letter Lawrence Davis-Hollander writes: "While people have been convinced to think this election is about right vs. left, conservative vs. liberal, globalism vs. nationalism, Republican vs. Democrat, it is quite simply about good vs. evil."
Sunday, 4 Nov 2018 - In his letter George McGurn writes: “We want to give parents and community members a reason to engage, not disengage. Bright, energetic, serious, working people are stepping forward.”
Saturday, 3 Nov 2018 - In his letter Steve Farina of Great Barrington writes: "Andrea Harrington should be the next Berkshire County District Attorney."
Saturday, 3 Nov 2018 - In her letter Sharon Gregory writes: “Andrea Harrington is part of the solution, not the problem.”
Friday, 2 Nov 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Art Ames writes: “The powers that be are doing a super job of dividing us but you know what? All of we minorities are the plurality.”
Friday, 2 Nov 2018 - In a letter to the editor, Leo Yantovsky writes, "Not graciously accepting his loss in the primary, he then launched his write-in campaign, likely the pressure of those who have held onto power in the Berkshires for a long time."
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 - In a letter attorney Ira Kaplan writes: “Paul [Caccaviello] is an effective litigator, but he is also a compassionate person. He was a mentor to me, and his touchstone was seeking justice.“
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 - In her letter Deborah Taylor Caine writes: “The Criminal Justice Reform Bill makes the DA's office more important than ever. It has to understand and implement these changes.”
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 - The fact that Mr. Caccaviello has dropped his party affiliation and can now mount a write-in is the equivalent of “getting off on a technicality.” It does not absolve him of the duty to stand for something beyond his own advancement.
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 - As Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello has already made exceptional decisions.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 - In a letter to the editor, Dan Bianchi writes, "I had the opportunity as mayor to see Paul Caccaviello in action coordinating the preparation of the worst of criminal cases, prosecuting those who sold drugs to our children, robbed senior citizens, abused women and committed murder."
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 - In a letter to the editor, Dina Guiel Lampiasi writes: "... we need a DA who understands our communities; we need a DA who shows up not only when it is election season."
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 - In his letter James Campagna of Pittsfield writes: “I sense several backroom, slimy deals.”
Sunday, 28 Oct 2018 - In her letter to the editor Tela Zasloff of Williamstown writes: “The Nazis had Hitler and his enablers; we have Trump and the Republicans in Congress and the hate fringe supporting Trump.”
Saturday, 27 Oct 2018 - In their letter Marie and Marie T. Harpin write: “We need a District Attorney who will reform the criminal justice system in Berkshire County and will not maintain the status quo. Attorney Andrea Harrington is the only candidate on the ballot who can bring about that much needed reform.”
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 - In her letter Kathleen Riley of Pittsfield writes: “Mr. Caccaviello lost an election, period. Blaming his [primary] election loss on his not being a politician is absurd and hypocritical. He manipulated the political system to get the advantage of incumbency.”
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Steve Farina writes: “Andrea Harrington is the right person in the right place at the right time.”
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 - In her letter Beth Carlson of Stockbridge writes: “As District Attorney Andrea Harrington will be a strong advocate for justice and an asset to the county."
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 - In his letter to the editor Jim Harwood of Lenox writes: "I support any legislation that allows for collection of a room tax equivalent on short-term rentals, especially if the tax is used to fund affordable housing and or education."