Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson in "Wild Nights with Emily," the latest film about the Amherst, Massachusetts, poet.
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More than 130 years after Emily Dickinson's death, scholars and devotees continue to scrutinize her poetry and rewrite her life story. 

Sen. Stanley Rosenberg in his office at the Statehouse.
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Former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg will host a new TV program focused on Amherst town and state government affairs.

Brattleboro Community TV Content Manager Jeff Mastroianni sits in the studio while airing a Select Board meeting live on one of the station's two public access channels.
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The Federal Communications Commission is moving to adopt a new rule that could reduce local programs on cable television. 

I never really thought about Dunk Fatigue until I saw Hasan Minhaj, on his new Netflix show Patriot Act, masterfully working around it.

U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Berkshire County officials talk about Markey's legislation aiming to restore Massachusetts TV stations to the region's cable customers.
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Updated on September 29, 2018, at 12:33 p.m.

New federal legislation has been introduced this week that would bring Massachusetts television stations back to the Berkshires.