Press About The Berkshires

Infusion of Federal Grants Boosts Region’s Culture

LENOX — Federal dollars continue to flow to Berkshire cultural groups despite threatened cuts, helping to stoke the region’s main economic engine: the creative economy.

It’s showtime for big players in that segment right now, as summer tourism kicks in. Tens of thousands of visitors will flock to local performing arts venues, spurring commercial activity up and down Berkshire County. Read more about the federal money that is coming to the Berkshires.>>