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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

Finalists named in Great Barrington town manager search

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 - Interviews will take place at Town Hall Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27. The public is invited. Town residents wishing to submit questions for the candidates must do so no later than Friday, March 22, at 5 p.m.

South County Shopper’s Guide sold to The Berkshire Eagle

Monday, 4 Mar 2019 - Eunice Raifstanger will be named publisher emeritus, while Robin Raifstanger Hare will stay on in a consulting role to aid in the transition to new ownership. The Shopper's Guide will continue to be located at 141 West Ave.

Great Barrington town manager a finalist for similar post in Adams

Friday, 8 Feb 2019 - The Adams town administrator search is being conducted by Community Paradigm Associates, the same firm that is leading the search for Tabakin's successor in Great Barrington. Paradigm principal Bernie Lynch did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

New W. E. B. Du Bois exhibit highlights a Berkshires-grown ‘global citizen’

Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 - The exhibit, titled "W. E. B. Du Bois: Global Citizen Rooted in the Berkshires," was put together by Randy Weinstein, who runs the Du Bois Center at Great Barrington, with the help of the other Du Bois Center—the one at UMass Amherst, where many of Du Bois' papers are kept. The exhibit is part of the months-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Du Bois' birth.

Town begins foreclosure on polluted Ried Cleaners site

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019 - With the remediation that has already been conducted, along with ongoing and future clean-up, potential sale of the Main Street property could put it back on the tax rolls, thus generating revenue.