Hilltown Families


Early April in the Berkshires The snow is melting (finally) and if the predicted Nor’easter bypasses us this week then hopefully it will be smooth sailing through the rest of the spring. Besides the appearance of a little green (or brown as it is in my yard) another sign that spring is here is the abundance of family-friendly activities on the local calendars. AN ADVENTURE WITH INDIANA JONES Our family took a… Read More

Educational & Fun Competition for Students Promotes Awareness About Transportation, Technology and the Environment On Saturday, June 5th, area middle school students will gather at Reid Middle School in Pittsfield, MA to race their model solar-powered cars in the eleventh annual Berkshire Junior Solar Sprint (JSS). Participation is open to teachers, home educators and community groups. More than 80 students from Western Mass are expected to participate in the JSS this year…. Read More

CET’s 15th Annual Earth Day Clothing and Textile Drive This Weekend On Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25, the Center for Ecological Technology (CET) will hold its 15th annual Textile Drive to collect old clothing and household textiles for reuse and recycling. The event will be held in partnership with Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The collection is open to all Berkshire… Read More

Andrew Webster of Williamsburg writes: Burgy’s First Annual Energy Fair – Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter! The Town of Williamsburg will hold an Energy Fair at the Anne P. Dunphy School on Saturday morning, October 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Free admission. View tables and talk with more than a dozen local professionals in the areas of energy, transportation, heating and safety who can offer tips for staying… Read More

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