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North Adams City Council ’19 Elections: Lisa Blackmer

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Lisa Blackmer; photo by James Kennedy.

Thanks for checking out our elections coverage. We try to cover at least one race a year in an in-depth, meaningful way, and 2019 finds us at it again.

Lisa Blackmer; photo by James Kennedy.

TLC #75: DA Harrington discusses new juvenile justice initiative

Berkshire County Courthouse, photo by Alexius Horatius; [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

"The plan will hold juvenile offenders accountable while encouraging positive youth development through proven strategies to reduce teen recidivism and address the root causes of delinquency. It is a shift from a court-centered model of addressing juvenile delinquency to a community-based model, focused on ending the school-to-prison pipeline."

Catharsis, Episode 2: Interview — Jeffery Sachs

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

Hi everyone,Here’s the second episode of Catharsis, my interview with Jeffrey Sachs about his book: A New Foreign Policy – Beyond American Exceptionalism.

President Trump and French President Macron at Hôtel national des Invalides in July of 2017, commemorating Bastille Day (French National Day), as well as the 100th anniversary of the American troops joining World War I with the allies in France; photo courtesy US Embassy, France.…

Experience building relationships key reason to vote Harrington for DA

To the editor,

Will experience decide the District Attorney race? I think it should—and that is why I support Andrea Harrington. Paul Caccaviello’s familiarity with “business as usual” at the Berkshire County DA’s office is precisely why I am not supporting him. The office of Capeless and Caccaviello has resisted change for too long, and it is doing Berkshire County a disservice.

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Siege Mentality

“…we’re in a historic transitional moment and the very foundations of society are now open to question.“― David Brooks

Jason VelazquezJason Velázquez has worked in print and digital journalism and publishing for two decades.
Phone: (413) 776-5125
www.greylockglass.com…

Former SVU prosecutor says Berkshire DA office handling of rape case “a travesty”

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To the Editor:

I am an attorney, admitted to the bar for forty-five years, and write in regard to the race for District Attorney.

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DA response to controversy over 2016 sexual assault case raises more questions

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

On Thursday afternoon, Berkshire County District Attorney Paul Caccaviello commented on yesterday’s reporting at The Greylock Glass on his office’s involvement in the mishandling of sexual assault evidence in a 2016 alleged rape case at Williams College.

NOTE: Be sure to read part one of this story here.

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Berkshire DA handling of sexual assault evidence under fire

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

CONTENT ADVISORY: The materials contained in the ancillary documents contain subject matter describing sexually traumatic experiences that some readers may find disturbing

NOTE: This story has new developments. View the updates here.

The Berkshire County District Attorney race is seeing the convergence of #MeToo, the midterms, and criminal justice reform become a major campaign issue in the final days of the campaign as the DA’s handling of sexual assault at a prestigious local college is raising questions in the community.…

TLC #68: 2020 Regional Transportation Plan

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Hey, Greylock Nation, today is Sunday, October 28, 2018 and you’re listening to TLC episode #68. I’m your host, Jason Velázquez, and, as always, thanks so much for tuning in.

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is soliciting public comment on the 2020 Regional Transportation Plan until November 1; photo courtesy BRPC.

Jason VelazquezJason Velázquez has worked in print and digital journalism and publishing for two decades.…

TLC #67: A hot property, office of the Northern Berkshire Register of Deeds surveyed by two candidates

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Hey, Greylock Nation, today is Tuesday, October 23, and you’re listening to TLC episode #67. I’m your host, Jason Velázquez, and, as always, thanks so much for tuning in. On this week’s show, we explore the topic of the Registry of Deeds.

Deborah Moran, right, and Maria Ziemba, both staff members at the Northern Berkshire Registry of Deeds, vie for the top spot of Register Nov.…

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