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Part 2: Biden or Trump and the Nonprofit Sector NGOs, international nonprofits and social service agencies

The author makes an impassioned case for the nonprofit sector to recognize the dire outcome of another Trump term and to take action.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Willy Wonka KIDS’; Fairview Monster Dash; Jason A. Rodriguez at Jacob’s Pillow; ‘Six Jewish Artists’; Nature Discovery Backpacks

Jacob’s Pillow and Jason A. Rodriguez from the FX television series “Pose” will team up to showcase New York City’s Ball scene at the first-ever Pillow Party: Mini Ball Saturday, Oct. 26, at Jacob’s Pillow.

News Briefs: Pittsfield mayoral debate; Pignatelli amendment accepted increasing funding for MCLA

The money authorized by the House will go toward safety provisions such as a new campus police cruiser, cameras, emergency software and surveillance equipment.

Bits & Bytes: Arbor Day at Mason Library; ‘Aladdin Jr.’ at the Colonial; ‘The Art of Costume Design in Opera’; science and engineering fair;...

Directed by Travis Daly with music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover, the production features more than 100 Berkshire-area students.

Reforming DA’s office central to Harrington’s campaign

Andrea Harrington has made the need for a philosophical change and establishing procedures and policies to deal with issues before they become criminal at the center of her campaign.

News Briefs: Pittsfield City Council forum; Open Meeting Law training sessions

The open meeting training sessions are part of an effort by the attorney general’s office to assist public bodies and members of the public in understanding and complying with the requirements of the state’s Open Meeting Law. 

Pittsfield’s forgotten, ‘underidentified’ community: Children living in poverty

There are more than 900 kids living in poverty in the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the Berkshire Museum where veiled protesters have decried the ‘tremendous loss’ of paintings.

Mahaiwe’s school-time field trips: Exceptional learning outside the classroom

The Mahaiwe has hosted more than 17,000 students from 57 schools since the program began. “Our goal is to share these performing arts experiences, engage students with their own unlimited potential, unleash their imaginations, and inspire their spirits.” -- Beryl Jolly, executive director of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Bits & Bytes: BTG auditions; ‘Bob and the Trees’ online; Ramsdell Library Sundays; Pittsfield Coalition sessions; ‘Creative Conversations’ at Race Brook; Burns Night celebration

The documentary, ob and the Trees," gives a celebratory if unflinching portrait of one logger’s life as he tries to keep his family business afloat
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