Asperger’s, LD organization celebrates 35th year

Asperger’s, LD organization celebrates 35th year

LEE — An organization focused on helping young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and other learning differences define the path to their futures is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Through a ceremony held last week, College Internship Program (CIP) Berkshire celebrated its 35th anniversary at its headquarters in Lee. CIP Berkshire was founded as the Transitional Apartment […]

BIFF toasts to another year

BIFF toasts to another year

GREAT BARRINGTON — A sea of lanyards swung through the crowded sidewalks as the downtown was transformed into a festival showcasing film over the past weekend. The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF), now in its 14 year, offered movie-goers and filmmakers as well as artists on either end of the camera a look at 21 […]

New businesses opening in time for tourist season

New businesses opening  in time for tourist season

GREAT BARRINGTON — Local business owner Steve Carlotto said the town has long been known for its thriving business district. But sometime in the 1980s, the character of Great Barrington’s downtown began to change. The barber shops, shoe shops and furniture stores began to be replaced by gift shops and galleries during that time, said […]