Monday, June 24, 2024

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‘We will rebound’: Storm cuts annual Relay for Life event short

“At some point, looking back at what happened with the storm, you have to say that this is how things go sometimes," Relay for Life organizer Ray Gardino told The Berkshire Edge. "But you know what? We will rebound. We will schedule these other parts of the event soon."

Business Briefs: WAM Theatre donations; Jane Iredale joins Bergforf Goodman; Local Farmers Awards; Goodwill grand opening; Race Mt. Tree Services Career Day

The Local Farmer Awards recently gave $142,500 in amounts up to $2,500 to 62 farmers in western Massachusetts and eastern New York for materials and equipment to make infrastructure improvements.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Forgotten Farms’ screening; animal and nature songs for kids; 2019 Community Read; rabies clinic

“Songs about Fantastic Beasts: Very old music about animals on ancient instruments” will feature lively songs from Spain, Italy and England during which kids of all ages will learn about unusual early instruments and singing, as well as hear music that includes chickens clucking, bees buzzing and crickets chirping.

Armchair travel along old toll roads

While few of us will miss the tollbooths on the Mass Pike, it’s fascinating to learn that some two-centuries-old tollhouses are still intact in the greater Berkshires.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Looking Ahead to Middle School’; BHS benefit pancake breakfast; ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ auditions

After weeks of specialized care in multiple hospitals, Hermanski is making improvements and recently regained the abilities to move her limbs, breathe on her own again and speak.

Over the Border: Properties in New York and Connecticut

In this week's "What's on the Market" we are hopping across state lines! Check out these beautiful Connecticut and New York properties!

Business Briefs: BerkShares to offer ‘Entry to Entrepreneurship;’ new BTCF board members; Fairview named ‘top hospital’; Iredale VP joins VIM board

BerkShares' “Entry to Entrepreneurship” is business education that is community-supported, community-taught, and focused on inspiring ‘import-replacement’ businesses that will fill gaps in the local economy.

John Isaacs: The Brit who designed the BerkShares local currency

Isaacs created a design for the currency, BerkShares, that was inspired by the Euro, one that was elegant, contemporary, and “looked as good as global, but had a local feel.”

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