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Tag: Sheffield

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.

Lee refiles Monsanto PCB lawsuit, alleges illegal relationship with GE

Monsanto responds that it did not dispose of PCBs near Lee and was not a party to a remediation agreement.

Please vote ‘no’ on the merger of Berkshire Hills, Southern Berkshire regional school districts

To quote E.F. Schumacher, “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction.”

Why I’m voting no on Eight Town Regional Agreement

I’m voting NO because the PR materials developed for the Eight Town Regional School District Planning Board (RSDPB) do not agree with the wording of the proposed Eight Town Regional Agreement or the rest of the Warrant Article, the legal documents we’re voting on.

BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on The Magic Fluke—Luck being the residue of design

The Webbs of Sheffield have created a modern success story based on locally-oriented manufacturing and family-centered, collaborative production.

Sheffield group looking for artists to ‘Draw the Hall’

Dewey Memorial Hall has announced its "Draw the Hall" contest in search of a depiction of the building with bold lines blocks of white against black that will be able to be be easily reproduced on letterheads, merchandise, or on the organization's website. The winner of the contest will receive a $200 gift card from JWS Art Supplies.

BITS & BYTES: BBG art exhibit; Lenox Jazz Stroll; Koshersoul; Bernard A. Drew to discuss CCC camps; old-time music workshop and concert; Knosh &...

Featuring well-known and up-and-coming artists, Berkshire Botanical Garden’s season-long “Symbiosis” exhibition will open with the third indoor installment on September 16.

Sheffield Fair returns, Saturday Sept. 10

Held at the Sheffield Town Park, off Miller Avenue, everything is free except for food or vendor items.

Elizabeth Freeman comes home: Statue unveiled

A three-day celebration of civil rights icon Elizabeth Freeman culminated in the unveiling of a statue and plaque commemorating Freeman at the Sheffield Town Green on August 21.

Car Trip: Tracing early New England vernacular architecture in the Berkshires

Go out for a drive and learn about the earliest architectural styles in the Berkshires, and how they still resonate today.

Let’s Wander! Hitting the trails to stay (mostly) sane

We're lucky here in the Berkshires. We’ve got nature ⎯ that secret sauce that revives under nearly all circumstances and is there, free, for the vibing.

Berkshire region real estate sales June 28 – July 4, 2020

The latest weekly report of real estate sales in the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut: June 28 - July 4, 2020

Michelle Barrier Nightt, 51, of Brockton, formerly of Sheffield

She will be remembered by friends and family for her courage, loyalty and enthusiasm.

Birth announcement

A girl born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington

PERSPECTIVES: Berkshires-centric ‘farm-to-label’ cannabis shop to open next week in Sheffield

The Pass has a large retail building, and behind it are two facilities: one for growing and another for processing. In addition, the Pass has a grow facility in Ashley Falls.

Berkshire region real estate sales June 21-27, 2020

The latest weekly report of real estate sales in the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut: June 21-27, 2020

William Egerton, 63, of New Marlborough

He lived and was educated in Sheffield/New Marlborough area all his life, where he enjoyed the outdoors and animals.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.