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Monday, 24 Nov 2014 - Bring the whole family for a hike along the 7-mile trail network and walk off your Thanksgiving feast at the Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. The universally accessible All Persons Trail offers a gradual, even walkway down to the boardwalk at Pike’s Pond.
Monday, 24 Nov 2014 - Margaret, second oldest native resident of South Egremont, was a member of the Council on Aging and Egremont Historical Committee. Margaret gave her entire family the best childhood experience anyone could ever hope for.
Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 - Most people remember her from “Brooks” where she was a Pharmacy Technician and Cumberland Farms where she also worked for many years.
Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 - John was a member of the Great Barrington School Board before becoming the Chairman of the Regional School Committee at the time Monument Mountain Regional High School was built.
Friday, 21 Nov 2014 - Her heart was always in the Berkshires where she and her husbandSimon settled permanently in the 1980’s. At the age of 65, Eva started her own real estate business in Egremont, named Red Barn Realty for the barn she lovingly converted from stables to work place.
Friday, 21 Nov 2014 - "I like to spend my time surrounded by beautiful things of my choosing. The gallery is my work of art; but always a work in progress." -- Lauren Clark
Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 - He was honored as Massachusetts Secondary Principal of the Year in 1984. In 1993 Mount Everett dedicated their gymnasium in his honor.
Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 - Sallie earned a Master of Social Work degree from Smith College in Northampton and practiced locally as a psychotherapist with much of her practice focused on helping children.
Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 - He could fix almost anything yet his greatest gift was to make people laugh. With a sharp wit and the ability to impersonate anyone, he could always bring a room to laughter.
Bits & Bytes: Bagel shop sold; Berkshire South fair; geometer at Lenox Library; final Fairgrounds cleanup
Friday, 14 Nov 2014 - "We are honored to be the new owners of the Great Barrington Bagel Company. We look forward to serving our customers with the same level of attention to detail that they have come to expect and to providing a gathering place for the community." -- Bob Climo, new owner of Great Barrington Bagel Company
Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 - Every family in the Steiner school community comes together to create this festive winter village, from knitting squares to form the Community Afghan – one of many items available in the Fair’s Raffle Room – to crafting small gifts for the magical Little People’s Shop.
Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 - After her mother-in-law’s retirement in 1966 Dorothea became the Postmaster for the village of Glendale, a position she held until her retirement in 1992.
Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 - Mary loved to perform. She was very active in her local Senior Center in New York where she would sing, dance and act in their various programs up until she was 80 years.
Monday, 10 Nov 2014 - Harold was a multi-faceted musician ... A kindred spirit -- someone who loved bringing great music to life more than merely putting on flashy performances -- he was an authentic inspirational model." -- Daniel Stepner, Artistic Director of Aston Magna Festival.
Monday, 10 Nov 2014 - “Each year the Fall Festival brings Shakespeare’s plays alive for hundreds of students who, in the process, both discover and reveal what it means to be human. This is the essence of theatre, and the heart of education.” -- Shakespeare & Company Education Director Kevin G. Coleman
Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 - The organization that he dedicated a greater portion of his life and time to was the Boy Scouts of America. He helped countless young men attain the rank of Eagle Scout, proudly seeing both sons attain the rank in 1997 and 2002.
Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 - During his tour he served with the Infantry in Ardennes, Central Europe and Rhineland, and received the Eame Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Friday, 7 Nov 2014 - Sue lived by her favorite word “Ohana.” “Ohana” means family and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 - Josephine moved to West Stockbridge as a child and was educated in West Stockbridge Schools. She later worked for Austin Riggs Center and West Stockbridge Village School.
Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 - Trinity was an outstanding beauty inside and out, who touched the lives of everyone she knew. She leaves a legacy of awareness, inspiration and hope.
Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 - Mimi was the dedicated matriarch of a successful, blended family, as well as having been an exemplary daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.
Friday, 31 Oct 2014 - A writer, poet, astrologer, and Jungian Scholar, she lectured around the world, published nine books, and taught courses at the Jung Institutes of Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. She is recognized as a pioneer in linking psychology and astrology.
Friday, 31 Oct 2014 - Pianist Anne Chamberlain will offer a rarity, the “Sonata for Piano” by Gideon Klein. Klein was perhaps the most talented composer during World War II, when he was interned in Terezin, Czechoslovakia, and composed a series of great works before being murdered in Auschwitz at 25.
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 - Alta Skorput earned her Master’s degree in Education and taught third grade for many years at the Stockbridge Plain School in Stockbridge.
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 - If life is a journey, he made the most of it, embracing it wholeheartedly with a tireless quest for knowledge, and a great love of the arts, literature and above all nature. He spent some of his happiest times transforming the landscape around his home and hiking, either the Appalachian Trail, of which he completed over 2,000 miles, or with the local Monday Mountain Boys.
Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 - If you’ve ever wanted to try a Devil’s Q-Tip, you’ll soon have your chance. The Trustees and Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries are throwing a Halloween party for the community the day after Halloween.