John Seven: On matters of public health, stick with the scientists

03/02/2015 02:51 PM EST
NORTH ADAMS >> If online response is anything to judge by, I now know what concerns Berkshire County more than any other topic I've addressed. 
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Michelle Gillett: Guns no answer to campus assaults
03/02/2015 02:16 PM EST - STOCKBRIDGE >> A few weeks ago I wrote a column about my enthusiasm for an idea about how to reduce sexual assault on college campuses — allow sororities to serve alcohol which could shift the party scene from fraternities to sororities. Full Story

Peter Bluhm: FCC stands up for an open Internet
03/02/2015 02:16 PM EST - LEE >> The FCC recently announced a decision of importance to all Americans. Full Story

Ruth Bass: March madness — Honor historic women
03/01/2015 04:04 PM EST - RICHMOND >> "Remember the ladies," Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, who was in Philadelphia in 1776, straining with the labor pains of what would soon produce the birth of a nation. Full Story

Dr. Susan Birns: A day to mark women's rights
03/01/2015 11:56 AM EST - NORTH ADAMS >> On Sunday, March 8, Sabrina Tan and Chin Lee, owners of Flavours of Malaysia Restaurant on McKay Street in downtown Pittsfield, will be hosting their fourth annual special buffet dinner/fundraiser for the Elizabeth Freeman Center in celebration of International Women's Day (IWD). Full Story

Edward Udel: What makes a master teacher?
03/01/2015 11:46 AM EST - DALTON >> Glance into room A-26 at Wahconah Regional High School a few times a week and you are likely to see a variety of seating configurations. Full Story

Clarence Fanto: This winter is the 'season of our despair'
02/28/2015 03:44 PM EST - LENOX >> "The winter of our discontent" just doesn't cut it, with all due respect to Shakespeare's Richard III and the title of John Steinbeck's final novel. Full Story

Alan Chartock: Great Barrington crossroads an exercise in extremes
02/27/2015 04:41 PM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON >> We all know where the most dangerous traffic intersections in the Berkshires are. Full Story

Bernard A. Drew: Pittsfield Community Music School at 75
02/27/2015 01:45 PM EST - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Pittsfield Community Music School — now Berkshire Music School — has made good sounds since December 1940. Full Story

Anne Horrigan Geary: In T-shirt nation, we're all in advertising
02/27/2015 01:43 PM EST - DALTON >> I know I'm in the wrong business. I should be selling T-shirts instead of words. Full Story

Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes pleaded guilty Monday. Full Story