Education news and notes in the Berkshires
Meet Memoir reading and talk: Tonight at 6:30 at the Lee Library Association, 100 Main St. in Lee, local author Bette Isacoff will read from her recently published memoir "Star Crossed: An Interfaith Memoir."
Another round of showers and thunderstorms expected as Independence...
Parades step off this morning in Chesterfield and Monson. The city's fireworks and accompanying entertainment, however, has been postponed due to the weather and will now be held Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m. A flash flood watch remains in effect for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties through late tonight, according to the National Weather ... (more)
Hampden, Hampshire counties under Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 3 p.m.
AT 217 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
Chesterfield: Bike tour to explore Chesterfield Gorge
The Wild and Scenic Westfield River Committee announces a "Bikes and Quartzites" workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14. Geologist Richard Little will lead a bike ride down the trail, taking a tour of the Chesterfield Gorge and all things geologic on the East Branch.
Artist James Kitchen's 'Stumbling Blocks' voted...
Area artist James Kitchen, whose mammoth metal sculpture, "Day's End," was voted "Best in Show" at last year's Memorial Day weekend Paradise City Arts Festival, captured the award again this year for his 20-foot-tall sculpture, "Stumbling Blocks."