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Greenagers Front Lawn Food program pays it forward

Gardening project helps fight food insecurity
07/21/2015 10:47 AM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON — The Housie Market was a hub of gardening activity on a recent summer morning.

Photo Gallery | Greenagers making garden boxes  Full Story

Recess: What to do for the week of July 21
07/21/2015 11:31 AM EDT - Meet ... LEONARD MARCUS TALK >> "You Must Be Kidding: Cartoonists Making Children's Books with Author Leonard Marcus" will be presented with the picture book historian at 5:30 p. Full Story

The Forum: Craneville Elementary PTO donates new playground equipment
07/21/2015 10:42 AM EDT - DALTON — There's new fun to be had at Craneville Elementary School, thanks to the PTO. Full Story

Williams College Summer Science Lab gets big reaction from students
07/14/2015 01:21 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN — There are plenty of creams, tablets and elixirs on the market that claim to cure health problems and ease ailments, but do they actually work? Photo Gallery | PHOTOS: Williams College Summer Science Lab Full Story

RECESS: What to do for the Week of July 14
07/14/2015 11:23 AM EDT - Meet ... VIRTUAL SCHOOL INFO SESSION >> TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA), the state's newest full-time, tuition-free public school for K-12 students, is now enrolling students for the 2015-2016 school year. Full Story

The Forum: Art and music by Kids 4 Harmony, Flying Cloud to be showcased
07/14/2015 11:23 AM EDT - Kids 4 Harmony benefit Berkshire Children and Families' Kids 4 Harmony will join with special guest artists in their annual Concert 4 Harmony, to be held at 6 p. Full Story

Summer programs rev student learning
07/07/2015 06:20 AM EDT - Summertime and a good book go hand-in-hand. Whether your preference is in a park, by the beach or at home in a favorite chair, reading is a positive learning experience and fun pastime that can be taken anywhere. Full Story

Recess: What to do in the Berkshires for the week of July 7
07/07/2015 05:32 AM EDT - Meet ... LEARN ABOUT SERVICE DOGS — On Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Milne Public Library, located at 1095 Main St. Full Story

The Forum: North Adams E3 Academy earns state honors
07/07/2015 06:31 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — The faculty and students of E3 Academy in North Adams were presented with the award for "Outstanding Service-Learning Partnership" as part of the 2015 Massachusetts Service and Volunteerism Awards ceremony held at the statewide Conference on Service & Volunteering. Full Story

Online math program pilot motivates Herberg Middle School kids
06/30/2015 11:02 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — In addition to reading this summer, Herberg Middle School is putting a renewed emphasis on mathematics. Full Story

Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.