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Lenox, MA

Blog Posts

Thank you, Sarah!

This month we are sad to say goodbye to Sarah, our AmeriCorps member, who has been with us for the past 10 months. She has worked hard organizing outreach events, managing affordable housing development projects, and has become our go-to person for all statistics. She...

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State Funds Bentley Apartments

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded approximately $15.4 million in funding to CDCSB for Bentley Apartments at 100 Bridge Street in Great Barrington. These funds will provide the final financing for the $17.2 million...

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910 Main Street Property Purchased

CDCSB has taken a major step forward in addressing the need for affordable housing in the southern Berkshires with the purchase of an eight-acre site located at 910 South Main Street, Great Barrington. Plans are underway to build 40-50 affordable apartments. The site...

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What’s The Buzz All About?

CDCSB is co-sponsoring the Great Barrington Land Conservancy's 2018 River Walk events this spring and summer. Coming up in July: River Walk: What's All the Buzz About? Thursday, July 19th 10:30am-12:30pm W.E.B. Du Bois River Park, Great Barrington Meet at Church and...

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July 2018 Newsletter

  Read the July 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.  Read the July 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.

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Guided Tree Walk at River Walk

CDCSB is co-sponsoring the Great Barrington Land Conservancy’s 2018 River Walk events this spring and summer. Coming up this week: Guided Tree Walk at River Walk Saturday, July 14th from 10am-11:30am W.E.B. Du Bois River Park Come learn about the native trees and...

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June 2018 Newsletter

  Read the June 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.   Read the June 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.

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“Help Us Afford To Live Here” Video

Watch and share our Help Us Afford to Live Here video to help us win an inspirational video grant challenge! Click HERE to watch & share. You can also watch the video below: Watch and share our Help Us Afford to Live Here video to help us win an inspirational...

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Dinner and a Movie

Last week, we hosted our first Dinner and a Movie event at BCC South County Center in Great Barrington. Starting with pizza, salad and introductions, attendees identified themselves as local residents coming from 6 different towns, representing numerous community...

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River Walk Goes Wild!

CDCSB is co-sponsoring the Great Barrington Land Conservancy's 2018 River Walk events this spring and summer. Coming up in June: River Walk Goes Wild! Sunday, June 10th from 1-4pm W.E.B. Du Bois River Park Join us at River Walk in June for a savory day of guided...

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Dinner and a Movie Next Week

Join CDCSB for free pizza and a screening of Affordable Green Housing, followed with discussion about what "sustainability" might look like in the southern Berkshires! Affordable Green Housing is a short film that follows developer Jonathan Rose's work to create...

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News & Events

Upcoming Events

Public meeting regarding 100 Bridge Street Remedial Implementation Plan, March 8th, 5:30 p.m. at the 1st Congregational Church

Featured Events

1pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Memorial Field Park
Great Barrington

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire’s second annual Community At Bat Charity Softball Game is taking place on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The family-friendly, community event will include a home run derby, two softball teams captained by State Senator Adam Hinds and Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin, game announcing by State Representative Smitty Pignatelli and Jesse Stewart from WSBS, a raffle supporting CDCSB, food, and fun for the entire family. In 2017, the event raised over $3,000 for the CDC of South Berkshire. In 2018, we are anticipating an even larger turn-out and we hope to raise over $6,000 to support building affordable housing and job creation in the southern Berkshires.

For more information about how to participate, click here.

Blog Posts

Dinner and a Movie: One Big Home

You’re invited to Dinner and a Movie! Please join us for our 3rd, free community Dinner and a Movie event featuring a screening of the documentary film, One Big Home. A discussion with the film’s director, Tom Bena, and documentary interviewee, Chris Murphy, will...

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Community at Bat Charity Softball Game a Success!

It was a glorious, sunny day in late September for our second annual Community at Bat fundraising softball game at Memorial Field, in Great Barrington. Broadcast live on WSBS, the afternoon was spirited with play-by-play announcing by Rep. Smitty Pignatelli, Jack...

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Tanglewood Donor Event

On a beautiful night at the end of August, CDCSB hosted its top donors and supporters at a special event at Tanglewood. The evening began with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on the lawn with a lively conversation about CDCSB's continuing good work. Attendees later had...

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Annual Meeting

CDCSB held its 2018 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 8:30, at the Congregational Church at 251 Main Street Great Barrington, MA 01230. A short business meeting and project updates, was followed by a conversation with Joe Kreisberg, President of the...

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