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News and events in South Berkshire, Mass.

December is the Start of Bird Feeding Season
08:08AM / Friday, November 25, 2022
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department recommends Vermonters wait to put up bird feeders until Dec. 1 to avoid attracting bears.    "Winter bird feeding is a good way to attract birds arriving from Canada, including evening grosbeaks and purple finches, as well as resident birds including northern cardinals and black-capped chickadees," said Doug Morin, Vermont Fish and Wildlife's bird project leader.  "Black oil sunflower is a good seed choice that will attract a variety of birds.  Adding other seeds or suet can help to attract certain species.  Thistle, for example, attracts many of the finches.  Gardeners will find leaving late-blooming

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The Berkshire Bach Society Messiah Community Sing
12:05PM / Wednesday, November 23, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Berkshire Bach Society announced the return of the Messiah Sing   The free community event will be held for the first time in three years on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 at 4pm at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington.    Choral conductor James Bagwell invites any singers who want to participate in popular choruses from Handel's oratorio Messiah, including Hallelujah!, accompanied by The Berkshire Bach Players.     Participants should bring their own score, buy, or borrow one.

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South County Towns Receive Habitat Management Grants
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11:12AM / Wednesday, November 23, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Great Barrington and Stockbridge were both awarded MassWildlife Habitat Management grants.   The Baker-Polito Administration announced it has awarded $483,922 in state grant funds to thirteen organizations and municipalities to improve wildlife habitat on 514 acres of land within the Commonwealth.    The Berkshire Natural Resources Council in Great Barrington has been awarded $33,875 to control invasive species in the Housatonic River watershed.   The Stockbridge Bowl Association has been awarded $11,885 to conduct hardy kiwi invasive species control at Bullard's Woods.   Now in its ninth year, the MassWildlife Habitat Management

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Shakespeare & Company Presents Kevin Bartini & Friends
08:19AM / Wednesday, November 23, 2022
LENOX, Mass. — Shakespeare & Company and the Berkshire Mountain Comedy Arts Festival present Kevin Bartini & Friends, an evening of comedy featuring Bartini as Master of Ceremonies and two other headlining acts: comedians Jim Mendrinos and Carole Montgomery.   A comedian, actor, and writer, Bartini has been seen most recently as the recurring character Billy Jones in The "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and has appeared on NBC's "Today Show," ABC's "What Would You Do," Discovery Channel's "Cash Cab," and NBC's "Saturday Night Live," among many other credits.   With more than two dozen television credits to her

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Holiday Events and Tree Lightings 2022
04:15PM / Tuesday, November 22, 2022

This year's holiday gatherings and annual tree lightings are still feeling the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Some events have been canceled or are being held virtually. Here's what we have so far in events below. If we're missing any, let us know at info@iBerkshires.com. Reminder that many of these events and activities do require face coverings and social distancing. 

Visit our Holiday Bazaars and Craft Fairs list for holiday craft fairs and markets.

Christmas Tree Lightings Adams: Tree lighting and a visit from Santa at the annual Holly Days on Sunday, Nov. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Town Common. Santa arrives by 3 and the tree will be lit at 5; rides,

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Harvest Festivals and Craft Fairs 2022
11:55AM / Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, the holidays are approaching artisans and craft enthusiasts know what that means. It's craft fair and bazaar season! This list will be updated as we get more information. Have an event to add? Email us at info@iberkshires.com.

Note that some craft fairs may run two days; those extra days are in bold. 

Saturday, Nov. 5

Harvest Bazaar, Bennington, Vt.

Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church, 283 Main St., Bennington, holds its annual Harvest Bazaar from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

More information here.    Berkshire South Regional Community Center Craft Fair   The community center at 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, hosts

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CHP Names Chief Medical Officer for Countywide Healthcare Network
08:48AM / Tuesday, November 22, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Andrew Beckwith, M.D., has been named chief medical officer (CMO) at Community Health Programs.     Beckwith, who is an obstetrician-gynecologist at CHP Barrington OB/GYN, will continue seeing patients while overseeing the CHP medical staff throughout Berkshire County.     "Dr. Beckwith has served as the interim CMO at CHP for several months, and his leadership and management skills have confirmed that he is the ideal physician to lead our medical staff," said Rick Gregg, interim CEO at CHP. "We believe it's essential to have a practicing physician guiding our medical staff and operations, and Dr. Beckwith

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Holiday Hours: Thanksgiving
02:30PM / Monday, November 21, 2022

Plymouth's statue of Massasoit, who was instrumental in Plymouth Colony's survival, looks out over the Plymouth Rock monument. Image via SeePlymouth.com.

Thanksgiving will be observed on Thursday, Nov. 24. The day is a national holiday inspired by the first Thanksgiving dinner shared between the Pilgrims and Wampanoags in 1621 at Plymouth. The living history museum Plimoth Patuxet continues the tradition each year with a recreation of the event in which visitors can participate. 

Thanksgiving was first federally recognized by proclamation in 1863 by President Lincoln at the height of the Civil War. It did not become codified as a national holiday until 1941, when President

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Bard College Receives State Funds for Long Pond Brook Restoration
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11:00AM / Monday, November 21, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The state awarded Bard College at Simon's Rock $150,000 through the Department of Fish and Game's (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) that will support data collection, preliminary design, and permitting of the Long Pond Brook Restoration Project   The Baker-Polito Administration announced that the DFG DER has awarded through its Priority Projects Program approximately $11.8 million in grant funding to 24 projects that will strengthen community preparedness for large storms, improve climate-ready infrastructure, and protect fish, wildlife, and river and wetland habitats.    "Ecological restoration is essential for

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Berkshire South Regional Community Center Shining Star Holiday Gift Program
08:00AM / Sunday, November 20, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.— Berkshire South Regional Community Center is offering its annual Shining Star Supplemental Holiday Gift Program at 15 Crissey Road.   The Shining Star program is designed to help community members who are looking for added support during the holiday season. Applicants are anonymously matched with community donors. No names or private information are shared.   Berkshire South currently has over 170 children registered to be paired with shoppers who will help buy items on the applicants' "wish lists". An additional 60 children are on a waiting list and will be accommodated if enough people register to be shoppers. Participants are

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Legislature secures $100K for Housatonic Water Works Relief Efforts
03:55PM / Thursday, November 17, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.  — The $3.8 billion economic development bill signed by Gov. Charlie Baker last week includes a $100,000 earmark for Great Barrington customers of a private water company.    Households served by Housatonic Water Works have been experiencing issues with the quality of their water supply, including discolored water due to manganese contamination and rusted pipe ways. High levels of haloacetic acid, which at high levels and long periods of time can increase the risk of bladder cancer, have also been detected in the water.    "Our residents deserve access to safe and clean drinking water," said state Rep. William

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CHP's New Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Tracks a Growing Trend in Advanced Nursing Practice
08:31AM / Thursday, November 17, 2022
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Community Health Programs (CHP) is now home to a new family nurse practitioner (FNP) residency program, an intensive year-long experience that formalizes post-graduate clinical opportunities for advanced practice nursing graduates.    The FNP residency is funded in part by a grant of $71,500 from the University of Massachusetts in partnership with Health Resources and Services Administration.    The FNP residency is a growing trend in the U.S. and in Massachusetts, and the positions are increasingly competitive. Just as medical school graduates routinely serve as medical residents, recent nursing graduates can now gain comparable residency

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