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CONNECTIONS: In America, truth has never gotten in the way of politics

Fomenting fear to drive policy is a political technique older than our country. It has never lost favor with the power hungry and never varied.

Business Briefs: WAM Theatre donations; Jane Iredale joins Bergforf Goodman; Local Farmers Awards; Goodwill grand opening; Race Mt. Tree Services Career Day

The Local Farmer Awards recently gave $142,500 in amounts up to $2,500 to 62 farmers in western Massachusetts and eastern New York for materials and equipment to make infrastructure improvements.

Business Briefs: Tyler Street Lab grand opening; chamber of commerce scholarships; new healing arts practice; Instagram class; BCC personnel changes;

The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce has announced a new opportunity open to Chamber members who would like to nominate local community members to receive a scholarship.

GB planners eye zoning changes for Stockbridge Road; high vacancy rate seen as a product of ‘disruption’

The reality is that several businesses on that strip have closed in recent months, leading to the question of what replaces those businesses that have left and whether the current zoning is too restrictive to allow for a full range of replacements, including residential or mixed-use combinations.

Empty Sears appliance store purchased; Goodwill to move in by May

In an interview, Goodwill regional CEO David Twiggs said the Sears building will provide vastly expanded floor space and better access for customers and donors.

Business Briefs: MCLA wins in gender equality; new WAM Theatre board members; soft skills boot camp; banking award for Goewey

The report, titled “Women’s Power Gap in Higher Education,” examines the percentage of women enrolled at all Massachusetts public and private schools alongside the percentage of female college presidents, senior leadership and boards of trustees.

Business Briefs: Permits for CDCSB; award for CHP; new trustee for Barrington Stage; Rotter joins Goodwill; Person leads executive council

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners conducts the only statewide survey of primary care patient experience in Massachusetts, with feedback from over 65,000 commercially insured patients across the state.

Bits & Bytes: ‘CATASFACTION’; BBG plant sale; ‘Spelling Bee’ at BCC; BerkChique! benefit sale

Plants-and-Answers will include experts from Berkshire Botanical Garden’s staff and plant professionals who will answer design questions and provide practical advice on growing and caring for plants.

BerkChique! is back!

Popular Fashion Fundraiser returns April 7-9 with new leadership and, location, but same great fashion finds.
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