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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: Fairview rehab earns certification; Guardian awards grants to area nonprofits; Sheffield Cultural Council seeks proposals; NPC to offer fall workshops; Columbia County...

Columbia County had a 5.7 percent increase in tourism spending in 2015, the largest increase of any county in the Hudson Valley region.

Flawed plans for 100 Bridge Street

In her letter to the editor, Nan Wile of Great Barrington writes: “I believe that we absolutely must persevere to create housing, and make it happen soon. At the same time we must preserve the small family neighborhoods of our village.”

100 Bridge Street seeks affordable housing permit; commercial tenants uncertain

“It is my observation that it’s too bad that [the affordable housing] is wedged between a sewer waste plant and a toxic waste field.” --- ZBA member Michael Wise

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Evicted,’ down and shut out in America

In “Evicted” Desmond forces us to reckon with the fact that millions of Americans have been denied the most basic of human needs and rights: a place to call home.

Bits & Bytes: Fuel assistance concert; BTCF application deadline; Wintergreen at Berkshire Museum; Williams to support Mt. Greylock; Eugene Drucker at Camphill Ghent

Williams College has announced that it will form a $5 million fund to support the Mount Greylock Regional School District’s capital needs.

Bits & Bytes: Jon Cleary at Helsinki Hudson; transfer station holiday hours; BTCF 2016 grant deadlines; Schubert at Ventfort Hall; ‘Spirit of Giving’ campaign...

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) has announced the first round of deadlines for competitive grants in the 2016 fiscal year.

Affordable housing, historic sites earn GB Community Preservation nod

One cannot swing a cat in town lately without hitting a controversy: Michelle Loubert complained that using CPA funds to finance repair of the historic Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Housatonic violated separation of church and state.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Warm up the Winter;’ ‘Ghost Hunters’ at The Mount; TEDxBerkshires; Berkshire Rainbow Seniors potluck; Susan Dworkin on memoir

All proceeds from the Warm Up the Winter concert November 19 at the Mahaiwe will go to the heating assistance programs of Construct, Inc., to support Berkshire County residents in need.

Affordable housing projects dominate Great Barrington CPC deliberations

“We have lot of service industry that doesn’t pay big bucks, so we need affordable housing for families, and for single mothers with young kids.” -- Community Preservation Committee Chair Karen Smith

Herbert W. Eichstedt Jr., 80, of Mill River

After his service for the U.S. Army in Vietnam, Herbert drove school buses for John Ormsbee, Macy’s and Bachetti’s, worked as a night watchman for Mead Paper Co. in South Lee for more than 18 years and as a maintenance man for Construct Inc. for 10 years.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’; Lingerie frolic at Sanctuary; Gospel Gang for fuel emergency; Steinhacker lecture at Lenox Library

Waldorf High School’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Stockbridge –– The Berkshire Waldorf High School will present William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Unicorn Theater...

David Magadini jail sentence delayed; homeless man still on the street

When asked what he would do tonight, when temperatures are expected to dip into the negative and school opening tomorrow has been delayed because of dangerously cold temperatures, Magadini said, “I’m going to endeavor to not trespass, and avoid going where I’m not welcome.”

GB CPA Committee rejects 3 late applications, accepts 13 for review

"We are always working on multiple funding streams: grants from many sources and direct fundraising from individuals and businesses. We're an all-volunteer effort, working as a community to build a community resource. We'll keep working.” -- Great Barrington Fairgrounds Co-founder Janet Elsbach, after GBFG application was rejected for being late

Four projects miss CPA deadline — by minutes. Now what?

Applicants said they were thwarted either by snarled Main Street construction traffic, or technological glitches. This may create a dilemma for the committee, which has now decided to vote on whether to accept the late applications.
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