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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Grant for the Mount; tree planting at Hawthorne Valley; Rogers joins VIM; Salisbury Bank promotes MacArthur; new BCC staff

As mission chief to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cape Verde, Burundi and Eritrea, Rogers led IMF’s financial negotiations and annual country consultations, and helped design economic and financial policy frameworks to promote sustainable economic growth.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Scherff joins Red Lion Inn; Hylan joins CHP; ‘Volunteers Matter’; Salisbury Bank promotions

The workshop will share information, best practices and tools to help organizations re-envision how they utilize the skills and time of volunteers as well as provide examples of systems that support effective volunteer management.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: ‘Reimagining America’ series; COVID-19, mental health webinar; HDC artist funding; Olmstead Awards for schools

Williams College has announced its 2020 bicentennial Olmsted Awards for Faculty and Curricular Development.

Some New Yorkers love racing at Lime Rock Park

I moved from Long Island to Lime Rock to live directly across the street from my beloved auto racing sport.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: CATA launches online programs; CDC awarded tax credits; BBG welcomes Turnbull; nonprofit workshops; PPP at Salisbury Bank

Gov. Charlie Baker recently awarded the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire an allotment of the 2020 Community Investment Tax Credit Program in the amount of $150,000.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Hancock Shaker Village refocuses; ‘Banking During COVID-19’; Chase-Rey joins CHP; Flying Cloud virtual education; Salisbury Bank employee awards

The panel will share information about the variety of services and support they are providing and the ways in which businesses can prepare and apply for the available resource pools.

Lenox writer offers video conference writing groups

She credits a previous Lakeville, Connecticut, writing group for inspiring her to start her own. The experience bolstered her confidence, encouraged her to persevere, and helped her to believe that she could indeed be a writer.

In the market for food: An entrepreneur prospers through the pandemic

Widener had already started a delivery business, the Berkshire Valet, and last year launched its MealGopher unit, which delivered meals from area restaurants to boarding school students in Berkshire County and Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Microplastic Madness’ screening; Hotchkiss virtual concerts; climate justice teach-in

The Hotchkiss School has announced a program of weekly virtual concerts selected from 15-year collection of performances at its Katherine M. Elfers Hall.

Bruce Phillip Robertson, 66, of Lee

He was raised in Lakeville, Connecticut, and attended Salisbury Central and Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Thanksgivings for Life and Love’; Green Tweens Summit; ‘Moving Stories’ at Mason Library; Great Barrington Kennel Club Dog Show

The idea for the summit grew out of a discussion held earlier in the school year on the question “Engaging Green Youth: How can children make a difference in saving Planet Earth?”

GB, South County Year in Review: Of mergers, bridges, cannabis and ‘blood money’

In the spirit of reflection and self-examination, herein lies The Edge's second annual Great Barrington year in review. It includes some select stories from other South County towns as well, along with embedded links to Edge stories for more information.

Winter Specials!

Winter Specials! Buy now and be in for spring and summer.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Acis y Galatea’; marionettes at Ventfort Hall; ‘The Spirit of Giving Illustrated’; West Stockbridge Chamber Players concert; Williams astronomer to observe...

xArtwork on view includes Norman Rockwell’s “Christmas Trio,” in which a bundled-up group of Dickensian carolers and musicians give the gift of music

Business Briefs: Mahaiwe appoints Martinson; restoring Lake Mansfield; Greylock in Hudson; Menhinick joins Wild Oats; ‘We Believe’ at Salisbury Bank

Native plant species were selected to sustain the wildlife that depend on the lakeside habitat. In the spring, carefully selected grasses, sedge species and wildflowers will complete the restoration.

Business Briefs: Jolly to leave Mahaiwe; CNA training grant; new Berkshire Waldorf School teacher; leadership award for Stapf; merit award for Greylock

'It has been a privilege and joy to shepherd the Mahaiwe Performing Art Center’s growth and development over the last 15 years..' Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center executive director Beryl Jolly
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