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With a bit of help, turtles get highway to freedom at Smiley's Pond

EGREMONT — Life always finds a way, but sometimes a bit of help is needed. People gathered at Smiley's Pond, also known to some as Mill Pond, on a recent Wednesday, to help uncover a …

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The Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College will offer a do-it-yourself oral history workshop at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, via Zoom. The one-hour workshop is free and … more
Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts announce free Animal Dance Parties to introduce girls in kindergarten through fourth grade to the world of Girl Scouts. Girls might imagine … more
Mass Audubon's offer of free admission to its wildlife sanctuaries for active-duty members of the military and their families is now available year-round. The program typically begins in mid-May … more
The Environment Committee of the Berkshire Women's Action Group will gather at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in front of the Town Hall to dedicate the installation of three new water refill … more
Zion Lutheran Church will host its annual "A Taste of Germany" dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. This fundraising dinner will be takeout only with curbside service just outside the church … more
St. John's Episcopal and First Congregational churches have collaborated on a StoryWalk featuring "The Day You Begin" by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael Lopez. The book's pages are … more
International environmental lawyer Thomas Linzey will be speaking virtually from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at Bard College at Simon's Rock as part of a fall 2020 university speaking tour. A … more
The Community Recreation Association is holding a food drive from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 20, to benefit neighbors in need. The drive will be held rain or shine. For safety, canned goods or … more
The Richmond Cultural Council is sponsoring a ukulele class with Julie Stepanek at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, outside at the Richmond Library. Students will learn how to tune, strum and read … more
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Berkshire County's next Family-to-Family class will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 14. This eight-week course will be held virtually … more

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