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    Jim Shulman | Baby Boomer Memories: Safe streets, city parade made Halloween a treat

    10/26/2016 04:57 PM EDT
    Halloween was always my favorite holiday back in the '50s. It was a time when kids could safely "trick or treat" in the neighborhood. 
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    Christine Canning Wilson: A proven advocate for change
    10/26/2016 04:45 PM EDT - RICHMOND >> For 25 years, the same "political machine" has made the same promises to you — and failed. Full Story

    Adam Hinds: Solving region's problems together
    10/26/2016 04:44 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> My grandfather came to America from England at 17. He swept the floors at his local Boys Club when he arrived. Full Story

    Chris Connell: Pittsfield needs advocate as state representative
    10/25/2016 05:27 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Nine months ago I began a campaign for state representative for the 3rd Berkshire District. Full Story

    Tricia Farley-Bouvier: Key step in changing rape culture
    10/25/2016 05:26 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — This is been an extremely difficult presidential campaign season and the rhetoric seems to have hit an all time low recently. Full Story

    John Seven: Nobel an honor, but only a snapshot in history
    10/25/2016 05:25 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — The next time you read that the Nobel Prize committee finds Bob Dylan to be rude, remember that in the 1990s they gave the prize to scientists who concluded that the universe was expanding at an accelerated rate, which as of today is being disputed. Full Story

    Ruth Bass: Speak softly — your dog has a dictionary of his own
    10/24/2016 05:35 AM EDT - RICHMOND — Years ago, a columnist who concentrated on pets gave the final word on yelling at your dog. Full Story

    Juan Cofield: A 'Yes' on Question 2 would cripple our schools
    10/24/2016 05:36 AM EDT - BOSTON — Backed into a corner, the out-of-state funders of the charter school expansion ballot question are spending millions of dollars on TV ads, hoping to sell suburban voters on the misleading notion that it will help students in city schools. Full Story

    Clarence Fanto | The Bottom Line: Handshake offers glimmer of hope in a dark campaign
    10/22/2016 12:07 PM EDT - LENOX >> Donald J. Trump is the poster child for sore losers — even though he hasn't lost yet. Full Story

    Bernard A Drew: Mt. Hunger Trail in Monterey
    10/21/2016 05:55 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> We picnicked at the edge of the parking lot. I spread a blanket over a large boulder. 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.