NEWS
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John Paul II's canonization to bring new name to Blessed John Paul Parish

04/19/2014 10:31 AM EDT
ADAMS -- As a marathon vigil recedes into history, the business of running St. Stanislaus Kostka Mission Church remains.

That responsibility looms large, particularly during these few weeks, among the most important days of the Roman Catholic calendar.  Full Story

 
 
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    LIFESTYLE
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    Lenox local composes new musical, 'Rescue Rue'

    04/18/2014 11:17 AM EDT

    Music is 28-year-old Lenox Memorial High School graduate Joshua Zecher-Ross' life -- and career. The New York resident is a music director, vocal coach, conductor and an accompanist. And while he has done some arranging -- chiefly liturgical music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, where his mother Deborah Zecher is rabbi (his father, Dennis Ross, also is an ordained rabbi) -- composing has not been part of Zecher-Ross' resume. Full Story

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    Six delicious riffs on the deviled egg theme

    04/16/2014 07:40 PM EDT
    Wallowing in post-Easter eggs? Turn them into savory deviled eggs with smoked salmon, curried shrimp or lashings of sriracha. 
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    Goats in the Woods Project Dinner: A Berkshire County study in African goat cuisine
    04/16/2014 12:10 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Goat/kid/chevon/cabrito is the most popular meat eaten by people around the world, livestock farmer Morgan Hartman and Wild Oats Market chef Greg Roach agree. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Tips from mom for the kitchen
    04/16/2014 12:10 AM EDT - A friend recently emailed me a list of "Things your mother should have told you. Full Story

    Tips for perfect Seder meal
    04/09/2014 03:16 PM EDT - The Ten Plagues? Perhaps. The parting of the Red Sea? A strong contender, to be sure. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Blonde moments in the kitchen
    04/09/2014 12:10 AM EDT - When the dumb blonde jokes started circulating two decades ago, I was highly insulted. Full Story

    Recipe for success: Bring back NARH
    04/02/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Although many others have weighed in on the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital, I feel I have to share my thoughts, too. Full Story

    Cupcake showdown coming to Dottie's
    04/02/2014 06:15 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD It's a competition of will, creativity, flavor and just the right amount of frosting all packed into one small cupcake wrapper -- leave your bake-sale cupcakes at home. Full Story

    Chat with Cooking Channel celebrity chef Lorraine Pascale at 3 p.m.
    03/26/2014 12:57 PM EDT - Celebrity chef Lorraine Pascale, host of the Cooking Channel's "Home Cooking Made Easy" and "Simply Baking" and the UK's "My Kitchen Rules," answers your questions on Wednesday, March 26 at 3 p.m. EST. Full Story

    Freezer meals, tips for busy families
    03/26/2014 12:10 AM EDT - While it might not feel like it, spring is here, and with it comes all the family activities -- baseball practice, track meets and after-school performances -- that are about to eat up your time for family meals. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Memories make house a home
    03/26/2014 08:31 AM EDT - Some friends' recent decision to sell their home in favor of downsizing to a smaller home, got me thinking about our home. Full Story