Hannah Van Sickle is a Berkshire County native who resides deep in the woods of South County where she spent summers as a child and is now raising her own daughters. An English teacher by training, Hannah now works as a freelance writer, academic tutor and writing coach.
SBRSD’s student-led Sustainability Coalition presents speaker series
The series, which launches this Friday, Feb. 26, will tackle our relationship to land and water through conversations with local and national sustainability leaders.
Bestselling author Ali Benjamin on new novel ‘The Smash-Up,’ the Kavanaugh hearings, more
The bestselling YA novelist and National Book Award finalist reimagines "Ethan Frome" in her first book for an adult audience. She will appear in a virtual talk, hosted by The Mount, on Thursday.
Remembering Deb Koffman — local artist, teacher, and longtime Edge contributor
Appreciate your experience ... Honor every moment ... Travel the road in your own way ... Explore options ... Anything is possible here.
When life hands you a pickle: Maggie Mailer illustrates new children’s book
Mailer said working on "In A Pickle," which comes out today, helped get her through 2020. "It felt great to have a project I could focus on in the midst of what felt like everything that I knew coming
A chip off the cold block: Stockbridge Ice Festival celebrates historic Berkshire industry
The Stockbridge Library will host a day of ice sculpture demonstrations, an ice harvesting exhibit and talk with historian Dennis Picard, interviewed here, and more on Saturday, Feb. 20.
Berkshires DSA continues mutual aid with Care Packages for All
Donations for the care-package project are being accepted through February 7. The group aims to deliver 50+ custom packages to local residents who need support in surviving the season.
Peer-support recovery center in GB aims to smash the stigma of addiction
The newly launched Rural Recovery Resources, which aims to connect people to existing support programs and build new ones, is holding its next all-recovery meeting tonight, via Zoom.
A ‘spirited’ journey through history with ‘Ghosts of the Berkshires’ author Robert Oakes
The rich history of the Berkshires — spanning more than two centuries — includes spine-tingling tales from almost every town in the county.
‘Charles C. Painter: The Life of an Indian Reform Advocate’ by Valerie Sherer Mathes
Mining an extraordinary wealth of archival material, Mathes crafts a compelling account of Painter as a skilled negotiator and a tireless investigator who traveled to far-flung reservations, correspon