lenox http://wamc.org en The Capitol Steps At Cranwell Through 8/31 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-steps-cranwell-through-831 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.capsteps.com">The Capitol Steps</a> began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded over 30 albums, including their latest, <em>How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying</em>.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94881 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Steps At Cranwell Through 8/31 Berkshire Native Returns As Lenox Town Manager http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-native-returns-lenox-town-manager <p>A western Massachusetts native with state and town government experience has returned to the area to serve as town manager of <a href="http://www.townoflenox.com/Public_Documents/index" target="_blank">Lenox</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Christopher Ketchen says he always had the goal of becoming a town manager. And it just so happened that a chance to accomplish that popped up half an hour from where he grew up.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 88182 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Native Returns As Lenox Town Manager Book Picks - The Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-bookstore-14 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's Book Picks come from </span><a href="http://www.bookstoreinlenox.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Matt Tannenbaum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from The Bookstore in Lenox.</span></p><p>List:<br /><em>The Broken Road</em> by Patrick Leigh Fermor<br /><em>Orfeo</em> by Richard Powers<br /><em>The Visionist</em> by Rachel Urquhart<br /><em>The Cool School</em> edited by Glenn O’Brien<br /><em>The Great War and Modern Memory</em> by Paul Fussell<br /><em>Inspiring Generosity</em> by Barbara Bonner</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85065 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - The Bookstore Berkshire County School District Will Begin Study To Determine Future Path http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-county-school-district-will-begin-study-determine-future-path <p></p><p>A Berkshire school district will begin a planning initiative this summer to find new solutions to common problems including declining government funding and student population.</p><p></p><p>The school committee for Lenox public schools recently voted to begin work on a strategy that will look for ways the district can plan for current and future issues.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:45:25 +0000 Lucas Willard 68039 at http://wamc.org Berkshire County School District Will Begin Study To Determine Future Path Funeral for Marine Killed in Nevada to be Held in Western Mass. http://wamc.org/post/funeral-marine-killed-nevada-be-held-western-mass <p></p><p>A Marine from Connecticut who was killed in a training exercise explosion in Nevada will be laid to rest later this week in western Massachusetts.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:14:41 +0000 Lucas Willard 60757 at http://wamc.org Funeral for Marine Killed in Nevada to be Held in Western Mass. Lenox Caroling Festival http://wamc.org/post/lenox-caroling-festival <p>More than 200 singers from throughout the Northeast will converge on the picturesque village of Lenox, MA this coming weekend to participate in the second Lenox Caroling Festival.</p><p>Choirs and choruses will perform al fresco on porches of businesses throughout the village. The groups, from the Berkshires, the Boston area and as far away as Delaware, will compete for cash prizes.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53160 at http://wamc.org