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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.

‘No Visible Bruises’ presentation to highlight the prevalence of violence against women

The book is ultimately a manifesto that turns a regressive notion about the causes of domestic violence on its head by illustrating domestic violence as a public health problem with solutions.

Bits & Bytes: Martin Luther King Jr. tribute concert; ‘The Making of a Protest Artist’; Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service; tree...

Pops Peterson's presentation will center on those artists whose artwork was devoted to making political change.

Affordable housing misconceptions addressed

In a letter to the editor, Jonathan Hankin writes, "The Trust has a binding purchase and sale agreement that is contingent upon approval of the funding for the purchase by the May Annual Town Meeting."

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.

News Brief: Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign

The Berkshire Domestic and Sexual Violence Task Force formed earlier this year under the auspices of the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office.

Harry J. Stuart, 75, of Lenox and Saranac Lake, N.Y.

Two years later, he and Tim Doherty were partners in Doherty & Stuart PC; a partnership that continued for 40 years until the unexpected retirement of his partner in early 2018.

Bits & Bytes: Public meeting with Andrea Harrington; citizenship scholarship; Barrington Stage New Play Award; Autism Awareness Month call for art; free tax preparation

The Literacy Network of South Berkshire has launched Berkshire County’s first scholarship program to support immigrants in their pursuit of U.S. citizenship.

Business Briefs: Barnbrook Realty joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices; National Women Build Week; Massachusetts Whale Trail; grant for Berkshire Children & Families; Salisbury Bank scholarships

Telling the story of the Commonwealth through its connection to whales, the Massachusetts Whale Trail features nearly 40 stops along the coast as well as a literary tangent connecting sites in western Massachusetts.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards announce finalists; free museum admission for foster families; internet security seminar; grants for American Mural Project; Eagle Fund awards...

Created in 1998 to provide educational opportunities for Southern Berkshire Regional School District students, the Eagle Fund received more than 20 applications and awarded grants to students, teachers and community members.

Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield figure skaters at Bay State Games; Ramsdell Library special programs; Linda Greenhouse at Kimball Farms; climate-oriented art call; free income...

Linda Greenhouse is the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph M. Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, and writes a biweekly opinion column for the New York Times on the Court and the law.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Grown urges support of HIP; New LitNet board members; Crissey Farm honored for wedding excellence; Chase joins Salisbury Bank

The Massachusetts Healthy Incentives Program provides a dollar-for-dollar match for SNAP dollars spent on fruits and vegetables purchased at participating farmers markets, farm stands, mobile markets and community supported agriculture programs statewide.

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.

Bits & Bytes: Denny Alsop at Laurel Hill meeting; area blood drives; BCC Day of Service; Berkshire Human Rights Speaker Series; tax assistance rally

A longtime Stockbridge resident, Denny Alsop made the first crossing of Massachusetts by canoe in 1988 and his journey resulted in the introduction of the Massachusetts Rivers Protection Act.

Business Briefs: Fairview rehab earns certification; Guardian awards grants to area nonprofits; Sheffield Cultural Council seeks proposals; NPC to offer fall workshops; Columbia County...

Columbia County had a 5.7 percent increase in tourism spending in 2015, the largest increase of any county in the Hudson Valley region.

Business Briefs: Vijay Mahida named Business Person of the Year; Berkshire nonprofits honored; Sounds and Tones compilation; BTCF proposal request; Fairview recognized by Hospital...

Mahida immigrated to the United States from India in 1994 as a recent college graduate with no money. Within six years he had purchased the 17-room Monument Mountain Motel in Great Barrington.

Business Briefs: Fairview honors volunteers; Live United celebration; BNRC purchases Undermountain Farm

The purchase of Undermountain Farm in Lenox by the Berkshire Natural Resources Council permanently protects 83 acres from development.
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