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REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

Kennedy Campaign visits Pittsfield

During the campaign stop, Kennedy spoke about the need for increased economic justice, civil rights, and more equitable healthcare, among other issues. He did not mention Sen. Markey during his remarks.

CONNECTIONS: Mary Flynn, sage of Stockbridge

Right from wrong was a thing about which Miss Mary never was in doubt. Also, like Pelosi, Miss Mary acted out of her own convictions, never swayed by the praise or criticism of others.

Buttigieg’s call to service plan is a healthy policy, in more ways than one

In his letter Harrison Seeley of Pittsfield writes: "As a 16-year-old boy, this policy could have a profound impact on myself and my generation if Buttigieg is elected into office."

AMPLIFICATIONS: Behaving properly

I have less patience with potty-mouthed politicians and celebrities cursing during prime time.

AMPLIFICATIONS: Life lessons

Teachers come in all forms and I like to think no one is ever too old to learn.

Why I’m not voting for Charlie Baker

In his letter Lawrence Davis-Hollander writes: "While people have been convinced to think this election is about right vs. left, conservative vs. liberal, globalism vs. nationalism, Republican vs. Democrat, it is quite simply about good vs. evil."

Fickle DA candidate Caccaviello lacks commitment to principles

The fact that Mr. Caccaviello has dropped his party affiliation and can now mount a write-in is the equivalent of “getting off on a technicality.” It does not absolve him of the duty to stand for something beyond his own advancement.

EDGECAST: In contest for NY19 District Joe Biden campaigns for Antonio Delgado

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned last week in Kingston, N.Y., on behalf of Democrat Antonio Delgado who is seeking to unseat Republican Congressman John Faso in the NY19 district bordering the Berkshires in New York State.

Harrington shows commitment to Berkshire County

In a letter to the editor, Dina Guiel Lampiasi writes: "... we need a DA who understands our communities; we need a DA who shows up not only when it is election season."

Andrea Harrington represents needed reform in Berkshire County DA office

In his letter to the editor, Steve Farina writes: “Andrea Harrington is the right person in the right place at the right time.”

DA candidate Caccaviello’s campaign masks his significant failures

In an effort to hide Paul’s shortcomings, his campaign has made catchy signs that tout his “experience.”

Harrington has the tenacity to achieve change

We continue to read the deaths of our children, relatives, friends and neighbors from the drug epedimic, escalating gun violence, and domestic violence and sexual assault at alarming rates.

Antonio Delgado wins NY-19 Democratic primary

Delgado will be the first Hispanic major party nominee for the district. He’s running on a simple message of fighting for health care and economic opportunities for workers.

VIEWPOINT: Being decent again

Thanks to those people in Alabama, we have chosen not to dance with the devil just to obtain desired secondary gains.

LEONARD QUART: A rare pleasurable political moment

There is now a push to promote a bevy of first time candidates in local elections — many of them women.

Concert attire (revised)

The author has now reworded the graphic for clarity. His original intent was certainly not to make light of mass murder. It was to show the absurdity of the NRA’s position that arming the population is a better solution to gun violence than any type of gun regulation.
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