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Former Mount Greylock Regional School District Superintendent McCandless named new Du Bois Regional Middle School principal

McCandless started work as the superintendent for the Mount Greylock Regional School district in 2020 until he resigned in late May.

BerkShares Business of the Month: Chesterwood

The first retail location to carry BerkShares postcards, Chesterwood supports BerkShares as a marketing opportunity to reinforce the connection to the Berkshire economy.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Scrooged’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Plant Shadows’ at BBG; ‘Monument Man’ book launch; immigration attorney workshop; Oakes & Smith at St. Paul’s

A dark comedy update of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” directed by Richard Donner, “Scrooged” stars Bill Murray as cynical television executive Frank Cross and Karen Allen as his kind-hearted girlfriend, Claire Philips.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Lincoln Family Album’ at Chesterwood; ‘hop tha A’ at the Mahaiwe; art, music collaboration conversation; Hudson Jazzworks concert; waste oil...

Lauren Clark Fine Art will host a reading and conversation about collaboration featuring artist Jim Youngerman, poet David Keplinger and musician Johnny Irion Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Lincoln Speaks’ at Chesterwood; OLLI University Day; Bob Reiss at Lee Library; call for art

'Lincoln Speaks' will feature readings by actors including two-time Tony Award nominee Jayne Atkinson, Michel Gill, Shakespeare & Company founding artistic director Tina Packer, Shakespeare & Company director of training Dennis Krausnick and Chris Tucci, who will recite the 16th president’s least- and best-known private and public words about love, life and the country he worked to unite.

Bits & Bytes: Free Fun Friday at the Mahaiwe; ‘Lincoln Speaks;’ WAM Theatre workshop; VIM gala; B’Shalom Chorale concert; Berkshire Opera Festival

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires (VIM) will hold its gala event, “Knock Three Times and Whisper,” on Thursday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Ski Butternut. The event will feature a Roaring 20s speakeasy theme, live music by the Wanda Houston Band.

Bits & Bytes: Daniel Chester French biography; book award for Lee Buttala; HospiceCare gala; CSB annual dinner

Proceeds from the gala will be used to expand and continue HospiceCare in the Berkshires' community programs of bereavement services.

Lincoln and Shakespeare: Together in Berkshire

Lincoln reflected upon how often, too often, the deaths of kings were violent. A leader reflected upon murdered leaders before he was murdered.

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