Offensive explosion leads Lee past Drury

Offensive explosion leads Lee past Drury

By Matthew Tonis LEE — For the first two weeks of their season, the Lee Wildcats were in search of a consistent offensive attack. Friday night, they finally found it. The Wildcats advanced to 3-0 on the young season, defeating the Drury Blue Devils 44-0 at home behind a stable of runners dominating on the […]

Stockbridge votes to allow, regulate, and tax marijuana

Stockbridge votes to allow, regulate, and tax marijuana

By Christopher McDermott STOCKBRIDGE — Town meeting voters overwhelmingly approved a plan to allow retail marijuana downtown and allow state-legal marijuana establishments in the Industrial Park district. Voters also approved a plan to tax recreational marijuana retail sales at 3 percent, which is the maximum allowed under state law. The local regulations for medical and […]

Berkshire Co-op seeks to sell wine and beer; stores object

Berkshire Co-op seeks to sell wine and beer; stores object

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The Berkshire Co-op Market has applied for a beer-and-wine license adding to the list of applicants while the Select Board considers issuing up to four more. And at the same time local liquor store owners have again voiced their objections to any loosening of local regulations on liquor licenses. […]

Legal Notices for 09/14/18

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court BERKSHIRE Division INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 Docket No. BE18P0600EA Estate of: William R Johnson Date of Death: June 24, 2018 To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Walter M Shenko of Great […]

Legal Notices: Week of 06/22/18

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Department BERKSHIRE Division Docket No. BE18P0357EA In the Estate of Eugene Cook Date of Death: 08/23/1986 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Adjudication of Interstacy has been filed by Marina C Lewis of San Antonio TX requesting […]

Local veterans speak out against plans for a Du Bois state

Local veterans speak out against plans for a Du Bois state

GREAT BARRINGTON — At a time when monuments connected to slavery and segregation are being challenged across the country, an effort in the Berkshires to put up a new statue for civil rights icon W.E.B. Du Bois is facing a controversy of its own. “We’re taking statues down all over the country for one reason or another. Whether we disagree, that’s history. […]

Charges reduced or dropped for 14 Kinder Morgan protesters

Charges reduced or dropped for 14 Kinder Morgan protesters

GREAT BARRINGTON — Fourteen protestors from the Sugar Shack Alliance and water protectors had their day in court last week. All but one charge has been dropped or reduced to civil infractions. “Only one of the charges was not converted. There is one criminal count still outstanding at the moment, his court-appointed lawyer is negotiating […]

Lee thrashes Athol in home opener

Lee thrashes Athol in home opener

LEE — The Lee Wildcats boys’ basketball team have already matched their win total from last season and we are just two games in, as Lee pounded the Athol Red Raiders 73-47 in their home opener, for the first career win for new head coach Jason Bliss. “It feels unbelievable,” said Bliss on earning his […]