Category Archives: Media

For The Record – Episode 7

Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top stories in The Berkshire Record, including as much as $34 million in repairs needed at Monument Mountain Regional High School, former Lee police chief Joe Buffis refusing a plea bargain with federal prosecutors and a pair of public figures in Egremont duking it out verbally at aRead More

For The Record – Episode 6

Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top stories in The Berkshire Record, including including the millions the town of Great Barrington loses in tax revenue from land owned by many nonprofit and governmental entities, environmental activists who want to see gas pipeline company Kinder Morgan expelled from the Berkshire Chamber groups and the hugeRead More

For The Record – Episode 5

Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top stories in The Berkshire Record, including an investigation into missing funds from the Lenox PTA, the town of Sheffield opening a probe of allegations of bullying in the Bushnell-Sage Library and how the Main Street reconstruction project in Great Barrington is winding down for the winter. AlsoRead More

For The Record – Episode 4

Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top stories in The Berkshire Record, including the district agreement and what’s next after the rejection of the $51 million renovation project for Monument Mountain Regional High School. Also on the agenda is the arrest on vandalism charges of Bart Elsbach, the former chair of the Sheffield Zoning Board ofRead More

For The Record – Episode 3

Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top stories in The Berkshire Record, including the rejection of the $51 million renovation project for Monument Mountain Regional High School. If the video doesn’t display properly on this page, click here to view it.

For The Record – Episode 2

Episode 2 of For The Record. Kameron Spaulding and I talk about this week’s top news stories for the first 10 minutes. The rest of the show is comprised of a one-on-one with yours truly and Walter “Buddy” Atwood III, member of the Great Barrington Finance Committee. We talk about the proposed $51 million renovation forRead More

Pot, Meet Kettle: The Delectable Buffoonery of Alan Chartock

There are few things in life more delicious than receiving a lecture on tolerance from the intolerant. Such occurrences make life worth living. Indeed, I’d put them on a par with a glass of fine single-malt scotch or a grass-fed beef burger at The Well. This weekend, Alan Chartock suggested in his artless column in the BerkshireRead MoreRead More

For The Record – Episode 1

Welcome to the inaugural edition On The Record, a weekly discussion of news and views in this week’s Berkshire Record and Courier, and starring yours truly along with Kameron Spaulding, news editor of the Berkshire Courier. The show is recorded Fridays at CTSB in Lee, Mass. For me, it is a return to television after theRead More

CPB: WHDD’s Marshall Miles Ethically Challenged

Update: Miles is lashing out at both me and the CPB ombudsman. He is clearly worried. * * * * * * * One of our local radio stations, which brands itself as “the smallest NPR station in the nation,” has been slammed for poor ethics after its head decided to run for a regionalRead MoreRead More

Cowgill and Lovallo On Newtown and the 2nd Amendment

Dangerous Dan Lovallo and I discuss the issues of the day Dec. 21 on WAPJ.