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West Stockbridge, officials named in lawsuit filed by owners of mobile-home park

The town states that it is prepared to defend the decision of the Rent Control Board.

Bits & Bytes: Radio Deluxe at the Mahaiwe; Winter Solstice Faerie Ball; railroad safety presentation; storm windows at Green Drinks; Red Cross blood drives

In light of the efforts to connect the Berkshires to New York City via passenger train, the town of Great Barrington will present federal railroad safety expert Dick Towle Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Claire Teague Senior Center.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire BioBlitz; Berkshire Fermentation Festival; Neal at Williams College; CATA poetry reading

Berkshire BioBlitz is an opportunity for biologists, naturalists and environmentalists to work in collaboration with the general public to survey the Thomas and Palmer Brook.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Hypnosia’ at the Mahaiwe; 413Heart festival; ‘Women Writing Through Loss;’ Berkshire South fundraiser; Housatonic River cleanup

Berkshire South Regional Community Center will celebrate the legacy of its founder, the late Edwin A. Jaffe, at its annual gala on Friday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: Hillsdale ArtsWalk; Living Room Theatre; Becket Arts Center exhibit; Behold! New Lebanon tours

The Hillsdale ArtsWalk will encompass a variety of art media spanning painting, ceramics and pottery, woodcraft, photography, custom jewelry, found object art, mixed media, fabric art, and metalwork.

At the Stagecoach, elegance and Bohemia join hands ‘down county’  

Bohemia of the Berkshires: The Down County Social Club at the Stagecoach Tavern is a sort gypsy-rustic-styled hybrid of speakeasy, salon, and cabaret that holds a variety of performance art, poetry readings and film screenings.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Four Freedoms’ anniversary; Kwanzaa celebration; DCSC January events

In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt articulated his vision for a postwar world founded on four basic human freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.

News Briefs: Triplex to host CDC event; Town Hall Forum at Morningside School; Textbook Affordability Bill; BTCF awards; mayoral debate schedule

Donors who give gifts of $1,000 or more to the Community Development Corporation's affordable housing program will receive a 50 percent credit toward their Massachusetts state taxes.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Tarot Show’ at the Mahaiwe; Make-up, Martinis, & Moustaches benefit; Behold! New Lebanon Aug. 22 tours; Housatonic art exhibit

In 'Tarot Show,' Seven tarot cards selected at the beginning of each show dictate both the story arc and the characters who appear throughout the evening. There are 586,051,200 possible permutations.

Pooja Ru Prema’s ‘Endure’ in the Green River: A unique recreation of a 10,000-year-old Indian art form

"Endure" portrays the story of a man and a woman falling in love, and then out of love. In the piece are the extreme archetypes of the masculine and the feminine.

Living Room Theatre to pop up in Rotary Way: Taboo is the topic

We’re collecting performances about those things we don’t want to talk about, varying from the serious to the funny, like sex, death and politics." -- Pooja Ru Prema

Quiet in the Head at No. Six Depot

For a taste of the old-fashioned, genuine Greenwich Village coffeehouse scene, with extraordinary performers to go along with their home-roasted coffees, it’s hard to beat No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.