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Adams Historical Society Exhibits Massive Civil War-Era Flag
"Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" — Adm. David Farragut   2 Comments

iBerkshire Tag Sales: July 25-26
It's tag sale season again. Time to clear out attics, basements and garages and make some folding money.

Tanglewood to Unveil Leonard Bernstein Sculpture
The new sculpture honors the legendary Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) — composer, conductor, author, lecturer, and pianist — who led the Boston Symphony and Tanglewood Music Center orchestras in some of the most memorable performances in the history of the

Governor Honorary Chair of Hancock Shaker Fundraiser
The evening’s festivities will include locavore farm-fresh food prepared by Chef Michael Roller and songs from the American songbook performed live by the Gregory Caputo Big Band.

MCLA Receives STEM Scholarship
“Thanks to the efforts of faculty, administrators, and the academic and career development support services offered through MCLA’s Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE) over the past five years, an increasing number of the college’s students ar

Next DownStreet Art Set for July 31
A highlight of the evening will be the celebration of the most recent mural in the Mural Project, a new work by Washington-based artist Corwin Levi, who spent the last month creating an intricate set of patterns and connections in multiple shades of black

Emergency Drill Planned in North Adams July 29
The emergency drill will simulate a mass casualty incident in the community in which numerous agencies would respond.

Sohn Fine Art Expanding to Lenox Location
Now located at 69 Church St., Sohn Fine Art is currently exhibiting selected works by artists the gallery represents.

Elder Services Moving to Another Pittsfield Location
Directions to the new location may be found at Elder Services’ website, www.esbci.org, or by calling 413-499-0524.

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: July 25-31


Welch Joins Berkshire Bank's Wealth Management Team
In this position, Welch will be responsible for managing all trading activities and performing fundamental, economic, and sector research to assist in generating overall investment strategies.

White Named Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension Association Board of Trustees
White has been involved with helping PHA support groups deal with grieving and spirituality.

New Pittsfield School Bus Fleet Arriving
"The state average across the commonwealth is that it costs ... $483 per year. The city of Pittsfield does it for $261." — Jason McCandless

Williamstown Con Comm Begins Review of Article 97 Question
"The attorney general's office didn't want to opine on a hypothetical." — Hank Art

North Adams Making Pothole Progress With New Equipment
"This holds four tons, and we can keep it in there for up to three to four days and it will stay hot." — Timothy Lescarbeau   3 Comments

Pittsfield Mosquito Control Program Sees Opposition
"We can't go outside. I am begging you to come spray those neighborhoods." — Sharon Shields

Best Soccer Camp Makes Annual Return to Area
'We're fun based.'

Lager, Latin on Tap for Local Faithful
"For me, the music is most appealing, the ability to sing the old chants. Some go back 700 or 800 years." — Darel Paul

Lanesborough Reviving Solar Array Idea
"With the last solar project, only one company responded formally and we basically just broke even." — Robert Ericson

Topia Arts Center Given Fundraising Extension
"If people want the summer home where they can listen to the Boston Symphony Orchestra … when they visit there needs to be support." — William Kolis

Clarksburg Town Administrator Off to Running Start
"I've got a full court press on to get this squared away." — Carl McKinney

Pittsfield Passes Revamped Smoking Laws
"Youth cigar use has surpassed the adult smoking prevalence rates." — James Wilusz

Lanesborough's Putnam Road Culvert Being Reconstructed


Classical Beat: Concerts at Tanglewood, Manchester This Week
l add their unique talents to the mix. Why go? This grab bag of selections, I predict, will raise the roof in Ozawa Hall. This, folks, is where classical music is heading (actually, it’s here). You’ll have fun – that’s a sure bet.

Classical Beat: Interview with BSO Guest Conductor Honeck
"No recording can do that justice. You must be there to hear this music in the moment." — Manfred Honeck


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