Letter: Explore fairer tax source than Lee gas tax
05/22/2015 05:53 PM EDT - Fairer tax source than Lee gas tax To the editor: This week, I had the opportunity to travel the Mass Pike past Lee and exit in West Stockbridge. Full Story

Letter: Volunteers demonstrated military brotherhood
05/22/2015 05:52 PM EDT - Volunteers showed military brotherhood To the editor: As Memorial Day is now upon us I would like to inform Eagle readers about a rarely discussed topic. Full Story

Letter: Israeli stalemate seen in microcosm
05/22/2015 05:52 PM EDT - Israeli stalemate seen in microcosm To the editor: Last week I witnessed a talk at Friend's Meeting House presented by Cafe Palestina, a virtual cafe set up by a group of mostly, perhaps entirely, Jewish men and women concerned with the plight of Palestinians. Full Story

Letter: Deflategate matters and Iraq War doesn't?
05/21/2015 02:46 PM EDT - Deflategate matters, and Iraq mess doesn't? To the editor: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady deflates a couple of footballs and the entire country, along with the entire mainstream media, goes ballistic! Full Story

Letter: See 'Butler' at Barrington Stage
05/21/2015 02:45 PM EDT - See 'Butler' at Barrington Stage To the editor: The summer is off to a wonderful start. Full Story

Letter: Military aid to Israel is a wise investment
05/21/2015 02:45 PM EDT - Military aid to Israel is a wise investment To the editor: In regard to the event at the Great Barrington Friends Meeting House Friday, May 15 which reportedly was about the Israel-Palestine conflict, I would like to respond to a message intimated in the advertisement for the evening. Full Story

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05/21/2015 12:33 PM EDT - Writers must include a name, address and telephone number with their letters, preferably at the bottom. Full Story

Letter: Point of education is to challenge students
05/20/2015 04:27 PM EDT - Point of education is to challenge students To the editor: I think Mr. Seven has things almost exactly backwards ("Self-censorship stands as best source of safe space," May 19). Full Story

Letter: Stockbridge steps up for library of our time
05/20/2015 04:27 PM EDT - Stockbridge steps up for library of our time To the editor: On behalf of the trustees, staff, and patrons of the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives, we would like to express our sincerest appreciation to the residents of the town of Stockbridge for approving warrant article numbers 29 and 34i at Monday night's Annual Town Meeting. Full Story

Letter: Death penalty corrodes U.S. value system
05/19/2015 01:40 PM EDT - Death penalty hurts U.S. value system To the editor: Purposefully taking the life of another human being is a cruel, inhuman and degrading act. Full Story

 
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