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Sensing Nature at the Clark
08:12AM / Friday, May 10, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute offers a new program, Sensing Nature at the Clark: From the Outside In, on Sunday, May 19 at 2 pm.    Clark educators lead a slow engagement with nature and art focused on enhancing wellbeing and encouraging visitors to connect with the landscapes on the Clark's campus and in the galleries. The event begins outdoors, with a short, mindful walk in the woods designed to engage the senses with the natural environment; a contemplative art-looking experience in the galleries follows.   Free. Advance registration required; recommended for adult audiences. To register, email education@clarkart.edu. Held rain or shine; extreme

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Clark Art Hosts Special Mother's Day Program
11:00AM / Thursday, May 09, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute offers special Mother's Day activities on Sunday, May 12.    These activities are offered free with gallery admission.   According to a press release:   Decorate a special token of appreciation for the mothers and maternal figures in your life at a card-making station, open from 1–3 pm in the Clark Center lower level. After card-making, enjoy a walk around the Clark's campus with the people you love, or experience a free chamber music gala presented by the Williams College Music Department with your mother figure at 3 pm in the Manton Research Center auditorium.   Family programs are supported by

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Clark Art Screens À Propos de Nice; Douro, Faina Fluvial; and Regen/Rain
08:01AM / Thursday, May 09, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — On Thursday, May 16, the Clark Art Institute screens the final entry in its film series exploring lyrical depictions of cities in films that resonate with the Paper Cities exhibition.    The Clark shows the short film triple bill "À propos de Nice;" "Douro, Faina Fluvial;" and "Regen/Rain" at 6 pm in its auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center.   According to a press release:   Jean Vigo's "À propos de Nice" exposes the seedier side of life on the French Riviera, contrasting the labor of low-paid workers with the idle tourists as the city prepares for Carnival. Manoel de

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Williamstown Planners OK Preliminary Habitat Plan
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
05:30AM / Thursday, May 09, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Planning Board on Tuesday agreed in principle to most of the waivers sought by Northern Berkshire Habitat for Humanity to build five homes on a Summer Street parcel.   But the planners strongly encouraged the non-profit to continue discussions with neighbors to the would-be subdivision to resolve those residents' concerns about the plan.   The developer and the landowner, the town's Affordable Housing Trust, were before the board for the second time seeking an OK for the preliminary subdivision plan. The goal of the preliminary approval process is to allow developers to have a dialogue with the board and stakeholders to identify issues

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Letter: Article 41 on Williamstown Town Meeting Warrant
Letter to the Editor,
04:00PM / Wednesday, May 08, 2024

To the Editor:

The town warrant for the upcoming town meeting has just been published. Many people think Article 41 warrants thought and discussion prior to the meeting. Here it is verbatim below:

Article 41. We the undersigned citizens [they are not listed on the warrant] of Williamstown submit this petition to respectfully request the amendment of bylaw 4.12a to include the display of the Progress Pride flag (designed by Daniel Quasar) as an expression of the Town's official sentiments.

WHEREAS: Inclusion and Representation: The addition of a Progress Pride flag to the list of flags permitted for display by the Town is essential to reflect the diversity and inclusivity of our

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Clark Art Airs Production of 'Madama Butterfly'
08:00AM / Wednesday, May 08, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Metropolitan Opera's broadcast of "Madama Butterfly" airs at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, May 11 at 12:55 pm in the last installment of this opera season's The Met: Live in HD.    This award-winning series of live, high-definition cinema simulcasts features the full live performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. The Clark broadcasts the opera in its auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center.   According to a press release:   In her highly anticipated Met debut, extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian (tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini's

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North Berkshire Community Dance
04:00PM / Tuesday, May 07, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass — On May 11, North Berkshire Community Dance will hold its monthly contra dance with calling (teaching) by Quena Crain, and live traditional fiddle music by masters of the New England contra dance repertoire.   The dance will run from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the Community Hall of the First Congregational Church, 906 Main St., Williamstown. Admission is pay-as-you-can, $12 to $20 suggested.   For more information, visit www.NorthBerkshireDance.org.   According to a press release:   Contra dancing is a contemporary take on a living tradition. The music is live, the dances are taught, and anyone is welcome, with or without a partner —

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Hancock Town Meeting Votes to Strike Meme Some Found 'Divisive'
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
10:40PM / Monday, May 06, 2024

Hancock town meeting members Monday vote on a routine item early in the meeting. HANCOCK, Mass. — By the narrowest of margins Monday, the annual town meeting voted to strike from the town report messaging that some residents described as, "inflammatory," "divisive" and unwelcoming to new residents.   On a vote of 50-48, the meeting voted to remove the inside cover of the report as it appeared on the town website and in printed versions distributed prior to the meeting and at the elementary school on Monday night.   The text, which appeared to be a reprinted version of an Internet meme, read, "You came here from there because you didn't

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Author Talk at the Milne Library
03:37PM / Monday, May 06, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Thomas E. Johnson, Jr., author of "Common Place: The Public Library, Civil Society and Early American Values" will speak at the Milne Library in Williamstown on Saturday, May 11, at 2:00 p.m.    Part of the library's 150th anniversary celebration, the topic of this free lecture is: Massachusetts Libraries, Past and Future.    In addition to covering the history of libraries in western Massachusetts and the future of public libraries in general, Johnson will also discuss the Milne's new strategic plan.    According to a press release:   Johnson's book tells the stories behind early libraries in America

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New Ashford Fire Department Puts New Truck into Service
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
07:35AM / Sunday, May 05, 2024

New Ashford Fire Department Chaplain J.D. Hebert gives an invocation on Saturday morning. NEW ASHFORD, Mass. — With a blessing from its chaplain and a ceremonial dousing from a fire hose, the New Ashford Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday christened its first new apparatus in two decades.   The company purchased a 2003 HME Central States pumper from the town of Pelham earlier this year.   On Saturday, the department held a brief ceremony during which Chaplain J.D. Hebert blessed both the new engine and the company's turnout gear.   After the apparatus was sprayed with a hose, a handful of New Ashford's bravest helped push it as it was backed into

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Berkshire Green Drinks presents Northeastern Cliff Swallows
11:53AM / Friday, May 03, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Linda Merry, a conservation biologist and operational meteorologist, will present at the May Berkshire Green Drinks on Wednesday, May 8.    This free hybrid event will take place online via Zoom and in person at The Barn of the Williams Inn, 103 Spring Street in Williamstown. The in-person social gathering will begin around 5:15 PM; the presentation and Zoom meeting will start at 6:00 PM. If the weather permits, the in-person gathering will take place outdoors.   Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) welcomes back Linda Merry—who initially presented at Green Drinks in August 2022—for an update on her ongoing research on cliff

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Mount Greylock 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
08:07AM / Friday, May 03, 2024
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.— The total school enrollment is 553 of which 338 have made Honor Roll for the 3rd quarter.   Grade 12 Ava Anagnos, Lex Anagnos, Thomas Art, Jude Bakija, Phoebe Barnes, Liam Berryman, Mirabel Boyer, Jacqueline Brannan, Emma Brennan, Jose Brito, Kaylie Bryan, Dominic Carnevale, Sylvie Clowes, Levi Cohen-McFall, Julia DeChaine, Benjamin Dingman, Karlie Dowling, Emily Dupuis, Olivia Filiault, Belen Galvez, Louis Gotlieb, Che Guerra, Emma Kate Hane, Phoebe Hughes, Jason Jaros, Shea Johnson, Talia Kapiloff, Ece Karakaya, Erin Keating, Ryan Keating, Luka Lash-St. John, Caleb Low, Cecilia Malone, Grace Malone, Judge Martin, Lily McDermott, Quinn

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