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CONNECTIONS: The discovery and fate of Typhoid Mary

Mary Mallon was something almost unheard of in the early 20th century: an asymptomatic carrier of typhoid.

The Self-Taught Gardener: Solace in the garden

Yes, the Berkshire Botanical Garden may offer much needed outdoor solace, but its new Director of Horticulture is livening things up.

The Self-Taught Gardener: The procrastinating vegetable gardener

Beware, impatient gardeners. If you garden like Thomas Jefferson, you just might lose the farm! Here's better advice from our Self-Taught Gardener.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Cultural sites to reopen; Berkshire Museum construction; raffle benefits food banks; Berkshire Immigrant Center fundraising; grant for Olana

BIC is the only program in Berkshire County that focuses exclusively on meeting the unique challenges of a continuously growing immigrant and refugee population.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The World of Peonies’; virtual run; dance discussion; cohousing documentary

The event can be completed while maintaining social distance in one’s own neighborhood, at a favorite running trail or park, or even on a treadmill.

Bits & Bytes: Hershey Felder livestream; online Mother’s Day Tea; ‘Wonders of Migration’; Beekeeping 101

Topics will include honeybee biology and health, hive installation, and hive management through the seasons.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: CATA launches online programs; CDC awarded tax credits; BBG welcomes Turnbull; nonprofit workshops; PPP at Salisbury Bank

Gov. Charlie Baker recently awarded the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire an allotment of the 2020 Community Investment Tax Credit Program in the amount of $150,000.

Bits & Bytes: BBG plant sale; virtual 5K; ‘Dance in the Time of COVID-19’; BCC students in All-Massachusetts Academic Team

Berkshire South Regional Community Center invites participants to its first virtual 5K run/walk Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. to raise funds for its teen and youth wellness programs.

The Self-Taught Gardener: Quietly overtaken

Good advice from our Self-Taught Gardener Lee Buttala: Nature renews herself. So can we.

Bits & Bytes: Virtual Bulb Show; decluttering workshop; call for sculpture

Norman Rockwell Museum seeks 3-D, life-size, weatherproof, outdoor submissions that will be juried for awards by a panel of art professionals.

Heightened food insecurity spreads amid COVID-19 outbreak

A growing sea of similar stories that swell amid these trying times - when kids are out of school, parents are out of work, and the infrastructure of community that so many rely upon in order to survive feels tenuous at best.

NATURE’S TURN: William Robinson’s grand kitchen garden and wild gardens at Gravetye Manor

Tom Coward observed that gardens serve to connect people to nature and vegetable gardens provide, perhaps, the ultimate connection.

Bits & Bytes: BBG Bulb Show; Abraham Keita at Noble Horizons; CIA talk; ‘Tea Time With Simpson & Vail’

Loch K. Johnson is one of the nation's leading experts on intelligence and has served on the staffs of the U.S. Senate and House intelligence committees as well as on the Aspin-Brown Presidential Intelligence Commission.

Bits & Bytes: BBG Winter Lecture; Tracy Grammer at Spencertown Academy; Runa at Dewey Hall; ‘The Ice Famine of 1919’

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary as a band, Runa continues to push the boundaries of Irish folk music into Americana and roots music formats.

Bits & Bytes: World music at Race Brook Lodge; American Mural Project tours; Laurel Hill meeting; French film festival

Mike Beck, executive director of Berkshire Botanical Garden, will present “Teaching an Old Garden New Tricks: How Berkshire Botanical Garden Is Creating Its Own Future.”

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!

Kim Burnham of Burnham Gold Real Estate offers a charming gentleman's horse farm, built in the 1760s but perfect for today. Plus, a selection of winter specials to buy now and enjoy by spring and summer.

The Self-Taught Gardener: Into the wild

An upcoming lecture at the Berkshire Botanical Garden will show why our Self-Taught Gardener, Lee Buttala, so loves the spirit of the wild garden.

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