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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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Berkshires Beat: Tanglewood to Offer Year-Round Programming

This change is enabled by the the development of Tanglewood's new Linde Center for Music and Learning, which was launched in the summer of 2019.

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Berkshires Beat: CATA, Mass Audubon Collaborate on Art Exhibit at Wildlife Sanctuary

The exhibit is the culmination of a year-long collaboration between CATA and Mass Audubon, where CATA artists worked with educators and naturalists from Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore connections between art and nature.

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Berkshires Beat: Final 3rd Thursday of Season Features Walk a Mile Event

The annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" will be the main attraction at September's Third Thursday festivities.

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Berkshires Beat: Woofstock 2019 to be Held at The Common in Pittsfield

All participants are encouraged to collect pledges to benefit homeless animals, and registration includes a free online crowdfunding tool.

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Berkshires Beat: Berkshire County Youths Joined Amplify 2019 Program

Amplify is a two-week residential program in which musicians perform songs written by Music In Common youth from around the world.

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Berkshires Beat: Horse Show Benefits Berkshire Humane Society

Through the support of the Hart Family and Overmeade Farm, the horse show has raised more than $250,000 during the lifetime of the event. Berkshire Humane Society is excited to begin a new partnership with Berkshire Equestrian Center.

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Berkshires Beat: The Clark, Jacob's Pillow Team Up for Special Dance Performance

Dancers from the company will perform in dialogue with the Clark's landscape and galleries in various locations in and around the Clark’s reflecting pool. Three works choreographed by company founder Martha Graham highlight the afternoon:

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Berkshires Beat: Pittsfield Library Given 'Literary Landmark' Status in Honor of Melville

The dedication ceremony will take place as part of The Berkshire County Historical Society's third annual Moby-Dick Marathon, a four-day event at Herman Melville's Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, in the historic red barn where he often met with Nathanial Hawthorne.

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Berkshires Beat: National Night Out to be Celebrated in North Adams, Williamstown

On Tuesday, August 6, North Adams and Williamstown residents are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out (NNO), an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

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Berkshires Beat: Clinton Church Restoration Awarded $75,000

As part of the second class of Action Fund grantees, Clinton Church Restoration was awarded $75,000 to continue its efforts to restore and repurpose the historic Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church in Great Barrington as an African American heritage site and cultural center.

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