Berkshires

Girls Rock The Berkshires… It Could Work!
Camp Meade in Middlesex, Vermont is doing something very cool, that I’m sure could work here in the Berkshires... Girls Rock Vermont! It’s a very similar concept to the “Rock On” camp that we have here in the Berkshires, but this one i…
Berkshire Hazy Skies May be Due in Part to Western Wildfires
Hazy Skies in the Berkshires today could have to do with the wildfires that are burning in the western U.S. It seems unbelievable, but according to AccuWeather forecasters, that could indeed be the case. 
Forecasters say that with nearly 120 wildfires burning across the western United …
$5 Million for Local Projects Await Baker’s Signature
State Senator Adam Hinds announced Friday that the Massachusetts House and Senate enacted the final FY22 state budget, which is now on the Governor’s desk. The $47.7 billion spending plan contains nearly $5 million for local projects throughout the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden Senate…
Public Input Sought on Rest of River Plan
The US Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public input on GE’s Revised Pre-Design Investigation Work Plan for Reach 5A Non-Residential Floodplain Exposure. A media release from the Berkshire Environmental Action Team says that the public input opportunity is not required by law, but somet…
My First Brush with Fame Drove Bullitt!
Living in the Berkshires, having a brush with fame is always a possibility. I have heard so many stories about people bumping into famous actors or musicians in a restaurant, or even at the grocery store. Recently Mark Wahlberg was spotted at the Proprietors Lodge in Pittsfield and Elizabeth Banks, …
BNRC Offers Spanish Language Trail Maps
Mapas de senderos—Spanish language trail maps—are now available for free in digital and/or print for Berkshire Natural Resources Council hiking trails. According to a news release from the Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Silvana Kirby, who is a nationally certified interpreter and founding tran…
Two Berkshire Area Farms Receive Agricultural Grants
Berkshire Agricultural Ventures has announced two new grants, one to Shaker Creek Farm and the other to Smoke & Honey Company.  
According to a media release from Berkshire Agricultural Ventures, a $3,020 matching grant to Shaker Creek Farm lo…

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