Saturday, June 15, 2024

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Tag: Wassaic

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.

Part 2: Mother and Fan: Journey to Kings Theatre

There is nothing, absolutely nothing, more euphoric than seeing my son on the stage playing his astonishing music while I dance with three thousand euphoric people, fans who get his music as do I.

Part I: Mother and fan — a journey to Kings Theatre

After my husband died, one of my greatest concerns was whether I was capable of raising a son on my own without his father’s guidance, a son whose musical gifts were burgeoning.

BRTA funding threatened: Fare increases, route cuts are possibilities

Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin suggested better marketing targeted toward students and perhaps the many senior centers across the county. In addition, she wondered why the so-called CharlieCards, the BRTA's cashless payment system, were not available for purchase at places like supermarkets and pharmacies.

A NOVEL: ‘Over the Edge,’ Chapter 8

"Because it’s America, Tommy. Land of the fries, home of the craven. You’ll get to be you for the first time in your life and you’ll have mucho dinero in your pockets."

Options now abound for potential passenger rail to the Berkshires

Three different ideas for three different routes to get people to the Berkshires. And it's anyone's guess as to which one will win the day.

BRTA service to MetroNorth at Wassaic more practical option

In his letter to the editor, Chip Elitzer writes: "A new train service to the Berkshires from NYC makes no sense. Metro-North already runs a frequent, reliable, inexpensive service between Wassaic and Grand Central."

Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; college fair at BCC; business email fraud seminar; ‘Richard III’ benefit at Shakespeare & Co.; Martin Gilbert...

The special staged reading of Shakespeare's great historical tragedy “Richard III” is to benefit the Shakespeare & Company's performance, training, and education programs.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.