|News and events in South Berkshire, Mass.
|Berkshires Beat: Clinton Church Restoration Awarded $75,000|
|01:32PM / Tuesday, July 23, 2019|
Clinton AME Zion Church outing (date unknown). Church grant
Clinton Church Restoration is one of 22 sites and organizations dedicated to preserving African American history to receive grant support from National Trust for Historic Preservation's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (Action Fund). As part of the second class of Action Fund grantees, Clinton Church Restoration was awarded $75,000 to continue its efforts to restore and repurpose the historic Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church in Great Barrington as an African American heritage site and cultural center.
"We are honored to receive this grant and be in the company of so many worthy projects," said Wray Gunn,
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|Holyoke Mayor Morse Challenges Neal In Congressional Race|
|By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff|
03:58AM / Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Morse is joined by a large crowd of supporters at the Unicorn Inn on Monday night. HOLYOKE, Mass. — They said he couldn't do it. There is no way a 21-year-old, turning 22, could defeat an incumbent mayor with years of political experience. And there was no way the city of Holyoke was ever going to be as good as it had been. "When I ran for mayor eight years ago, people had a few things to say. They said No. 1, wait your turn. No. 2 maybe run for something else. Or No. 3, don't run at all, you are too young, too gay, too progressive, you are not going get elected here in the city of Holyoke," Alex Morse said at the Unicorn Inn on Monday night to a
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