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A bill calling for a statewide ban of Native American mascots in schools is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist in the state with the possible exception of one school.Passage would affect two Berkshire County high schools, the Taconic Braves … more
U.S. First District Representative Richard Neal is under attack from some Berkshire residents, and residents in rural towns east of the Berkshires, for his inaccessibility. The promise of a Berkshire town hall in the fall is only a start in … more
To the editor:I agree with the letter to the editor written by Susie Kaufman and Richard Brown on June 7 regarding Congressman Richard Neal being unresponsive.Last year I contacted Rep. Neal's offices in Pittsfield, Springfield, and Washington by … more
The progress made in recent years in gay rights can't disguise the reality that homophobia still exists. The continued practice of so-called "gay conversion therapy" testifies to this.A bill protecting minors from efforts to change their sexual … more
The internet has opened new doors to make money that could not have been predicted only a few years ago, and when that revenue is significant it can create difficult circumstances that also could not have been foreseen. Massachusetts towns, like … more
The private security forces patrolling Otis State Forest near the Tennessee Gas pipeline project are more appropriate to a Dakota Access Pipeline-level protest than the actual protest on the ground. A larger protest may or may not happen, but for … more
The private security forces roaming Otis State Forest near the Tennessee Gas pipeline project are more appropriate to a Dakota Access pipeline-level protest than the actual protest on the ground. A larger protest may or may not happen, but for now, … more
President Trump's decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is disturbing, defies logic — and is hardly surprising given his stated opposition to environmental regulations. This decision will likely hurt the world … more
The Environmental Protection Agency's decision to try to settle its dispute with General Electric over the cleanup of the Housatonic River is a shoe that many, including The Eagle, have been waiting to drop since the appointment of Scott Pruitt as … more
The city of North Adams has had remarkably stable leadership over the past 34 years. Change will be coming next year, however, following Mayor Richard Alcombright's announcement on Thursday that he will not seek a fifth term this fall.This November … more
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