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Jim Shulman | Baby Boomer Memories: Doc Circe's 'hick' kept 'em laughing on Show Boat

09/29/2016 05:40 AM EDT
My recent column on the Show Boat in New Lebanon, N.Y. brought numerous comments from readers about Doc Circe, who was the most popular performer at the nightclub during the 1950s and 1960s. 
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Marc Kenen: The 'Big Lie' on charter funding
09/27/2016 05:16 AM EDT - BOSTON — For more than 20 years, opponents of public charter schools have consistently told "The Big Lie" that charter public schools drain funds from public education. Full Story

Age Friendly Berkshires: Life coach shares tips for seniors to find their own way
09/27/2016 05:10 AM EDT - Paraphrasing an oft-quoted saying by Star Trek's "Mr. Spock," Roger G. ended the first article in this monthly series about aging in the Berkshires. Full Story

Ruth Bass: River cruise for the birds, many thousands of them
09/26/2016 05:33 AM EDT - RICHMOND — About a year ago, my sister and I were driving the California/Oregon coast with a detour to Napa Valley. Full Story

Clarence Fanto | The Bottom Line: Moderator's role will be crucial in Trump v. Clinton bout
09/24/2016 09:35 AM EDT - LENOX >> They're calling it the Super Bowl of politics. The first presidential debate on Monday night is expected to draw as many as 100 million viewers and listeners. Full Story

Alan Chartock | I, Publius: Saving St. James shows couple's devotion to community
09/23/2016 04:18 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Saint James Place may never be the same. That's because two extraordinary people decided to put their all into saving Saint James Episcopal Church on Main Street in Great Barrington. Full Story

Robert F. Jakubowicz: The candidate you know
09/23/2016 04:15 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Donald Trump is full of bromides, such as, "a foolproof way to defeat ISIS," having a divine role to be "the greatest jobs-producing president God ever created," the ability to "make problems (such as terrorism) go away," and causing "so much winning, (that Americans will) get bored winning. Full Story

Bernard A. Drew: National Park Service at 100
09/23/2016 04:15 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> I stood 2,602 feet above sea level, on Massachusetts' second highest mountain (after the four-pack of peaks at Greylock). Full Story

Bill Schmick | @TheMarket: It's the same old song and dance, my friends
09/23/2016 03:37 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Investors have been waiting all year for that illusive interest rate hike promised by our central bank. Full Story

Dalton Delan: Media myth-making and the pursuit of truth
09/25/2016 11:54 AM EDT - WESTPORT, CONN. — In John Ford's classic film "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," grizzled newspaper editor Maxwell Scott tells his reporter: "This is the West, sir. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.