Peg Lynch

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A radio pioneer and the woman credited with inventing the sitcom died last month at her home in Becket, Massachusetts. Peg Lynch spent roughly 70 years creating, writing and starring in radio and television shows. She was 98.

Becket 250th Committee

2015 marks 250 years since the small town of Becket, Massachusetts was incorporated. And, although less than 2,000 people make Becket their year-round dwelling, the population swells to over 10,000 as second home owners and tourists flock to the recreational and cultural hotspot about 20 minutes southeast of Pittsfield during the summer.