Our Opinion: A better buffer law

08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT
The state Legislature has responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s wrong-headed ruling striking down the 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics with a new law that is in some ways better than its predecessor. 
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Our Opinion: Green energy bills await their fate
07/31/2014 12:12 AM EDT - With the state Legislature again racing to the finish line of the session like college students cramming for final exams, a pair of energy bills are still awaiting action. Full Story

Our Opinion: A new Taconic
07/30/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Pittsfield’s School Building Needs Commission chose the most expensive option in addressing the needs at Taconic High School, but more importantly, it chose the best option. Full Story

 
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Letter: An Elm Court plan that fits brand

08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT
To the editor of THE EAGLE: The Berkshires are a rare and special place of great natural beauty. 
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Letter: Diplomacy, not bombs, blockade
08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Civilians have paid a horrific price in the ongoing violence in Gaza. Full Story

Letter: Israel follows Hamas’ cynical script
08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Less than one-percent of the thousands of rockets launched by Hamas actually land anywhere that matters. Full Story

Letters to the editor
08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The state primary elections are on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and will include races for governor, attorney general and treasurer. Full Story

Letter: Fracking apologist ducks issue
08/01/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: I would like to address the July 21 letter to the editor by Steve Everley of Energy in Depth, "It is unfair to demonize fracking. Full Story

Letter: Hamas brought war to Gaza
07/31/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: On the editorial page of the July 28 Eagle the Oliphant cartoon shows Bibi [Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu] pointing his finger and saying "I Want You for a War in Gaza. Full Story

Letter: Follow law when signals go dark
07/31/2014 12:11 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: Drivers should keep in mind the rule regarding blacked out traffic signals per the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. Full Story

Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years. Full Story
Got a beef with television? Why not sue somebody?

NEW YORK (AP) — How does this suit you? Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives say they want to sue President Barack Obama. Full Story