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Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Florence Tisserand of Great Barrington

She was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church and enjoyed crafts and watercolor painting at Vera Thybergh’s art classes at the local senior center.

Egremont Garden Club sends ‘mugs of cheer’ to Meals on Wheels recipients

It’s an annual tradition to brighten the lunch deliveries of homebound people.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Art of Fugue’ at the Mahaiwe; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; wild foods at Green Drinks; Ascher on Russian Jewish immigrants;...

Along with Elizabeth Orenstein, Rosemary Wessel will lead an interactive conversation and demonstration of how to use invasive plant species and common weeds as food.

Election news: Kate McCormick bails on candidacy for register of deeds; Zakim wins party endorsement for secretary of state

It was not clear how Kate McCormick would perform the duties of register, a full-time job, and continue to be managing partner of the law firm previously run by her father, Edward G. "Buddy" McCormick.

Bits & Bytes: Area artists at Douglas Library;‘Living While Dying’ screening; food access listening session; teen trends discussion; Williams College planetarium schedule

During an open and informative conversation about food access in the New Lebanon area, attendees will discover more about current affordable food options in New Lebanon well as future solutions including a mobile grocery market and retail food outlet.

Bits & Bytes: DA candidate forum; ‘Senior Prom’; Carole Owens on ‘Remarkable Women’; Weber on ecological economics; ‘Catch the Fever’ at the Colonial

This year’s Berkshire County District Attorney election is the first contested district attorney race in over a decade.

Candidates for Great Barrington Selectboard, Finance Committee, ZBA present their platforms

The six candidates for Great Barrington Selectboard range from two men and one woman who have been on the scene for a long time to younger office seekers looking for generational change on the board.

News Briefs: GB candidates’ forum; HeatSmart Great Barrington kickoff; area summer camps certified with Lyme disease safety standards

HeatSmart Great Barrington, a state-funded program to help Great Barrington residents save on their energy bills while reducing their carbon footprints, will kick off Tuesday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church.

News Briefs: House budget victories for 4th Berkshire District, environment; budget boosts funding for programs, services; Senate passes credit protection bill

The Massachusetts Senate voted to pass a bill designed to protect the personal information of consumers in the case of data breaches like the one seen at Equifax, and provide free credit freezes for all consumers.

Bits & Bytes: Simon’s Rock students join walkout; Shakespeare’s birthday celebration; ‘The City Dark’ at Bushnell-Sage Library; GBHS annual meeting; Greenagers scholarship

Greenagers will offer a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior or young person under the age of 25 pursuing secondary education or work experience in the sustainable agriculture field.

Could ‘complete streets’ make Great Barrington more user-friendly?

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation defines a complete street as "one that provides safe and accessible options for all travel modes - walking, biking, transit and vehicles – for people of all ages and abilities."

Lively selectboard election in the offing this spring in Great Barrington

Friday, March 23, is the last day nomination papers can be obtained from the town clerk for candidates who want to be on the ballot for the Tuesday, May 15, nonpartisan municipal elections.

With a commitment to social justice, upstart secretary of state candidate travels to Berkshires

"For most of us in this room, getting to the polls on election day is probably not a huge struggle. But for a lot of people, particularly if you're working more than one job, or you're caring for a parent or grandparent–whatever it is–it's not that easy." --Josh Zakim

News Briefs: Great Barrington Democratic Town Committee meeting; Gov. Baker declares School Choice Week

More than 32,000 School Choice Week events and activities will take place across the country, including nearly 400 in Massachusetts.

Egremont Garden Club decks out town for the holidays

Among the volunteer group’s annual holiday offerings this year are 16 decorative centerpieces for tables at the senior center in Great Barrington.

Homeless in the Berkshires: A personal story

I hope the courage to tell my story helps others understand that homelessness can happen to anyone.
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