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Milestones: We’re Celebrating Our Second Anniversary

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During our exhilarating second year of publishing Rural Intelligence, we helped celebrate many local milestones such as the 10th birthday of MASS MoCA, the 15th anniversary of Barrington Stage Company, the 40th anniversary of the Norman Rockwell Museum, the 75th birthday of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, and Marge Champion´s 90th birthday at Jacob´s Pillow. But it was also a year of new beginnings. There were important restaurant openings (Nudel in Lenox, No. 9 in Millerton, the Old Chatham Country Store started serving dinner), store openings (Germain in Great Barrington; Chris Lehrecke in Hudson; The Market in Pittsfield) and art-world happenings in unlikely locations (The Wassaic Project, Goliath Gallery in Hillsdale, and Made in the USA at Pete´s Motors.)  And it was a year when we heard about people from Rhinebeck discovering North Adams, residents of Litchfield County going to see movies in Pittsfield, and residents of Berkshire, Columbia, Duthcess, and Litchfield counties gathering at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama and hear James Taylor sing for the people of Haiti. It was a year when we felt more proud of and intimately connected to our unique rural region. We hope we´ve helped you to feel more connected, too.—Dan Shaw & Marilyn Bethany

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