Carole Owens

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A resident of Stockbridge, Carole Owens is the author of seven books, three newspaper columns, and numerous feature articles. As a local historian, Owens was named Scholar in Residence by the Massachusetts Council on the Humanities.

Articles by Carole Owens

CONNECTIONS: Coded messages

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 - In the 19th century, the rules and rituals of courtship were prescribed by the church and then by society. However quaint they may seem to us today, we can identify with the underlying humanity and human yearning.

CONNECTIONS: Bamboozled Berkshires

Tuesday, 2 Jan 2018 - While we like to think the Berkshires is populated with good people and only good people, we are not always right. The combination of bad actors and naiveté has resulted in more than one Berkshire swindle.

CONNECTIONS: The Christmas Gift

Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 - 'I was sad that there was not enough money for a gift for you, so I sat and reasoned it out. I remembered that not all gifts have to be store-bought gifts.'

CONNECTIONS: Are there too many roads?

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 - There are a number of complicating factors related to easements and rights of way but, in general, the act of discontinuing a road is as simple as it is controversial.

CONNECTIONS: Girls’ night out

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 - The rights and roles of women are ever in flux. Then and now, for every step away from the traditional, there is a tug backward.