WHM Presents: “A Conversation about Stories, Told, Revised, and Retold” at 11am, Sat, April 9 at the Milne Public Library.

The W’town Historical Museum invites all to free panel discussion moderated by Charles Dew with speakers Frances Jones-Sneed, Tom Ostheimer, Kathleen Morris. For more info:  Williamstown Historical Museum.

The three participating panelists and moderator are long time area educator/scholars who will discuss both their particular current projects as well as the broader question of why understanding history is valuable and how and why such stories are told, revised, and retold.

Participating panelists are: Frances Jones-Sneed, professor Emeritus of history at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams; Thomas Ostheimer, Mt. Greylock Regional School social studies teacher, and Kathleen M. Morris, Marx Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Decorative Arts at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown.

The panel will be moderated by, Charles B. Dew, Ephraim Williams Professor of American History Emeritus at Williams College.

The Milne Public Library is located at 1095 Main Street, on the south side of Field Park at the northern junction of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown. Ample parking is available and the building is handicap accessible.

“EforALL: Turning Dreams into Business” entrepreneur opportunity: Spring Pitch Contest, apply by 5pm, March 31

VIRTUAL | Spring Pitch Contest  Fast-paced, fun community events that help early-stage entrepreneurs gain valuable exposure and feedback on a business idea. Great opportunity to network, validate a business idea, and compete to win a cash prize. It is free for entrepreneurs to apply and free for all to attend. Deadline to Apply: March 31, 5 pm

Internet Safety presentation: “Keeping Kids Safe & Secure Online” at 5:30pm, WED, March 30 at Drury HS.

Topics covered include: gaming, cyberbullying, sexting, sextortion, protecting against online predation.  Reservations required, contact Stephanie at nbCC- 413-663-7588.


MCLA Presents weekly “Green Living Seminar Series” at 5:30pm, Wednesdays March 30-April 20.

Public invited to this FREE Green Living Seminar Series  at MCLA Center for Science and Innovation, room 121.
March 30: “Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership: Sustainable Forest Management and Natural Resource-Based Economic Development in Northwestern Massachusetts” with Dr. Hank Art, Williams College Rosenburg Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology, Emeritus, Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership, board chair

April 6: “Carbon Farming in Urban and Suburban Areas” with Dr. Nathan Phillips, Boston University Department of Earth and Environment, Professor

April 13: “Williamstown Composts!: Lessons from a Community Composting Pilot Program” with Nancy Nylen and Ann McCallum of Williamstown

April 20: “Bicycling in Berkshire County: History and Future” with Nicholas Russo, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, Senior Transportation Planner

Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center (BERC)

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation local GRANT opportunities– DEADLINE April 15, 2022.

The Fund for Williamstown  awards grants up to $5,000. Nonprofits & community organizations can apply who serve Williamstown residents &  families. Grants provide flexible resources to support innovative new and existing projects and programs that promote healthy social, emotional, and physical development, as well as funding for human services, cultural, and educational programs and environmental protection.

Deadline: April 15, 2022
Award: $1,000

The award recognizes organizations, institutions, businesses or individuals who create new approaches to solving community challenges and/or who enhance life in Williamstown through innovative programs that do not currently exist in the community.