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Sophisticated contemporary Berkshires compound

Selina Lamb of BIRCH Properties offers the pinnacle of Berkshires living with privacy, tranquility and modern comfort in an ideal location.

Tribute to Du Bois’ 150th birthday kicks off with new exhibit and youth involvement

The birthday events for Great Barrington's most famous native son seem to signal a newfound appreciation of the civil rights leader, who had not been fully embraced by the community because of his sometimes-controversial past.

Business Briefs: Habitat for Humanity to dedicate new home; award for Carr Hardware; Entry to Entrepreneurship applications open; new director for Berkshire Rainbow Seniors;...

BerkShares Inc.'s Entry to Entrepreneurship program offers a forum in which young people can learn the fundamental tools and considerations of business.

Annual Halloween window painting brings student artists to downtown Great Barrington

"The event offers all the students a sense of accomplishment by having their art chosen to be painted in downtown Great Barrington in what now had become a popular and highly competitive school wide competition." --Neel Webber, Monument Mountain Regional High School art teacher

DISPATCH: On the wild side, rattlesnake caught in Elm Street lawn

“I came across a young rattlesnake on the lawn (about 2 ½ feet long) near the back porch.” -- Lynn Lanoue

Reinventing downtown Great Barrington: Commerce or retail ‘destination’?

"You want uses that drive foot traffic. At the same time, there are economics ... " -- Great Barrington Planning Board chair Brandee Nelson

Bits & Bytes: Halloween window painting; Stardust Jazz performances; Deborah Golden Alecson lecture; Doctor Gasp at Dream Away Lodge; Berkshire Theatre Awards winners

The window painting is a longstanding downtown tradition that gives students a chance to casually interact through a positive activity with storeowners who help the students throughout the day.

Business Briefs: New HR director for CHP; Carr Hardware grand re-opening; new program coordinator for BEHOLD! New Lebanon

Beginning in November 2015, Carr Hardware began the process of reorganizing and remodeling its Great Barrington store.

Business Briefs: Pitch winners; award for Hotel on North; Carr Hardware merger; wedding guest concierge service; honors for HospiceCare in the Berkshires

Hotel on North is the recipient of a 2016 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award in the category of Adaptive Reuse for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Burns Block and New Burns Block as Hotel on North.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Save Stockbridge Bowl’ to complete goal; singer/songwriters at Williams; Young Singers Concert; ‘Entry Point’ at Simon’s Rock; new GBLC president

The Stockbridge Bowl Association has raised more than $2.4 million of the estimated $2.8 million cost to pay for Phase 2 of the Town of Stockbridge’s Lake Management Plan.

Business Briefs: Protection against hacking; veteran parking at Carr Hardware; 3-D fee dropped at Beacon Cinema

Smaller businesses, as well as local governments and boards, are being actively targeted for hacking.

Great Barrington Main Street construction update, Oct. 19 through Oct. 23

Finished street and traffic lines, and traffic direction symbols will be put down throughout the week. Expect delays and restrictions on parking.

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