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Fashion finds at BerkChique!

STOCKBRIDGE -- BerkChique! the Berkshires' premiere pop-up shop and gently-used clothing sale kicks off its third year with a preview party 5:30 p. Full Story
  • Springside Park cleanup slated April 26 - 04/17/2014 02:10 PM EDT
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    Ah, chocolate ... Finding handmade sweets before Easter

    04/16/2014 01:14 PM EDT
    For a select few in the Berkshires, chocolate is too important to leave to the big companies to create. 
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    ThinkFOOD from cheese to chickens at Bard College at Simon's Rock
    04/16/2014 01:25 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- Fresh eggs, maple cream, blue cheese -- even in early spring, before the asparagus is ready to pick, local farms have flavor to offer. A movement is growing accross the country to get back to its roots, grow and use locally grown food. To advance this movement in Berkshire County, Bard College of Simon's Rock has created a new Center for Food Studies.  Full Story

    One World Center will celebrate Earth Day in Bennington
    04/16/2014 01:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A mile south of the Four Corners in downtown Bennington, the One World Conservation Center gives nature lovers of all ages the chance to learn about Vermont's natural ecosystem and get an up-close look at some of the state's most interesting plant and animal species. Full Story

    Gas pipeline expansion to be discussed

    04/17/2014 01:37 PM EDT
    SANDSIFIELD -- A special Earth Day event will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Sandisfield Arts Center, 5 Hammertown Road. 
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    Film on migratory birds to air
    04/17/2014 01:37 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- There will be a special screening of Winged Migration, a documentary that follows migratory birds on all seven continents, will be shown on Monday, April 21, at 7 p. Full Story

    Easter egg hunts planned in region
    04/17/2014 02:11 PM EDT - Saturday, April 19 Eggstravaganza Egg Scramble at Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St. Full Story

    Extinction lasts forever: Elizabeth Kolbert to speak at Williams College
    04/16/2014 01:08 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- New Yorker writer and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert's recent book, "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," suggests the Earth is in the middle of its latest calamatous mass extinction -- and humans are probably the major factor in its happening. Full Story

    Kate Abbott: Search for spring signs on Earth Day
    04/16/2014 01:06 PM EDT - Last week I watched a mallard duck splash down into Cheshire Lake and another walk along the edge of the last skin of ice. Full Story

    Take me outside: Season of wild turkeys
    04/16/2014 01:28 PM EDT - Spring is finally coming, and as it does, wild animals are changing their behavior. The earliest migrating birds, such as the red-winged blackbirds, have returned. Resident chickadees are singing their spring song. Soon we'll also be rewarded by the sounds and displays of the eastern wild turkey. Full Story

    North Bennington has a feel of its own
    04/16/2014 03:07 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON -- Tucked in the northwest corner of Bennington and connected to the downtown area by both Route 67A and the Walloomsac River, the village of North Bennington has an unique culture and character of its own. Full Story

    How does your organic garden grow?
    04/16/2014 01:09 PM EDT - In 2009, when the Obama family planted a kitchen garden at the White House, they re-ignited a trend that had been largely dormant for the past century. Full Story

    Good egg
    04/16/2014 01:21 PM EDT - Brielle Winters of Pittsfield collects Easter eggs in Adams at the annual Easter egg hunt. Full Story

    Kate Abbott: When spring and poems come together
    04/02/2014 04:59 PM EDT - This time last year, I met a woman in a stand of old mountain laurel bushes. It turns out by the time she was my age, she'd invented a new kind of poetry.  Full Story

    Poetry month begins
    04/02/2014 05:11 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- The Parlor Cafe will hold its First Thursday Poetry at 8 tonight (sign-ups at 7:30). Full Story

    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
    Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

    Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
    'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

    Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story