• Business Briefs for Aug. 31 - 08/31/2014 01:46 AM EDT
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    Letter: Brave criticism of Israeli policy

    09/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT
    To the editor of THE EAGLE: An ad was placed recently in the New York Times signed by 247 Holocaust survivors and children, grandchildren and other relatives of survivors. 
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    Letter: Self-hating writer misses context
    09/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Shame on the Berkshire Eagle for printing an anonymous letter concerning Israeli policy in Gaza. Full Story

    Letter: Gun stupidity goes beyond politics
    09/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: I have vowed to avoid any discussion or writing regarding politics, and I’m sticking to my word. Full Story

    Letter: Tribute to a new kind of student
    09/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Another school year is underway. Among the students continuing or beginning their education in the Pittsfield public schools are those who do not first come to mind when we think about school. Full Story

    Letter: Caring, kindness on display
    09/01/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: The accident on Aug. 20 at the intersection of Routes 7 and 43 was so serious as to result in a fatality. Full Story

    Letter: Repair walks for wheelchair users
    09/01/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: I agree with the use of fluorescent flags on electric wheelchairs. Full Story

    Letter: Media double standard on Israel
    09/01/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Fortunately there is a truce in the Gaza war, but issues regarding the fairness and objectivity of media war coverage remain, and may re-occur. Full Story

    Letter: Obama's slight of Gen. Greene
    09/01/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: In Afghanistan on Aug. 5, Major General Harold Greene was killed by an Afghan soldier. Full Story

    Letter: Demand respect for grave sites
    09/01/2014 12:10 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: I applaud Maryella Bowens Satinover ("Sacred ground defiled in Great Barrington," letter, Aug. Full Story

    Letter: Our enemies shouldn’t be ourselves
    08/31/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: On Aug. 1, The Eagle printed a cartoon with two high, presumably concrete walls intersecting. Full Story

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
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    Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Full Story