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Keeping the sound from shutting down: Great Barrington radio station raising funds to replace failing mixing board

“This is an all-volunteer organization,” Hardcastle said. “Our expenses are rent, insurance, licensing, and equipment. We are doing what we can to be very frugal and resourceful.”

BUSINESS BRIEFS: New BNRC trail; ‘Reimagining America’; Greylock promotes Escobar; Mass. nonprofit loss

Escobar is an active volunteer throughout the region and a steadfast advocate for equity and inclusion for Berkshire County’s immigrant community.

CONNECTIONS: Zooming Stockbridge town candidates

All in all, whatever Stockbridge has been doing for 300 years seems to be working.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Shakespeare in Space’; V-Day 2020; Popa Chubby at Infinity Music Hall; Sue Morse on cougars; ‘Math Homework’

Richard Britell’s take on mathematical equations as art aims to recall how math and art have crossed paths through the ages via the likes of da Vinci, Durer and Escher.

Business Briefs: SoCo Creamery flavor party; wine and spirits fair; BNRC conservation gathering; Community Film Fund launch; ‘Standing Lincoln’ acquisition

The Community Film Fund is a matching fund to help nonprofits in the Berkshire region create impactful videos for their branding, marketing and social media.

Don’t just stand there: Volunteer!

Underwritten by AARP Massachusetts, the volunteer fair at St. James Place in Great Barrington will give 35 nonprofits as well as municipalities the opportunity to meet face to face with prospective volunteers.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Willy Wonka KIDS’; Fairview Monster Dash; Jason A. Rodriguez at Jacob’s Pillow; ‘Six Jewish Artists’; Nature Discovery Backpacks

Jacob’s Pillow and Jason A. Rodriguez from the FX television series “Pose” will team up to showcase New York City’s Ball scene at the first-ever Pillow Party: Mini Ball Saturday, Oct. 26, at Jacob’s Pillow.

Celebrating the bounty at Berkshire Grown’s 21st annual Harvest Supper

Regardless of what chef Josh Irwin makes for the Harvest Supper, it will utilize in-season produce grown on the premises of his restaurant or gleaned from a cache of about five local farmers he tries to support as much as possible.

Bobbie Hallig to receive the 2019 Edwin A. Jaffe Award at Berkshire South

For Bobbie, the circle spreads as we inspire one another.

Bits & Bytes: Gather-In; transportation to hikes; ‘The Magic of VIM’; Housatonic River cleanup

Participants will be picked up at and returned to either the Berkshire Athenaeum or the Berkshire Dream Center and transported to the various hike locations.

Business Briefs: Richmond Land Trust conservation effort; Barnbrook Realty new hire; grant for Barrington Stage; BFAIR purchases redemption center; nonprofit sector jobs report

Berkshire Natural Resources Council owns the newly protected land, with the Richmond Land Trust and town of Richmond co-holding a conservation restriction on the parcel.

Business Briefs: BNRC upgrades trails; Juntos Avanzamos designation for Greylock; award for Darrow School; home-buying seminar; Berkshire Workforce Board meeting

Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox -- On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural...

Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Art Walk; PlayWorks Weekend; ‘Elizabeth Freeman’s Case for Freedom’; emerald ash borer tree treatment; estate land protection workshop

The Great Barrington Historical Society, in collaboration with Saint James Place, will open its 'Rebels With a Cause' lecture series with 'Elizabeth Freeman's Case for Freedom: The End of Slavery in Massachusetts and the Effects on the Black Community in the Berkshires.'

Daniel’s Art Party at Simon’s Rock: Celebration of a tree

Daniel’s Art Party is evolving into a multimedia arts program, based on the beautiful campus and highly specialized vortex that is Bard College at Simon’s Rock.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Animals of the North’; ‘Haydn Seek’ at Saint James Place; neuroscience lecture at Simon’s Rock; ‘ESCAPE’ art talk; ‘Agriculture as the...

Three Haydn string quartets, including his “Joke” Quartet, will provide an evening of ambiguous beginnings and fake-out endings, mismatched dialogues between instruments, misunderstandings, musical pratfalls, pretend memory lapses, and digressions.

News Briefs: Grant funding for conservation projects; communities to be reimbursed for early voting expenses

Grants were provided to eight land trusts through the Conservation Partnership Grant Program, 11 communities through the Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Grant Program, and eight projects through the Conservation District Innovative Projects Grant Program.

George L. ‘Gige’ Darey, 90, of Lenox, outdoorsman, conservation advocate, former chair of state Fish and Wildlife Board

Gige was a founding member of the Massachusetts Outdoor Heritage Foundation, Sportsmen for Land Preservation, the Housatonic River Initiative, the Save the River coalition, the Lenox Land Trust and the Josh Billings RunAground triathlon.

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