|MCLA Students Explore Ranked-Choice, Plurality Voting Systems|
Assistant professor Kebra Ward helps students with some of the math involved in the different voting systems.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students recently learned the pitfalls of plurality voting and got a crash course in ranked voting.
Members of the
|@theMarket: October Lives Up to Its Name|
It happened like clockwork. Earlier in the week, all three main U.S. averages re-tested their lows and then proceeded to bounce back, only to give it all back. That's what happens during corrections, but it is not over yet. After all, it is October.
Readers will recall that last week I wrote that nine out of 10 times
|Guest Column: Question 1 Not a Fit For the Berkshires|
Throughout the past six months, 1Berkshire has paid close attention to the Question 1 nurse-staffing ballot initiative. Like all voters, we have heard many different perspectives, which have since come to fuel a heated and thoughtful dialogue in advance of the Nov. 6 election.
One thing that can certainly be acknowledged is that
|Letter: Support Our Democratic Nominee Andrea Harrington |
To the Editor:
We have been Democrats all our lives. There were times when the candidate we supported didn't win the primary, but we always supported the winner. Over the years there have been tough primaries in which good candidates were unsuccessful. However, there usually was a unity event after the dust settled; the unsuccessful
|Shakespeare & Company Announces New Board Members|
LENOX, Mass. — Shakespeare & Company announces the addition of three new board members to the company's Board of Trustees.
The new members joining the board are Nancy Edman Feldman, Erick Lucera and Andrew D. Rothstein.
"I'm thrilled with the steady increase in board membership over the last few years, and the
|The Independent Investor: Textbooks Worth Their Weight in Gold|
Forget the stock market, internet, and whatever you might think is worth investing in. The good old college textbook beats them all.
That boring first-semester hardcover and similar books have risen over 1,000 percent in price since 1977. Textbooks are a big business. Estimates for the total value of the textbook industry
|Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2018|
Trick-or-treaters around Berkshire County and beyond will be donning costumes and ringing doorbells in anticipation of treats on Halloween on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Remember to dress appropriately, carry a flashlight and only visit homes with lights on in your neighborhood.
Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours on
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