Our Opinion: State must address police training gaps

Police department funding, resources and crime-fighting strategy come up for debate at every municipal election, as was the case in the recent Pittsfield city elections. The state shares …

Clellie Lynch: Mock-bird of Carolina pays us a visit EAST CHATHAM, N.Y. — Blam! Blam! the deer hunting season begins! As the palest of light slips over the horizon, I am up and about, but definitely not ready to take a morning walk along my road. …
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Podcast | Don Morrison commentary: Requiem for a whistleblower

Don sends greetings from Paris, where he just encountered an interesting historical parallel to current events. Don Morrison, who produces his eponymous Don Morrison Commentary, is an author, …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Deep State isn't the problem in nation To the editor:There have been letters recently regarding the Deep State. There are those in our government who have done things that are underhanded and illegal. But that does not mean this is who we …
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To the editor:The question we should be asking about the proposed cell tower behind Zucchini's restaurant is "Why does it have to be there?" A letter writer on Nov. 14 complained about his cell … more
To the editor:I find it ludicrous that one of the arguments against the installation of a cell tower behind Zucchini's Restaurant is that it will detract from the beauty of the Pontoosuc Lake area. … more
To the editor:I just renewed my subscription to the Berkshire Eagle Sunday paper. It's been a long time tradition to sit and enjoy reading the paper.But when I get to the Sports section and the … more
To the editor:This letter is regarding the most recent incidents menacing Jewish students with racial slurs by their peers at Monument Valley Regional Middle School in Great Barrington ("Reports of … more
To the editor:While impeachment hearings roll on about whether Donald Trump participated in a quid pro quo with the president of Ukraine, it is largely forgotten that President Nincompoop got nothing … more
To the editor: I am writing about the article by Gene Chague Sunday about a bear hunting in Sheffield ("Large black bear harvested in Sheffield - is it a record?"). I am furious the article was … more
To the editor:Without the ability to thank each business, service organization, friends, and friends of friends individually, I would like to take this opportunity to show my appreciation to all … more
To the editor:For may years the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program has provided free tax preparation services to low and moderate income seniors and others. Last year in Berkshire County more than … more
To the editor:The reason that nothing gets done in Congress has nothing to do with the impeachment hearings. Nothing that enters the black hole that is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's desk … more
To the editor:To Sen. Mitch McConnell, Sen. Lindsey Graham and current Republican leadership:I grew up in a Republican home. Though I have always been a registered Democrat, until now I have had … more

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