• Letter: Dalton Bylaw Vote - 05/01/2015 06:28 PM EDT
    Our Opinion: Moral voice joins science on climate change

    05/02/2015 11:39 AM EDT
    Pope Francis' advocacy of the need to address global climate change is one of the many welcome stances this pioneering church leader has taken. 
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    Our Opinion: Foes of U.S. aren't destined to be foes forever
    05/01/2015 06:12 PM EDT - The Vietnam War holds many lessons for the United States, most of which have been ignored. Full Story

    Our Opinion: School budget cuts will cause pain in Pittsfield
    05/01/2015 10:30 AM EDT - Just as approval of the new Taconic High School was a step forward for Pittsfield educationally, the $2 million in budget cuts for fiscal 2016 represents a setback. Full Story

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    Gene Chague: Young turkey hunters enjoy a successful hunt

    05/02/2015 09:51 PM EDT
    Youths took to the woods early in the morning a week ago Saturday with their mentors to take advantage of the special Youth Turkey Hunting day. 
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    Howard Herman: New president at UMass could give boost to athletic program
    05/02/2015 09:51 PM EDT - It was front-page news from Boston to the Berkshires on Saturday. Marty Meehan is the new president of the University of Massachusetts system. Full Story

    Howard Herman: Stevens, Celtics earn respect with their effort
    04/27/2015 10:35 PM EDT - Thinking about things while the bagel toasts and the coffee brews. The Boston Celtics play a potential elimination game today against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Full Story

    Howard Herman: Colleges like Berkshires for baseball recruiting
    04/18/2015 10:08 PM EDT - It has been a pretty good year for Berkshire County high school athletes earning their way to Division I colleges. Full Story

    Gene Chague: Remembering the opening day of fishing season that got away
    04/18/2015 09:51 PM EDT - By Gene Chague To us older folks, the third Saturday in April brings back fond memories. Full Story

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    Oyez! Town crier at royal baby birth captures attention

    LONDON (AP) — As dozens of journalists trained their lenses on a set of firmly shut double doors, waiting for a glimpse of Britain's new baby princess, a man in an outlandish costume stepped in to capture the world's attention. Full Story
    Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala

    NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Full Story