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COMMENTARY: Dental bill extracted from committee – at last
It has become a well-established fact by now that good dental health is a necessary and contributing factor to good overall health.
Mary L. King, 92, of Great Barrington
Mary worked for the Barrington School for Girls from 1946 to 1948 and as a substitute teacher for Southern Berkshire Regional School District.
Great Barrington pedals to the future, and learns the Dutch Reach
“I was amazed by the number of bicycles in Holland. Everyone rides. Older people are riding bikes. There are bikes paths everywhere, and I couldn’t get over how quiet it was.”
— Karen Smith, chair of the Great Barrington Parks and Recreation Commission
Clinton Church Restoration surpasses goal of $100,000 before March 31 deadline
“We made it. We have reached the first step on the ladder. We have raised enough to purchase and secure the building.”
— Wray Gunn, longtime member of the Clinton Church and chair of Clinton Church Restoration (CCR)
Bits & Bytes: ‘XXYY;’ Edge editor, publisher speaking at KI luncheon; ‘Once Upon a Mattress;’ Dalton preschool open house; 350Mass Berkshires meeting
‘XXYY’ is a poetic and otherworldly dance-theater event exploring the multiplicities of the gender spectrum while deconstructing the conventional binaries of male and female.
Transitioning to a greener pasture: ‘LIVING THE CHANGE’ Fair
“This fair will showcase key organizations, sustainable businesses, and empowered individuals in the Berkshires who are creating a livable future–one that is healthier, more prosperous for everyone, and more socially connected.” — Judy Eddy
Bits & Bytes: Denny Alsop in Boston; River Walk Earth Day workday; ZviDance at MASS MoCA; Terry Tempest Williams at Williams; 350Mass Berkshires meeting; marionette shows at Ventfort Hall; BCC Spring Gathering; BCD students move on
In Boston, Alsop will deliver a letter he’s carried from the Berkshires in a quest for a clean Housatonic River, free of the PCBs that GE dumped there years ago.
Highland Woods: An amazing accomplishment!
In his letter to the editor, Van Ellet of Williamstown writes: “This has been a real community effort in almost every sense of the word, and an example of what can happen when the community comes together.”
Searles School to be preserved in new hotel plan; key opponents approve
“We are delighted. We feel good about the town. Vijay [Mahida] cares enough that he stepped up in a big way. They’re doing something very brave.”
— Save Searles School founder Bobby Houston
News Briefs: 350Mass Berkshires legislative breakfast; Lucy Prashker named Woman of Achievement; Mt. Washington Internet plan; GB’s junk car bylaw
Mount Washington plans to build a town-owned, modern, fiber-to-the-home network to provide high-speed Internet access to its residents.