Our Opinion: Vermont youth give Fox News ethic lesson

01/31/2015 11:41 AM EST
There may be no hope for Fox News when it comes to practicing journalism, but there is hope for America. 
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Our Opinion: Travel ban process needs a fine-tuning
01/30/2015 04:51 PM EST - Anyone driving the nearly deserted Berkshire roadways Tuesday following a modest snowfall knows the state's travel ban policy needs some work. Full Story

Our Opinion: DeLeo flip-flop is arrogant, presumptuous
01/29/2015 05:38 PM EST - House Speaker Robert DeLeo's evolution on terms limits for his office invites jaded Massachusetts residents to become even more cynical about politics. Full Story

Sports Columnists
Howard Herman: Past puts Patriots' credibility in doubt

01/24/2015 10:02 PM EST
Like most of you, I really don't know whether the New England Patriots "cheated" when they allegedly tampered with footballs before last week's AFC Championship game. 
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Gene Chague: Take a kid ice fishing this winter
01/24/2015 09:58 PM EST - Well, it's here — ice fishing season. If you go ice fishing take a kid along. Full Story

Gene Chague: It's time for ice fishing derbies
01/17/2015 09:35 PM EST - Included with this column is a schedule of upcoming ice fishing derbies. Our thanks go out again to Paula Dailey at the Onota Boat Livery in Pittsfield for compiling the 2015 schedule of ice fishing derbies and posting them on its web site. Full Story

Howard Herman: High school postseason hoops should be exciting
01/18/2015 02:45 PM EST - Thinking of things while waiting for the bagel to be toasted and the coffee to brew. Full Story

Gene Chague: Hunter bags pair of bucks in rapid succession
01/10/2015 10:05 PM EST - Around 8 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, Jim Cornwell of Lenox Dale was black powder deer hunting in the woods off of Washington Mountain Road in Becket. Full Story

Suspicious package at NYC bus station filled with 1K condoms

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn't contain any explosives but did have some unexpected contents — 1,000 individually packaged condoms for both men and women. Full Story
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Ewan McGregor plays Jesus and the devil in Sundance epic

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking. Full Story
Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.