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Sunday, 12 May 2019 - In her letter to Stockbridge residents the Rev. Noreen Suriner writes: “If you want small town values and experience making decisions about your town, please elect Christine Rasmussen.”
Saturday, 11 May 2019 - In their letter Angela Lomanto and John Nelson of Housatonic write: "She already has a substantial record of volunteer service to our town."
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."
Thursday, 9 May 2019 - In their letter, Egremont business owners write: "Lucinda understands how a vibrant business community can fit with the rural character of Egremont."
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.”
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."
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - He has no agenda save for what is best for the town.
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - His volunteer interests are broad and directly serve all constituencies and ages, from young person to our most senior citizens.
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - In their letter to the editor Peter and Ellen Brewer write: “Steve has great communication skills, knows how to negotiate, and can deal with conflict.”
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - In his letter, Richard Dohoney writes: “Steve Bannon works tirelessly to keep us heading in the right direction.”
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."
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Lauren Clark writes, "Leigh immersed herself in our community from the start and has continually served as a volunteer and as an elected official, having spent a term on the Great Barrington Finance Committee."
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."
Monday, 6 May 2019 - In his letter, Richard Allen writes: “There are no serious studies showing what the total cost will eventually be.”
Sunday, 5 May 2019 - In his letter Steve Farina writes: “Our little town's ban that this is nothing more than a means to raise awareness of a global plastic problem.”
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - Most of our plastic waste gets packed into landfills, burned, or ends up in the environment as litter and in waterways and oceans.
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - In their letter Paul and Carolyn Ivory write: “Steve has served our town with great distinction as a member and chair of the School Committee and Selectboard.“
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Marshall Bouton writes, "Her family business has succeeded over decades because it has adapted to changing tastes and markets, all the while remaining a valuable contributor to Egremont’s well-being."
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, T.R. Berkel writes, "The reason for having these bylaws looked at was to check if they were ready for our changing world."
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Marcia Stamell writes, "One of the fresh ideas she would implement is an even greater use of outside grants to finance town projects without increasing the tax rate."
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - Add it all up and you have a savvy, enterprising woman who brings people together to get things done. That's the kind of leadership we need to see more of.
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Mark Lefenfeld writes: "Leigh is hardworking, incisive, knowledgeable about the relevant issues, and dedicated to improving the well-being of Great Barrington."
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Stephen Glick writes: "The End of Life Options Act has 64 co-sponsors, including Berkshire County's Sen. Adam Hinds and Reps. John Barrett, Paul Mark and Smitty Pignatelli."
Monday, 29 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Ron Majdalany writes "We are indeed fortunate to have such an outstanding citizen who remains willing to serve the town."
Monday, 29 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Michael Tuck writes: "The teachers in our schools, our firefighters and EMTs, and the actors and staff at Shakespeare & Company are all committed to the long-term health of this community—they should have the opportunity to live here, too."
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 - She is also good at communicating, starting most importantly with her readiness to listen -- to really hear -- even things she doesn’t want or like.
Sunday, 14 Apr 2019 - While I understand there will be people to whom the facts will not matter, and they are going to support this ban no matter what, I can’t change that.
Friday, 12 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Luke Pryjma writes, "I've heard, in addition to pathology-centric science, the spring was closed because, at a Becket town meeting, certain officials didn't want "those" people stopping for spring water."
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Holly Hamer writes: "TOPA Enterprises plans to build an apartment complex there with a driveway and parking area that will kill the tree, which has a drip line showing a root system that stretches 50 feet or more into the privately owned lot."
Monday, 1 Apr 2019 - It can be a win-win for taxpayers – avoid paying for these energy efficiency upgrades and reduce energy bills.
Friday, 29 Mar 2019 - In her letter Serene Mastrianni writes: “At WBCR-lp, all voices are heard and everyone has the chance to speak. In fact, if we can successfully move our station to Main Street, then anyone can walk into the studio and be on the air.”
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 - In a letter to the editor, Steve Farina writes "The essence of this petition is to ensure that all registered voters have the opportunity to share on any issue brought before the meeting attendees without being shut out by parliamentary procedure."