Egremont: Kenver adds spring, summer hours

Following 55 years of continous winter operation, Berkshire winter sports equipment and apparel company Kenver Ltd. has announced that it will be open during the spring and summer months.

Beginning on Saturday, Kenver will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Friday through Sunday.

To celebrate this new enterprise, Kenver Ltd. will hold a preview party from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. The event will showcase summer food, wine and beer tastings, children’s activities, and seedling plantings by Project Native, an educational nonprofit in Great Barrington.

The event is free and open to the public. Families and children are encouraged to attend. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Adams: Community Bank teams with shelter

Adams Community Bank has partnered with the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter, of Pittsfield, to support its efforts in hoping homeless animals this spring. The Sonsini Animal Shelter, a municipal shelter, is in need of dry dog food, canned and dry cat food, liquid hand soap and non-scoopable cat litter. Donations are being accepter at each of the bank’s seven branches. All full list of needs is available at each of the bank branches lobbies or on the bank’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Adams-Community-Bank. Information: Kristin Bona, (413) 749-1165.

Williamstown: Chef returns to Mezze Bistro

Nicholas Moulton has returned to Mezze Bistro + Bar as head chef, charged with leading the kitchen and designing and executing the seasonal menu.

An alumnus of Mezze, Moulton served as the eatery’s sous chef from early 2009 through 2012.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Moulton is orginally from the Berkshires and has worked in the region for many years.

He most recently served as head chef at Publc Eat + Drink in North Adams. He also served as sous chef at The Orchards Hotel in Williamstown for two years, and apprenticed at Blantyre (Relais & Chateaux), L’espalier, Wheatleigh and Craigie on Main.