Monday, May 20, 2024

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Tag: Greece

Sheffield recycles

I applaud everyone who is part of Sheffield’s collective commitment to recycling and reuse. In doing so, money is saved, jobs are supported, and our solid-waste footprint is hopefully reduced as smart environmental choices are made daily.

Breach of town ‘trust policy’ disputed after ICE arrest of immigrant

Great Barrington Police Chief Bill Walsh said his department "played a minimal role in this operation"; that he reported it to his boss, Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin, the next day; and that he responded to media inquiries on the incident.

Tician Papachristou, 90, of Sheffield, renowned architect

He was a founding member of Architects/ Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility in the U.S.

LEONARD QUART: Yellow Cab Blues

The drivers speak of leaving behind countries where political corruption and violence are rife. 

Dimitrios ‘Jimmy’ Kouloganes, 78, of Great Barrington

Dimitri was born on September 4, 1936, in Pellana, Greece, son of Panyiota and Panayioti. After graduating from the Gymnasium of Sparti, he immigrated to Stamford, Conn., and joined his father working to bring the family to America.

Connections: Shades of porn, shades of pleasure, shades of abuse

Porn has always been with us but it was not always condemned. In Greece and Rome ... sexual behavior was considered a normal part of everyday life. The art simply depicted daily life without any concept of obscenity.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.