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Tag: Rochester

BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

Caroline Paton, 86, of Sharon, Conn., founder with Sandy Paton and Lee Haggerty of Folk-Legacy Records, now a part of the Smithsonian Institution in...

Over the next 50 years, Caroline and Sandy brought music and joy to thousands through performances, special gatherings, and sales of the traditional and contemporary folk recordings they produced.

Town offices will finally leave old firehouse in December; Housatonic water woes surface again

"We have mothers putting babies in dirty water for baths. Come on. I'm just furious over this. I'm grinding my teeth over this." -- Housatonic resident and Housatonic Water Works customer Michelle Loubert

Jeff Beals is true progressive choice for NY-19

In a letter to the editor, Steve Dunda writes: "Jeff Beal's diplomatic work under both Republican and Democratic administrations will help Republicans and Democrats work together."

Urbanizing Great Barrington: Mixed-use 47 Railroad to open in March

Asked if he and Rasch had ever considered making the old firehouse part of their project, Nickerson said they are interested but have not been able to work out a deal with owner Thomas Borshoff.

Larkin About In America: Teen readers, hope for the future

At the Teen Book Fest, there are over 1,500 teenagers cheering and screaming as the authors are introduced.

George E. Emerson Jr., 85, of Canaan, New York, former Stockbridge selectman  

George was very active in the town Stockbridge’s political arena. He initially served as Director of Parks and Recreation and later served as town Selectman from 1969-1974.

Dr. Bruce Scott Brown, 82, of Lake Buel, New Marlborough, and Pittsford, N.Y.

Dr. Brown became Chairman of Pathology  at the late, great Genesee Hospital in Rochester where he remained for more than thirty years.el, New Marlborough, But when he retired he took to Country Music and the bass fiddle, with a group named Wild Root.

William F. Harvey, 53, formerly of Great Barrington

William F. Harvey, 53, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Great Barrington, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 20, 2015.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.