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  1. Lenox Reads Together takes "Flight"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Berkshire Eagle

    LENOX >> The delicate balance between preserving and exploiting the environment is the timely topic for this winter's third annual Lenox Reads Together project, organized by Lenox Library Executive Director Sharon Hawkes. Author Barbara Kingsolver's critically praised 2012 novel, "Flight Behavior," a tale of suspense set in contemporary Appalachia, is the touchstone for the six-event program from Jan. 24-Feb. 26, including an opening day collaboration with The Mount, home of the Edith Wharton Restoration.

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  2. Lenox Reads Together takes "Flight"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Berkshire Eagle

    LENOX >> The delicate balance between preserving and exploiting the environment is the timely topic for this winter's third annual Lenox Reads Together project, organized by Lenox Library Executive Director Sharon Hawkes. Author Barbara Kingsolver's critically praised 2012 novel, "Flight Behavior," a tale of suspense set in contemporary Appalachia, is the touchstone for the six-event program from Jan. 24-Feb. 26, including an opening day collaboration with The Mount, home of the Edith Wharton Restoration.

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  3. Letter: Cozy Ramsdell a Berkshire treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    I recently spent a pleasant hour at The Ramsdale Library in Housatonic. I was happy to see so many people there, some reading, others watching a movie or enjoying the grand old building and each other.

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  4. Ramsdell Library to offer Sunday hours, programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    Starting this week, the Ramsdell Public Library in Housatonic will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays, when it also will feature special programming. As an "experiment," the library will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in an attempt to draw people to the library, to keep it vital and to be a prelude to the "Ramp Up Ramsdell" fundraising campaign, according to Holly Hamer, chairman of the library's board of trustees. 2 comments

  5. Nightlife: Things to do in the BerkshiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    Don't let the cold keep you indoors this weekend. Get out and try one of these fun, local events.

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  6. Concert to benefit Fairview patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> A concert to benefit the "Music for Healthcare Fund" is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at Unitarian Church, 1089 Main St., in Housatonic. Performing a wide variety of muscal genres will be local musicians Doug Schmolze, voice and guitar; Melinda Gardener, Celtic harp; and Eric Martin, violin/viola.

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  7. Next phase of PCB cleanup underway off Dalton AvenueRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Berkshire Eagle

    Workers from Maxymillian Construction remove phragmites, an invasive species, from a swampy area near Dalton Avenue in Pittsfield. The work is part of a restoration that will later include PCB cleanup in another section of the area.

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  8. Watson Fund tops goal a " thanks to record $15,000 anonymous giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    For 78 years, the John S. Watson Fund has provided a snapshot of South Berkshire County's holiday season. It was no different this year.

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  9. Watson Fund tops goal - thanks to record $15,000 anonymous giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    For 78 years, the John S. Watson Fund has provided a snapshot of South Berkshire County's holiday season. It was no different this year.

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  10. Pittsfield: Photographer Shaun O'Boyle to speak to Camera ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Berkshire Museum Camera Club will host professional photographer Shaun O'Boyle's presentation on "Abandoned Structures" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the museum on South Street. His photographic subjects have included steel mills, institutions, coal mining, Bannerman's Arsenal on Pollepel Island on the Hudson River, and landscapes along the Housatonic and Hoosick Rivers.

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  11. Clellie Lynch: Christmas bird count 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Long before dawn on Sunday past, Danny and I, along with thousands of other "citizen science volunteers," across North America, arise, get dressed, pack up gear and head out to participate in the 115th annual Audubon Christmas Count, the longest and most extensive wildlife census in the world. Every year, data is collected in specified count circles and added to the ever-growing database that enables ornithologists to study population trends throughout the continent.

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  12. Police: Man who crashed stolen car in Pittsfield had stolen diapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> A man who allegedly stole diapers to support his cocaine habit is being held on $5,000 bail after he crashed a stolen car while trying to elude police. Tony E. Audet, 38, of Feeding Hills, was driving a red 2008 Hyundai Elantra on West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield just before 10 a.m. Tuesday when he was spotted by police, who believed it was involved in the theft of $100 worth of diapers from the Stop & Shop on Dan Fox Drive, according to a probable cause report.

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  13. Woman escapes serious injury following car-train crash in Great BarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> A West Stockbridge resident escaped serious injury after a freight train crashed into her car on North Plain Road, late Wednesday afternoon. Around 4:20 p.m., a 42-year-old woman, who Great Barrington police didn't identify, was pulling out of the driveway at 220 North Plain Road, when the train slammed into the rear passenger side of her 2010 Toyota RAV4, according to Officer Jason LaForest.

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  14. Mahaiwe honors two landmarks in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Country-pop star Rosanne Cash will be performing songs from her new album, "The River and the Thread," in May at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington. GREAT BARRINGTON >> Country-pop star Rosanne Cash; the South African a cappella vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Hispanic dance company Noche Flamenca; HD broadcasts from London's National Theatre and Bolshoi Ballet; and a history residency by a young Los Angeles theater company will help mark Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center's 10th anniversary as a year-round performing arts venue and 110th anniversary as a theater.

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  15. Rest of the River cleanup: GE's challenge expected to delay start of restoration 3 to 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    The federal government has proposed a massive removal of toxic PCB chemicals from "hot spots" along the Housatonic River from southeast Pittsfield to Woods Pond in Lenox, a 10.5 mile stretch. General Electric's wide-ranging, strongly worded rejection of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Rest of River PCB cleanup remedy for the Housatonic increases the prospect of a prolonged legal confrontation, an official with the EPA has confirmed.

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  16. Letter: America's veterans never stop givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Over the last four years I have participated in the Veteran of Foreign War's nationwide Patriot's Pen middle school essay contest and the Voice of Democracy high school audio/essay contest,sponsored in my area by Adams-Budz VFW Post 8183 in Housatonic. This past year, as a junior at Monument Mountain, I was honored by my selection as the winner of the Voice of Democracy contest, not only for my school and district but also for the state of Massachusetts.

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  17. Great Barrington taking another stab at selling former Housatonic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Selectmen this week voted to authorize Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin to seek outside counsel to solicit proposals for the school, which has been vacant for several years. Tabakin said she would like to have a Request for Proposals drawn up and reviewed by the board by the spring.

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  18. Things to do in the Berkshires this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Iconic reggae band The Wailers will play the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield this Wednesday. Celebrate all the things you have to be thankful for all weekend long at one of the many fun nightlife events happening in the Berkshires.

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  19. Festival of the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Each Saturday and Sunday until Christmas, crafters, artisans and society members will offer locally produced goods at Sheffield Historical Society's Old Stone Store. SHEFFIELD >> For nearly 50 years, George Reeves has sold his handmade leather goods from Martha's Vineyard to the Berkshires.

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  20. First Congregational Church celebrates commitment to welcoming all to worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    Members of the congregation sing during the Sunday's one year celebration of being an open and affirmation church at the First Congregational Church in Lee. LEE >> The First Congregational Church on a Sunday morning displays a rainbow flag at its main entrance.

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