Steve Vilot, the owner of Sim’s Barber Shop, is a member of the Committee of Massachusetts Barbers, which is part of the state Board of Barbers. His affiliation was incorrect in Wednesday’s


The community surveys on the future of the Lenox school district can be found at The URL was incomplete in Thursday’s edition.


A brief item that ran under the heading of "Cool Facts" on page A2 Sept. 12 reported that "a duck’s quack doesn’t echo anywhere, and no one knows why." This is an urban legend. An acoustic expert at the University of Salford in Manchester, England, disproved it officially in a scientific test in 2003. More information can be found at


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