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EYES TO THE SKY: Perseus the Hero in the Milky Way

Monday, Jan 23 - Perseus evades the casual stargazer and is not well known because the star pattern lacks brilliant stars that create outstanding stick figures like Orion that are visible even in cities.

Flying Cloud Institute appoints new executive director

Tuesday, Jan 10 - Maria Rundle is currently the director of development at Gould Farm in Monterey, where she has worked since 2008. Initially managing the childcare program, Rundle was promoted to her current position in 2012 where she has raised a substantial portion of Gould Farm’s annual budget.

EYES TO THE SKY: Turn-of-the-year astronomy

Monday, Dec 26 - Most of us are focused on one simple aspect of the astronomy of the season: the solstice that occurred on December 21. Unless we look closer, the fact escapes us that the darkest mornings of the year begin this Thursday, the 29th.

Game of chess, anyone? Check out the Berkshire Hills Chess Club

Sunday, Oct 30 - “Chess combines intellectual and emotional discipline – both of which are desperately needed in this irrational time. At the same time chess requires players to be polite and have decorum.” -- Gene Kalish, organizer of the Berkshire Hills Chess Club