Letters To The Editor
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To the editor:Deer and other mammals travel through woods and over fields in the path of least resistance. Over time, those trails were recognized by humans as "deer paths," and they followed them for ease of travel, which trampled them down and … more
To the editor:Interesting column by Alan Chartock in Saturday's paper ("Fight GOP efforts to tinker with Medicare, Social Security"). Funny, I always heard progressives were forward-thinking and interested in, well, yes, progress. Seems like Mr. … more
To the editor:As a long-time board member of the Berkshire Bike Path Council, I am writing in support of including an off-road, two-way, 10-foot-wide bike path as part of the proposed "Complete Streets Project" reconstruction of Dalton-Division … more
To the editor:My husband, dog and I were displaced after a fire at our home and just spent four nights at the Crowne Plaza in Pittsfield. In light of the foreclosure proceedings, I was amazed at the professionalism of the entire staff. Everyone we … more
To the editor:The op-ed column of Feb. 7 in The Berkshire Eagle, "Be ready to defend weak against mighty," by The Rev. Ingrid Lukas-Howe, touched me very deeply.As a child, I too became aware of the bigotry towards people of other religions, color … more
Writers are limited to one letter per 30-day period. The Eagle reserves the right to edit all letters for length, style and content. Writers should confine letters to 400 words in length.All letters to the editor must include a name, address and … more
To the editor:It is fortuitous when principle, pragmatism, and politics intersect to enable good public policy. We have that confluence now.The Great Barrington Special Town Meeting on Jan. 26 approved virtually unanimously my Article #2 endorsing … more
To the editor:My father, a Jewish physician, escaped from Germany to the U.S. in 1936, and my mother, my brother and I were able to follow him in 1937. At that time, the Catch 22 was that American visas were given only to those lucky few who had … more
To the editor:One positive note concerning the present occupant of the White House is that his last name has only one syllable, which makes it easier for many people to pronounce. However, we are concerned how those people for whom English is not … more
To the editor:Professor Charles Dew's reminder (letter, Feb. 9) of how pro-slavery authors found moral justification for slavery is especially pertinent today, when prejudice is being given a "moral" veneer. He cites George Fitzhugh, the author of … more
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