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Lauren R. Stevens: Find forest balance with economy, environment
WILLIAMSTOWN Does the Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership, designed to use forest resources to improve the economies of communities in northern Berkshire and western Franklin counties,
Mar 15 11:15PM BE Columnists

By Kevin O'Hara: The jarvey of Killarney
PITTSFIELD When David and Denise King of Pittsfield visited Ireland in the spring of 2014, they took in many wonderful sights, but the picturesque town of Killarney, nestled among its famous
Mar 15 9:48PM BE Columnists

Robert F. Jakubowicz: Strong case for impeachment
PITTSFIELD There is sufficient evidence, in my opinion, for the House of Representatives to begin an impeachment hearing to flesh out the evidence against the president. Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Mar 15 8:30PM BE Columnists

Leonard Quart | Letter From New York: We won't see their likes again
NEW YORK It's a bad time for newspapers in this country. In recent years the number of papers slated for closure, bankruptcy or severe cutbacks has continued to rise. The industry has shed a
Mar 14 5:24PM BE Columnists

Dalton Delan | The Unspin Room: A proud, ink-stained wretch
WESTPORT, Conn. As this column reaches the half-a-hundred mark, entering in media's race the Unspin Room for your delectation, my buddy Tripp insisted I watch the HBO documentary on the late
Mar 14 5:24PM BE Columnists

Rinaldo Del Gallo III: Time for Pittsfield to join plastic bag ban movement
PITTSFIELD The great thing about movements is that they inspire each other. A little over six years ago, having read about a ban of styrofoam in Brookline, which in turn was inspired by a ban
Mar 12 4:42PM BE Columnists

Anne Horrigan Geary: A flake for snow
DALTON It snowed another six inches overnight; schools are cancelled in many parts of the state. School kids are not the only ones who cheered. I love snow days too.
Mar 8 7:18PM BE Columnists

Tara J. Barboza: Don't be surprised by tax reform changes
NORTH ADAMS This is the first tax year affected by tax reform legislation that was passed at the end of 2017. Many rules have changed that could affect your business and personal taxes. Don't
Mar 7 7:39PM BE Columnists

The Pun Also Rises: It's time to let the sun set on daylight saving time
This coming weekend is daylight saving time, or as I like to call it, daylight thieving time, since an hour is stolen from you against your will. That's not how savings work, and if you think it is,
Mar 4 10:09PM BE Columnists

Art, trails, a good mix
WILLIAMSTOWN Berkshire County is abuzz about trails: Highland Foot Path, High Road, ring trails. . .
Mar 2 5:48PM BE Columnists

John Dickson: Pittsfield's neighborhoods intersect through time
PITTSFIELD One of the only computer games I ever played was called Sim City. This is the game where players build a city by adding residences, businesses, roads, buildings and react to the
Mar 1 10:15PM BE Columnists

Bernard. A. Drew | Our Berkshires: Windsor maple tree created a buzz
GREAT BARRINGTON It was late March, the end of sap gathering at Helen G. and Lt. Col.
Mar 1 8:27PM BE Columnists

Donald Morrison: On the emergency's front lines
MIAMI Week two of the National Emergency, and the tension is mounting. I'm hunkered down here in my cozy little home bracing for the worst. Outside, the streets are deserted, though my wife
Feb 26 9:45PM BE Columnists

Carole Owens: Granddaddy of all scandals
STOCKBRIDGE Before the year is out, we may be inundated with political scandals. We may feel unique. And yet, from the founding of the Republic, political scandal was always news, but never
Feb 26 8:06PM BE Columnists

Marc A. Thiessen: Ocasio-Cortez displays her economic illiteracy
WASHINGTON The left complains that conservatives are "obsessing" over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Well, there is a reason for that: Ocasio-Cortez is driving the agenda of today's Democratic
Feb 25 10:21PM BE Columnists

Gillian Jones: We must do better by seniors and senior citizens to come
WILLIAMSTOWN I remember telling a representative with a home health care company that I would put a hospital bed in my living room to take care of my mother before ever putting her in a
Jan 8 7:45PM BE Columnists