Woodford SnoBusters keep vast network of trails clear for winter fun By Cherise ForbesWOODFORD, Vt. In 1984, the Woodford SnoBusters got their start from the front porch of the McKenna homestead, thanks to a group of snowmobilers determined to share the sport
Mill Town Capital invests in historic Pittsfield ski area By Mike WalshPITTSFIELD, Mass. It’s a small sign, just two words in black on a white backdrop. Yet, the three of us linger beneath it in silence for a long moment. “Food +
Berkshire native and two-time Olympian returns to Bousquet roots Editor’s note: Michael Walsh recently connected with two-time Olympian and Berkshire native Krista Schmidinger over email. Bousquet recently announced a partnership with Schmidinger, an Alpine skier who competed in the Winter Olympics in
Sunset Meadow of Massachusetts offers table-side tastings, bottles to-go By Jennifer HuberdeauSHEFFIELD, Mass. Red or white? Dry or sweet? Sparkling or rosë? You can try them all (and take home a few) during a visit to Sunset Meadow of Massachusetts Winery and
Memorable blizzards, nor’easters from 1888 to the present in the Berkshires Compiled by Jennifer Huberdeau Nor’easter expected? Blizzard in the forecast? Either prediction is a sure sign that media outlets will dig up photos and facts from historic storms of years past.
Happy 2021! We made it! 2020 is finally in our collective rearview mirror, and we’re all ready for a better, brighter new year. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Before you throw away that mask in celebration, remember, 2020 wasn’t some
With the holidays fast approaching, I’m sure many of you have thought long and hard about how and with who you’ll be celebrating this year. Will you stay at home? Or, will you travel? Will you welcome family and friends at your
Fried foods are at the heart of Hanukkah dinner, and close to my heart, too. After all, who doesn’t love a perfectly fried potato?
Devouring dishes drenched in oil isn’t just a holiday indulgence, however, as the tradition harkens back to the very
By Cherise Forbes While winter has yet to officially begin, the season is already shaping up to be a busy one for nordic centers throughout Southern Vermont and the Berkshires. As social distancing measures continue, more and more people are flocking to
By Cherise Forbes NORTH BENNINGTON, Vt. We’ve all been there: stir crazy, unable to stand another second of holiday debates, or simply in need of some fresh air and exercise. While the average winter poses its own challenges for those looking to