Our Opinion: Tragedy eased when needed change results

07/04/2015 12:02 PM EDT
The shock and anger resulting from a high-profile tragedy can be eased a little if something beneficial can come from it. 
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Our Opinion: Honoring one flag while getting rid of another
07/03/2015 02:51 PM EDT - As we celebrate Independence Day today, along with the flag that represents the United States, we should also celebrate the ongoing demise of a flag that should have disappeared a long time ago. Full Story

Our Opinion: A busy week on the Lenox resort front
07/02/2015 06:28 PM EDT - This has been a dramatic week for Lenox concerning the resorts and resort proposals that are such a significant part of its identity and economy. Full Story

Our Opinion: Making sick time law work for all
07/01/2015 06:26 PM EDT - Massachusetts workers without sick time benefits now have them as of Wednesday. Full Story

Our Opinion: Allow solar industry to shine on
06/30/2015 05:30 PM EDT - The solar industry in Massachusetts is bursting its caps, which are artificial restraints advocated by those with an interest in keeping the green power industry from thriving. Full Story

Our Opinion: Supreme Court stands up for fair elections
06/29/2015 05:12 PM EDT - The U.S. Supreme Court continued on a roll in defense of citizen rights Monday, upholding Arizona's effort to combat gerrymandering of districts for political advantage. Full Story

Our Opinion: Solid Sound, North Adams, again a good pairing
06/29/2015 11:21 AM EDT - The weather could have been better but not the atmosphere. The three-day Solid Sound Festival in North Adams is a unique blend of music, art and city that many other communities undoubtedly wish they could emulate. Full Story

Our Opinion: Voting rights bill can fix what Court had destroyed
06/27/2015 01:29 PM EDT - When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act two years ago, the five-member majority argued that the nation had moved into a post-racial world that made the act irrelevant. Full Story

Our Opinion: Gay rights fight that began here is won in Court
06/26/2015 06:28 PM EDT - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage is a decisive victory in an historic civil rights battle. Full Story

Our Opinion: What isn't said in BFI pipeline study
06/25/2015 06:52 PM EDT - The Beacon Hill Institute has released a study attributing considerable benefits to the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline through Massachusetts. Full Story

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Queen Latifah, Amy Schumer headline Fourth of July festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah started with "The Star-Spangled Banner" and ended with a rap classic, Amy Schumer told raunchy jokes despite some children in the crowd and country singer Sara Evans was a vocal powerhouse when she covered Sam Smith. Full Story
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.