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PETER MOST: Up in smoke

Two things are becoming increasingly clear. One, based on the facts and law, it is downright dopey for Great Barrington not to settle in its Community Impact Fees cases. Two, the town has persistently received bad counsel.

Business Briefs: Toppan Printing to acquire Interprint; Good Vibrations Dinner; the Mount named top historic home; grants for Shake & Co.; Salisbury Bank promotions

The Mount has announced its inclusion in Architectural Digest’s recent feature on “12 of America’s Best Historic Homes to Visit.”

Rockwell Museum Young Leaders Program seeks current eighth-grade students in Berkshire County

Museum staff in the curatorial, visitor services, accounting, education, development, digital media and marketing departments are eager to connect with students and work with them through their high school years.

Fall Festival of Shakespeare celebrates 30 years

Students have the opportunity to develop skills in stage combat, performance aesthetics, dance, technical theater, costuming, stage management, marketing and publicity during the Fall Festival experience.

Business Briefs: Flying Deer passes capital campaign goal; BerkShares accounting seminar; grants for Shake & Co.; Darrow selected as innovation lab school; BCC Awards...

Current and prospective BerkShares businesses are invited attend the June 27 accounting seminar in order to learn more about handling BerkShares at their businesses.

NEA awards $328,000 to cultural organizations and initiatives in the Berkshires

The arts currently create upwards of 4,000 year-round jobs here, and even more seasonally, all of which support other jobs.

Business Briefs: Mahaiwe to receive NEA grant; Garden Club of America award for Lenox Garden Club; BCC at Framework; Decumanus Green to participate in...

The Lenox Garden Club's $10,000 award will be used to launch a nonprofit, teen-run food truck in coordination with Roots Rising.

Bits & Bytes: Shepard to discuss new book; ‘Honoring Du Bois’; ‘Alison Larkin LIVE!’; waste oil & paint collection; Berkshire School student wins songwriting...

The W.E.B. Du Bois Educational Series will offer “Honoring Du Bois,” which will feature a presentation by Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, of the State House resolution honoring Du Bois on the 150th anniversary of his Feb. 23, 1868, birth in Great Barrington.

Smithsonian curator defends arts as essential to democracy

In his letter to the editor, Eli Newberger writes: “John Hasse gave a daring, arching, and comprehensive examination of the salutary and urgently-needed contributions of the creative arts to our personal and social worlds.”

Berkshire cultural institutions fear impact of Trump’s budget axe

"This is a creative community that thrives with the inspiration and energy of hundreds of concerts, performances and exhibits throughout the year, as well as the educational and thought-provoking programs created through the CPB. All would be jeopardized if the nation no longer celebrated or supported the arts as integral to our democracy.” --- Beryl Jolly, executive director of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington

Business Briefs: Sotheby’s agent tours Canyon Ranch condos; NEA grant for Orion; Berkshire South receives grant; new client services coordinator for MSBDC; clothing sale...

“ABC” stands for “A Better Community,” echoing the sale’s commitment to recycling clothing and household linens and its mission to benefit local charitable organizations that serve at-risk families and youth and address hunger, poverty and inequality in northern Berkshire communities.

Poetry Out Loud finals Dec. 16 at Monument Regional High School

The program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.