New england culture
Bernardston is a small rural town in western Massachusetts, located in north central Franklin County, on the border between Massachusetts and Vermont. In concert with the climate of New England, Bernardston's climate can be highly variable from year to year, often featuring cold winters and mild to hot summers. The winter season can be long and bitter or short and sweet. Beautiful panoramic views featuring the Green mountains and the Appalachians, Bernardston embodies the rural New England atmosphere.