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Monument Valley Road Construction Begins Week of 6/17

During the week the road will be limited to local traffic only between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Berkshire Paraphernalia Pack; virtual town hall; Williamstown Farmers Market online; Tree Seed Photo Challenge

Representing the community, public and private higher education sectors, the panel will share the impacts felt, tactics utilized and outlook ahead as it pertains to higher education in the Berkshires and beyond.

Business Briefs: Mahaiwe appoints Martinson; restoring Lake Mansfield; Greylock in Hudson; Menhinick joins Wild Oats; ‘We Believe’ at Salisbury Bank

Native plant species were selected to sustain the wildlife that depend on the lakeside habitat. In the spring, carefully selected grasses, sedge species and wildflowers will complete the restoration.

Bits & Bytes: Open Studios DriveAbout; gun violence discussion; Kenturah Davis at WCMA; birding talk; volunteers help oak tree

Jonathan Perloe’s presentation will cover a range of topics to help the audience understand the magnitude of the gun violence crisis in America.

Bits & Bytes: Hancock Shaker Village Country Fair; rescheduled Berkshire Jazz Showcase; tree care talk; Kung Fu at the Colonial; Community Conversations recap

The 'Save a Tree' workshop will focus on supporting the health of the red oak adjacent to River Walk on Bridge Street.

NATURE’S TURN: Praise Berkshire winter – and south Florida oases for wildlife, human spirit

A few miles inland, birds, plants and people find refuge from traffic, shopping malls, endless concrete and cookie-cutter rows of houses at two other oases.

BerkShares Business of the Month: Ward’s Nursery and Garden Center

Ward’s isn’t just one of the oldest businesses in Great Barrington; it was also one of the first to accept BerkShares when the currency launched in 2006.

NATURE’S TURN: Savor spring’s firsts and draw a garden plan

When it is cold outdoors and chilled hands send us in, take the time to create or complete planting plans for the vegetable garden, perennial beds and borders.

NATURE’S TURN: ‘Vegetable magnetism,’ edible landscapes

Our fascination with plants involves everything about them, including underground tubers, bulbs, and, by extension, the special charm of seed packets -- all of which hold the promise of new growth. Altogether, their appeal is so compelling that when choosing varieties and quantities for the new year’s garden great restraint is often required when purchasing.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.