• Berkshire Symphony enlivens the scene - 09/19/2014 12:11 AM EDT
    Our Opinion: A sad case in Savoy

    09/18/2014 12:11 AM EDT
    Regardless of the dismissal of more than 30 counts of animal cruelty against a Savoy man Tuesday on what amounts to a technicality, a valuable lesson can be taken away from this sad case. 
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    Our Opinion: Farm to table to airport
    09/17/2014 12:10 AM EDT - The combination of bad airport food to be avoided and good local food sold under the Berkshire banner to be purchased is proving to be a recipe for success for Berkshire Farms Market’s four-month-old market at Logan International Airport in Boston. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Church of Dunkin’
    09/16/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Another Dunkin’ Donuts controversy is brewing in Pittsfield, this one on Tyler Street, where franchise owner Cafua Management is eyeing the site of the former St. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Mourning No. 27
    09/15/2014 09:25 AM EDT - While it was predictable that many Baltimore Ravens fans would show up for Thursday night's game wearing jerseys adorned with the number 27 to show their support of running back Ray Rice, who was released by the team after a video of him punching out his then-fiancée in an elevator, it was distressing regardless (Eagle, September 12). Full Story

    Our Opinion: In another’s skin
    09/14/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The title of the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes international event to be held this coming Thursday (sue Susan Birns column on opposite page) refers to the need for men to better understand domestic violence by placing themselves in a woman’s place, or in her shoes. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Follow the TV ad money
    09/13/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Berkshire TV viewers were largely spared political campaign ads through the primary season but that is about to change. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Getting young people involved in Pittsfield
    09/12/2014 12:12 AM EDT - Young people believe they are not listened to and their elders believe that when they are heard it is for all the wrong reasons. Full Story

    Our Opinion: The new terrorist threat
    09/11/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Today, on the 13th anniversary of the horrific terrorist strikes of September 11, 2001, the United States is facing another terrorist threat, this one posed by the Islamic State (ISIS). Full Story

    Our Opinion: Coakley vs. Baker
    09/10/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Martha Coakley and Charles Baker will vie to become the next governor of Massachusetts in November, bidding not only to succeed Governor Deval Patrick but vanquish the ghosts of past election failures. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Any hope in Mideast?
    09/09/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Once upon a time, back when there was still optimism for a negotiated Middle East peace, Dennis Ross was right in the middle of the process. Full Story

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    Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds

    BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Full Story