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Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Martin Mitsoff writes, "Rene has the experience -- and excellent regional and state government relationships as well -- to successfully serve the Town again as a member of its Select Board."
Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Joshua Seitz writes, "It’s my plan to develop a safe, secure and well-managed growing facility for cultivators who are thoroughly vetted and licensed for this work."
Monday, 16 Apr 2018 - In his letter to the editor Tate Coleman writes: “The bus is a valuable resource in the community, and will hopefully become more utilized when bus stop signs are put up.”
Sunday, 8 Apr 2018 - In her letter Lucinda Shmulsky of New Marlborough writes: “I concur with the insightful words of wisdom offered by our Planning Board member at the hearing just one year ago today that ‘there is a need to proceed with caution.’"
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Leslie Ferris writes: "What has happened to our community? Why would the board of trustees of the Berkshire Museum agree and why would our laws allow them to sell the artistic heritage of the Berkshires?"
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 - In her letter Alexandra Glover writes: "The Planning Board rejected this proposed bylaw ... The uses allowed by right include far more than outdoor recreational uses."
Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018 - In his letter Christopher Owen writes: "Many of us, including myself, from time to time miss seeing speed limit reduction signs. With speed bumps one cannot miss them."
Monday, 19 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor Cathy Kogan writes: “Let us come together to honor all victims of gun violence in our country and their loved ones, and say ENOUGH!”
Saturday, 10 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Linda Miller, chair of the Five Town Cable Advisory Committee, writes: “Charter/Spectrum has not been honest with subscribers.”
Friday, 9 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Lucinda Shmulsky writes: “If the Board of Selectmen in the Town of New Marlborough, hosts an Open Public Hearing on March 12th in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws it is not only for the benefit of the citizens, but more importantly for the town board members as well.”
Wednesday, 7 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Mackenzie Mullen writes: “To treat a public town hall meeting with the same regard as a personality contest is a disservice to the townspeople.”
Sunday, 4 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Carol Edelman writes: "The student census and distribution make it clear that although many of us have great sentimental attachment and fond memories of our kindergarten, there is no justification for a program in Monterey in the foreseeable future."
Thursday, 1 Mar 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Lucinda Shmulsky of New Marlborough writes: “You know you are in deep trouble when 50 well-informed citizens show up to your meeting with many more facts and unanswered questions than either the applicant of the Planning Board members are prepared to answer.”
Monday, 19 Feb 2018 - In a letter to the editor, Joe Crochmal writes: "...in our world of sensationalized celebrities and public leaders, W. E. B. Du Bois serves as a shining example of how one passionate and motivated individual, from humble beginnings, can drive change in the world..."
Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 - In a letter to the editor Joseph Solan writes: "A Runway Safety Area is something that pertains to 'Airports serving scheduled air carrier operations'."
Wednesday, 7 Feb 2018 - In her letter to the editor Carol Diehl writes: “We are working with the Massachusetts Cultural Council to explore the creation of ‘The Rockwell Law,’ legislation that would protect our cultural heritage from unethical de-accession practices.
Monday, 5 Feb 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Charles Ferris writes: “It was a foregone Conclusion, an undeniable Truth, that we here in New England were better than all the rest.”
Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018 - In his letter to the editor, Jim Balfanz writes: "None of the opponents of this project have anything of substance to say about the project."
Sunday, 21 Jan 2018 - Now a veteran of two Women's Marches, Caroline Alexander describes the differences between last year's and this year's.
Friday, 5 Jan 2018 - In her letter Anita Schwerner writes: “Along with many in Stockbridge, I was bamboozled by what happened with Elm Court. Our attention has now turned to out-of-town developers who claim to know what is best for Stockbridge.”
Thursday, 4 Jan 2018 - In her letter to the editor, Susan Bachelder writes: “I have come to realize that the most underappreciated nonprofit that we have in our community is our government.”
Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 - In his letter to the editor, William Yehle writes: “WordXWord encourages poets to accept a greater role in the cultural landscape, to provoke and bear witness, to use their voice to advocate for social justice, to act as agents of change.”
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 - In his letter to the editor, John Breasted writes: "Senators in Al Franken’s political lynch mob should heed the warning John F. Kennedy: 'Those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.' "
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 - n their letter to the editor, three volunteers at Project Connection write: “Clearly the dedication of the teachers, principal, custodians and all staff have succeeded in fostering a supportive, caring environment for the students.”
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Linda Z. Miller of Lenox writes: "If you subscribe to Spectrum and do not have a decrypting device from them connected to your TVs, you will have no signal on your sets."
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 - In his letter to the editor John Lynn Jones writes: “A purloined Messiah score won't be an E-ZPass at the Pearly Gates."
Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 - In his letter to the editor Richard Allen writes: “If something is worth saving, it should be saved through voluntary contributions, not involuntary taxation”
Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 - In her letter to the editor, Susan Bachelder writes: “[These school buildings ]… cause us to reflect on some pretty good ideas about who we are and what we like to remember about ourselves when we see them. How we care for them today will create our future.”
Friday, 17 Nov 2017 - In a letter to the editor, Richard Allen of Egremont writes, "... it is irrational to devote taxpayer money to keeping open costly and ineffective one-room schoolhouses."
Saturday, 4 Nov 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Eddie Sporn of West Stockbridge writes: "That train to Danbury, Connecticut, has left the station and it ain’t coming back."
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 - In his letter Dr. Ernest Drucker writes: "Dramatic evidence of the capabilities of cannabis to reduce overdose deaths due to opioids was published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association."
Saturday, 28 Oct 2017 - In his letter to the editor, Chip Elitzer writes: "A new train service to the Berkshires from NYC makes no sense. Metro-North already runs a frequent, reliable, inexpensive service between Wassaic and Grand Central."