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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.

BUSINES BRIEFS: Norman Rockwell Museum grant; emergency response funding; health care fundraiser; virtual nonprofit town hall; UPSTREAMING launch

Nonprofits share many concerns related to COVID-19, including short- and long-term sustainability, and the desire by those not on the front lines to help in some way.

Walking to prevent youth suicide: One mother’s story

Berkshire County ranks highest for suicide rates in the state. Between 2007 and 2016, rates rose dramatically for individuals between the ages of 15 and 19: There was a 50 percent increase for females and a 31 percent increase for males.

Business Briefs: BIO annual convention; nonprofit awards nominations sought; grant for CHP; the Moviehouse to install elevator; awards for Balance Rock advisors

The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires is launching an annual awards program to recognize those who work in the nonprofit sector to serve the Berkshire community.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Hills Fund for Excellence awards grants; new Downtown Pittsfield Inc.executive director; nonprofit leaders workshop; BCC appoints trustees; Berkshire Money Management seeks...

The Berkshire Hills Fund for Excellence has awarded $7,760 to Berkshire Hills Regional School District teachers and other community programs to support innovative and student-centered projects.

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