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    William Irvin: Charter schools: How 'private' becomes 'public'

    08/30/2016 06:19 PM EDT
    PITTSFIELD >> A television advertisement promoting an increase in the number of Massachusetts charter schools repeats the word "public" several times, apparently to establish a connection in the mind of the viewers between charter schools and public education. 
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    John Seven: With age comes freedom to skip some cultural battles
    08/30/2016 05:54 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — One thing that people in their 20s don't really understand is that when you turn 50, everything changes. Full Story

    Ruth Bass: Less homework might mean fewer hours of nagging
    08/29/2016 04:55 AM EDT - RICHMOND — Millions of parents are tired of the need to suggest, cajole and threaten their 9-year-olds every evening after dinner. Full Story

    Age Friendly Berkshires: We're growing older, so let's make life better
    08/27/2016 03:33 PM EDT - This is the first in a monthly series about aging in the Berkshires. There's a rumor going around that aging can be quite difficult. Full Story

    Robert F. Jakubowicz: Beware rich political sharks
    08/26/2016 04:27 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> While at Cape Cod this month for my annual vacation, I found notices to be wary of great white sharks in the waters. Full Story

    Bernard A. Drew: H.F. Keith: A stubborn advocate of rail
    08/26/2016 04:26 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Indefatigible railroad advocate and civil engineer Herbert Fisher Keith (1842-1915), born in Grafton, Mass. Full Story

    Bill Schmick | @TheMarket: The dog days: Yellen speaks and the hawks return
    08/26/2016 04:11 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> It was one of those weeks that would have been well spent on the beach. Full Story

    Alan Chartock | I, Publius: State Senate primary candidates should be judged on merits
    08/26/2016 02:54 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Here comes the Sept. 8 state senatorial primary. And since the victorious Democrat likely will win the election — a Republican candidate winning in the Berkshires seems far-fetched — the three way race is big news. Full Story

    Tony Dobrowolski | Out Of The Pages: Bad behavior and speaking clearly
    08/26/2016 01:52 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> I'm always amazed that athletes who should know better don't understand that conduct that's considered acceptable in the realm of competition is unacceptable in real life. Full Story

    Brianna R. Lamke: No place for a methadone clinic
    08/26/2016 05:42 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On Friday, August 12, The Berkshire Eagle ran an article titled "Methadone clinic eyeing move from Summer Street site. Full Story

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    Chris Brown standoff: Singer surrenders to police

    Chris Brown is accused by a woman of threatening her with a weapon, leading to a tense standoff with police at his Los Angeles home, but Brown won’t them in without a search warrant.