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Letter: Adams-Cheshire at a Cross Road
Letter to the Editor
CHESHIRE - 02-15-2017 - Nearly 50 years ago, the two communities came together to form one regional school district. That district has endured...
Letter: Quitting Smoking the 'Perfect Valentine's...
Letter to the Editor
ADAMS - 02-10-2017 - February is American Heart Month, so before you think about what kind of flowers or type of candy to buy for...
'The Comedian': Requiem for a Funnyman
By Michael S. Goldberger
WILLIAMSTOWN - 02-09-2017 - I've become magnanimous. All of which is my diplomatic, if not entirely apologetic way of touting a film that many of...
'20th Century Women': Vive la Différence
By Michael S. Goldberger
NORTH ADAMS - 02-03-2017 - The literary conceit is that women hold the secrets to the life force, or that they are at least more interesting than...
Letter: Closing Plunkett School Short-Sighted
Letters to the Editor
ADAMS - 01-30-2017 - The problems plaguing this region have been well documented in many forums: declining and aging population, declining...
'The Founder': The Original Hamburglar
By Michael S. Goldberger
PITTSFIELD - 01-27-2017 - It gets you thinking what you might have done, and wondering if you ever passed up such a seemingly divine signal. For...
'Manchester by the Sea': Set your Movie GPS
By Michael S. Goldberger
PITTSFIELD - 12-21-2016 - An intermeshing of various, different periods of Lee's life, while always returning to the present, smartly serves the...
'Nocturnal Animals': Subspecies: Human
By Michael S. Goldberger
PITTSFIELD - 12-15-2016 - Good thing this is merely the fiction within a novel that Susan, the female lead in director Tom Ford's "Nocturnal...
Guest Column: Getting Smart About Art
Guest Column
NORTH ADAMS - 12-13-2016 - It is obvious that offering art to students is incredibly important to shaping the student experience, and thus the...
Guest Column: Education Task Force Misconceptions...
Guest Column
NORTH ADAMS - 12-13-2016 -
'Rules Don't Apply': The Politics of Entitlement
By Michael S. Goldberger
NORTH ADAMS - 12-09-2016 - At worst this is a mostly harmless, self-deluding sort of identification, and not the far-flung type that props up...
'Moonlight': Illuminating
By Michael S. Goldberger
PITTSFIELD - 12-01-2016 - It is a subtlety among the ferocity, a nod to the human heart and that universal longing oft referred to as love....
Guest Column: Going to the Dogs

NORTH ADAMS - 11-28-2016 - Years ago, cities and towns started eliminating the swimming pools and skating rinks and it's time to start eliminating...
'Bleed for This': Middleweight Contender
By Michael S. Goldberger
NORTH ADAMS - 11-26-2016 - Based on a true story, the travail that was "The Pazmanian Devil's" career should please boxing fans who know the...
Letter: Condemn Trump/Bannon
Letters to the Editor
NORTH ADAMS - 11-26-2016 - I stood before this City Council in 2003 to ask the council to stand with other communities, to pass a resolution...
Letter: Thanks for Quitting Smoking
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-21-2016 - This Thanksgiving season, I'd like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit...
Guest Column: Massachusetts Stands For Civil Rights,...
By Senate President Stan Rosenberg
NORTH ADAMS - 11-17-2016 - Over the last week, I have heard many heart-wrenching stories about children and adults expressing their sadness and...
Letter: Negative Campaigning Is Not a Treat
Letters to the Editor
WILLIAMSTOWN - 11-05-2016 - When one of the authors of this letter went to a friend's party after trick-or-treating, he found a pack of M&Ms in his...
Letter: Pittsfield Giving Away Money to Wealthy Mass...
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-02-2016 - I have been hearing from a lot of Pittsfield residents about things that are wrong in Pittsfield. Surely, no city is...
Letter: Vote Yes on Pittsfield's Question 5
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-02-2016 - I'm a local real estate broker/owner of Gile Real Estate. As a broker, I see the money that we've given to other...
Letter: Check Hinds on Tuesday
Letters to the Editor
NORTH ADAMS - 11-02-2016 - As we look out to next Tuesday, there is a wide breadth of questions and various positions both national and local that...
Letter: Time for Pittsfield to Say Yes to CPA
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-01-2016 - I'm writing to urge Pittsfield citizens to vote yes on Question 5. When we are open minded, study the facts, figures...
Letter: Support CPA Question
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-01-2016 - The Community Preservation Act would support everything I love about living in Pittsfield: its proud and fascinating...
Letter: Question 2 Contrary to the Commonwealth
Letters to the Editor
PITTSFIELD - 11-01-2016 - Charter schools are an expensive proposition in the commonwealth of Massachusetts with no oversight from our locally...
Letter: David vs Goliath
Letters to the Editor
DALTON - 10-28-2016 - As a treasurer for a candidate many years ago, I know how to peek at the campaign finance reports (Everyone can: check...
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Father-Daughter Dance 2017
Daddies and their darling daughters danced the evening away...
North Adams Winterfest 2017
Main Street in North Adams was crowded on Saturday...
B Basketball: Hoosac Valley...
Friday night boys basketball game at the Blue Devils home...
G Basketball: Pittsfield vs...
Peyton Steinman hit three 3-pointers in a pivotal second...
B Basketball: St. Joe's vs...
Izaha Stubbs scored 18 points Wednesday to lead the Hoosac...
G Basketball: Greenfield vs...
Samantha Smith scored 19 points to help the Greenfield...
Skiing: Berkshire County...
Mount Greylock showed its depth on Saturday morning by...
G Basketball: Lee vs Lenox
Lee girls basketball team win over Lenox 57-28. Photos by...
G Basketball: Drury vs Hoosac...
Hoosac Valley girls basketball team won on senior night...
B Basketball: Mount Everett...
Jake Tower scored 18 points to lead four players in double...
B Basketball: Drury vs...
Drury High School senior Hayden Bird scored his 1,000th...
G Basketball: Wahconah vs...
Lily Pudlo led a balanced offensive attack with 10 points...
B Basketball: Hampden Charter...
That heart was on full display in Tuesday’s 77-67 win over...
B Basketball: Westfield Tech...
Cody Jordan scored 14 points Monday to lead the McCann Tech...
Bowling: Berkshire County...
Brandon Vallone rolled a 423 series, and Chris Bostwick and...
G Basketball: Wahconah vs...
Alie Mendel scored 25 points, and a slow start doomed the...
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