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CONNECTIONS: A tale of two 19th-century Berkshire women

One had a solid impact on Berkshire County and her generation. While the other, although more famous, may have had no impact on the county at all. You decide.

Sheffield farmer challenges incumbent in race for board of selectmen

Kilmer said he had been out of the limelight until about three years ago when he began attending meetings and raising questions about issues that concerned him.

Family of 4 Food Project: Sharing exponential good in Sheffield

“The idea was to give the community some way to care, which they were aching to do; to give a local establishment some extra business; and to feed families.” - Rev. Erik Karas

Raymond Wells, 74, of Sheffield

Later in life Raymond went on to continue his education. He received a degree from the Gemological Institute of America in 1980 and Berkshire Community College in 2001.

News Briefs: High heat advisories: Sheffield cooling centers; keeping pets safe

With expected temperatures in the 90s and an even higher heat index, it is extremely important to keep pets indoors, out of the sun and hydrated.

Marion Consaul, 73, of Sheffield

Marion enjoyed several years of operating Consaul Tours with her late husband, Robert.  She loved meeting new people on her numerous trips to casinos, beaches and ballgames.

Helen E. Johnston, 78, of Sheffield

Upon retirement she served as a private health aide for seniors and was a member of the Sheffield Council on Aging as well as an active volunteer at the senior center.

Bits & Bytes: Sheffield in Celebration; CATA poetry reading; Earthcare festival; WAM ‘Grand Concourse;’ Walk & Roll; Simon Winchester discusses new book

The geological history of the Pacific Ocean has long transformed us but, from a Western perspective, its human history is quite young, beginning with Magellan’s 16th-century circumnavigation. --- Author Simon Winchester, on his new book about the Pacific Ocean

Bits & Bytes: ‘Meet the Inventors’; Paul Krugman at Simon’s Rock; GB traffic advisory; Lee Library comic jam; Diana Felber Gallery opening; senior center...

Dr. Krugman was the sole recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on international trade theory.

Bits & Bytes: Shakespeare 400th celebration; GBFG Earth Day; Magical Strings at Camphill Ghent; Gospelfest 2016; beekeeping workshop; floral design demonstration; Litchfield Jazz Camp...

Great Barrington Fairgrounds' Community Garden Project will connect people of all levels of expertise and income by providing access to the resources, skills, and information necessary to grow their own food.
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