Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Tag: Orlando

THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

Business Briefs: Permits for CDCSB; award for CHP; new trustee for Barrington Stage; Rotter joins Goodwill; Person leads executive council

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners conducts the only statewide survey of primary care patient experience in Massachusetts, with feedback from over 65,000 commercially insured patients across the state.

Margaret Clarke, 97, of Lee

For 14 years she was parish secretary at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Stockbridge.

David Kaplan, 66, of Kensington, Maryland

After his retirement, he served as a board member of Project Native, an organization that worked to protect the Berkshires from invasive species.

COMMENTARY: The New Terrorism

The reasons for the decision in the British Isles is what troubles me most since it could happen here in the United States. Scratch that. It is happening here.

LEONARD QUART: Parades and reunions

I am normally pessimistic about the nature and future of American society, but the Gay Pride march made me feel, for the moment, optimistic. 

Orlando eulogy

A eulogy delivered during a vigil this week for those who lost their lives in the Orlando massachre: "Love did not die in Orlando. And fear does not have the last word. Shalom. Shalom. Shalom."

The Revelation of Orlando

Now is a time to grieve, yes. But our tears and prayers can only accomplish so much. There is a need for concerted, enlightened action.

POEM: Mickey Mouse is weeping

A poem inspired by the slaughter of 49 people in at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.


“We’re at a point in this country where there’s some kind of small massacre every day, somewhere.” -- Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.