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Nathan Williams is no novice to the political process. But suddenly there's a crop of people newly engaged and eager to participate, and since the November election, he's been looking for ways to help those people channel their desired activism.He … more
As you travel the Berkshires and Southern Vermont in search of the perfect Christmas tree, a bit of advice: Avoid the pitfall of Clark Griswold. It's unlikely you'll repeat the faux pas of Chevy Chase's film character in "National … more
For me, the new year prompts a cleaning frenzy. No sense waiting until spring — I prefer to launch into the new calendar knowing that my house is spick-and-span. In addition to the areas of my home I clean regularly, such as the kitchen sink, … more
Tax preparers do a big chunk of America's tax returns — more than 80 million a year, according to the IRS — but if you're nervous about handing confidential information to someone in a largely unregulated field, you're not alone.Here are … more
We all know snow globes are fun to shake, and they make cute mementos. But you might not realize that snow globes are easy and inexpensive to make. A jar from your refrigerator or pantry can substitute for a globe. Your local craft or … more
WORCESTER, Mass. — It only takes a minute for a crispy Christmas tree to touch off a raging inferno. Researchers who set up a mock living room complete with curtains and an armchair — and then hit "record" as a … more
This week some lawmakers, but fewer than in the past, are conducting town halls. There they face angry, energized voters who are out to defend Obamacare or implore lawmakers to investigate President Donald Trump.If you, your family, friends or … more
Q: Where can you find craft breweries in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont? A: Whether you want to stock your fridge or give a growler this holiday season, there are several options and opportunities to share local libations. From … more
Q: Almost every night in Pittsfield, past midnight, CSX freight trains sound their horns frequently and loudly while traveling through the city, audible from miles away. Since there are no longer any railroad crossings in the city, why are the train … more
The weather outside may be frightful, but starting your vegetable garden inside is a delightful way to get a jump on the 2017 outdoor growing season in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont.Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or all thumbs when it … more
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