The Five Town Cable Cable Advisory Committee voted to send a letter to state Attorney General Maura Healey urging her to take legal action to reverse a decision made last month by the FCC that local access channels say would devastate their funding.
In her letter Ellen Croibier writes: “The people have spoken and multiple other Berkshire County officials have endorsed Andrea Harrington as the Democratic nominee for Berkshire County District Attorney.”
In his letter to the editor, Attorney Alan J. Righi writes: “By marshaling two campaigns in two years, [Andrea] Harrington revealed her political ambitions: the DA’s race is just a steppingstone for this politician.”
In her letter Regina Hill writes: “The Democratic nominee for district attorney is the least qualified person to ever run, yet she is the beneficiary of help and support from those I believe ignored that critical fact.”
The Massachusetts Senate voted to pass a bill designed to protect the personal information of consumers in the case of data breaches like the one seen at Equifax, and provide free credit freezes for all consumers.
In support of a legal action from Rockwell relatives and others for a temporary restraining order to block the sale, Healey embraced the request in a response filed yesterday. A hearing on the matter is set for Wednesday, November 1.
Markey cited solar and wind power as future drivers of the economy and he questioned why the Trump administration did not see it as a source of jobs for unemployed workers, especially the blue-collar workers Trump purports to represent.
The open meeting training sessions are part of an effort by the attorney general’s office to assist public bodies and members of the public in understanding and complying with the requirements of the state’s Open Meeting Law.
BPHC’s letter comes as the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards also calls on Gov. Baker to consider the documented hazards and potential risks of the production, transmission and burning of fracked natural gas.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration is quietly flirting with massive private companies like Comcast to deliver what will likely be inferior and expensive service to rural towns. “It’s a slow-rolling tragedy that will blight Western Massachusetts for generations.”
— Susan Crawford, Harvard law professor and director of the Berkshire Center for Internet and Society
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.
Kinder Morgan is backpedaling on assurances to Sandisfield that it would pay roughly $1 million to cover road and other infrastructure damage and pay the $30,000 in legal bills the town racked up negotiating with company attorneys.