Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox.

Encyclical on Climate Change & Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home by Pope Francis
Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession by Ian Bostridge
Dylan Goes Electric: Newport, Seeger, Dylan and the Night that Split the Sixties by Elijah Wald
Moment of War by Laurie Lee
A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century by Ken Cuthbertson
Sage of Waterloo: A Tale by Leona Francombe

  Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tennenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox.

Women of Will by Tina Packer
Danger in the Darkest Time (Magic Tree House Super edition) by Mary Pope Osborne
Dora Bruder by Patrick Modiano
The Getaway Car by Donald Westlake
Collected Poems by Michael Gizzi

UPDATE: As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Town Lenox Town Manager Christopher Ketchen says service has been restored. 

Lenox public works employees are attempting to fix a water main break that has left some 200 customers without water. Town Manager Christopher Ketchen says the leak was discovered Tuesday night around 10 when the town shut off water. Workers found the source near the intersection of Housatonic Street and High Street around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. 

  Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox.

Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano
Missing Person by Patrick Modiano
Honeymoon by Patrick Modiano
The Georgetown Set by Gregg Herken
Get in Trouble by Kelly Link
Publishing by Gail Godwin
Music Under the Moon by John G. W. Mahanna

Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has just over a month left in office. The Democrat made his way out to westernmost portion of the commonwealth for what may his last visit as governor Monday.


Selectmen in the town of Stockbridge, Mass. have given the go-ahead to developers looking to build a resort using a 19th century mansion.


  The Capitol Steps 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, How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying.


A western Massachusetts native with state and town government experience has returned to the area to serve as town manager of Lenox

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.

   Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox.

The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Orfeo by Richard Powers
The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart
The Cool School edited by Glenn O’Brien
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
Inspiring Generosity by Barbara Bonner

Lenox Public Schools

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.

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.