I don’t care how you pronounce it, you can’t have a garden without that luscious, juicy fruit. I can skip the cabbage, the kohlrabi and the radishes. I can omit the onions, the garlic and the rutabaga. Give me a plot full of tomatoes and I will be in garden nirvana.

Outdoors writer Harold “Hal” Borland (1900-1978) and his wife, gardening writer Barbara Ross Dodge Borland (1904-1991), owned a century-old, mountain-edge farm a couple of miles south of Bartholomew’s Cobble, in a section of Salisbury known as Weatogue. They moved there, to Frank Snyder’s ol…

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To the editor: This past two months, a group of parishioners from the First Congregational Church North Adams has been reading and meeting to discuss Carol Anderson’s "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide." It is an intensely powerful exploration of the multiple, self-consciou…

To the editor: In response to a second letter deflecting Republican responsibility for the insurrection and the claim "the democrats/left media fabricated an intentionally inflammatory narrative" ("Letter: I believe the left is lying about Jan. 6," Eagle, April 15) may I remind the writer th…

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Despite a rocky rollout, Massachusetts’ COVID vaccination campaign appears to be on the right track. By the end of the week, the Bay State will likely pass the significant mile marker of 2 million fully vaccinated residents. The commonwealth is also the first state with a population of at le…

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