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Bright Ideas Will Host Benefit for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican native Zorelly Cepeda Derieux watched Hurricane Maria devastate her home on the news from North Adams in September and inspired by her brother's actions, harnessed the power of the local arts and business community to help bring relief to the commonwealth.

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Escape From Irma Brought Octogenarian Back to Berkshires

Chouinard, age 86, fled from her home on Jekyll Island on Sept. 8 to escape the wrath of Hurricane Irma. As she locked her front door, she did not know when she would come back or if she would have a home to come back to.

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