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Berkshires Beat: Pittsfield Seeks Christmas Tree

The city announced last week that they are now seeking a tree to place at park Square for the holiday season.

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Berkshires Beat: Halloween Weekend

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Berkshires Beat: Pittsfield Shared Streets and the Mastheads Sidewalk Tour

There will be a sidewalk tour to view poetry created by eight Pittsfield elementary school students, in collaboration with The Mastheads project, which is stenciled on sidewalks in downtown Pittsfield

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Norman Rockwell's 'Four Freedoms' Return to Stockbridge

Returning to New England this fall after a six -city international tour is an exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell's iconic depictions of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear, and Freedom from Want.

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Williamstown Harvest Supper Cancelled

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City of North Adams Seeks Donation of Christmas Trees

The City of North Adams is looking for two large Christmas Trees, 25 feet to 30 feet in height, to decorate the downtown area for the holiday season.

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Berkshires Beat: Elizabeth Freeman Center's Walk a 'Virtual' Mile Continues

The Elizabeth Freeman Center's 2020 digital Walk a 'Virtual' Mile fundraiser to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence continues through September.

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Berkshires Beat: Girl Scouts Present StoryWalk as Part of Silver Award Project

The project consists of three parts. The main part of the project is a StoryWalk® along Spring Street featuring the book "Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You" by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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Berkshires Beat: Food Pantry Returning to Eagle Street Starting Aug. 12

The Food Pantry will operate from the Holden Street side of the St. Elizabeth Parish Center one final Wednesday, Aug. 5, during two sessions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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Berkshires Beat: Mahaiwe, Simon's Rock Offer Drive-In Movie Theater

Gates will open each night at 7:45 p.m., with previews and shorts starting at 8:30 p.m. and featured movies beginning at 9 p.m.

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Berkshires Beat: BNRC Opens New Mahanna Cobble Trail

Together, BNRC and Mill Town have placed temporary signage at Bousquet to highlight an access route for hikers from the mountain's base lodge and parking area, up a ski hill, to BNRC's new Mahanna Cobble trail.

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Berkshires Beat: First Day School Students Donate Funds to SVHC

In the letter, Thea explained that the adults had provided the children with funds to give to the charity or charities of their choice and that the children had chosen to send a third of the funds to the hospital.

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Berkshires Beat: Humane Society Launches Annual 'Choose Your Subaru' Raffle

Although tickets are only available over the phone for now, the ociety hopes to sell them at various businesses throughout Berkshire County when social distancing guidelines allow.

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire Museum Starting Series of Renovations

The lengthiest and most visible phase of construction will be the installation of a new sewer line to replace the original pipe installed when the historic institution was first built in 1903.

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Berkshires Beat: Beckett-Chimney Corners YMCA Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

An employee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care nominated the organization for the award. Funds will be used to provide scholarships to campers in need.

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Berkshires Beat: Bidwell House Museum Cancels House Tours for 2020

The Bidwell House Museum staff will continue to monitor the situation in Berkshire County and around the world and will make a decision at a later date about other events and programs scheduled for August and September.

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Berkshires Beat: Nursing Home Residents Share Messages With Public

Residents aim to update the message a few times a week.

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Berkshires Beat: Local Community Radio Station WBCR Goes Live

There, the resurrected and much-loved on-air mixing board’s red and yellow lights are lit to affirm that 97.7FM has come alive again.

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Berkshires Beat: 'Mom's Day Off' Cancer Fundraiser Re-do Set for March 6

Once again, this year's event will benefit women's breast cancer care at the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center in Bennington, part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. The Cancer Center will receive the entire $25 lift ticket cost as a donation.

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Berkshires Beat: Schools Sought for Humane Society PAWS Read-A-Thon

For the first time in the program's five-year history, Berkshire Humane Society will open its annual PAWS Read-A-Thon to all pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students in Berkshire County.

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Berkshires Beat: Contest Invites Youths to Celebrate Abraham Lincoln

The contest will be open to all children attending public, private or parochial school as well as those who are home-schooled.

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Berkshires Beat: Community Members Donate Guided Technology for PICC Line Placement

The Interventional and Perioperative Services Departments at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center received a special gift from donors Bob and Anne Farrara of Eagle Bridge, N.Y.

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Berkshires Beat: SVMC Women's and Children's Department Receives Donation of Art

She believes in helping others and dedicates a portion of her work and time to help charitable organizations dedicated to the service of those in need

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire Humance Society Hosts 100 Cats for Christmas

The program is the shelter’s largest and most successful low-cost spay/neuter effort for kittens and cats in the Berkshires and surrounding areas. Without the support of the license plate program, this invaluable service would not be possible.

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Berkshires Beat: Pine Cobble Ski and Skate Sale Set for Nov. 1

The sale offers a vast array of the finest in new and gently used winter sports equipment, including both adult and kids sizes.

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