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Screw Black Friday. We’re going handmade gift shopping.

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Society is changing — the days of cheap plastic crap defining the holidays are numbered. And the home is so much...homier when more of life is handmade.


Inaugural edition of FESTIVE in 2017; photo by Nina Cochran, courtesy Greylock WORKS.

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Plenty #16: Jake Levin, author, Smokehouse Handbook

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Smokehouse Handbook, by Jake Levin, with gorgeous photos and approachable instructions and recipes, is a treasure map for your tastebuds.


Smoked bluefish and vegetables; photo by Keller + Keller Photography.

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Treading a Spiritual Path:
Hiking Shaker Mountain

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In this place, footfalls seem softer. The air somehow seems easier
to breathe, and the rays of sunshine that stream between the birches and pines more
brilliant. The soil even smells sweeter. In this place, where water shushes through rock-strewn brooks and
the wind plays the trees like tambourines, centuries-old history comes alive
like a heartbeat.

This place is Shaker

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March 15, 2019:
International Youth Climate Strike

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The youth of Earth have a message for its leaders today: You have failed to lead, so now you’ve forced us to.

By synchronizing worldwide demonstrations demanding action to reduce the human activities driving climate change, young people from elementary school on up through college are staging sit-ins, walkouts, marches, strikes, and town halls to

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Letter: Proposed Title IX Regulations Put Students at Greater Risk for Sexual Assault

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At a time when students face terrifyingly high rates of sexual assault on college campus (23% of female, 5% of male, and 24% of trans and gender non-conforming students), the federal government is cutting back protections in Title IX.

 

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Experience building relationships key reason to vote Harrington for DA

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To the editor,

Will experience decide the District Attorney race? I think it should—and that is why I support Andrea Harrington. Paul Caccaviello’s familiarity with “business as usual” at the Berkshire County DA’s office is precisely why I am not supporting him. The office of Capeless and Caccaviello has resisted change for too long, and it is doing

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DA response to controversy over 2016 sexual assault case raises more questions

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

On Thursday afternoon, Berkshire County District Attorney Paul Caccaviello commented on yesterday’s reporting at The Greylock Glass on his office’s involvement in the mishandling of sexual assault evidence in a 2016 alleged rape case at Williams College.

NOTE: Be sure to read part one of this story here.

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Berkshire DA handling of sexual assault evidence under fire

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

CONTENT ADVISORY: The materials contained in the ancillary documents contain subject matter describing sexually traumatic experiences that some readers may find disturbing

NOTE: This story has new developments. View the updates here.

The Berkshire County District Attorney race is seeing the convergence of #MeToo, the midterms, and criminal justice reform

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TLC #67: A hot property, office of the Northern Berkshire Register of Deeds surveyed by two candidates

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Hey, Greylock Nation, today is Tuesday, October 23, and you’re listening to TLC episode #67. I’m your host, Jason Velázquez, and, as always, thanks so much for tuning in. On this week’s show, we explore the topic of the Registry of Deeds.

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TLC #64: Hay Day — brand new old-fashioned fair in Williamstown

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Williamstown Historical Museum recreates old time favorites at new festival linked to town's agricultural past; speaking of which, could hemp return to the farmlands of Western Mass; AND might that be part of the solution to the environmental crisis addressed by Rise for Climate? No one segues like we do.

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Will Call #70: Love’s Labour’s perfectly Lost at The Dell.

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This week’s show takes us to The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, in Lenox Massachusetts. Weather permitting, Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost under the open sky at The Dell.

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