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Jess Gamari

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Jess Gamari has worked at The Berkshire Eagle since 2016. She was previously a Berkshires Week intern in 2013 and a North Adams Transcript summer intern in 2009.

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JoJo, a 4-month old beagle, is the newest member of the Berkshire Theater Group family. She is one of nearly 4,000 beagles rescued from Envigo, a Virginia facility that bred and sold animals for lab experiments in the biotechnical and pharmaceutical industries. Now, she spends her mornings helping her "mom" at the Pittsfield theater.

Jolene, also known as JoJo, was named after two songs: "Jolene" by Dolly Parton, and "Get Back" by The Beatles. 

Tricia DeHart holds JoJo outside of the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. JoJo spends her mornings hanging out in the offices and greeting every…

JoJo smells a flower. The Humane Society of the United States says many of the beagles in Virginia were kept in cages for most of their lives …

Jolene, or JoJo, a 4-month-old beagle, is held by Tricia DeHart of Berkshire Theatre Group. JoJo was one of the 4,000 beagles to be rescued fr…

As the lead designer, Carleigh Oparowski will decorate each picnic tablescape to color coordinate to the theme. The package seen here features…

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