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Susan Bachelder

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Susan P. Bachelder is a resident of South Egremont. She is presently the Chair of the Egremont Historical Commission, and serves on the Egremont Green Committee and the Alford/Egremont Cultural Council. She is an English text editor, and historian who takes special interest in the South Egremont Village School and the loss of cursive handwriting from the Common Core Curriculum.

Articles by Susan Bachelder

HVAL brings a Renaissance perspective to the Berkshires

Sunday, 28 Jul 2019 - Sheffield — The Housatonic Valley Art League will host a conversation with Anthony Baus on the growing interest in realism in contemporary art on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Bushnell-Sage Library. A Q&A with refreshments will follow. Mr. Baus, an instructor in the technique of Renaissance perspective at the Grand Central Atelier […]

Star Date: Nox and Sol, celebrating the Fall Equinox

Saturday, 22 Sep 2018 - Of course we know the science now, and intellectually we know that neither LUX nor NOX succeeds in overwhelming the other in this annual dance while we celebrate our harvests, but there is always something a bit unnerving about this gradual descent into twilight.

Black is the new white

Friday, 11 Aug 2017 - As more and more white structures around the region are being painted black, can we call this color traditional? Is black the new white? And if so why?

STAR DATE: ‘How high the moon’

Saturday, 26 Mar 2016 - Thanks to Henrietta Leavitt we now know that our Milky Way is just one of billions of galaxies in the universe and how far from us they all are. 

Lights out at Earth Hour!

Friday, 18 Mar 2016 - The Vernal Equinox falls on Sunday, March 20, at 12:30 a.m. But on Saturday, March 19, at 8:30 p.m., it's Earth Hour, from 8:30 to 9:30. Turn off lights, step out, and look up!