It has been said before that a crisis brings out the best and the worst in people. We see it in our leaders in Washington, some of whom are using the COVID-19 pandemic for their own political benefit, while disreputable online retailers are engaging in price gouging on critical supplies. But there are also acts
Neal was eager to talk about the $2 trillion stimulus bill, which includes almost $900 billion to businesses small and large, $560 billion to individuals, almost $440 billion to state and local governments, and more than $153 billion to hospitals and “public health.”
In Great Barrington, town officials put out a statement yesterday, and at Monday’s selectboard meeting, town health agent Rebecca Jurczyk briefed officials on measures the town is taking to prepare for the virus.