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Gubernatorial candidate Bob Massie foresees a sustainable future

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."

Knight offers best qualifications for DA post

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."

Water refill station planning underway in Great Barrington

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."

Harrington as DA would help young people navigate laws

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."

Observations of the DA debate at Hevreh

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.

Harrington has the tenacity to achieve change

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.

Harrington as DA would take on broken system

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.”

Say ‘no’ to Question 1: Here’s one good reason why

Thursday, 23 Aug 2018 - In a letter to the editor Dr. Brian Burke writes: "However, under the terms of the nurse staffing initiative, if you arrive at an emergency department at the wrong time, you may not be seen until and unless additional staff are brought in to restore the ratio."

Special town meeting unnecessarily messy

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 - In her letter Carol Diehl writes: "The petition to repeal the single-serve plastic water bottle ban might never even have come up if the proponents of the ban had, from the beginning, presented it in a way that related it specifically to the needs of Great Barrington."

DA candidate Knight is dedicated to the justice system

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Claudia d’Alessandro writes: “Knight's dedication, as demonstrated by her lifelong commitment to the justice system of Massachusetts, is to justice, law and order, not to a career in politics.”

Purple Table reservation system for area restaurants

Sunday, 5 Aug 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Karen Gold writes: "A Purple Table restaurant indicates that staff is trained using best practices to provide customers who are living with a physical or cognitive condition."

This election become a Super Voter

Sunday, 5 Aug 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Cathy Kogan writes: “Consider going with friends and family and assisting those who may need some extra help getting to the polls.”

Let’s work together on plastic bottles

Friday, 3 Aug 2018 - In his letter Ed Abrahams writes: "Rather than vote yes or no on Monday night, let's extend the deadline of the ban far enough out to solve some of the problems it will create."

Opportunities for O’Brien property on Blue Hill Road

Friday, 3 Aug 2018 - In a letter to the editor, Jeanné Stewart Chesanow writes: “The impact[of truck traffic]  on normal living has intensified and no relief is in sight despite heartfelt testimony from the residents.”

Plastic possibly harmful to human health

Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 - In his letter to the editor, David Lippmann writes: "It is for anyone to see that plastic is a huge source of pollution on the land and in the ocean."

Democrats, Republicans should work together to solve national debt

Monday, 30 Jul 2018 - In her letter Lucinda Shmulsky writes: "We have engaged in debt monetization after the financial crisis of 2008; therefore, many foreign central banks have steadily reduced their purchases our U.S. treasuries and this is how we fund our government."

Senator Warren’s missed opportunity

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Linda Shmulsky writes: "In this case, the political theater played out perfectly on the Mahaiwe stage: energize the base to get volunteers to assist with getting the vote out for the midterm elections — all rhetoric and little substance."

Knight will bring experience, progress to DA post

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 - In her letter Mary Talbot writes: "Berkshire County deserves a district attorney whose experience is as impressive as it is extensive, and one who is ready to bring about a more thoughtful and progressive approach to the criminal justice system."