The Berkshire LifeStream - Guest Op-Ed
Sun Feb 25 6:16 AM
Here are a few of the reasons why I give thanks.I am thankful for a warm house in the winter. I just read about the hundreds of thousands of homeless people on the streets or in the shelters of New
DALTON Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are relatively new terms in the lexicon of shopping. As I understand the term, "Black Friday" refers to the fact that retailers' balance sheets
PITTSFIELD Those of us old enough to remember what life was like before the internet and social media existed wonder how we ever managed to maintain friendships by exchanging newsy holiday
This satire first appeared in The North Adams Transcript in 1995. Since then, at least nine states have approved legislation allowing teachers to carry guns on school campuses. The spoof, alas, has
HATFIELD, Ma. Shortly after giving birth to her youngest child, Shannon, a teacher in Chicopee, found herself in a harrowing situation. Her husband moved out of state after being laid off from
TBILISI, GEORGIA The fastest way to drive from the airport outside Tbilisi into the capital takes you along a stretch of highway called President George W. Bush Street. Having lived through
GREAT BARRINGTON I have always had a very special place in my heart for nearby Copake, N.Y., where I spent a lot of important learning years as a counselor at Camp Bronx House Emanuel.
GREAT BARRINGTON -- I rummaged 25 minutes in the small closet off my upstairs office. I shifted boxes and got down on my hands and knees with a flashlight, removing the front tier of magazines ..
To the editor:I was saddened to read former Mayor James M. Ruberto's letter in support of the Berkshire Museum's unethical deaccessioning plan (Eagle, Feb.16).
RICHMOND With the thermometer shredding the blanket of winter last week, it was time to look for snowdrops and see if any adventurous day lilies were poking up through the leaves that blew in
LENOX Attention, L.L. Bean shoppers: The free ride is over.
WILLIAMSTOWN "New uses for an Old River" will be the subject of a panel discussion at the First Congregational Church in Williamstown, Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to noon.
PITTSFIELD The pundits have churned out a spate of articles lately opining on how President Trump's evangelical base sticks with him regardless of his having been married three times, boasted
PITTSFIELD For the first time in many months, the passage of time actually offers hope for all of us determined to keep the Berkshire Museum open. The reason: an agreement reached between the
PITTSFIELD February is Black History Month and American Heart Month. As we celebrate and elevate the achievements of the black community let's pause to examine the tobacco industry practice
DALTON Hospitals: you either love them or hate them. Much of the feeling depends on your current or prior experience. I love the fact that people go there for help and healing; but I hate the
BOSTON Millions of patients suffering from painful and chronic medical conditions could find it easier to access more affordable treatment options, as federal health officials take steps to
PITTSFIELD -- Cowards! They are the members of Congress who know better, but enable the National Rifle Association (NRA) to impose what the Center for Public Integrity called that organization's greatest achievement, ...
GREAT BARRINGTON The Berkshire Museum will be allowed to sell, or "deaccession," some of its most important paintings in order to survive, or so it says.A huge number of people in the
WESTPORT, CT. OK, we're in the midst of the Olympics, and for sheer sprawl, you'd have to drive to LA to match the real estate it consumes. Despite the 14-hour time difference from our East