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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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Daniel and his team established a portfolio of high-quality wireless communications infrastructure assets from the ground up throughout Chile, Colombia and Peru, said Beth Hoffman, a Managing Director at Berkshire Partners.
Tranquility and privacy rest in the center of over 20 acres of a wooded knoll in the Berkshires Hills.
In the fall of 1941, the company bought another dozen Berkshires, numbered 1216 to 1227.
Possible planned excursions for Saturday afternoon include Arrowhead and the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield, Hancock Shaker Village, an iron kiln such as inspired Ethan Brand, or a former mill site.
Late 19th century industrialists turned to the Berkshires as a mountain country alternative to coastal summers in Newport, R.
If you own a beautiful three-acre plot up in the Berkshires and you have a truly magnificent oak tree, that's not the tree I would choose to build a tree house in," he says.
RECENTLY I WAS INVITED TO R birthday party in the Berkshires hosted by Chef J.
SUPREME CHAMPIONS NatWest and Marks & Spencer Supreme Sheep Championship Percy Tait, Worcester Supreme Pig Championship Glebe Farm Berkshires, Warwick NatWest Supreme Beef Cattle Championship Shadwell Estate Company Ltd, Thetford, Norfolk Natwest Supreme Dairy Cattle Championship: AH Wilson & Son, Cardigan, S Wales Champion in each category SHEEP Beltex: David Bishop (Malvern, Worcs).
In the United States, the train travels through rural Vermont, upstate New York, the historic Western Berkshires of Massachusetts, and the Hudson and St.
Special thanks to Mary Kelly for running a pro-vegetarian ad in The Advocate newspaper in the Berkshires of MA.
It was an inspired wellspring for Metcaltf, who retired from Cambridge, moved to the Berkshires, and became a farmer.
After graduating from Williams College, he got a job reviewing plays for a small newspaper in the Berkshires.