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Letter to the Editor:
Reefer Madness in Williamstown

Ag Chair says prohibitionists want to deny farmers the chance to benefit from legal marijuana and prioritize their bucolic rural views, made bucolic by the very farmers they are standing against, over the local economy.

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Letter to the Editor: Williamstown should heed Planning Board and Agricultural Commission advice, vote to postpone both Articles 33 and 34

Hello friends and neighbors,

Your elected Planning Board and the Agricultural Commission have displayed a remarkable amount of unity and thoughtfulness in the past few weeks as we emerge from the densest fog of the pandemic and the date of the town meeting grows near. Two conflicting, confusing, and deficient articles are posted to the town

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Reader wrestles with question: “Should ‘The Squad’ just shut up?”

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A few months ago, a good friend whose political wisdom I respect, stated she just wished “the Squad” (the progressive Democratic congresswomen of color elected in 2018) would shut up.  She asked whether their vocal challenges to the conventional Democratic Party leaders and larger political system undermines the need for a unified Democratic Party’s plan

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LETTER: Reader urges votes for Birch’s “measured approach”

To Wiliamstown’s Voters

Dante Birch deserves to be elected to the Williamstown Planning Board. He is not only well informed about the proposals the Board has been debating, but he is also committed to listening carefully to townspeople and to gauging the possible implications of every planning proposal.

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LETTER: Reader says Birch “well-suited” to role on Planning Board

To the Editor:

I have been involved in Williamstown government for many years, but until today I have not publicly endorsed any candidate for elected town office. I am breaking my habit now to endorse Dante Birch for the Williamstown Planning Board because he possesses the personal qualities that are essential to the success and credibility

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