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The Editorial Board of The Berkshire Edge consists of staff writers, the editor, the publisher, and Edge contributors, as well as community representatives. Editorials in The Edge reflect the consensus of the Editorial Board.

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A note to our readers

Friday, 4 Aug 2017 - Among our goals in starting The Edge is to provide a vigorous and open forum for the expression and exchange of ideas and opinions.

Commentary: Stockbridge, DeSisto developers must compromise

Friday, 10 Mar 2017 - Stockbridge should support and insist upon the DeSisto developer building all the positive aspects of its proposal while pressing for the least density the developer will accept in an atmosphere of mutual respect and acknowledgment.

Berkshires mourn a death, wondering how it could happen

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - A police officer is still a man, a woman, a person; one capable of error, of fun, of love, of joy, and also susceptible to heartbreak just as Ryan Storti’s brothers at the Great Barrington Police Department are now.

A note to Edge readers on comments

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 - We would prefer that those choosing to comment on The Edge would be willing to -- as they say -- "own" their viewpoints and observations by identifying themselves, much as they would at a New England town meeting.

EDITORIAL: What’s behind the DEP’s about-face on bioremediation?

Monday, 3 Aug 2015 - Any time a state agency performs such an abrupt about face, it’s reasonable to suspect the presence of an unseen actor. Who got to the DEP? Consider this: the Log Homes site has another neighbor, the Housatonic River, which as we all know is the special responsibility of a certain Fortune 500 corporation.

Editorial: Vote ‘Yes’ to fix the high school

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 - If Great Barrington is to have a future as good as its past, it must embrace the new industries that are springing up, and the new people who are coming to town to participate in them. These new people are attracted by a town where the institutions of American civic life still function, where they can get their children a first-rate public education for their property tax dollars.