Bard College at Simon's Rock included in federal financial watch list

College indicates it is making significant progress to remedy any compliance issues
A new list of college rankings emerged on Tuesday in a push for transparency regarding the fiscal responsibility of colleges and universities receiving federal aid. Full Story
Community Calendar
(Jess Gamari / Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont)
April 2 to 8 calendar of events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

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About Town Bennington Contradance: Live music by the Grafton Street Trio, caller Peter Stix, 7:30 to 10:30 p. 
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Judge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A treasure hunter's effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge. Full Story
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Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. Full Story
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Will Forte and January Jones dating

Forte, a former Lafayette resident, has been stepping out with his 'Last Man on Earth' co-star, reports say.