“OJ: Made in America”

“OJ: Made in America”

OJ: Made in America aims to explain Simpson’s probable murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, as the result of Simpson’s instability and his belief in his own invincibility. The documentary shows, again and again, how Simpson did not see himself as black in a white man’s world; how this […]

Berkshires facing multiple environmental concerns

Berkshires facing multiple environmental concerns

Two environmental concerns in the southern Berkshires may impact one another in unforeseen ways. A decision on a pipeline in Sandisfield may affect the proposed PCBs which were dredged from the Housatonic River and dumped on the river bank. On Monday, May 23 Judge John Agostino of Berkshire Superior Court ruled on the Connecticut Expansion […]

Del Gallo announces he is officially running for Senate

Del Gallo announces he is officially running for Senate

A candidate for the State Senate seat being vacated by outgoing Senator Ben Downing, Rinaldo Del Gallo, is officially running after charging conspiracy on the part of his opponents and local political power brokers. Rinaldo De Gallo was not invited to a debate in Goshen, MA, over the weekend of May 15 which was hosted […]

Key and Peele Shine in ‘Keanu’

Key and Peele Shine in ‘Keanu’

Comedy Central’s Key and Peele ended its five season run in the fall of 2015. The sketch show drew on the complimentary talents of the eponymous creators and stars, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, to craft clever, quick, and solid comedy the channel hadn’t seen since the genius of the early 2000s Chappelle’s Show. So […]

Sanders, Trump bring campaign rallies to Albany; results mixed

Sanders, Trump bring campaign rallies to Albany; results mixed

Two political rallies in one day in Albany this month showed the stark differences in a divided country. The View attended a Bernie Sanders rally and a Donald Trump rally on April 11, separated by a few hours and a few blocks. Residents of the Berkshires expressing their support for the candidate attended the Sanders […]

Militarizing the police in Berkshire County

Militarizing the police in Berkshire County

In January of 2016, The Berkshire View was approached by an anonymous source. The source said he had filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Pittsfield Police Department for after-action reports and documentation relating to the operations of the Berkshire County Special Response Team (BCSRT). The source told The View that these documents […]

Knockout blow to a franchise

There’s a good movie lurking in the shadows of Batman v Superman. Every once in a while in this bloated, overly complicated, boring movie, you get a glimpse of the potential that was squandered by director Zack Snyder. Snyder is really the problem here. The director has a paradoxical inability to compliment the visual beauty […]

Mt. Greylock school rebuild project approved

Lanesborough voted by an over one hundred vote margin to approve the debt exclusion necessary to fund the Mount Greylock Regional High School rebuild project. The vote was the culmination of months of controversy, acrimony, and recriminations between both sides of the issue. But once the results were read, those in attendance seemed ready to […]

Dalton takes steps to deal with Old Nessacuss

Dalton takes steps to deal with Old Nessacuss

A discussion on the disposition of the Old Nessacuss High School building at the Select Board meeting on March 28 ended with a plan to form an ad hoc committee. The subject was brought up during public comment by resident Marge Nixon, who was one of the most vociferous opponents of the affordable housing plan […]

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