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Chan Lowe: Overheard at the apocalypse PITTSFIELD — The woman sat with her husband in the great room of the mansion in northern Maine and mopped her brow. "Good grief I think it's even hotter than yesterday," she sighed."Turn up the …
Chan Lowe: The skills of yore are scarce this Yule PITTSFIELD — Since this is the season of buying and giving, it's appropriate to opine on what has happened over the years to our expectations and the quality of the stuff we purchase.My hobby …
Chan Lowe: It's a tough time for angry white males PITTSFIELD — First off, a tip of the hat to our neighbors in New York Congressional District 19, for whom defeated incumbent Rep. John Faso's racist dog whistle proved to be off-pitch. Here in …
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PITTSFIELD — First off, a tip of the hat to our neighbors in New York Congressional District 19, for whom defeated incumbent Rep. John Faso's racist dog whistle proved to be off-pitch. Here in … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — While I have no idea if my mom has a favorite child, of all the caregivers we have, I am likely her first choice. "Where's Jill?" my mom cries, as a caregiver tries to assist … more
My girlfriend is planning a trip to Portugal, but this weekend, she had a much more arduous journey to make: driving to Northampton. You might well ask, if she lives in North Adams, why driving to … more
PITTSFIELD — Over the past couple of months, there has been much talked about and things written about taxes — specifically property taxes in Pittsfield. The Pittsfield City Council … more
LINCOLN — On Gov. Charlie Baker's desk are three options for reducing emissions from cars and trucks, the largest source of heat-trapping carbon pollution in America. As we're in the midst … more
WESTPORT, Conn. — The allegations in Ronan Farrow's recent book, "Catch and Kill," that top execs at NBC News had squashed his revelatory reporting on Harvey Weinstein — NBC's loss was … more
EAST CHATHAM, N.Y.— Returning from St. Croix, Danny and I stop over in Miami for a few days to see old friends. But first, we take a quick detour to visit the Everglades National Park in … more
LANESBOROUGH — Despite hopes to the contrary, the $738 billion Pentagon spending bill that sailed through Congress in December missed a number of key opportunities to make America and the world … more
HATFIELD — The world is complicated and so is hunger. At The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, we believe there is no one cause of hunger; there are many underlying causes. At a basic level, … more
MELROSE — The abduction and subsequent recovery of an 11-year old Springfield girl last week conjures several emotions, including rage, elation and gratitude. ("11-year-old found safe; suspect … more
STOCKBRIDGE — Tip O'Neill, a Massachusetts Democrat and former U.S. House Speaker, said, "All politics is local." All local politics is personal. We think about it in personal terms. How will … more

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