Making It Here: Ski Technician Mark Mancini

Making It Here: Ski Technician Mark Mancini

Skiing has been part of Mark Mancini’s life since he was a little boy. Today, he takes his love and knowledge of the sport and shares it with others through his job as a ski technician at the Completive Edge Ski Shop in Easthampton. In tonight’s Making It Here report,...
Hollywood in the Hills: Karen Allen

Hollywood in the Hills: Karen Allen

Since her debut in Animal House, Berkshires resident Karen Allen has been a star of stage and screen for decades, building a career pursuing passion projects. Now, the veteran actor and director is taking on a new role: her feature film directorial debut, which will...
Grown Locally: Cricket Creek Farm

Grown Locally: Cricket Creek Farm

Cricket Creek Farm in Williamstown is one of the oldest dairy farms in the region. Purchased by the Sabot family in 2004, Cricket Creek is doing a number of things to stay sustainable, including the making of artisanal cheeses and most recently the renovation of a...
Community Radio

Community Radio

Tonight, we take look at Community Radio. WSKB 89.5 FM is Westfield State University’s community-run radio station. In 2014 the radio station acquired a new antenna which strengthened their signal beyond the just the campus. This increase in power also opened...
Mount Greylock, Pt. 2

Mount Greylock, Pt. 2

Beloved by hikers and those who love the outdoors, Massachusetts’ Mount Greylock has inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Herman Melville. A beautiful and historic site, it was once just simply a mountaintop along the Taconic mountain range – until a handful...
Mount Greylock, Pt. 1: Bascom Lodge

Mount Greylock, Pt. 1: Bascom Lodge

Within the Commonwealth’s 450,000 acres of state and urban parks are a number of unused, historically significant buildings. Over time, these properties have fallen prey to the elements and vandalism. The Historic Curatorship Program was established in 1994 to...
Making It Here: Six Depot Coffee

Making It Here: Six Depot Coffee

Flavio Lichtenthal’s love of coffee began at 13 in the pool halls of Buenos Aires, his native city. Years later, coffee roasting became the natural outcome and he and his wife Lisa Landry started Six Depot Roastery and Café in the small Berkshire town of West...
Making It Here: Berkshire Bark

Making It Here: Berkshire Bark

In 1993, owners, David Renner and Kevin Schmitz began their mission to bring their extensive culinary backgrounds from French kitchens to Berkshire County and opened the Marketplace Kitchen. Since then they have been providing wholesome food that everyone can enjoy...
On the Road in Northern Connecticut: Tobacco History

On the Road in Northern Connecticut: Tobacco History

Early New England settlers found the Windsor, CT area’s sandy loam the perfect soil for growing tobacco and by the mid-19th century the “Tobacco Valley,” ran from Hadley, Massachusetts, to Hartford, Connecticut. In 1988, aware of the disappearing tobacco culture in...