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Encore! Billy Collins

Billy Collins is surely the most popular American poet since Robert Frost. We are pleased to offer an encore column of his wonderful work.

A walk in the Berkshires: BNRC’s High Road, town-to-town trail network

Berkshire Natural Resources Council has launched a $5 million capital campaign to buy up and conserve more “missing pieces” to create trails that will link town and village centers.

Voice of the land welcomes new steward

In his letter to the editor, John Donovan writes: “There is a wonderfully growing appreciation for Organics today. Simply put, organic farming is the creation of new soil through wise, natural, husbandry and farming techniques.”

PROFILE: Adam Hinds, state Senate candidate, committed to rebuilding Berkshire economy, preserving natural resources

“This [job] will require a Senator who is capable of convening large groups around a common vision. I believe in politics that’s inspiring and is about creating that vision. There are three progressives in the race. The big question is who can be the most effective at promoting that agenda.” -- Adam Hinds, candidate for state Senate

Resistance to gas pipeline spreads across Western Mass.

'I am very concerned about the dangers of making any more long-term investments in natural gas infrastructure. Pipeline proposals, including the Kinder Morgan pipeline, create safety concerns in the communities they pass through.' --Democratic Gubernatorial candidate, Donald Berwick

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