UpCountry wins top honor

UpCountry Magazine was named the 2019 Newspaper of the Year in the Specialty Publications category in the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s annual competition. The award was announced Oct. 10 at the New England Newspaper Awards Luncheon held at the AC Hotel Marriott in Worcester. For UpCountry, its win in the Specialty Publications category… Continue reading UpCountry wins top honor


Bring on the cookie swap!

A sweet way to gather with family and friends At the end of the cookie swap, each guest goes home with a sampling of every cookie at the party. Berkshire Eagle File Photo By Jennifer Huberdeau If you’re like the rest of us, the holidays are not only the “most wonderful time of the year,”… Continue reading Bring on the cookie swap!


From the editor

Hancock Shaker Village in the Berkshires is a museum that keeps alive the religion, history and culture of a small and devout group of people who fled religious persecution in England in the late 18th century and moved to find peace in America. The Shakers are said to have lived a “simple life,” but that… Continue reading From the editor

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From the Editor

Norman Rockwell loomed large in the March/April issue of UpCountry magazine, and we received so much positive feedback for it that I wanted to thank you, dear readers, for sharing it. Meanwhile, one reader prompted an inquiry into whether Joe’s Diner in Lee, Mass., was the actual setting for Rockwell’s “The Runaway.” That’s the 1958… Continue reading From the Editor