The Berkshire Edge On-Air – Wednesday August 3, 2022

Guided by respected journalistic standards, the principle of fairness, the quest for truth, a commitment to social, economic and environmental justice, and an abiding admiration for the independent spirit of the Berkshires, The Berkshire Edge offers in-depth local news reports and features, perspectives on the arts, wide-ranging commentary, and a comprehensive calendar of events – all written, illustrated, and, in some cases performed, with wit, intelligence, insight and humor.

Here are a few stories from the Edge this week:

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Here are a few stories for our radio audience tomorrow:

1. The local food coop, the People’s Pantry, is in need of help — and more donations:

2. The town of Great Barrington will celebrate the life of civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois on August 27 — at Du Bois River Park. The controversial civil rights leader was born in Great Barrington:

3. We have a feature on the Railroad Street Youth Project’s RYSE program, supporting youth in finding a potential career after high school — and a life with purpose:

4. And here’s another good news story, so to speak… in the dog days of summer. Local church groups have banded together to provide AT hikers a “corner of kindness” as they navigate the trail between Maine and the southern Appalachians:

5. The press, but not the public, is invited to a “debate” between sheriff candidates… this has been a particularly bitter contest. Given the format, this may be the first time I can recall a law enforcement organization trusting the press rat her than the public:


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