The Great Barrington Historical Society is sponsoring a program titled "Portraits from the Past, Yesterday's Treasured People" featuring Michael Fitzpatrick and Jane Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Claire Teague Senior Center, 917 Main St.

After two successful presentations concerning past businesses in town, Fitzpatrick, former Great Barrington Fire Chief, returns with a PowerPoint presentation to test the audience's memory and stir and share memories of individuals that helped shape the town's character. Green will offer her personal reflections.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to wear masks. Refreshments will be served.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.