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Berkshire

a sometime breed of pigs bred chiefly for pork. Characterized by a dished face and a black coat with white points. A variant with a longer body than the British breed is the Canadian Berkshire.
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Despite this practice, Berkshire County has been without a significant jazz event during April since the demise of the Williams College Intercollegiate Jazz Festival and its companion Williamstown Jazz Festival.
One of my proudest personal achievements is my career itself, which has provided me the opportunity to live and work here in the Berkshires.
She offers inside info on rendezvous spots from Manhattan to lakeside cabins, inns and grand hotels in the Berkshires, Catskills, Adirondacks and Poconos; beachy getaways on Long Island, Fire Island and the Hamptons; Victorian inns on the Jersey shore; harborside hideaways along the Connecticut coast; and cozy cottages in the Hudson River Valley.
The jazz scene in the Berkshires reaches its zenith this weekend, with concerts by The Industrial Jazz Group, the Frank Vignola Trio, and the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Books and Bowling Bonaza Celebration of the release of "B is for Berkshires,'' a children's book by Hubbardston resident Joan Duris.
A 20,000-square- foot structure at the William Stanley Business Park of the Berkshires that is expected to supply training, and equipment for local companies who supply materials to the life sciences industry.
Business travelers visiting the Berkshires will appreciate seeing a trusted national brand like Hilton Garden Inn.
Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club, a premier four-season resort in the heart of the Berkshires, is putting the finishing touches on what will be the largest and most fully equipped resort spa in the Northeast.
Those whose interests lie in less-active areas will find this part of the Berkshires chockablock with art galleries, antique stores, trendy boutiques and plenty of concerts and stage performances to attend.
Third-Party Study Assesses BSO's Far-Reaching Role of Promoting Business in Boston and the Berkshires, Driving Real-Estate Sales, Enhancing Cultural Vitality, and Branding Boston as a World-Class City
Memorial donations in memory of Dave may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires or to Berkshire United Way both in care of the funeral home.