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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on One Mercantile and Sett—success in downtown Great Barrington

Local couple successfully builds a pair of brick-and-mortar businesses from the ground up by meeting the community where they are.

From Fairview Hospital 5 birth announcements

Three girls and two boys were born recently at Fairview Hospital.

Business Briefs: CIP gains senior advisor; NEPR moves to BCC; new head chef for Stagecoach Tavern; banking class in Spanish; Shred Day at Salisbury...

Berkshire Community College has announced that New England Public Radio’s Berkshire bureau has moved its office to BCC’s main campus.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Be Seen, Be Safe’ picnic; ‘Cads, Trollops and Traitors;’ Theater Day 2017; at Ventfort Hall; Harry Potter Bible camp

Great Barrington Police Department Chief William Walsh led off the picnic reviewing how 'Be Seen, Be Safe' has developed over the past 18 months in response to tragic traffic events.

Bits & Bytes: ‘NOCA in the Berkshires;’ Chuck Collins at Oblong Books; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; household hazardous waste collection

Born into the 1 percent, Chuck Collins gave away his inheritance at the age of 26 and spent the next three decades mobilizing against inequality.

Bits & Bytes: Family Day at 37 Interlaken; SuperTone Music Festival; Glenn Miller Orchestra at MMRHS; Jewish Festival of Books; ‘Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman’ at...

On Thursday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m., Berkshire Bash will present “A Legend Lives On,” featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra at Monument Mountain Regional High School. Special guests: the MMRHS Jazz Band All Stars.

Bits & Bytes: Spring for Sound; GBHS art exhibit; RSYP to honor Manring; Roger Salloom at Diana Felber Gallery; ‘Hopped Up for Health’

Frank Packlick's artwork is part of the permanent collections of the LBJ Presidential Library, conductor Seiji Ozawa, Brown University’s War Library and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Business Briefs: leadership transition at BNRC; Buttala named executive director; Medicare seminar; Pittsfield Cultural Council committee invitation; Petal Certification for environmental center

"I am now in my mid-50s and I’ve reached an age and a stage in my professional life where I have the opportunity to create one more chapter.” -- Tad Ames, president of the Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Bits & Bytes: ‘Guitar’ exhibit; ‘Art from Farm to Table;’ FilmWorks Forum; ‘True West’ at Ghent Playhouse

'Art from Farm to Table' includes depictions and interpretations of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects and animals–everything found in an agricultural environment that might, or might not, end up on a table.

Business Briefs: BCIN investor presentation; Fairview celebrates nurses’ accomplishments; perfect marks for CHP providers; technology contract for UCP; BTCF grant deadlines; Martin to manage...

Berkshire-Columbia Investment Network began in order to create an alternative to conventional financial markets by brokering a conversation between local businesses and individuals who seek to provide loan money to support locally sustainable businesses.

Bits & Bytes: Jayne Benjulian monologue workshop; new teachers at Steiner school; Neumann at the Millbrook Library; ‘Share Our Wisdom/Harvest Our Lives;’ preparing for...

Benjulian was director of new play development at Magic Theatre in San Francisco and chief speechwriter at Apple. She is the author of the new poetry collection “Five Sextillion Atoms.”

Business Briefs: CHP expands pediatric team; Goodwill to open store in GB; West Stockbridge Summer Spectacular; Shred Day at Salisbury Bank; credit union merger

Pediatric nurse practitioner Stephanie H. Taylor is now a resident of Great Barrington, having recently relocated to the Berkshires with her husband, Peter Taylor, president of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Business Briefs: Salisbury Bank scholarship program; Dan Smith at James Beard Foundation; Greylock donates to United Way

In addition to long-term partnerships with regional farms and food producers, Dan Smith, chef at John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant, created his own garden on the property, which supplies additional produce for the restaurant.

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