Monday, June 24, 2024

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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

Great Barrington’s Laura Ingersoll Secord: Heroine or traitor?

At least a few residents of Great Barrington were aware of Laura Secord by the early 1900s. When the Ingersoll home was first moved and then torn down during the construction of the Mason Library, structural artifacts were removed and sent to Canada for a Laura Secord exhibit.

John Loga, 93, of Lenox

Mr. Loga worked at the former Manhattan Savings bank until his retirement.

Robert McPeak, 80, of Stockbridge

Bob enjoyed all types of music, jigsaw puzzles, miniature toys, and working in the yard tending his flower beds and shrubs.

Orioles have returned to the Berkshires

This morning the noisy birds were right on time and there was no mistaking their presence.

THEATRE REVIEW: Oldcastle Theatre Company’s ‘The Fourth Wall’ funny, entertaining, incredulous

It was a nice diversion played so well, and not a play I would have wanted to miss.

Jeff Beals is true progressive choice for NY-19

In a letter to the editor, Steve Dunda writes: "Jeff Beal's diplomatic work under both Republican and Democratic administrations will help Republicans and Democrats work together."

Val Coleman’s ‘The Stamp Collection’ debuts at Sandisfield Art Center

"When messing around in the theatre, starting in 1948, one of my secret wishes was put my own small town on the stage and let my neighbors take their bows." -- Val Coleman

Sophia B. Hickey, 99, of Great Barrington

Sophia B. Hickey was employed by Becton-Dickinson Co. and retired in 1982. After her retirement she continued to do housework for families in the Great Barrington area.

Local investors buy The Berkshire Eagle; pledge return of quality journalism

‘We believe that if a newspaper is alert and lively in its news columns, if it covers the happenings of the community fairly and completely, if it is open and forthright in its editorial opinion, it will have the respect of its readers and will be an effective advertising medium for those who use to use its columns.” -- Lawrence K. “Pete” Miller, whose family founded the Berkshire Eagle

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.