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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
As a defense contractor, General Dynamics has a lower profile than do many other corporations. Its role in a community is as important as any other manufacturer, however, and General Dynamics' expanded footprint in Pittsfield is good economic news … more
The Dalton Police Department deserves praise for taking the initiative in acquiring the overdose-reversing drug naloxone for use by its officers. This is something all small-town police departments in the state should do, and the state could do more … more
Bipartisanship is all but dead in Washington, D.C. but it still exists in many of the states, including Massachusetts. Republican Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker hopes to find a bipartisan coalition in the states to fight against crippling … more
How appropriate that the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy would fall on Memorial Day. The president was a hero of World War II, but beyond his acts of bravery, the combination of pragmatism and idealism that he brought to the White House … more
Who would have believed two decades ago that the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams would today be unveiling its third and final phase, mammoth Building 6? Well, not everybody, but after early stops and starts as the unlikely … more
Restoring Pittsfield's rail connection to New York City and improving Pittsfield's rail link to Boston are ideas that have been simmering on back burners for years if not decades. The former concept may be heating up once again while a proposal out … more
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