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THE OTHER SIDE: The king is not dead — not really

Well, in one fell swoop, the new conservative majority—it might be more accurate to call them the new MAGA majority—betrayed originalism and textualism.

Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality, Holiday Inn partner; VIM Berkshires dental grant; Johnson joins CHP; Berkshire Museum appoints Ferrone

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires in Great Barrington has been awarded $26,500 to help continue providing dental services to uninsured or underinsured income-qualified residents.

CHP’s Dr. Stoepker helping to change the landscape of accessible health care for LGBTQ infividuals

Dr. Jeremy Stoepker has worked to create a safe zone in his office by providing informed, compassionate medical care to LGBTQ patients.

Share the Bounty helps farmers contribute fresh offerings to local food pantries

In Berkshire County, roughly 10 percent of residents are food insecure, which means they do not have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

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.

Business Briefs: Appeal letter party; Donoyan joins Main Street Hospitality; human resources workshop; Jewish Women’s Foundation grants; Stockbridge Chamber annual meeting

Main Street Hospitality Group CEO Sarah Eustis has announced the appointment of H. Jackson Donoyan as vice president of operations.

Tech Startup Weekend promises ‘three-day frenzy of business model creation’

After 54 hours of intense work, teams pitch to a panel of judges from the most innovative and impactful companies in the Berkshires and from Techstars. Business leaders and mentors are on hand to share insights and experience through the entire weekend.

Smash the Stigma of Addiction event Saturday in Great Barrington

Organizers hope hundreds of people will join them for the Smash the Stigma of Addiction event.

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.

CHP to mark World Breastfeeding Week

In a letter to the editor, MaryBeth Merritt writes: "Many mothers stop breastfeeding early if they lack help, time and privacy. When fathers, partners, families, employers and communities support new mothers, breastfeeding rates and duration increase."

Our Golden Doors

Jonathan and Fatima’s success story today — car parked outside and apartment whose rent they pay on time and which comfortably houses a growing family — was made possible by the very hard work, and very long hours, of many people, coordinating their assistance among many local social service organizations.

Bits & Bytes: Weekend in Norfolk; ‘The Bauhaus in America’; Keith Murphy, Yann Falquet at Dewey Hall; ‘A Melancholy Spectacle’; car seat safety check

Community Health Programs will host a free car seat safety check Thursday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Mountain Medical.

Business Briefs: BNRC upgrades trails; Juntos Avanzamos designation for Greylock; award for Darrow School; home-buying seminar; Berkshire Workforce Board meeting

Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox -- On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural...

Business Briefs: Cultural Facilities Fund grant for CATA; Rock Shark wearable art; Qomunicate Publishing at Berkshire Pride; business start-up seminar; BCC invites public comment

Comedian/producer and Berkshires native McQueen Adams recently launched TheBerks.co, a website of wearable art featuring the Rock Shark boulder.

Business Briefs: New building at Porches Inn; CHP adds behavioral health services; McHugh named GB principal assessor; Hawthorne Valley supplement line; food insecurity grant...

In an effort to meet the needs of patients facing life stresses and more serious trauma needs, Community Health Programs has added behavioral health professionals at most of its medical practice locations.
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