• Letters to the editor - 10/13/2015 11:08 AM EDT
    Explore options for turf field in Berkshires

    10/11/2015 01:25 PM EDT
    "This park is as good as any park in the US," said Boston Mayor Martin Walsh at the dedication of a new turf athletic field. 
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    Our Opinion: Fear, folly are opening door for measles
    10/10/2015 10:01 AM EDT - What's next, the plague? The US is facing a significant threat of measles for the first time in half a century, and the reasons are fear and ignorance. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Guns, money and simplistic assumptions
    10/09/2015 06:10 PM EDT - Friday's embarrassing display in Oregon by gun rights advocates aside, most Americans are sickened by the mass killings at a community college in that state and the thousands of other gun deaths. Full Story

    Sports Columnists
    Matthew Sprague: Parting sports thoughts for the Berkshires

    10/08/2015 06:43 AM EDT
    I typically do my best work on deadline. Sure, that could be construed as a fancy way to admit I'm a procrastinator. The truth is, though, that I thrive in last-minute situations. So I waited to write this. It's my last deadline at The Eagle. 
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    Howard Herman: BCC turf field backers must speak up
    10/03/2015 05:54 PM EDT - There's a reason we can't have nice things. The fact that the fight over one of the more no-brainer projects in recent Pittsfield history isn't ending just boggles the mind. Full Story

    Gene Chague: Berkshire Natural Resources Council wins conservation award
    10/03/2015 05:41 PM EDT - Last Tuesday, the Berkshire Natural Resources Council received the Francis W. Full Story

    Gene Chague: New England cottontails won't be listed as endangered
    09/27/2015 06:58 AM EDT - Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that due to the work and commitment of many conservation partners in New England and New York, the New England Cottontail (NEC) is on the path to recovery and will not be listed under the federal Endangered Species Act. Full Story

    Howard Herman: Departing Suns GM McGuire deserves our thanks
    09/19/2015 10:21 PM EDT - When it comes to the modern history of professional baseball in Pittsfield, the number of players who went from the city to stellar pro careers are many. Full Story