• Q&A: What is listeria? - 04/17/2015 02:11 PM EDT
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    (jenn smith — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Wahconah's inaugural 'Reality Day' teaches teens about true costs of living

    From loans to groceries, teens see real costs of living
    04/14/2015 02:10 PM EDT
    DALTON — When thinking about their futures, Wahconah Regional High School juniors Greer Hines and Ally Brown had planned on going to college, getting jobs, having things like cars and homes. 
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    The Forum: Crosby Elementary aims for new grant
    04/14/2015 10:26 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Crosby Elementary School has announced that it has begun the application process for a "Supporting Out-of-School Time Grant" from the Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. Full Story

    RECESS: What to do the week of April 14
    04/14/2015 10:25 AM EDT - Meet ... BE A 'SOCIAL SPROUT' >> United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Berkshire County is enrolling children ages 3 to 6 years old for their Social Sprouts integrated, skills-building vacation programs. Full Story

    Farmington River Elementary celebrates literacy, basketball
    04/08/2015 06:48 AM EDT - OTIS — At Farmington River Elementary School, students this past month celebrated March Madness in their own way, honoring their love of books and basketball. Full Story

    North Adams Pre-Kindergarten pupils raise funds for PopCares
    04/07/2015 10:15 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> Earlier this year, students and teachers of the North Adams Pre-Kindergarten program participated in a community service-learning project called "A Heart for Pop. Full Story

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    04/07/2015 10:15 PM EDT - Meet ... OLLI OPEN HOUSE >> The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)at Berkshire Community College will host, from 10:30 a. Full Story

    'Shakespeare In The Courts': Juvenile court gives kids second chance through Shakespeare
    03/31/2015 10:46 AM EDT - LENOX — "There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things," says Captain Fluellen in William Shakespeare's history play, "Henry V. Full Story

    Recess: What to do for the week of March 31
    03/31/2015 10:38 AM EDT - Meet ... PARCC PANEL >> Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will host a panel discussion on issues and questions related to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment system, at 3 p. Full Story

    It's showtime!: Berkshire high schools produce musicals, plays, more
    03/24/2015 09:10 AM EDT - The Berkshire-area high school spring theater production season is well underway, featuring hundreds of talented teenage performers on stage as well as sharp "techies" maintaining everything behind the scenes. Full Story

    The Forum: Morris, YMCA get NAEYC accreditation
    03/24/2015 08:22 AM EDT - LENOX >> Morris Preschool and the Pittsfield Family YMCA Early Childhood Education program this month have earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals. Full Story

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    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
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    Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. Full Story