Boston: Gas prices down 2 cents per gallon
Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue their downward trend, falling another 2 cents per gallon the past week.
AAA Southern New England reported Monday that a gallon of self-serve, regular has dropped to an average of $3.62.
That's 11 cents lower than at the same time last year, but still 8 cents higher than the current national average.
AAA found self-serve, regular selling as low as $3.46 per gallon and as high as $3.99.
Williamstown: ‘Harvest Hoedown' slated Sept. 7
The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation will hold a "Harvest Hoedown" fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 7.
The event takes place at 6 p.m. at WRLF's Sheep Hill headquarters at the junction of Routes 2 and 7. Shuttle parking is available at the old Taconic Restaurant. Square dancing, a barbecue and a silent auction will take place.
The event is open to the public, but reservations are required by Sunday, Sept. 1. Tickets are $75 each, $60 for WRLF members. Information/ticket reservations: (413) 458-2494; email@example.com.
Pittsfield: Berkshire Life awards $101K in grants
The Berkshire Life Charitable Foundation has awarded 25 grants totaling $101,512 that will supply funding to local organizations serving Berkshire residents who are living with disabilities.
The organizations receiving grants include: BCARC, Berkshire Community College; Berkshire County Kids' Place; Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority; Berkshire Family and Individual Resources; Berkshire South Community Center; Camp V.I.S.I.O.N.; Community Access to the Arts; and Community Legal Aid Inc.
Also receiving grants are: Dalton Community Recreation Association; Edward J. Madden Open Hearts Camp; Elder Services of Berkshire County; Equus Therapeutic Inc.; Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center Inc.; Hillcrest Educational Center; Life Needs Co-op Inc., and Louison House.
The remaining grant recipients are: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Berkshire County; Pediatric Development Center; Riverbrook; Southern Berkshire Elderly Transportation; Special Olympics-Berkshire Area; and United Cerebral Palsy Association of Berkshire County.