Don't have time for breakfast? Oatmeal bars perfect for busy mornings Even if we deserve it, not every morning can start off with a full-plated, farmer-style breakfast, complete with pancakes, bacon and fresh fruit. Some mornings — more so lately, it seems …
Margaret Button: Drown winter blues with hearty kielbasa soup As much as I hate to admit it, summer is over — figuratively and literally, as of yesterday. I realized summer was gone over the weekend when the heat in the house kicked on for the first …
Berkshire Film Society joins the cultural landscape LENOX — Berkshire Film Society is ready for its close-up. The fledgling not-for-profit film organization bows this weekend at TurnPark Art Space on Moscow Road in West Stockbridge with …
A first day of school - no matter where school is - deserves first day pictures! An internet issue here. Some first day jitters there. But otherwise families across Berkshire County reported successful first days back in school ...
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How do we get through this school year? With 'grace and kindness'
Effort, time and a giant helping of empathy. That is what local experts are advising to all involved in the starting of the 2020-21 … Read More
Keep the conversation going with these books on race
Without a doubt, one of the most pressing conversations to be had in classrooms this fall is about race, justice and equity. Reading … Read More
COVID-19: Where to get tested
Need to get yourself, or your child, tested for COVID-19? Here is a list of local testing spots. Read More
Lessons learned from summer sports will keep student athletes playing in the fall
There are similarities between having success in both life and athletics. A special work ethic, featuring detailed communication, … Read More
Need help? Websites, YouTube channels and podcasts to inspire students, help mom out with math homework
Online channels and podcasts, websites for curriculum-based help, educational websites Read More
Berkshire Playwrights Lab joins new virtual theater series
GREAT BARRINGTON — Berkshire Playwrights Lab joins Theater5Alliance 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the debut of a free virtual series, … Read More
Online resources for families
If you can't visit one of your favorite local cultural institutions in person right now, keep your kids connected with what Berkshire … Read More
Close Encounters making virtual music from Mahaiwe stage
GREAT BARRINGTON — Close Encounters With Music is partnering with the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and Classical WMHT-FM to … Read More
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Plenty of fall flower action left
Is it spring or autumn? You might ask that if you've snoozed all year and have just awakened to see beautiful pink-purple flowers that … Read More
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Learn about climbers, stranglers and vines
It is probably a toss up as to which is ahead in the marathon to take over The Berkshires — Oriental bittersweet, Riverbank Grape or … Read More
More Landscapes
BOSTON — A new weekly online concert series featuring 50 musicians of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in small ensembles begins noon Thursday. With newly recorded musician intros and special … more
If you are a teacher or a parent, back-to-school season can mean a ramped-up schedule with less time to cook. If you're a college student in your first apartment or dorm room, you might be cooking … more
Yes, it is beginning to feel like fall is knocking on the door and it feels kind of nice, I must admit. The sun is comfortably warm, humidity is down and the air is fresh and clear. Nights are a bit … more
Traditionally, the first blast of dry, crisp autumn-like weather brings about "soup season" in my kitchen. It's no secret that I love a creamy bowl of soup made with a winter squash or potatoes … more
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — A new film organization, Berkshire Film Society, begins its Open Air Cinema 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26 … more
PITTSFIELD — Barrington Stage Company will be streaming a reading of Jeffrey Hatcher's "Three Viewings," beginning 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. The reading will be available for … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Artist Eva LeWitt spent part of Wednesday, her birthday, in a pasture overlooking the Clark Art Institute where crews were installing her outdoor sculptures, "Resin Towers A, B, … more
STOCKBRIDGE — The Cantilena Chamber Choir will present a concert 4 p.m. Sunday in the Chinese garden at Naumkeag, the Trustees property at 5 Prospect Hill Road. The 24-voice ensemble will … more
PITTSFIELD — Jim Cervone, co-owner with his wife, Lisa, of the newly opened Crust on East Street, honed his pizza-making skills growing up in an Italian family. "I love to cook and I love … more
Robert Oakes knows how to tell a good ghost story. Admittedly, he's had a lot of practice. For 10 years, Oakes has regaled The Mount's ghost tour groups with tales of eerie encounters — … more

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