From the Editor

From the Editor

UpCountry Magazine has, for the second time in its three years of existence, been named the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s “Specialty Publication” of the Year — in other words, we’re New England’s Magazine of the Year once again! It’s a high honor and a banner achievement for which we can all take a… Continue reading From the Editor

From the Editor

From the Editor

In this edition, UpCountry Editor Jennifer Huberdeau writes about the haunted places one can find throughout the region. Leading off her article, she asks: Do you believe in ghosts? Well, if you don’t believe in ghosts, perhaps you’ll believe my story. I grew up in Adams in a house built by a stonemason. The home… Continue reading From the Editor

From the Editor

From the editor

We’ve been creating this bimonthly magazine for a little more than two years now, and it’s a labor of love for all involved. Hardly a day goes by when someone mentions to me how much they enjoy reading and looking at UpCountry Magazine. That is so heartening. Hearing from you helps keep us on track.… Continue reading From the editor

From the Editor

From the Editor

March 20 is the first day of spring. But does it not feel like winter just started? We who live in the UpCountry of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont know that a calendar is a calendar. The weather is the weather. What will be will be: Snow in April is entirely possible, if not probable.… Continue reading From the Editor

From the Editor

From the editor

My parents had me on cross country skis by the time I hit kindergarten. If you cross country ski, winter is never a sedentary, solitary season. Instead, it’s filled with adventure and vitality. Thanks to my parents strapping those skis on my feet when I was a kid, I’ve had the privilege of cruising New… Continue reading From the editor

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From the Executive Editor

As I write, the season’s early chill has summoned the first snowflakes of the year. Up in West Dover, Vt., it’s been cold enough that Mount Snow’s been able to make enough snow to open. In fact, it’s making history by celebrating its earliest opening in 64 years. Here in the UpCountry, it’s that time… Continue reading From the Executive Editor

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Editor’s Note

On Jan. 6, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed the 77th Congress in what he called an “unprecedented” moment in U.S. history. In his State of the Union address, Roosevelt set out to prepare America for the inevitable: war. Roosevelt’s challenge was monumental: He rallied Americans to eschew isolationism and rise to protect republics around… Continue reading Editor’s Note

From the Editor

From the Editor

A day on the ski slopes. A trek through the woods on snowshoes. Dinner by the fireplace at a cozy restaurant. A familiar movie — on a warm couch in a well-appointed living room. In this edition of UpCountry, we’re taking you on an adventure outside and in. Skiing and snowboarding are indeed big parts… Continue reading From the Editor

From the Editor

From the Editor

To me, Tanglewood is summer. If you were lucky enough to grow up around the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Lenox, Mass., you know exactly what I mean. You spent many a summer evening on the lawn, picnicking with family and friends, gazing up at the stars awash in sound from the… Continue reading From the Editor