Voting procedure for town election

Annual town election polls are open from noon to 7 p.m. today at the Senior Center, 712 West Cross Road.

In order to keep everyone safe, voters should wear a mask or face covering over nose and mouth, bring their own marking utensil (pen or pencil); refrain from coming to the polls if not feeling well or having a fever; observe social distancing; and wait in designated areas to allow only one person at check-in and check-out tables and casting ballots.

Only four voters will be allowed in the building at one time. Enter at the front of building, check in and receive a ballot, vote in a designated voting booth, check out, cast ballot, and exit out the back of the building.


Fermented foods online workshop

Fermented food educator Mark Phillips of Hosta Hill will lead an online introduction to fermenting vegetables from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday via Facebook Live.

“Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Hot Sauce: Vegetable Fermentation at Home” will be streamed from the Mason Library Great Barrington Facebook page; follow and “Like” the page.

This workshop is for beginners looking to get started and experienced fermenters interested in improving the quality of their ferments.


Lenox High names

DAR Good Citizen

Lenox Memorial High School faculty has selected Maxime Leger as the Class of 2020 recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.

Each year, the DAR organization offers a good citizens program and scholarship contest intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

The recipient is chosen based on the following criteria: dependability; service; leadership; and patriotism to an outstanding degree. Leger will be attending McGill University this fall studying sustainability, science and society.


Art proceeds to aid local organizations

The Guild of Berkshire Artists’ online art show, “Art in the Time of Pandemic,” is viewable on the Guild website,, through mid-July.

An opening reception at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 18, via Zoom will feature several of the show’s 22 artists giving brief talks about their work. A link will be available on the website.

Artists in the show have pledged to donate a minimum of 25 percent of their proceeds to benefit 501c3 organizations helping those affected by COVID-19. A list of organizations and artists’ contact information are available on the website. For more information, email or visit berkshireartists.