berkshires berkshires  /ˈbɜrk ˌʃɪrz/


  • (n) a low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area


  1. From Hilton Head to Hawaii, vacation homes enjoy rebound

    The surging buyer confidence underpinning the year-old rebound in U.S. property prices — driven by mortgage rates near record lows — is spilling into seasonal communities from Lake Tahoe in California to the Berkshires in Massachusetts.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. County Fare: Dunkin' ad featuring former Berkshires resident will remain on the shelf

    Dunkin' Donuts has no plans to revive its unforgettable "Time to make the doughnuts" television commercials, the memorable campaign that featured Fred the Baker played by a familiar Berkshires face, the late Michael Vale.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

  3. FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Berkshire Gateway to Feature Phil Woods, Freddie Bryant, Greg Caputo Big Band

    Berkshires Jazz, Inc. today announced the second annual Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend, bringing marquee performers and local jazz musicians to downtown Lee, Massachusetts, July 25-28.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: All About Jazz


  1. In her brief introductory remarks, Malcolm explains the rationale behind the work: "For three successive summers, on the top-floor landing of a house in the Berkshires, I have been photographing burdock leaves. I prop them in small glass bottles and...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Janet Malcolm Source: Jewish Exponent

  2. "A lot of people made a weekend in the Berkshires out of it," Ward said. "And for the others on the way out of town after the race, they would always stop and eat."
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Mike Ward Source: Bennington Banner

  3. "Through this partnership we have come up with a plan that will allow residents and tourists to experience the beauty of the Berkshires in a very unique way," said Governor Deval Patrick.
    on May 10, 2010 By: Deval Patrick Source:

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