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Our Opinion: Blocking WRHS would hurt district

It doesn't necessarily take the filing and winning of a lawsuit to delay or even end a public project. The threat of a lawsuit can be enough to cause the financial pillars of such a project to shake. …

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Pamela Tatge: Jacob's Pillow dismayed by racism at gala BECKET — I heard a disturbing story from one of our patrons here at Jacob's Pillow that has outraged me, and I can't stop thinking about it. She is a person of color and attended our gala last …
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Letter: Help veterans first To the editor:Why doesn't the federal government use foreign aid money to building housing for homeless American veterans?Bruce Peck,Pittsfield
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To the editor:Thanks go to Pam Tatge of Jacob's Pillow for her courage and leadership in shining a light on the sensitive issue of racism in the arts and in segments of our wonderful cultural … more
To the editor:Now is the time for all good . . ." men and women. Now is the time. The time is now. There is not a moment to lose. The recent White House move against the Supreme Court ruling on the … more
To the editor:The United States has the most expensive health care in the world, but our healthcare outcomes are inferior to those of many other developed countries. This is because many cannot … more
To the editor:What if the American Indians had hollered at Columbus and his boys, "Go back where you came from!"?Dorothy van den Honert,Pittsfield more
To the editor:I am not one who breaks the rules. Having said that, I just purchased online a stamp to add Harriet Tubman's face to the $20 bill. Her image was all set to be printed on the bill in … more
To the editor:Dalton town officials should repair the image of Dalton as not welcoming and even being hostile to new residents.From information revealed at the July 8 Select Board meeting and from … more
To the editor:I cannot thank The Eagle enough for your July 16 editorial supporting carbon fee and dividend legislation.Positive examples for successful implementation already exist (British Columbia … more
To the editorDavid Anderegg's July 17 letter concerning racism is an important contribution to our public discussion. He mentions "White fragility: Why it's so hard for white people to talk about … more
To the editor:In the book "The British Are Coming," author Rick Atkinson, in speaking of the Declaration of Independence, quotes the historian Edmund S. Morgan as saying, "The creed of equality did … more
To the editor:June, Pride Month, has come and gone. LGBT pride is struggling for acceptance, to be heard, and to be ourselves. This is a voice never heard until now. This isn't a movement, it's about … more

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