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Our Opinion: Sports wagering coming: You can bet on it
It wasn't that long ago that the concept of legalized sports betting in Massachusetts was all but inconceivable, but it wasn't that long ago that the arrival of casinos in the state was hard to
Jan 18 11:21PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Du Bois and MLK: United in struggle
Jan 18 10:30PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: ICE policies put police in no-win spot
Towns in Berkshire County and across the state have been wrestling with the issue of how their police forces should deal with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) at a time when .
Jan 17 10:24PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Big Pharma lawsuit offers opioid insights
The state's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, provides insight into the roots of both the painkiller addiction crisis and the stigma attached to
Jan 16 10:06PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Judge stands up for integrity of Census
A federal judge's decision Tuesday against the Trump administration's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census is a victory for the states, including Massachusetts, that are
Jan 15 10:30PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: End of Life Options Act merits a vote in favor
As the legislative session neared its end on Beacon Hill last spring, a bill that would have legalized medical aid in dying was sent to a committee for study, which is where bills go to die as time
Jan 11 10:21PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Beacon Hill secrecy invites voter cynicism
While Beacon Hill should be commended for the ability of its various members to regularly work together on key issues before the state, the unity in Boston on maintaining secrecy in government is not
Jan 11 8:39PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Berkshire doors open to recreational pot
Recreational marijuana sales begin in Berkshire County today, with Theory Wellness opening its doors on Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington. Temescal Wellness on Callahan Drive in Pittsfield will ..
Jan 10 10:03PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Worrisome decision by DA on bail case
In her successful campaign, District Attorney Andrea Harrington embraced criminal justice reform, whose principles are designed to prevent the system from mistreating the poor and members of minority
Jan 9 10:03PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: New Senate leader may shake up Beacon Hill
The state Senate, a generally progressive body that has found itself stymied in recent years by the combination of the moderate House and conservative governor, has had enough. That, at least, is the
Jan 4 9:39PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Baker warns about partisan bickering
Governor Charlie Baker is not a stirring orator and doesn't pretend to be. His wonkishness constitutes a large part of his appeal and that quality was on display Thursday when he took the oath of
Jan 4 9:27PM BE Editorial

Our Opinion: Up-close look at cruel immigration policy
The utter inhumanity of the Trump administration's policy toward immigrants hit home in the Berkshires on Sunday when the story of the imminent deportation of a longtime Lenox resident and
Jan 2 12:57AM BE Editorial