|News and events in North Adams, Mass.
|Twilight in the Afternoon: A Total Eclipse Experience|
|By Rebecca Dravis, iBerkshires Staff|
04:13PM / Saturday, August 26, 2017
Savanna Mabey and Noelle Dravis, both 11 and from Williamstown, look at the total solar eclipse at an event at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo., on Monday, Aug. 21.
I had imagined night coming like a warm blanket on a cold night, slowly cocooning me in coziness until all the remained exposed to the chill were my eyes and nose.
Instead, it was more like that warm blanket being ripped off.
That's what experiencing the recent Great American Solar Eclipse felt like from within the path of totality. I had underestimated the strength of the sun.
Here in the Berkshires, the sun only was covered around 70 percent during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Not content with that after a
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|Nashville Sound Comes to the Berkshires This September|
ADAMS, Mass. — Dust off your cowboy hat and boots because a taste of the Music City is coming to Bowe Field. Five bands will hit the stage at Bowe Field on Saturday, Sept. 9, for the inaugural Nashville In the Berkshires Music Festival hosted by the Adams-Anthony Center for Political, Economic & Social Discourse. "My wife and I took a trip to Nashville and on one street, there might be 300 acts going on every night and you go into a building and there might be five bands in a building at each level," organizer Michael Mach said. "So I just said to myself,, 'this would be a great fundraiser when I get home.'" The bands are mostly
|By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff|
04:45AM / Saturday, August 26, 2017
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|City Woman Wins Hometown Holidays Gift Basket|
Jonathan Secor had some help in pulling the winning ticket.
Congrats to Janet O'Neill of North Adams who won the big Hometown Holidays gift basket on Thursday. O'Neill won some $1,300 worth of gift certificates and merchandise.
The drawing could be entered by spending $50 downtown during the Thursday night Hometown Holiday events. Jonathan Secor of MCLA Gallery 51 said 62 people had entered the contest (including the editor of iBerkshires &mdash amazing how much cat toys cost nowadays).
Secor contacted O'Neill who was excited and surprised at winning. "No, I'm not kidding," Secor assured her
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