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Things to do in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, Feb. 11-17

About Town American Legion Post 69: Monthly joint meeting of American Legion Post 69, Sons Squadron 69 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69, Thursday, Feb. Full Story
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Valentine's Day events: Celebrate love in the Berkshires

Hello lovely readers! Yes, it's that time of year again, the season of swoon, the weekend of whimsy, the holiday of "l'amore. Full Story
 
9 children's authors who call the Berkshires home

02/05/2016 12:03 PM EST

Springfield may have the twisting rhymes of Dr. Seuss, but the Berkshires has its share of colorful characters brought to life by local children/young adult authors and illustrators.

With school vacation just around the corner, grab a copy of a few of these titles and support some local authors you may not know share your zip code.

Here are nine children's book authors who live in the Berkshires: Full Story

At Berkshire Museum, a world of wonders unfolds in a zoo unlike any other
01/22/2016 06:13 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — You could say the Berkshire Museum's newest exhibit — filled with an extensive selection of photography, sculpture, paintings, skeletons, taxidermy and one living lizard — is a bit of a zoo. Full Story

Former BSO leader Seiji Ozawa to return to Tanglewood
01/20/2016 09:19 AM EST - LENOX — For the first time in 10 years, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's former music director, Seiji Ozawa, will return to Tanglewood this summer for two public performances. Full Story

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    Take Five | Five questions with Bill Haims ...
    10/05/2015 02:16 PM EDT - William "Bill" Haims: He's probably best known in the Berkshires for his role as a real-life diamond dealer during the 36 years he owned and operated Rogers Jewelers on North Street in Pittsfield. Full Story

    'These Mysterious Hills': New book details legends, lore, and unexplained Berkshire mysteries
    10/01/2015 05:57 AM EDT - Folklorist and local historian Joe Durwin, in collaboration with Berkshire Paranormal and the Whitney Center for the Arts, will celebrate his new book, "These Mysterious Hills: An Unauthorized History of the Berkshires," with a pre-release "para-reception" on Saturday. Full Story

    Best Bets | Fun things to do in the Berkshires & Shires of Vermont, Oct. 1 - 7
    10/01/2015 06:00 AM EDT - Great Barrington Local astronaut and her journey Stephanie Wilson was raised in the Berkshires and was propelled to become a NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle. Full Story

    Spencertown Academy: Good old days of British music hall are back
    10/01/2015 06:04 AM EDT - SPENCERTOWN, N.Y. — With 15 years of Pantaloons panto behind her, British-born Judy Staber has packed away her fairy godmother wings and picked up a project she began 10 years ago. Full Story

    Take Five | Five questions with Paula Poundstone
    09/24/2015 10:39 AM EDT - Paula Poundstone: She comes from a long line of successful Boston-area comics — Stephen Wright, Dennis Leary and Jay Leno, to name a few. Full Story

    Bring the Kids: Fun in the Shires, Sept. 24-30
    09/24/2015 11:01 AM EDT - Before the very brisk autumn weather kicks in, we have a couple fun, outdoor events for you and the kids. Full Story

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