Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

Why I’m not voting for Charlie Baker

In his letter Lawrence Davis-Hollander writes: "While people have been convinced to think this election is about right vs. left, conservative vs. liberal, globalism vs. nationalism, Republican vs. Democrat, it is quite simply about good vs. evil."

Do your duty. Vote against demagoguery, hate and misogyny

In his letter to the editor, Art Ames writes: “The powers that be are doing a super job of dividing us but you know what? All of we minorities are the plurality.”

EDGECAST: In contest for NY19 District Joe Biden campaigns for Antonio Delgado

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned last week in Kingston, N.Y., on behalf of Democrat Antonio Delgado who is seeking to unseat Republican Congressman John Faso in the NY19 district bordering the Berkshires in New York State.

Andrea Harrington represents needed reform in Berkshire County DA office

In his letter to the editor, Steve Farina writes: “Andrea Harrington is the right person in the right place at the right time.”

DA candidate Caccaviello’s campaign masks his significant failures

In an effort to hide Paul’s shortcomings, his campaign has made catchy signs that tout his “experience.”

Catskills Freedom Network releases video parody, ‘DJ Faso: Race Bait’

The animated rap artist "DJ Faso" turns the tables on the real Congressman Faso.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost)daily outrage

"If you have an innocent client, Mr. Dowd, act like it," Trey Goudy, the South Carolina Republican, said on "Fox News Sunday."

VIEWPOINT: Being decent again

Thanks to those people in Alabama, we have chosen not to dance with the devil just to obtain desired secondary gains.

N.Y. Rep. Faso deceived constituents in supporting TrumpCare

In his letter to the editor, Bobby Houston writes: "Faso, Paul Ryan and Trump are targeting women, the sick and the elderly in particular."

A bad hair day for N.Y. Rep. John Faso

March 24 may be the date that made him a one-term Congressman. With his abrupt decision to support the American Health Care Act, the freshman Republican congressman from Kinderhook engaged in a stunning series of betrayals.

Early election roundup: Hinds wins Senate seat; voters approve legalizing pot, reject more charter schools

“It’s very humbling, and I have to admit after 9 months I’m ready.” -- State Senator-elect Adam Hinds

David vs. Goliath: Christine Canning vs. Adam Hinds

In her letter to the editor Kathryn Mickle writes: "Christine [Canning] supports the second amendment and is concerned about the AG’s overreach. She has the endorsement of GOAL and an 'A' rating with the NRA."

POEM: The Great Gas Bag

A poem from Jon Swan imagining our potential future leadership.

Senate candidate Chris Canning brings new hope, new ideas

In his letter to the editor, Patrick Fennell writes: "What we have now is not working for the working class, middle class, elderly or the young."

PROFILE: GOP State Senate candidate Christine Canning-Wilson, a progressive Republican

Christine Canning-Wilson says this is Massachusetts, where Republicans aren’t as hardcore as they are elsewhere. “My social values are very left. I’m very people-oriented. People are people; a soul is a soul.”

A postscript to “Letter from Maine”

Texas Republican John Culberson, who has voted to bar the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases, has said he believes that a higher power has put life on other worlds and he wants to find it on his watch.

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