Letter: Stockbridge town meeting was tribute to democracy
05/24/2015 12:13 PM EDT - Stockbridge meeting a tribute to democracy To the editor: A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, I attended my first town meeting when I was eight and remember falling asleep on the bleachers as my father, chairman of the Conservation Commission, stood up and spoke about the importance of protecting wetlands. Full Story

Letter: Drury JV ballfield needs restroom facility
05/24/2015 12:13 PM EDT - Drury JV ballfield needs restroom facility To the editor: I am a North Adams home owner and taxpayer for more than 40 years, and have for years enjoyed watching my son play JV baseball at the field on Drury High School's property. Full Story

Letter: Keep Memorial Day free of bugs and cancer
05/24/2015 12:12 PM EDT - Keep holiday free of bugs and cancer To the editor: Whatever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion? Full Story

Letter: Opportunity coming to give sculling a try
05/24/2015 12:12 PM EDT - Opportunity coming to give sculling a try To the editor: Sculling on Onota Lake in Pittsfield opens with a free demonstration on Saturday, June 6, from 8 a. Full Story

Letter: Stockbridge meeting devolved into witch hunt
05/24/2015 12:11 PM EDT - Stockbridge meeting became a witch hunt To the editor: I was more than disheartened last week by the behavior and implicit support of that behavior at the Stockbridge Town Meeting. Full Story

Letter: Remember war heroes on this and every day
05/24/2015 12:11 PM EDT - Remember war heroes on this and every day To the editor: There's a day, once a year, for those who've lived everyday in fear. Full Story

Letters to the Editor
05/24/2015 11:34 AM EDT - Writers must include a name, address and telephone number with their letters, preferably at the bottom. Full Story

Letter: Many contributed to tribute to veterans
05/23/2015 12:06 PM EDT - Many contributed to tribute to veterans To the editor: I wish to thank publicly all those who contributed to the 2015 Armed Forces Day Tribute for Veterans at the ITAM Lodge on Sunday, May 17. Full Story

Letter: GMO hazards make labeling a necessity
05/23/2015 12:05 PM EDT - GMO hazards make labeling a necessity To the editor: The May 18 Eagle presented an editorial page column by Michael Gerson of The Washington Post that argued we shouldn't be concerned about genetically modified organisms in our food supply because it has been shown that consuming food so grown is not harmful to human health. Full Story

Letter: Mistreated at home, they were heroes at war
05/23/2015 12:05 PM EDT - Heroes at war were mistreated at home To the editor: This Memorial Day may be an especially good time to pay tribute to the successes and sacrifices made by American citizens who fought for freedom even though they did not fully enjoy the benefits of our democracy, and were even denied freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Full Story

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