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President Biden to drop out of presidential race – updated with statements from Governor Healey, Congressman Neal

President Biden had been previously under pressure by members of the Democratic party to drop out.

GB, South County Year in Review: Of mergers, bridges, cannabis and ‘blood money’

In the spirit of reflection and self-examination, herein lies The Edge's second annual Great Barrington year in review. It includes some select stories from other South County towns as well, along with embedded links to Edge stories for more information.

Samya Rose Stumo Memorial Initiative launched

Thinking about all of the good that would have been done and the lives saved if Stumo had been given a chance to continue her work ultimately fueled the discussion about how to build her legacy.

Family of Sheffield’s Samya Stumo files lawsuit against aircraft manufacturer Boeing

At a news conference yesterday in Chicago, where Boeing is headquartered, lawyers for Stumo's parents, Michael Stumo and Nadia Milleron of Sheffield, said the Ethiopian crash "should never have happened" and that "the shortcuts and greed of Boeing and others will be proven in the ensuing lawsuits as well as the utter disregard of the passengers they were to protect that could have avoided this tragic crash."

Samya Rose Stumo, 24, of Sheffield, Mass., global health visionary

En route to Kenya for her first assignment with ThinkWell, Samya perished in the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

Samya Stumo, who grew up in Sheffield, dies in Ethiopia plane crash

Stumo, who grew up on a farm in Sheffield, was a 2015 graduate of UMass Amherst and had received a master’s degree in global health from the University of Copenhagen.

Smoke Signals from the Swamp: Comey on Comey in ‘A Higher Loyalty’

Critical reviews of “A Higher Loyalty” are easy to find. Instead, I’m going to offer some excerpts many critics have neglected—reminiscences that reveal why James Comey has become the man he is, providing perspective about why he responded the way he did to the Clinton email investigation and the improper demands of Donald Trump.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Stone Witch’; Ralph Nader at the Scoville Library; ‘Mysterious and Unexpected’ at Spencertown Academy; HVA trains River Stewards of Tomorrow;...

Three young adults have joined the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) for the summer in its River Stewards of Tomorrow internship program.
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