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Letters to the editor

02/26/2015 03:22 PM EST
The Eagle reserves the right to edit letters for length, style and content. All letters must include a name, address and telephone number for verification purposes. 
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Letter: Education is needed on truth of pit bulls
02/26/2015 02:51 PM EST - Education is needed on truth of pit bulls To the editor: In response to Mr. Kenny's unfortunate encounter with two vicious pit bulls (letter, Feb. Full Story

Letter: Call evil-doers what they are
02/26/2015 02:50 PM EST - Call evil-doers what they are To the editor: In World War I and World War II, military men and women from the U. Full Story

Letter: Wise road spending, not more taxation
02/26/2015 02:49 PM EST - Wise road spending, not more taxation To the editor: The Eagle editorial of Feb. Full Story

Letter: Don't stall Taconic with referendum
02/26/2015 02:48 PM EST - Don't stall Taconic with referendum To the editor: With all due respect to those individuals writing letters to suggest that the Taconic High School building project be put to a referendum vote, I am writing to clearly say "No! Full Story

Letter: Anti-fluoridation is backed by science
02/26/2015 02:47 PM EST - Anti-fluoridation is backed by science To the editor: Instead of only poking fun at silly claims, ("Anti-fluoridation movement sidestepping science," Eagle, 2/24), John Seven might better have consulted a well-researched article which lays out solid scientific reasons for not adding fluoride to public drinking water, such as this one: http://fluoridealert. Full Story

Letter: Don't miss chance to improve school
02/25/2015 05:37 PM EST - Don't miss chance to improve school To the editor: In May of 1992 my husband and I attended the opening ceremony celebration of the brand new Southern Berkshire Regional School campus in Sheffield. Full Story

Letter: Wrong approach to boiler problem
02/25/2015 05:37 PM EST - To the editor: After diligently studying the voluminous studies, reports, cost estimates and brochures promoting the Mt. Full Story

Letter: Elm Court will be another Eastover
02/25/2015 05:33 PM EST - Elm Court will be another Eastover To the editor: In 1946, George Bisacca purchased a run-down "summer cottage" which was once a beautiful estate in Lenox called Eastover. Full Story

Letter: Shannon Grant post met all requirements
02/25/2015 05:31 PM EST - Shannon Grant post met all requirements To the editor: The Feb. 20 article "City job posting raises concern" used language that I believe to be misleading. Full Story

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Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning. Full Story
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Johansson: Nothing 'creepy or inappropriate' about Travolta

Scarlett Johansson defended John Travolta on Thursday, calling the actor "a class act" and denouncing the image of the two on the Academy Awards red carpet as "an unfortunate still-frame" that doesn't reflect a "totally sweet and totally welcome" encounter. Full Story