Our Opinion: Probation verdict is a needed wake-up call
07/28/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The conviction Thursday of former state probation commissioner John J. O’Brien and two underlings on corruption charges should serve as a "wake-up" call to Beacon Hill said one of the jurors. Full Story
Our Opinion: Heed the police chiefs
07/27/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The sight of uniformed police chiefs in attendance at a public rally on the state’s gun control legislation Tuesday in Boston provided a powerful reminder of a fact that gets overlooked in the passionate debate about gun violence in America -- the men and women who are on the front lines in the fight to keep people safe support stricter regulations on guns. Full Story
Our Opinion: Long way to Grand Central Station
07/25/2014 06:41 AM EDT - The purchase by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation of the Berkshire Line from the Housatonic Railroad for $12 million is certainly good news for the Connecticut-based company and is potentially a step toward restoring passenger rail service between Pittsfield and New York City. Full Story
Our Opinion: Atty. Rota braves lair of the Council
07/23/2014 07:02 AM EDT - Today, William Rota becomes the second attorney endorsed by the Berkshire legal community to go before the Governor's Council in Boston in an attempt to become an associate justice at Southern Berkshire District Court (Eagle, July 22. Full Story
Our Opinion: 'Putin The Great'
07/22/2014 11:04 AM EDT - As if the shooting down of a passenger plane carrying 298 people wasn't monstrous enough, the bodies of those who fell from the sky with Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were left lying in the heat for days as Ukrainian rebels engaged in what can only be assumed to be a cover-up of their blunder. Full Story
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