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MassDOT: South County Road Work
03:51PM / Friday, April 12, 2024
BECKET, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing crews will be conducting daytime and overnight hour guardrail repair, drainage work, bridge repair, and tree trimming operations at various locations and times on I-90 eastbound and westbound during the week of Sunday, April 14.   Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and traffic will be able to travel through the work zones.  The schedule for the work and lane closures will be as follows:    Otis/Blandford  Guardrail repair operations will be conducted nightly on I-90 westbound between mile marker 21.0 and mile marker 26.0 from Monday, April 15,

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Holiday Hours: Patriots Day
11:00AM / Friday, April 12, 2024

Monday, April 15, is Patriots Day, a state holiday marking the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord that began the American Revolution. The day has been celebrated on the third Monday in April since 1969.

It was on the morning of April 20, 1775, that Paul Revere and other riders began the alert across and beyond Massachusetts Colony that troops were planning to advance from Boston to the towns of Lexington and Concord. They were to seize a cache of gunpowder and arms and capture revolutionaries Sam Adams and John Hancock.

(Local legend claims that Israel Bissell, later of Hinsdale, rode all the way to Philadelphia, but most historians dismiss it.)

Previous attempts to

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Senior Golf Series Returns in September
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10:26AM / Friday, April 12, 2024
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The Berkshire County Fall Senior Golf series returns in September with events on five consecutive Wednesdays starting Sept. 18.   It is the 22nd year of the series, which is a fund-raiser for junior golf in the county, and it is open to players aged 50 and up.   The series will feature two divisions for each event based on the combined ages of the playing partners.   Golfers play from the white tees (or equivalent) with participants 70 and over or who have a handicap of more than 9 able to play from the forward tees.   Gross and net prices will be available in each division.   The cost is $55 per event and includes a round of golf, food and

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BAV Launches Market Match Fund Campaign for 2024
08:01AM / Friday, April 12, 2024
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Berkshire Agricultural Ventures(BAV) kicked off its 2024 Market Match Fund campaign with a goal of raising $30,000 during the month of April to increase sales for local farmers and make fresh food more available to low-income households in the Berkshire region.   Thanks to a donor, the first $10,000 raised in the campaign will be matched dollar-for-dollar.   This year's theme of "Boost SNAP, Build Community" recognizes the positive difference that SNAP matching makes in a community by addressing issues of food insecurity and food access—while also supporting the sales, and livelihoods, of local farmers.   Now in its third

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Great Barrington Launches Community Liaison Project
10:36AM / Thursday, April 11, 2024
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Great Barrington has formed a partnership with a local consultant team to launch Community Liaison services.    Jovanina Pagano and Sylvana Proaño will work directly with community organizations and residents, particularly those community members who experience marginalization, to build meaningful, reciprocal relationships between residents and the town government.   "We are honored and excited to assist the town in its efforts to ethically serve the whole community, not just those who have historically had a place at the decision-making table," Team leader Jovanina Pagano said. "Our work will prioritize listening and

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Peter Sykes Plays the Roosevelt Organ in Great Barrington
04:07PM / Wednesday, April 10, 2024
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Berkshire Bach Society continues its regular 2023-2024 season with The Organ Masters-II:  Peter Sykes plays the great Roosevelt Organ at 4pm on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington.    Berkshire Bach will show a documentary about the organ in the Parish Hall before the concert, at 2:45 pm.     "We are delighted to have Peter Sykes perform for us again on the Roosevelt organ, one of the great historic organs in our region, and one that retains much of their original character," said Terrill McDade, Executive Director of The Berkshire Bach Society.  "The power and

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WAM Theatre's Reading of 'Far, Far Better Things'
04:03PM / Tuesday, April 09, 2024
LENOX, Mass. — The 15th Anniversary Season of WAM Theatre continues with a Fresh Takes Play Reading of "Far, Far Better Things" written by Geetha Reddy and directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo on Sunday, April 7, 2024 at 2pm at The Foundry in West Stockbridge.    "Far, Far Better Things" will also be viewable online on Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14.    According to a press release:   Inspired by Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities", this new play tells the tale of two women – Pilar, a Latina domestic worker, and Zoe, a young South Asian doctor – separated by class, race, and the unspoken rules of modern womanhood. The two

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Triplex Cinema, GBPT Fundraising Screening of 'Freud's Last Session'
04:00PM / Monday, April 08, 2024
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Triplex Cinema and Great Barrington Public Theater announced a special screening of the recent film "Freud's Last Session" based on the Mark St. Germain play that originally premiered in 2009 at the Barrington Stage Company.    The filmed version of "Freud's Last Session" is written by St. German and Matthew Brown, who also directed the film. The St. Germain play was based on a famous series of Harvard University lectures by professor of psychiatry Armand Nicholi, which Nicholi later turned into a book.   This event is the first collaboration and fundraising event between the Triplex and GB Public. The event

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Simon's Rock Theater to Perform 'She Kills Monsters'
11:10AM / Monday, April 08, 2024
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. —Bard College at Simon's Rock's Theater Program will perform "She Kills Monsters" by Qui Nguyen on April 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. and April 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the McConnell Theater at the Daniel Arts Center.    Directed by faculty member and Simon's Rock alum Sara Katzoff, this production brings together a company of over 30 theater makers including students, faculty, staff, alumni and guest artists working across disciplines of design, technical theater, and performance.    According to a press release:   Filled with gremlins, sword fights, demon queens, and dark elves, She Kills Monsters is an offbeat adventure that

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Stockbridge Author Explores AI in New Novel
By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff
05:50PM / Saturday, April 06, 2024
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Author Joan Cohen's debut novel focused on the difficult intersection of personal decision-making and data; her second takes it a step further by questioning whether the data we depend on is even real.    In "The Deepfake," protagonist Sylvie uncovers corporate malfeasance while working for an artificial intelligence company in Boston. And when she falls in love with someone who fears and hates AI, she begins to question everything she knows.    Cohen wants the novel to start a conversation surrounding AI by illustrating Sylvie's inner conflict.   "In 'The Deepfake,' I'm very troubled about how we

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Science and Art Program during April School Break
04:07PM / Friday, April 05, 2024
SOUTH ERGEMONT, Mass. — Flying Cloud Institute and Greenagers will hold a science and art exploration program during the April school break.    The program is geared for children aged 7 to 13 years and runs April 15-18, 2024, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (with early drop-off at 8:30 am), at the April Hill Education and Conservation Center in South Egremont.    Participants will engage in science investigations, art projects, engineering challenges and nature explorations. During February Break, students explored material science by making phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) polymers and learned about sound by making oscilloscopes. Students also took part in an engineering

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South County Construction Operations
03:36PM / Friday, April 05, 2024

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced crews will be conducting daytime and overnight hour guardrail repair, drainage work, bridge repair, tree trimming, and deck pour operations at various locations and times on I-90 eastbound and westbound during the week of Monday, April 8.

Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and traffic will be able to travel through the work zones.  The schedule for the work and lane closures will be as follows: 

Otis/Blandford

Guardrail repair operations will be conducted nightly on I-90 westbound between mile marker 21.0 and mile marker 27.0 from Monday, April 8, through

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