Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 - "We are teachers. We travel the world spreading our message of peace, love, and harmony. What could be better or more important than that.” -- Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder and leader Joseph Shabalala
Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 - Ruth loved gardening and reading. At the Ramsdell Library in Housatonic, you’d be hard pressed to find a book without her name in it. She also had a tender heart for all animals and nursed many back to health.
Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 - Based on the preliminary investigation, the female was traveling at a moderate rate of speed when she failed to negotiate a corner, causing her to strike the tree head on.
Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 - If there was one word to describe Peggy that word is love. She loved people. She especially cherished spending time with her family; each one of her nieces and nephews held a special place in her heart. She loved to laugh, she loved food, music, and dogs -- who loved her back.
Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 - A favorite family picture is one of Dottie rappelling off a cliff during Escape and Evasion School. From 1953 until 1955 Dottie served with the 6481st Medical Air Evacuation Group stationed in Seoul and Tokyo. While serving her country at war Dottie earned numerous commendations, including a battle star and was promoted to first lieutenant.
Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 - Last year's children’s production, Seussical, was a heart-warming and widely successful production, featuring more than 100 talented children and adults from the community. Berkshire Theatre Group's 10th Annual Children's Theatre Production will be directed by Travis G. Daly, with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo.
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Friday, 23 Jan 2015 - It is always a thrill to break out your sleigh. An authentic Currier and Ives moment if ever there was one.
Friday, 23 Jan 2015 - Antigone was the first feminine heroine written for the stage. She was not afraid to show her strength, her pain, and her passion, all attributes that are deep at the heart of flamenco.
Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 - “I thought it was important to portray the subjects of this story primarily with old-fashioned black and white film, since this is a venerable relationship between the farms and these traditional breeds which is now being rekindled. Many of the portraits I was able to create have an antique feel and seem to speak through the centuries.” -- Photographer Erik Hoffner, whose photo exhibit is now on view at Galerie Giroux in Great Barrington
Saturday, 17 Jan 2015 - Karen was a fiercely independent woman with a sense of humor like no other. It was her ability to find humor in any and every situation that kept her strong and alive.
Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 - Arthur was a former Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop #23 in Sheffield and he was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family and friends.
Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 - "Imagine in the middle of January being able to buy carrots, watermelon radishes, a variety of potatoes grown here in the Berkshires, plus locally produced cheeses and meat. That’s our vision for the winter farmers’ markets. We are experimenting — these are our first farmers markets in January and February, so we need everyone to join us for them to succeed. If each of us buys directly from a farmer, we build the local food economy.” -- Barbara Zheutlin, executive director of Berkshire Grown
Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 - Mr. Pothul owned and operated his farm on Lime Kiln Road. He was known for having a “green thumb,” especially when it came to flowers and vegetables. He was a talented woodworker; however, he found no greater joy than spending time with family and friends.
Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 - Roberta was the 3rd generation of Wheelers to be born on Hollenbeck Avenue, in Great Barrington, the town that has been home to at least seven generations of the Wheeler family.
Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 - Want to begin a project but you're terrified? Can't make the time? The minute you sit down to write, you think your ideas are horrible or someone's already written it better than you ever will? Feeling vulnerable? Then you're in the right place.