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Terry Cowgill

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Managing Editor and Edge reporter Terry Cowgill is a longtime journalist in the Berkshires and northwest Connecticut. He covers Great Barrington and other nearby towns and also writes extensively about national and state issues and how they affect residents of the Berkshires.

A former high school English teacher and independent school development director, Terry was an editor and senior writer at The Lakeville Journal Company for nine years and served most recently as news editor of The Berkshire Record, for which he also hosted a weekly news show on Community Television for the Southern Berkshires.

Since 2011, he has been a contributing op-ed columnist for CTNewsJunkie.com, a website that covers the Connecticut state government, and is a regular guest political analyst on radio shows in the state.

Terry has a B.A in theatre from Bishop’s University (Canada) and an M.A. in humanities from Wesleyan University. A Texas native, Terry lives with his family in Lakeville, Conn.

Articles by Terry Cowgill

State police nab defiant Great Barrington cop for OUI on Mass Pike

Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 - Two parties had told police that Bartini's silver-blue Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck "almost struck their vehicles from behind and swerved around their vehicles at a high rate of speed," according to a report prepared by Trooper Paul E. Savage, the arresting officer.

Rumors of downtown hotel project’s death greatly exaggerated

Friday, 26 Apr 2019 - Chrystal Mahida and her husband, Vijay, who own several hotels in Berkshire County, did not offer a specific timeline for when construction to convert the school would begin, but she wanted to assure the public that plans are proceeding.

From attack helicopters to fancy chocolatiers: Piloting the ship at Catherine’s

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 - The Kinneys had started a small gift-basket business some years back. They assembled baskets comprised of products made in the Berkshires or very nearby: to wit, Bola Granola; Harney Teas; and of course, Catherine's Chocolates. So they were no strangers to Sinico's business before they looked into buying it.

Family of Sheffield’s Samya Stumo files lawsuit against aircraft manufacturer Boeing

Friday, 5 Apr 2019 - At a news conference yesterday in Chicago, where Boeing is headquartered, lawyers for Stumo's parents, Michael Stumo and Nadia Milleron of Sheffield, said the Ethiopian crash "should never have happened" and that "the shortcuts and greed of Boeing and others will be proven in the ensuing lawsuits as well as the utter disregard of the passengers they were to protect that could have avoided this tragic crash."