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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.

Endorsements for Leigh Davis, Great Barrington Selectboard candidate

Add it all up and you have a savvy, enterprising woman who brings people together to get things done. That's the kind of leadership we need to see more of. 

A matter of philanthropy – or vanity

Kids’ welfare ought to be our first, second, third and fourth philanthropic priorities and when the kids are all set with food, shelter, loving adults and good schools, then we may turn our attention to the adults, and then to the animals.

Interview with Chris Tucci of Railroad Street Youth Project, panelist at ‘Weed Is Here, Now What?’ forum

"Recreational cannabis means that we are talking about cannabis. That’s a good thing. Young people are asking unsolicited questions, neighbors are talking to each other. ... We developed norms ... We’re starting to talk about what does safe use look like for adults? What is the norm?" --Chris Tucci, Railroad Street Youth Project deputy director

Construct’s ‘Warm Up the Winter’ concert raises money for heating assistance in South County

For 50 years, Construct has remained a steady force in South County, providing folks assistance with affordable housing, housing stability, emergency financial assistance and transitional housing.

Career/Vocational Technical Education is gaining momentum at Monument Mountain Regional High School

Any new initiatives will build on the school’s strong pre-existing relationships with businesses and nonprofits, fostered in part through its longstanding internship program, which sends dozens of students into the community each year for a portion of the school day.

Keeping It Warm: Construct Inc. hosts benefit concert for fuel assistance

I imagine what it would feel like to see my breath indoors – and to live like that for months at a time. It’s frightening to think this happens in the Berkshires.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Outspoken’ at Hotchkiss; ‘Southern Berkshires Though Time’ at Mason Library; free tax prep at senior center; Crystal Products of the...

On Saturday, Jan. 12, The Mason Library will host a PowerPoint presentation and talk by local historian and Edge contributor Gary Leveille about his new book 'Southern Berkshires Through Time.'

Homeless in the Berkshires: One year later

Even though the folks at Construct tried to remain optimistic and right by my side, there were times I could see their optimism waiver, as it is a daunting task to find affordable housing in Berkshire County.

Business Briefs: CDCSB annual meeting; new Austen Riggs CEO; DeVries Fine Art holiday reception; Goewey joins CHP board; ‘We Believe’ at Salisbury Bank

In addition to his long professional career at Austen Riggs, Dr. Eric Plakun is also a leader in organized psychiatry and psychoanalysis, the author of more than 50 publications, a member of several journal editorial boards, and a past member of the Harvard clinical faculty.

Construct Inc. aims to foster vibrant and healthy community with housing for everyone

The services offered range from crisis intervention and economic stabilization to mobility monitoring, housing counseling, adult education, referrals and collaborative services.

Egremont to partner with Construct Inc. on affordable housing development

There will be two articles on the special town meeting warrant related to the affordable housing plan: one that would "create low and moderate income housing to be located on town property at 175 Egremont Plain Road"; and another that appropriates $640,000 for construction.

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.

Manville Place development pitched as effort to address ‘absolute crisis’ in Great Barrington rental market

When Framework Properties first proposed the 47 Railroad Street project in Great Barrington, which included only 13 market-rate apartments, they learned that it was the first building permit taken out in the town for a structure containing four apartments or more since 1990.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards; Mickey to manage Red Lion Inn; CHP welcomes new physician; new phase for Roots Rising; Williams gains directors of...

Robert Mickey has joined Main Street Hospitality Group as senior director of regional operations and general manager of the Red Lion Inn.

Business Briefs: Dr. Deborah Buccino named ‘Clinician of the Year’; Lenox nominated for ‘Best Small Town Cultural Scene’; Live United community celebration; VIM selected...

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards in the Innovation category.

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.

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