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Special needs performing arts camp seeks children to participate

Pizzi invites neurodivergent children, children with autism who have low support needs, and any child with a disability to join the camp, which is free, and set to run August 5 through 9 at Berkshire Community College.

Business Briefs: Clinton Church Restoration seeks proposals; grant for CDCSB; Davis joins Saint James Place board; Jack Miller Contractors makes Remodeling’s Big50; BCC...

Saint James Placehas announced that Leigh Davis, director of development at Mill Renaissance LLC and Eagle Mill Redevelopment LLC, has been elected to its board of directors.

Business Briefs: Lenox trunk show; grant for CDCSB; Nature Matters launch; land trusts celebrate success; Berkshire Co-op Market board nominations

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire has received a $16,235 grant to to build low-to-moderate income housing.

100 Bridge Street project receives more than $15 million in state funding for affordable housing

The funds will provide the final financing for the $17.2 million 100 Bridge Street project that will build 45 new affordable rental units and simultaneously remediate the entire 8-acre site.

Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire purchases new property in Great Barrington

CDCSB executive director Tim Geller told the Edge that his estimate is that construction on the new apartments will begin in the spring of 2021—a year later than currently scheduled—and that the rent will be “very affordable.”

Business Briefs: CDCSB purchases new property; water quality grant for BEAT; BCC’s One Stop Student Success Center; Salisbury Bank promotes Jordan; Bielski joins Berkshire...

Berkshire Environmental Action Team has received a $35,000 grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust that will enable BEAT to continue its work surveying and sampling stormwater outfalls in Berkshire County.

Business Briefs: Fairview employee awards; CDCSB video grant challenge; Berkshire United Way Leadership Reception; perfect compliance score for CHP; new Community ReStart program director

Through Monday, June 25, CDCSB is asking members of the community to share its new, 30-second “Help Us Afford to Live Here” video on Facebook.

Business Briefs: CDC receives grant; BCREB hires recruiter; Wheeler & Taylor purchases GoodWorks Insurance; BCC hires advising director; grant for Bidwell House Museum

“Access to affordable housing affects every aspect of our community by improving financial stability and a safe and stable environment for families and school children." -- Tim Geller, executive director of the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire

Proposal for Housatonic School in search of tenants, funding

Grayhouse principal Bill Nappo and his financial consultant, Gillette Conner, updated the selectboard Monday night on the progress of the project. They said they are working closely with MassDevelopment on securing financing.

Bits & Bytes: ‘City and Country’ talk; TEDxYouth at Mount Everett; Berkshire Playwrights Lab gala; ‘Dinner and a Movie’ with CDC

A celebration of 11 years of original plays, expanded programming and affordable professional theater, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab gala evening will include light dinner fare, a silent auction and a short surprise performance.

Brace yourself: Great Barrington downtown streets to be upgraded

"In general, this is much less intense than the Main Street reconstruction ... Primarily because the rights of way are limited, the funding source is not MassDOT ... which gives us a lot more flexibility in what we can do." --Great Barringtn town planner Chris Rembold

Business Briefs: Covestro sells sheets outlet; tax credit allocation for CDCSB; Austen Riggs CEO joins NAMI board of directors; support for Mahaiwe from Feigenbaum...

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has received support from the Feigenbaum Foundation and Berkshire Bank to fund its 2018 season, youth programs and capital projects.

Business Briefs: 100 Bridge Street funding application submitted; Lenox named top literary destination; Salisbury Bank employee awards; BCArc promotes Hall

Travel website Expedia has named Lenox one of its “20 Must-see literary destinations around the world.”

Business Briefs: Fairview named five-star hospital; grant for VIM Berkshires; Age Friendly Berkshires to celebrate action plan; new board member for CDCSB; new hire,...

The grant will enable VIM to hire a part-time dentist, which will allow the organization to treat an additional 75 to 100 patients each year.

Funds for stalled Bridge Street rehab ‘reprogrammed’ to west side of Main

100 Bridge Street has been delayed to the point that the $1 million that would have been used to pay for the burial of overhead utilities is in danger of lapsing when the grant expires at the end of June 2019.

Bits & Bytes: Universal Set at Dewey Hall; CDC softball game; BerkshireSPEAKS; ‘Music That Dances!’

Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, will serve as the game-day announcer of the Community At Bat charity softball game; and Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield, and Great Barrington town manager Jennifer Tabakin will be the team captains.

Bits & Bytes: Shake & Co. partners with EBT Card to Culture; grant for Columbia Land conservancy; new staff at CDC; Sheffield Cultural Council...

Discounted tickets for EBT cardholders can be reserved over the phone, online and in person at the box office.
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