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DEAR ABBY: This is the time of year when the leaves begin to change into their fall colors. It is also when the media refers to the people who come to look at those colorful leaves as "leaf peepers."

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Berkshires-based rapper, producer Jackson Whalan and his live band will be stopping by HiLo North Adams, 8 p.m., Oct. 30, to celebrate "Hiloween." We recently caught up with the lyricist to learn the inspiration behind "No," his latest single which is available on all streaming platforms and via music.jacksonwhalan.com/no.

WILLIAMSTOWN — When two members of the art activist group Guerilla Girls came to speak at Williams College in March 1988, they were still very much on the outside demanding to be let in. The anonymous agitprop collective — who described themselves as “the conscience of the art world” with th…

Looking for a fun and filling treat that will turn heads this Halloween? A platter stacked with skull-shaped calzones is sure to grab anyone's attention, especially if they're stuffed with gooey …

Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president, George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” shot to the top of bestseller lists. Suddenly, it seemed, readers wanted to reacquaint themselves with a world in which “war is peace” and “two plus two equals five.”

This past summer was one of record-breaking rainfall in my corner of Western Massachusetts — our dirt road washed out three times, and our garden soil was too wet to work much of the time. I can’t do much about my road, other than express my gratitude to the town crew that put it right. But I can adapt my garden, with the help of Ginny Stibolt and Sue Reed’s book, "Climate-Wise Landscaping."

You needn’t be an ardent weather watcher to know that frost is imminent and may have already occurred at some of the higher elevations. I made it a point this week to complete the harvest of what remained of our tender crops before any chance of frost. That meant picking the last of the bush beans, cucumbers, okra, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, melons, squash and sweet potatoes. 

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