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James Charles Martin, 86, of Housatonic
He had a long career as a systems engineer at General Electric Ordnance Systems in Pittsfield, working on fire (launch) control systems for submarine-based fleet ballistic missiles and retired in 1992.
Sep 21 11:05PM Berkshire Edge

Phyllis Carto, 92, formerly of Pittsfield
She was raised in Pittsfield and attended school there, working at Eaton Paper for many years until moving to Arizona.
Sep 21 10:44PM Berkshire Edge

Star Date: Nox and Sol, celebrating the Fall Equinox
Of course we know the science now, and intellectually we know that neither LUX nor NOX succeeds in overwhelming the other in this annual dance while we celebrate our harvests, but there is always something a bit unnerving about this gradual descent into twilight.
Sep 21 6:07PM Berkshire Edge

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage
As an outstanding man, Kavanaugh joins a less-than-illustrious group of crime-doers, scam enthusiasts, and lecherous crank-yankers whom Trump has defended
Sep 21 5:52PM Berkshire Edge

Annie Merz, 59, of Great Barrington, owner of Eagle Ray Traders
She built Eagle Ray Traders from a small but successful festival vendor into an internationally known clothing wholesaler.
Sep 21 5:46PM Berkshire Edge

Welcome to Real Estate Friday!
This week Sandra Preston offers a beautiful Georgian home in Ashley Falls! Plus, Lenox listings from Paula McLean, just in time for this weekend's Lenox Apple Squeeze.
Sep 21 4:55AM Berkshire Edge

Reflections on a golden river, the work and legacy of Rachel Fletcher
We started with nothing. It was just a rubble heap. As more and more people came forward, I had to struggle to keep up with their desire for bringing the river back into the community.
Sep 21 3:56AM Berkshire Edge

John Fuore, 67, of Lenox
Jack had been retired from the maintenance department at White Pines in Stockbridge.
Sep 21 2:01AM Berkshire Edge

An important moment for marijuana in New Marlborough
In his letter Daniel Doern writes: "New Marlborough residents will soon have the opportunity to vote and choose how, or if, they would like marijuana businesses to be located within the town.
Sep 20 3:24PM Berkshire Edge

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage
It is becoming increasingly clear that the goal of this White House is to cripple the U.S. refugee program.
Sep 20 2:42PM Berkshire Edge

Division Street bridge rating downgraded by state, now deemed 'structurally deficient'
The rickety-looking bridge has long been the subject of complaints and concerns of nearby residents and passersby who have questioned its structural integrity and the appropriateness of allowing large vehicles such as dump trucks and semi-tractor trailers to rumble over its pockmarked decking.
Sep 19 10:37PM Berkshire Edge

News Briefs: Delgado phone bank; draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan available for public comment
The draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place Thursday, Sept. 20, at the State Transportation Building in Boston.
Sep 19 9:45PM Berkshire Edge

Bits & Bytes: Lenox Apple Squeeze; AKC scent work trial; Black Uhuru at Club Helsinki Hudson
Scent work is the country's fastest-growing dog sport that mimics the task of a working detection dogs to locate a scent and communicate to its handler that the scent has been found.
Sep 19 9:45PM Berkshire Edge

THEATRE REVIEW: 'Men on Boats' at Sand Lake Center a beautiful, physical exploration of stagecraft
In a show about discovering what isn't known, the company opens our minds in many, many ways.
Sep 19 9:00PM Berkshire Edge

Sandisfield Players present 'Shakespeare Unchained,' a Bard-inspired comedy
Shakespeare Unchained is a comedy hosted by a slightly demented college professor lecturing his students on the world's greatest playwright.
Sep 19 4:06AM Berkshire Edge

Busy intersection will be transformed in a 'roundabout' way
Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin also said MassDOT's project review committee has approved an initial application for a $6.9 million rebuild of Main Street from Saint James Place to the area of the Claire Teague Senior Center and National Grid office on Route 7.
Sep 18 10:09PM Berkshire Edge

Berkshire Immigrant Center to host free citizenship workshop
According to data from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Berkshire County has the most diverse foreign-born population of any county in the state.
Sep 18 9:04PM Berkshire Edge

Business Briefs: Berkshire Trendsetter winners; Moulton joins Berkshire Grown; CHP welcomes Strickler; gift for GB Rotary Club; Arts Integrative Initiative
Berkshire Grown's board of trustees is pleased to announce that Margaret Moulton has assumed the role of executive director.
Sep 18 8:46PM Berkshire Edge

CONNECTIONS: Wild West Show began on the streets of Pittsfield
Quackenbush furnished the capital for Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok to appear at the Academy actually outside the Academy on the streets of Berkshire County.
Sep 18 4:01AM Berkshire Edge

AUDIOBOOKS: Comedic audiobooks
Summer is over, school has started, the days are growing shorter it's time for a laugh.
Sep 18 2:55AM Berkshire Edge