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LENOX — The crows are calling to each other in the treetops. Caw! caw! says one. Caw! caw! caw! caw! comes the reply from deeper in the woods. The conversation continues in speechlike accents … more
PITTSFIELD — There are "teachable moments" galore about "textbook examples" of the failings that ranked choice voting would cure. more
DALTON — What do soda bread, shamrocks, and step dancing have in common? If that were a question on "Jeopardy!" most people would get the answer correct: what are things you might enjoy on … more
BANGKOK --- Most of the parties in the aftermath of the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash, in which 157 died, came out looking bad. The FAA for three days of dithering, Boeing for pushing through … more
PITTSFIELD — This election cycle, making public colleges tuition free is a popular talking point for candidates seeking the Democratic party nomination for president. And it's not a new … more
Even with that hour of daylight stolen from the morn, I awaken early, now in the dark, to owls, young barred owls hooting and hissing for a juicy vole or two. more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Few peoples anywhere are as number-conscious as the Chinese, for whom numerology is as real as mathematics and infinitely more portentous. more
WASHINGTON — A friend just returned from some time with a group of wealthy conservative donors. "They were ambivalent about Donald Trump two years ago," he said. "Now they are vociferously … more
WASHINGTON — This is what happens when corporations run the government.As the world was grounding 737 Max airliners this week, following the second crash involving the new jet in five months, … more
STOCKBRIDGE — It may be counterintuitive, but it is arguable that the Judicial is the most powerful branch of our government. The Constitution intended that all three branches — … more

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