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State Rep. Pignatelli appointed as Lenox’s interim town manager, effective July 1

Select Board members applauded filling the opening with a local resident already knowledgeable with town workings.

Bits & Bytes: BSO on BBC; ‘The Constitution Demands It’; pianist Lin at Berkshire Music School; Copake history talk

Prior to co-founding Free Speech For People, John Bonifaz served as the executive director and general counsel of the National Voting Rights Institute, and as the legal director of Voter Action, a national election integrity organization.

NATURE’S TURN: Beware roadside wild parsnip, be dazzled by parsnip in the garden

Researching the carrot family, I discovered yellow flowering wild parsnip, a plant that is reported to be as hazardous as poison ivy. Upon close examination of a 6-feet-tall individual, it was clear that I had, in fact, come upon wild parsnip.

NATURE’S TURN: Winterberry and wild birds at the turn of the year

A month ago the robust, round plant a few inches taller than I shed its green leaves – a sort of undergarment – revealing a body left clothed in densely packed scarlet berries.

Tanglewood takes flight at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

"I would like to continue incorporating nature into what we do at the TMC. Every year brings something new. But I would love to think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship between us and Pleasant Valley,” -- Ellen Highstein, Tanglewood Music Center Director

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.