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Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 - Among his many interests and pastimes he was a farmer at heart. He kept a keen eye on activities at the neighboring Turner Farm operated by his nephews Bill, Paul and Daryl. In addition, he loved buying, refurbishing and reselling old Farmall cub tractors and the many acquaintances he made as a result.
Monday, 29 Dec 2014 - He was a devoted and loving father to the three children who are his survivors: a daughter Paige Marie, and two sons, Nicholas Leonard and Mathew William.
Bits & Bytes: West Stockbridge Chamber Players concert Dec. 30; Matthew Savery at Carnegie Hall; Award for BNRC
Friday, 26 Dec 2014 - The world-class Chamber Players ensemble is made up of Boston- and Berkshire-based musicians who regularly perform with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Spoleto Festival, and Portland Symphony, and who teach at the Tanglewood Music Center. Many have homes and close ties to our area.
Bits & Bytes: Sally Harris good works; dancing at Dewey Hall; blues at Club Helsinki; New Year’s blast of Bach
Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 - Post-intermission fare on New Year's Eve consists of two Bach classics in special Berkshire Bach versions: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (what would New Year's be without a Brandenburg?) with its spectacular solos for violin, horns, oboes, bassoon, and percussion, and the brilliant Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D with its three-trumpet-and timpani power and its famous Air for strings.
Friday, 19 Dec 2014 - He was a loyal friend to many, known for his considerable mechanical abilities and dry wit...he leaves behind a large cadre of friends, fellow vintage Mercedes automobile enthusiasts, and his loyal feline companions, Dusky and Jake.
Bits & Bytes: GB arts market; poet Deborah Alecson at Lauren Clark; ‘Thetis’ at Shakespeare & Company
Friday, 19 Dec 2014 - "I sometimes think that if we, as a species, could see the bigger picture -- could see our planet in the midst of its galaxy in the midst of the universe, maybe we would stop killing each other." -- Kristin Wold, creator of "Thetis: Immortal Fire"
Monday, 15 Dec 2014 - He worked as a sales representative for Deblinger Sales and after retiring ran Witek’s Sporting Goods Store in Westfield. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 - Adella was a communicant of Saint Peter’s Church and member of the Womens Guild. She also enjoyed walking, the Senior Center and all their activities and all the fairs.
Friday, 12 Dec 2014 - During a snowstorm, the driver was backing out of a driveway at her workplace at 220 North Plain Road. While waiting to pull out of the driveway onto Route 41, her car was struck by a Housatonic Railroad Company freight train heading south.
Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 - "Fairview Hospital is part of a strong network of healthcare that provides a level of high quality medical care unusual to find in a rural community.” -- Fairview’s President Eugene Dellea
Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 - A seasoned arts administrator, he served on staff at arts organizations across the East coast, including Philadelphia's Fabric Workshop and Museum; Spoleto Festival USA; Boston's Next Move Theatre Company; and Boston Ticket Services.
Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 - The program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.
Monday, 8 Dec 2014 - For Bill there was never a student that he would consider a “lost cause.” He would always go to bat for any student or teacher in need.
Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 - Since 2012, Monument has increased the number of students participating in AP while improving the number of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.
Friday, 5 Dec 2014 - Art and Music Collide: No One Hurt South Lee – On Saturday, December 6, at the St. Francis Gallery on Route 102 David Reed and his Drunk Bay Cigar Box Guitars (CBGs) will be performing blues, folkrock and a few Caribbean tunes on a variety of cigar box guitars and homemade percussion during the opening of […]
Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 - “Mr. Richman was the best teacher I ever had”…”Mr. Richman taught me to love calculus when I hated math”…”I am now becoming an engineer because of Mr. Richman…”
Monday, 1 Dec 2014 - Railroad Street Youth Project offers mentoring and apprenticeship programs, a sexual health education initiative, an all-youth board that funds innovative, youth-inspired projects and trips, job training and career counseling.
Friday, 28 Nov 2014 - Catherine was a fierce supporter of protecting the wetlands of Monterey and served on the Conservation Commission as the chairperson.
Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 - We were contemplating the 10 guests that would soon be assembling for our Thanksgiving celebration, and fretting about whether we had enough turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, pecan, apple and pumpkin pies, asparagus, salad, Brussel sprouts, hors d’oeuvres, when we received an email from Lauren Smith, director of information for Fairview Hospital. Her message […]
Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 - "With a strong CPA fund, the town will be better able to meet some of our important affordable housing, historic preservation and open space needs." -- Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin
Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 - ‘Women of Haiti: Their Influence; Their Art’ Great Barrington — On Monday, December 1, at 7 p.m.,Give to Give, Monument Mountain Regional High School’s student organization, is presenting “Women from Haiti: Their Influence; Their Art.” Held at Monument Mountain’s auditorium, the evening event will include a viewing of excerpts from the film “Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, […]
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.