Letters

Consolidated school districts would improve Berkshire education

Wednesday, Aug 9 - In her letter to the editor, Sharon Gregory writes: “Consolidation would enable the larger entity to negotiate for enhanced vocational-technical training programs, enriched academic curricula options, larger state transportation reimbursements and more effective special education.”

Praise for Morven Allen

Wednesday, Jun 28 - In his letter to the editor Mickey Friedman writes: “Those of us lucky enough to know him know how extraordinarily generous he is.”

The viable alternative to fossil fuels is using less energy

Monday, Jun 26 - In her letter to the editor, Virginia Irvine of Windwise Massachusetts writes: "Encouraging the replacement of old energy-hog refrigerators for one-half of the households in Massachusetts could generate a substantial savings in electricity use."

An accurate, thorough account of EPA hearing

Sunday, Jun 11 - In his letter to the editor, Benno Friedman writes: “In a fair and accurate fashion, the article did not shy away from describing a complex and complicated set of issues and arguments.”

Listen up, Congressman Neal: Berkshire County calling

Sunday, Jun 4 - In their letter to the editor, Susie Kaufman and Richard Brown write: "At a time when residents of Massachusetts are under siege by a government in Washington, we need a representative who will meet with us, listen to us and strengthen our resolve."

Criticism of Trump is inconsistent

Wednesday, May 24 - In his letter to the editor, Patrick Fennell writes: "Berkshire County has three Registry of Deeds offices; Suffolk County with a population 780,000 has but one and no one questions the waste."

Trinity Church’s brave stance on immigrants

Monday, May 22 - In his letter to the edtior, Daniel Klein writes: "The time has come for all of us to take the next courageous step of declaring our houses of worship in Great Barrington as safe havens."

We are one with the stranger among us

Sunday, May 21 - In his letter to the editor, Rabbi Neil Hirsch writes: “The times we are living in are calling to us, inviting us to remember our roots, and to find compassion in the kinship of shared immigrant narratives.”

Is Berkshire Health Systems management putting patient safety at risk?

Friday, May 19 - In his letter to the editor, John Breasted writes: “BHS management does a disservice to this public interest, and to the market of potential patients to which they so heavily advertise their services, when they blow rhetorical smoke around the contract issues.”