Letter: Baran aftermath was worse than Salem

09/16/2014 12:10 AM EDT
To the editor of THE EAGLE: In its Sept. 4 editorial, "Bernard Baran," The Eagle writes regarding the flawed prosecution and conviction of Bernard Baran that "The case that ensued in Berkshire Superior Court in the midst of this ugly climate was a throwback to the Salem witch trials. 
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Letter: Still promoting ‘stupid stuff’
09/16/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: When asked recently what he was doing about the situations in Iraq and Syria and the rise of the terrorist group ISIS, President Obama answered honestly and truthfully when he said that "we don’t have a strategy yet. Full Story

Letter: Get facts on BHRSD project
09/16/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: The proposed renovation of Monument Mountain Regional High School presents complicated issues of education policy, municipal finance and modern engineering. Full Story

Letter: Israel puts itself in bad company
09/15/2014 09:24 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: In case you missed the extensive coverage in Friday's Berk shire Eagle, a leading international rights group, Human Rights Watch, has determined that Israel committed war crimes for its military attacks in Gaza on schools and shelters that killed or wounded scores of innocent civilians. Full Story

Letter: Anonymous message of hatred
09/15/2014 09:24 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: I recently visited Switzerland and spent some time in a small mountain village. Full Story

Letter: Lack of balance on Ross' views
09/15/2014 09:23 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: In regard to your editorial of Sept. Full Story

Letter: Knowledge can undermine prejudice
09/15/2014 09:23 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Having been born and raised in St. Full Story

Letter: Treat telemarketers like bullies
09/14/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Section 42a of the Massachusetts anti-bullying law reads: (a) "Whoever willfully and maliciously engages in a knowing pattern of conduct or series of acts over a period of time directed at a specific person which seriously alarms that person and would cause a reasonable person to suffer substantial emotional distress, shall be guilty of the crime of criminal Full Story

Letter: Right and wrong are lost concepts
09/13/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: We now begin to see what happens to our thinking when we no longer believe that God is relevant in our lives and in our nation. Full Story

Letter: Teaching the young about 9/11
09/13/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: The second meeting of Scout Troop 8 this year was held Thursday, Sept. Full Story

Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras. Full Story
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Review: A-list cast can't save sappy 'Leave You'

Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. Full Story