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President Obama's declaration in his farewell address Tuesday night that he rejected discrimination against Muslim-Americans drew a particularly loud standing ovation from supporters in Chicago. It's not that there were an inordinately large number … more
Pittsfield's first State of the City address, made Monday by Mayor Linda Tyer, was a good idea for a city where residents have had occasion over the years to feel left in the dark on city affairs. Communication with the press and public is important … more
This week, congressional Republicans are supposed to begin — or at least begin to begin — the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But the reality of repeal votes with genuine consequences as opposed to years of … more
As the world waits to take the measure of a new American president, evidence has emerged that an earlier one put national interests behind his own while still a candidate, violating federal law years before the malfeasance that would force his … more
As the world waits to take the measure of a new American president, evidence has emerged that an earlier one put national interests behind his own while still a candidate, violating federal law years before the malfeasance that would force his … more
The past year has seen a rise in acts and expressions of racism, hatred and intolerance across the nation. A response is needed, and a powerful one was offered Saturday in Pittsfield.An estimated 1,300 people turned out for a march and rally … more
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address following eight years in the White House. In his two terms there have been successes, disappointments and controversies both real and imaginary, but the bottom line is that he will … more
The seven towns of the Central Berkshire Regional School District (CBRSD) are the latest Berkshire County communities to confront a knotty problem: What to do about a high school building that is no longer sufficient to meet the educational needs of … more
Massachusetts voters are happy to elect Republican governors, and to the frustration of those governors, they are pleased to elect Democratic legislators. Governor Baker is the latest to try to figure out what if anything his party can do about … more
Introduction of a Walmart Supercenter to the William Stanley Business Park would have a significant effect upon the neighborhood and Pittsfield as a whole. The scope of the project warrants an independent review.City Councilor at large Melissa … more
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