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1. What to do with the unoccupied Housatonic Elementary School… one thing not on the table is demolition:
2. School consolidation process creates a web site to share information and progress on merging South Berkshire County school districts:
3. Moving on to our theater beat, Dan Dwyer finds Anne Undeland’s “Mr. Fullerton” an intriguing study of the household of Berkshire author Edith Wharton. An:
4. The ACLU has weighed in on the sign wars going on in Lee, Mass. — as officials remove lawn signs protesting the creation of a toxic PCB dump in town;
5. A muralist has found his spot in the alleyway next to Tom’s Toys:https://theberkshireedge.com/artist-joel-haynes-delivers-a-message-with-downtown-mural/
6. And finally, the Housatonic Improvement Committee has recommended against the demolition of the dormant Housatonic Elementary School: