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Lee celebrates new mural highlighting town features

The festivities mark the town's selection as the sole Massachusetts site in the national project.

PCBs, fracked gas pipelines endanger human and planetary health, warns author activist

Steingraber said she cannot protect her children from harm or plan for their future without taking climate action. For her, engaging in climate activism is of the same importance as other safety precautions like vaccinations or paying attention to car seat recalls.

Ecologist Sandra Steingraber to speak on fracked gas, PCBs, and our health Saturday in Lenox

Ecologist Sandra Steingraber is scholar-in-residence at Ithaca College, and author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.

Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; Sandra Steingraber on health and the environment; Frank Mason documentary; Indian classical music at Simon’s Rock

Sandra Steingraber's 1997 book “Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment” changed the way many people think about toxic chemicals and their connections to cancer.

IN THE FIELD: Revenge of the lawn

If our goal is to surround our homes with sterile patches of uniform green, in pursuit of some vision of suburban perfection, even while raising cancer risks for our children, we should probably reevaluate our priorities.

EDGEWISE: The strength of women can change the world

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for, the Hopi prophecy says. Women, wait no more. Our beautiful, battered planet needs our strength and determination now.

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But Not To Produce.