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Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 12 / By / Plenty to look at and read in this week's Real Estate Friday!, from the best sales of last year to a gorgeous property of the week, to a spectacular Transformation to the latest installment on our complete guide to dealing in Berkshire real estate.

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Friday, Jan 5 / By / Happy new year! This week we move forward while embracing the past, with a gorgeous renovated Victorian and staff picks for the Best of 2017. Plus, Installment Five of our guide to buying, selling, financing and building real estate in Berkshire County.

Town Hall report: July storms generate overtime

Wednesday, Sep 24 - To encourage community engagement in the process of preparing a town budget, Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin announced that budget information would be available online, as well as at both the Mason and Ramsdell libraries, and at Town Hall.

As Nov. 4 vote nears, campaign for renovation kicks into high gear

Tuesday, Sep 23 - The Berkshire Hills Regional School District is trying to explain the necessity of a high school renovation project to tax-weary Great Barrington voters amid a landscape studded with stealth opposition campaigns, and what some say are weapons of mass distraction.

Climate march Sept. 21 in NYC; Berkshirites to take part

Friday, Sep 19 - Edge correspondents Victor Feldman, the author of this story, and his Great Barrington Waldorf High School colleague Evan Seitz will be at the People’s Climate March Sunday. They will be filing their observations of the event on our Twitter feed, @BerkEdge, that is displayed on our home page as “This Just In.” On Sunday, for the duration of the demonstration, our Twitter feed will be titled “Climate March.” Please follow their accounts.

Community mourns John Krahm, 59, beloved educator

Wednesday, Sep 17 - Family, friends and colleagues paint the picture of a humble, hard-working man, a generous spirit who gave his time and love to legions of youth -- troubled or not -- and to everyone who crossed his path, including those he didn’t even know.

Bits and bytes from the Berkshires

Tuesday, Sep 16 - Bits and bytes of news: No. Six Depot needs your vote; Muddy Brook PTA wins national award; peace and yoga on the shore of Lake Mansfield; Gina Hyams seeks Tanglewood picnic recipes.

Great Barrington rail stations: Past, present and future

Monday, Sep 8 - “The arrival of that first train is an event to be remembered; it had been expected in the afternoon of the preceding day, and hundreds of people had gathered in the street to witness it.” -- Historian Charles J. Taylor