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When it comes to woody plants, I feel more strongly about protecting them from insects and managing diseases than I do about perennials and annuals.

Sheffield man found guilty of homicide in crosswalk death of beloved resident

Judge Mark Pasquariello characterized the incident as "a reminder of the hazards of driving, particularly if we're not paying 100-percent attention." Therefore, he insisted there should be some punishment exacted by the criminal justice system.

Anne Undeland’s ‘Lady Randy’ to receive world premiere production by WAM Theatre

In keeping with WAM’s philanthropic mission, a portion of the proceeds from “Lady Randy” will be donated to selected beneficiary Tapestry Health Systems.

Berkshire Theatre Critics Association defines categories for third season

The object of the selection of winners is not to single out the “best” in any category, but to reward the outstanding elements of the season, the work that is not possible to forget, that stands out, that exemplifies excellence.

Jolyn Unruh returns to the stage as Prospero in adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

As to playing Prospero? Jolyn Unruh remembers her inner thoughts: “I’m just recovering from cancer treatment, and I’m exhausted and I’m kind of overwhelmed — I’m finishing my master’s degree—but I would never say no to that!”

Don’t miss Joan Ackermann’s ‘QUERTY’

In his letter to the editor, John Jones writes: “I advise all not to deprive your verbal senses and to get a ticket before the May 19th closing at Mixed Company.”

Bits & Bytes: ‘Cellblock Visions: Prison Art in America’; Lubchenco at Bennington College; ‘Russian and Soviet Film Music’ at the Mount; ‘QWERTY’ at Mixed...

In her lecture, Lubchenco will draw on her four years as the under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and the administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Bits & Bytes: 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival; Community Voices Collection; immigration workshop; Sue Morse wildlife presentations; Berkshire South Swim-a-thon

'We believe that our immigrant population is an essential and rich part of our Berkshire community...' -- Berkshire Immigrant Center Executive Director Brooke Mead

Driver in fatal crosswalk accident charged with motor vehicle homicide

Edward 'Carl' Liebenow pleaded not guilty at Southern Berkshire District Court to motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation. Liebenow will also face a civil charge of failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Gillian Seidl, 78, of Sheffield, co-founder, co-artistic director of Mixed Company

She was a vibrant creative force; whether acting, painting, or just admiring a lovely view, she always gave her all. Her warmth and positive spirit touched and inspired so many.

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ at Mixed Company

What happens when a group of strangers living in a Vermont village sign up for drama class? During the 6-week course, what starts as ridiculous and at times seemingly pointless acting exercises turn into something entirely different.

‘Fully Committed’: One actor, 39 roles

This is completely thrilling for an actor – and completely terrifying. You leap from one character to another – and you have to land full blown for each one. -- Daniel Osman, of his 39 roles in 'Fully Committed.'

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.