Sunday, July 14, 2024

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THE OTHER SIDE: The king is not dead — not really

Well, in one fell swoop, the new conservative majority—it might be more accurate to call them the new MAGA majority—betrayed originalism and textualism.

Patrick Burns, 80, of Sheffield, former president of the Friends of Bushnell-Sage Library

He was president of the Friends of Bushnell-Sage Library in Sheffield, a member of the Sheffield Historical Society and its finance committee, and of the Sheffield Land Trust.

NEWS BRIEF: ACLU resistance training sessions

The American Civil Liberties Union is organizing mass resistance to President Donald Trump’s threats to civil rights, liberties, and basic constitutional freedoms.

The Self-Taught Gardener: Landscapes that remember

Landscapes have the ability to help us hold onto our past while setting a course for a hopeful future. Their restoration and refurbishment is a part of our healing process as well.

Great Barrington ‘Trust Policy’ for sanctuary status to go before voters in May

While town and police department policy already states it will treat undocumented citizens like everyone else, a citizens' petition filed at Town Hall Wednesday lays out a more detailed set of policies modeled after and modified from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and MiGente trust policies.

Local immigrants, living in fear, since election of Donald Trump

These young Guatemalan men speak to me now because President-elect Donald Trump has instilled a fear that was previously limited to the dangers of crime and corruption in Guatemala and those desperate trials at the border.

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