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Vacant North Adams Lot Being Transformed Into UNO Park

The "UNO Park" sign was installed months ago above the grassy lot that once held a tire service center at the corner of Houghton and River streets. The UNO Center next door opened last year; now the "park" part is finally coming to fruition.

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Chinese Garden Unveiled at Naumkeag

Hundreds gathered at the annual Naumkeag Afternoon Garden Party on Saturday to celebrate the newly renovated Chinese Garden. Barbara Erickson, Trustees of Reservations president and CEO, welcomed honorary co-Chairs Yo-Yo Ma and his wife, Jill Hornor, and Naumkeag staff to celebrate the unveiling of newly-renovated Chinese Temple Garden and the 125th anniversary of the conservation group.

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New Permaculture Biz Plots Expanded Local Food Supply

"The tide is turning. More people now want to leave this world better than they found it." — Jay Allard

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Berkshire Botanical Garden, Project Native Move Toward Merger

Both nonprofit groups are still working out details but are optimistic that a final agreement can be reached and that the deal will close by the end of the year.

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North Adams Considering 'Adopt an Island' Beautification Plan

"I still think it might be a great demonstration project for all these different islands in the city." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

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Reid Students Plant Garden for Mount Greylock Care Facility

"It'll be part of the therapy program." — Hope Fontaine

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St. Stan's Pupils Learning How Gardens Grow

"The kids really are interested and they get to work in the dirt. Every kid likes to play in the dirt." — Norman Jette

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