This Months Featured Articles2020-08-04T16:06:20-04:00

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The Sports Enthusiast

The easiest aspect of Christmas shopping for a sports enthusiast (whether it be a spouse, significant other, best friend, brother, sister, boss, whomever), is that there are so many toys and so much equipment on the sports market. The smart approach is to make sure you know what your giftee enjoys about sports, or might enjoy. Are they active participants in, say tennis or golf, or would they perhaps like to exercise at home on a treadmill or stationary bike? Nothing can spoil a Christmas [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

In the Holiday Spirit

Just a few miles from the Village of Rhinebeck, NY, is The CENTER For Performing Arts – a local theatre whose actors are eager to spread some holiday cheer through their annual presentation of Charles Dicken’s classic, A Christmas Carol. The production, which runs from November 19 through December 20, is currently in its 15th year at The CENTER. As in previous years, it will utilize the same script – a faithful rendition of Dicken’s immortal ghost story. A Christmas Carol is directed by Lou [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

Community Traditions Continue

Brightly-colored poinsettias fill the greenhouse. Trees cover the lawn. Holiday music brings the sounds of joyful and industrious elves tying and decorating wreaths, bows, bows, and more bows, and of course the cheese, milk, and eggnog! Welcome to a shopping experience at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School Agricultural Education Center. Connect with 70 years of Housatonic students This holiday experience connects the public to seventy years of students and their long-standing holiday sales enterprise, one established by a program that has been well-rooted since [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

The Spirit of Giving

In a year marred with tragedy, mountains of anxiety and a landslide of mass confusion, perhaps the most enduring notion of 2020 has been humankind’s uncanny ability to combat chaos with compassion. As fear and uncertainty grew at an historic rate this year and loved ones as dependent as they were isolated, communities across the area rallied like never before to give what little they had to feed those in need. Local food pantries became the crux of this communal effort and this year, despite [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

Taking the Lead

Simply saying that music has deep roots in the Berkshires undermines the very way it has helped to shape the character of the communities nestled within. Music has flowed with the history of Western Massachusetts like the way the Housatonic keeps time with the changing seasons in the Berkshire foothills. Whether it’s Louis Armstrong trumpeting at the Music Inn or Janice Joplin opening the summer season of the Boston Symphony Orchestra before she went on to perform at Woodstock in 1969, generations of music lovers [...]

By |October 30th, 2020|Featured Article|

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