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Tue Jun 18 3 per week
Ltrs to the Editor (BerkEagle)
Our Opinion: Perplexed by small Taconic auditorium
To the editor:I was saddened to read in The Eagle that the Taconic graduation had to be held at the Boys and Girls Club (Eagle, June 10). I could not believe that our million dollar school did not
18 hrs ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Close loopholes in state animal abuse laws
To the editor:With regards to the recent video and subsequent animal cruelty charge that was filed against Melinda Alston (Eagle, June 14), I believe that the public deserves an explanation as to why
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: 'Choice' means respect for all women
To the editor:The columns of Kathleen Parker (June 9) and Michael Gerson (June 11) make it necessary to add one old idea to include in the endless controversy about abortion and abortion rights.
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Mosquito spraying only when necessary
To the editor:I am very concerned about spraying chemicals to kill mosquitoes. I am just so worried that these chemicals enter the environment and harm many more species than mosquitoes.According to
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Don't impeach Trump; lock him up instead
To the editor:I feel pretty sure that if any of the tariffs that are crippling the farmers were hitting Donald Trump's golf courses they never would have happened. He gives out a $16 billion taxpayer
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Put limits on time spent video gaming
To the editor:Ever since video games have been manufactured we always have a love for them. But when many are abusing the privilege due to overuse, it leads to a mental health issue and violent
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Reader grateful for Kujawski, Smith
To the editor:Readers of The Berkshire Eagle are incredibly lucky to have such great writers as Ron Kujawski and Thom Smith. What Mr. Kujawski does not know about all sorts of gardening lore would
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Distressed by decline of Berkshire Mall
To the editor:Having spent many delightful days in the Berkshires, we always considered the area our second home. Of course, trips to the Berkshire Mall were always on the agenda and there were more
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Rule changes will benefit Stockbridge
To the editor:The June 14 editorial on Stockbridge is misleading "New meeting laws wrong for Stockbridge." Saturday and Sunday cannot be counted for the 48-hour posting requirement for meetings. For
4 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Cutting corners will only hurt Cheshire
To the editor:This town meeting in Cheshire had to be the most frustrating one I've ever attended. A meeting that on a good night lasts two hours dragged on for four hours. As someone who lives at
5 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Berkshire Flyer isn't best rail link solution
To the editor:Mr. Dew's June 12 letter to the editor headlined "Passenger rail service will boost county population" is very likely correct, but the Berkshire Flyer is not the proper vehicle to ..
5 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: We are responsible for our online privacy
To the editor:An article by Preston Gralia published on June 7 entitled "How to protect your privacy on Facebook" began by asking, "Worried that Facebook collects too much information on you and
5 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Trump true believers are blind to reality
To the editor:Letter writer Ed Dartford is so enthralled by Donald Trump that he positively gushes over the fact that during his trip to England and France Trump actually (hang on to your hats,
6 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Trump's D-Day routine appalled veteran
To the editor:I probably speak for many combat veterans who were just as outraged as I when I learned of Trumps interview with Fox News on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings June 6th, 2019.
6 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Bill allows Stockbridge to follow Vermont's lead
To the editor:In his column of June 9, Clarence Fanto mentions Vermont's Operation Recruitment program to pay new residents who can telecommute and live wherever high-speed internet is available up ...
6 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Tonys provided a needed boost
To the editor:At last I found something to smile about! I recorded Sunday's Tony Awards on CBS with James Corden as host. It was refreshing and entertaining with Mr. Corden showing an amazing talent
6 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Customer does work, banks charge fee
To the editor:In this technological era many, if not most, people handle online banking automatically which requires little if any personal handling by bank personnel.I am horrified that a local bank
8 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Excellent 'Goat' features two great performances
To the editor: "The Goat" at the Berkshire Theater Group absolutely blew me away, most especially in the performances of the two leads. The goat is a dream of a "Twilight Zone" episode in which the ..
8 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Great Barrington pot plan is wrong for neighborhood
To the editor:Everything marijuana is big today in Massachusetts. Retail, cultivation, manufacturing and distribution are all parts of the process. The former and latter usually do not affect
8 days ago | BE Letters site

Letter: Astute observation on human tendencies
To the editor:Wow, Elizabeth Williams' May 30 letter to the editor ("Watching fire with guilt then admiration,") got my attention and held it. Her brief description of her discovery of and attraction
8 days ago | BE Letters site