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Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Michael’s liquor license suspended 50 days as a result of fatal car crash

“This is most serious one I’ve been involved with over the years. It’s a real concern. Obstruction of justice, tampering with evidence, lying to police — I’ve never encountered that before.” -- Great Barrington Police Chief William Walsh

Stockbridge legal labyrinth: Fire chief resigns to be reappointed

"I am so tired of hearing you say that it is Chucky Cardillo's problem to resolve,” declared Prospect Hill resident Carole Owens. “This is not a Chuck problem. This is a Stockbridge problem. The selectmen act in concert. I wonder why the town isn’t paying his legal fees.” -- Stockbridge resident Carole Owens

Stockbridge Selectman, Fire Chief Cardillo to resign, then run again in special election

Cardillo expressed his desire to serve as a selectman, and his hope that he will be re-elected at a special election. “I feel I have the support of the town, but we have to go through all this, for the same result,” he said.

Stockbridge town meeting adopts $6.3 million budget; Cardillo wins seat on Board of Selectmen

Five-term Selectman Deborah McMenamy, a determined advocate for new Police Chief Robert Eaton and his style of running the department, was defeated in her quest for a sixth term. Her opponent, Ernest Cardillo, who campaigned as “the voice of the people,” won the 3-year term on the Board of Selectmen by a margin of 52 votes, 334 to 282.

In budget decisions, BHRSD School Committee between a rock and Great Barrington

“Our budget is 51 percent, the town’s...is 49 percent...what is the town of Great Barrington doing with regard to its economics? I don’t see anyone in the town saying, ‘do we really need 17 policemen, with a decreasing population in the town?’ Why aren’t we looking at a regional police department...or fire department? Why aren’t we contracting out plowing?” -- Berkshire Hills School Committee member Bill Fields
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