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Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

At Berkshire dairy farm, state policies stifle energy independence

“If the cap [on how much power an individual producer can put back into the power grid] isn’t lifted, I’m in big trouble. I’m the camel with the straw on my back right now.” --- Louis Aragi, owner of Pine Island Farm in Sheffield, Massachusetts

Mass. solar energy boom may falter without revised state policies

There are already signs that Massachusetts’ solar industry has slowed in response to a limit on a key program known as net metering. -- Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center and Student MASSPIRG

DEP to request more testing for Log Homes site bioremediation

Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin said it will soon be a question of whether to continue the pilot bioremediation, cap the site, or do a combination of both. State Rep. Pignatelli said that it would be “great” if the pilot cleanup worked. “If not, we move on to the next thing.”

Urge Rep. Pignatelli, Sen. Downing to ‘fight for $15’ minimum wage

In her letter to the editor, Samara Klein of Housatonic writes: “Fight for Fifteen -- no one who works full-time for a large, profitable corporation should be paid so little that they cannot make ends meet. “

Bits & Bytes: Rick Wilcox at Tuesday Club; RSYP benefit; Downing coffee klatch; Gudeon book release party

Wilcox is speaker at Tuesday Club of Stockbridge Stockbridge --- Richard Bidwell Wilcox, the retired and widely admired town police chief and avid historian of all things...

Bits & Bytes: Senate ‘Conversation’ tour; Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Jon Ahlen at Shire City Sanctuary; paintings by Amy Cohen Banker

"We are teachers. We travel the world spreading our message of peace, love, and harmony. What could be better or more important than that.” -- Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder and leader Joseph Shabalala

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