Why I resigned from the Monterey Select Board
To the editor: Contrary to The Eagle's editorial ("Our Opinion: Monterey paid for an investigative report; officials shouldn't just sweep it under the rug," Eagle, May 7), the investigator's report on Monterey was not swept under the rug.
To the editor: We know that the bottle bill works. When the bill was first adopted and it covered most containers for sale in Massachusetts, the majority of those containers were recycled.
To the editor: I am writing this as a 40-year resident of Stockbridge. After attending the May 16 annual town meeting, all of the articles had a "no" vote in addition to being passed.
To the editor: Lifelong Lenox resident Terry “T-Bone” Field lost his courageous battle with health issues. Lenox lost a true friend.
To the editor: Kathy Hochul’s selection of New York State's 19th District Rep. Antonio Delgado to be lieutenant governor and her 2022 running mate has implications for both our area and the nation as a whole.
To the editor: There has been much talk recently about critical race theory and replacement theory, both based in their own way on fact.
To the editor: I have been shopping at and donating to the Goodwill for years.
To the editor: For those who can’t or don’t want to delay the first mowing of their lawn, I suggest that you consider raising your mower to 4 inches or higher.
To the editor: No one gets out alive, and along the way, in this life, we all lose stuff.
To the editor: As employees of Berkshire Community College, we were proud to see BCC featured on the cover of the April 23-24 weekend edition. ("Berkshire Community College is undergoing $19 million in upgrades. Here's where the money is going," Eagle, April 23.)
To the editor: If my 74-year-old memory serves me well, the price of gasoline in the early 1970s was under 40 cents per gallon.
To the editor: Prior to my retirement in 2020, I worked as a nurse for 46-plus years at the North Adams Regional Hospital (presently part of Berkshire Health Systems) and six years as a clinical nursing instructor for Berkshire Community College.
To the editor: The economy requires a stable workforce to thrive. Many in the workforce with young children require reliable early education and care and after-school programs to maintain employment or to attend college/technical school.
“Circumstantial and not particularly strong.” “Hopelessly slanted.”
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