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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on New Marlborough Meeting House—”preserving history, celebrating cultural creativity”

Almost two hundred years later, the Meeting House is still celebrated as a sacred space vibrant with programming to serve the local and surrounding communities.

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: Money Matters mentors sought; Brewer joins CDCSB; Local Farmer Awards applications open; Balance Rock moves; BTCF grant deadlines

To be eligible for an award, a farm must have gross sales of $10,000 or above, and be a member of either Berkshire Grown or Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture or located in one the four counties of Western Massachusetts.

Business Briefs: New CHP board members; Berkshire United Way seeks volunteers; Age Friendly Berkshires launches new website; Local Farmer Awards; BCC announces new hires

Berkshire United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax help to people with individual and household incomes of less than $54,000 a year who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

Bits & Bytes: Doug Varone and Dancers at Jacob’s Pillow; youth online safety training for adults; Lantern Library talk; Judith Schumer at CAS

Based in Israel and operated through a partnership of the Israel Ministry of Education and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, Maktabat al-Fanoos has distributed more than 2 million books in Arabic to children ages 3 to 6.

With thoughtfulness, care and innovation, Red Shirt Farm thrives

Red Shirt Farm is the recipient of a Local Farmer award through the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, offered to Berkshire Grown and CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) members.

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.

Business Briefs: New CFO for CHP; Tsongas Award for Hotel on North; Sausage Fest; Farmer Awards total $116,000; WAM Theatre scholarships

The funds from the Local Farmer Awards help farmers make infrastructure improvements to expand their businesses and compete in the marketplace.

Bits & Bytes: Native American Festival; the Skivvies at the Colonial; Diane Taraz at the Bidwell House; expansion grant for CHP; 2016 Local Farmer...

The goal of the Local Farmer Awards is to strengthen farmers’ abilities to compete in the marketplace so that the region benefits from the environmental, health, and economic advantages of local farming.

Bits & Bytes: Ramsdell Library Sunday hours; anti-pipeline concert fundraiser; 2016 Farm Awards

The 11-week program at Ramsdell Library will include regular library services as well as special events such as films, workshops, book discussions and readings.
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