Life In the Berkshires

Egremont Green News: Festive tips for skipping all that holiday trash

Thursday, Nov 16 - Check with your town, but most paper and tissue gift wrappings, as well as cards, are recyclable as long as they don’t contain foil, metallic inks or glitter. And all those cardboard shipping boxes could make a great first layer of sheet mulching next spring.

PROFILE: Susie Weekes-Roeder is building a school in South Africa

Wednesday, Nov 15 - When Susie Weekes-Roeder isn’t managing her Berkshire-based staging business or co-chairing local drives as a Construct board member, she’s tackling her most inspired undertaking yet: founding the Indwe Learning Center in Illovo, South Africa, adjacent to the Mother of Peace orphanage.

CONNECTIONS: Are there too many roads?

Tuesday, Nov 14 - 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.

EDGECAST VIDEO: Morgan Bulkeley at the Berkshire Museum

Saturday, Nov 11 - The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, has mounted a major retrospective exhibition of the work of artist Morgan Bulkeley entitled 'Nature Culture Clash.' Videographer Jason Brown and Jim Frangione interview the artist at the museum for this EdgeCast. The exhibit will be on display through February 4, 2018.