Clarence Fanto: Diverse Tanglewood lineup resonates in the Berkshires

07/04/2015 11:24 AM EDT
LENOX >> Anyone under the impression that Tanglewood opened earlier than usual this summer, has the longest season in many years and offers more rock, pop and jazz events than ever is absolutely correct. 
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Bernard A. Drew: Opportunities to learn about our diverse culture
07/03/2015 12:45 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> It was a quiet but moving grand opening June 20 for the Samuel Harrison House on Third Street in Pittsfield. Full Story

Anne Horrigan Geary: Life is the berries: of so many tastes
07/03/2015 12:10 PM EDT - DALTON >> OK, I admit it. I am swooning over strawberries. No matter how many years I cultivate my little berry patch, I am still overwhelmed by the taste of the first few ripe berries. Full Story

Derek Gentile: Marriage ruling will bring laggards along
07/02/2015 04:56 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Well, it was nice to see that the rest of the country finally figured out what most people in Massachusetts knew a decade ago: The world will not open up and swallow us if we allow gay people to get married. Full Story

Thomas Birmingham: Voc-techs a Massachusetts success story
07/02/2015 04:08 PM EDT - BOSTON >> When something succeeds in K-12 public education, we should replicate it. Full Story

Tony Dobrowolski: He's fired
07/03/2015 12:39 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — What's going on here? Last week we wrote in this space that several businesses were valuing principles over profit when they decided to stop selling Confederate flag-related merchandise. Full Story

@TheMarket: Global markets weather a wild week
07/02/2015 12:55 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> After weeks of trading in a narrow range, world markets broke to the downside. Full Story

Brian Sullivan: Berkshire sheriff lauds work of NY police
07/01/2015 05:40 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> It would be, said Thomas Bowler, "a sheriff's worst nightmare. Full Story

Edward Udel: Regroup with a standardized test moratorium
07/01/2015 02:59 PM EDT - DALTON >> On June 11, Massachusetts legislators conducted hearings at the State House that drew an overflow crowd in Room A-2. Full Story

Kristine Hazzard: Mentoring helps youths make healthy decisions
06/30/2015 10:00 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Our community rallied together to take a stand to effect positive change after the disturbing news last summer of a teen shooting in downtown Pittsfield — and Berkshire United Way is proud to have assisted in facilitating some of the important dialogues. Full Story

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