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Mr. Forbes in Summer

Remember when Judge Charles Edward Forbes, donor of Northampton’s Forbes Library, was all decked out for trick-or-treating at Hallowe’en? And again this winter, he covered up his ears and dressed suitably for the cold? Well, it’s been a whole lot … Continue reading

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The “Budinoffs” of the Berkshires

And you thought a post office was just a post office, and a library was just a library? Not here in Lenox and not in Lee, where they’re something a whole lot more: “Budinoffs” are my code word for something … Continue reading

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