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It seems this week has all the important gardening tasks scheduled for early morning.

Barbara Jean Mandell, 89, of West Stockbridge

Barbara lived a life full of love, laughter, and music. She was passionate about her family and friends and was adored by all who knew her. She will be sorely missed.

Construction operations on I-90 eastbound and westbound

Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and travel will be allowed through the work zones.

Richard J. Brophy, 88, of West Stockbridge

He worked as Manager of Computer Operations at Berkshire Life Insurance Co; then as Assistant Director at the Marian Helpers Center in Stockbridge where he was also the Managing Editor of their quarterly magazine “Marian Helpers Bulletin.”

A trip through Wiseacre Farm

Led by co-owner Jon Piasecki, The Berkshire Edge recently toured Wiseacre Farm in West Stockbridge, but only a stone’s throw from Richmond. Here’s what we found out.

West Stockbridge Select Board seeks to cultivate peace between marijuana grower and neighbors

The Select Board asked that Wiseacre Farm produce written odor mitigation plan and an odor expert review "sooner than later."

West Stockbridge resident opposes The Foundry continuation as commercial amusement venue

I urge West Stockbridge residents to attend the Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, November 2 to oppose the issuing of a permit to allow The Foundry to continue as a commercial amusement venue.

CONCERT PREVIEW: West Stockbridge Historical Society presents the Rick McLaughlin Trio featuring Sheryl Bailey and Yoron Israel

The Rick McLaughlin Trio, consisting of Berklee professors Rick McLaughlin, Sheryl Bailey, and Yoron Israel, will close out the West Stockbridge Historical Society's 2022 Jazz Concert Series at the Old Town Hall, Saturday, September 24, at 8 p.m.

DANCE PREVIEW: West Stockbridge native explores individual and collective grief through dance at TurnPark Art Space

Fern Katz will take to the stage in her hometown—on the grounds of TurnPark Art Space in West Stockbridge—where she will present CHASM, an immersive dance, theater, and sound event (including two contemporary dance pieces, one accompanied by live original violin composition) on Saturday, August 27 at 1:30 p.m.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Advocate of underrepresented composers and new music, Chelsea Randall performing at The Foundry June 25

A dedicated advocate of underrepresented composers and new music, Chelsea Randall seeks to create fresh dialogues between the old, new, and undiscovered as a performer and collaborator in the program she brings to The Foundry on Friday, June 25 for the launch of "American Mavericks."

Andy Krouss for West Stockbridge Selectboard

At a time when so many communities are unable or unwilling to tackle challenging problems that need to be confronted, we need a selectboard that can and will work to resolve important issues on a timely basis.

‘Mistruths,’ nasty rhetoric about The Foundry

It’s a sad day for the arts and our neighbors when one person’s discontent, efforts to dictate our programming, and continuous bullying go uncontested.

The Foundry deserves support

The Foundry has been important to the town, to the Berkshires and to the performers. 

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

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

Lesley Albert, 78, of West Stockbridge

She married the love of her life, Earl W. Albert, in December 1966, and they bought Loeb's Foodtown of Lenox in 1968.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.