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Here are a few stories from the Edge this week:
1. The saga of The Foundry in West Stockbridge seems to have reached a denoument, however temporary, by securing a West Stockbridge Planning Board approval for concerts and performances — at least for now:
2. We alert our readers that for the duration of the holiday season, now upon us, Great Barrington has suspended parking time limits…
3. In a ceremony organized by the District Attorney’s Office at St. Stephen’s Church in Pittsfield, people gathered to remember those who had died in accidents due to impaired driving… serving as a warning for this holiday season:
4. The potential merger of school districts in southern Berkshire County could mean a rather long bus ride for students in the sprawling territory of South County, a study has predicted:
5. Crescendo, the Baroque and Renaissance music performance group, will be giving holiday concerts in Stockbridge and Lakeville: