Business Briefs: Lenox Housing Trust matching grants; Jacob’s Pillow introduces online archives; new manager for Hotel on North; nonprofit status for Baseball in the Berkshires; TD Charitable Foundation grant for BTG; BBPW awards dinner

After 20 years of public access solely during the dance festival, the Jacob’s Pillow archives are now available through a new, user-friendly website, offering an ever-growing portion of this important collection to the public.

In Lenox, no marching band for Memorial Day parades

The rigorous schedule of standardized testing was cited as preventing the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School Band from practicing, and therefore being unprepared for the parades.

“I am sad, I’m disgusted, embarrassed for the town of Lenox. The school should have leadership and teach respect to veterans. This is a civics lesson.”

— State Rep. (and Lenox native) William “Smitty” Pignatelli