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BITS & BYTES: Julie Wosk at Berkshire Museum; Camilo Cárdena at Center for Peace through Culture; Bobby Previte at Hudson Hall; ‘Poor Herman’ at...

Berkshire Museum presents a talk on images of female astronauts and aviators, as well as space-age females in movies, fashion, and television.

School and farmer, both on economic tightwire, work through solar dilemma

Among the usual farm stressors, lowered milk prices prevented farmer Bob Coons from expanding the cowherd, leaving him to look for new ways to survive and leasing 20 of his roughly 200 acres, mostly wetlands, being his only shot at staying on th­e land his family has farmed since the 1950s.

News Briefs: GB solar project meeting; Fire Services awards grants; petitions delivered to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren

The S.A.F.E. Program is a state initiative that provides resources to local fire departments to conduct fire and life safety education programs in grades K–12.

Communication meltdown has school scrambling over neighbor’s solar plan

Steiner board president Tom Sternal said, while some administrators knew the school’s neighbor was considering building a solar array, neither the administration nor the school’s board understood the size and scope of the project until around one week ago.

Steiner School says it was blindsided by solar array plan next door as town writes zoning bylaws

“Until last week the school did not understand the location, the size, or the timing of the project. We’re just attempting to collect as much information as possible to share with our families, hear their concerns, and work with Kearsarge Energy to bring about a solution. -- Tom Sternal, president of the board of trustees at the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School
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