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5 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Extinction lasts forever: Elizabeth Kolbert to speak at Williams College

New Yorker writer and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert's recent book, "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," suggests the Earth is in the middle of its latest calamatous mass extinction -- and humans are probably the major factor in its happening.

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Related Topix: Books, The Sixth Extinction

7 hrs ago | Westminster College

to Present Guest Pianist April 29

Westminster College will present guest pianist Holly Roadfeldt in Revolutionaries, Romantics, Rogues, and Rachmaninoff at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 , in Orr Auditorium .

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Colorado, Lafayette College, Kent State University, Ohio State University

15 hrs ago | The Greenwich Daily Voice

Boys & Girls Club Of Greenwich Names New Executive Director

Bobby Walker Jr. was named Thursday as the new chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Goats in the Woods Project Dinner: A Berkshire County study in African goat cuisine

Goat/kid/chevon/cabrito is the most popular meat eaten by people around the world, livestock farmer Morgan Hartman and Wild Oats Market chef Greg Roach agree.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Agriculture, Science, Williamstown, MA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Home Gardening, Home

Banker & Tradesman

The Clark To Expand, Renovate With $250K Cultural Facilities Fund Grant

The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown its expanding and renovating its campus with funds from a $250,000 Cultural Facilities Fund grant from MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA

Examiner.com

Common App names interim CEO

The announcement comes after the departure of Rob Killion, who headed the Common App for ten years.

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Related Topix: Harvey Mudd College, Rollins College, Stanford University

Morningstar

Franklin Growth Manager Jerry Palmieri Dies at Age 85

A resident of Jamestown, R.I., Palmieri was the first-ever recipient of Morningstar's Fund Manager of the Year award in 1987.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, RI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Tuesday

Kevin Kees, of Shaftsbury, will speak about his collection of antique cars and trucks in miniature and show examples.

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Related Topix: Hoosick Falls, NY, Bates College

IBerkshires

What If: Engineer a New Use for North Adams Hospital

What if there was actually an exciting new use for the existing hospital building? What if BMC and decisionmakers determine that the present North Adams Regional Hospital structure is simply too large for the present and declining population in North Adams and Northern Berkshire? Besides the difficult road to recovery for all of the displaced ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Berkshire, MA, Williamstown, MA, Worcester, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Political activist Angela Davis breaking down barriers

Speaking to a packed auditorium at Chapin Hall on Saturday about "Leadership in the 21st Century," she said that she was saddened to report that "not a great deal has changed."

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Related Topix: Activism, Prison, Williamstown, MA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

$5.2M project aims to render Williams College home environmentally neutral

In 1794, Kellogg House was built as the new home for the Williams College president, just one year after the school was established.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Free Republic

It Doesn’t Matter Where You Go to College: It just matters that you go.

This month, high school seniors across America are receiving college decision letters of acceptance and rejection.

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Related Topix: Miami University of Ohio, Ohio

IBerkshires

Are We There Yet?: Be a Llama Mama

And who knew llamas could be so much fun! Find out for yourself this Saturday, April 12, with a double dose of llama drama at the Mason Library in Great Barrington .

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Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Family, Kids, Williamstown, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Williamstown: Historian to lecture on founding fathers

Joseph Ellis, a scholar of U.S. history, will present a lecture on America's founding fathers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Griffin Hall, room 3, at Williams College.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Amherst, MA

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Friday

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Northern Berkshire Chorale, directed by Andrea Goodman, will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Memorial Chapel on the Williams College campus.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Classical

The Times-Tribune

Downtown businesses see opportunity in theater revival

The possible revival of a long-dormant vaudeville-era theater could revitalize a quadrant of downtown Scranton while strengthening the city's reputation as an arts destination.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Scranton, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Williamstown: Annual public speaking competition slated Sunday

First Congregational Church will host the fourth annual William Sloane Coffin Prize in Passionate Public Speaking at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 13. The contest, co-sponsored by the Williams College Chaplain's Office and the church, offers Williams undergraduates an opportunity to prepare and deliver an original speech on a issue of social justice or ... (more)

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Berkshire Eagle

Williamstown: Professor to lead habitat walk in Hopkins Forest

Thomas F. Tyning, professor of environmental science at Berkshire Community College, will lead a foray in Hopkins Forest to look at a variety of its habitats and species from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, April 13. The walk starts at the Rosenburg Center in Hopkins Forest and is free and open to the public.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA

Time

It Doesn't Matter Where You Go to College

This month, high school seniors across America are receiving college decision letters of acceptance and rejection.

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Related Topix: Miami University of Ohio

EurekAlert!

Math and Statistics Department at Williams College receives AMS national award

These are participants in Williams College's Math Department's 2013 SMALL program.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Harvey Mudd College

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