Monument Valley Regional High School climbs the next steps

Monument Valley Regional High School climbs the next steps

GREAT BARRINGTON — A panel that was formed last year to explore and enhance the 50-year-old Monument Mountain Regional High School is creating a vision on what an updated building could look like. Josh Shapiro, an alumnus of the school, is working on crafting that vision through public dialogue. The panel, Monument Next Steps, will […]

Springing into the season

Springing into the season

Filling in the Sandisfield Arts Center’s missing pieces hasn’t always been easy. For Hilde Weisert and Barbara Penn, the two co-presidents are looking to preserve the building’s cultural tale by making the center sustainable and accessible for people to come together and shine through performing arts. On May 18 at 6 p.m., the Sandisfield Arts […]

Barrington Cottage St. bridge closed for repairs until 2023

Barrington Cottage St. bridge closed for repairs until 2023

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Cottage Street bridge will remain closed to traffic until 2023 when the state releases money to replace the 84-year-old bridge. Earlier this year, Massachusetts Department of Transportation designated $5 million in state transportation funds after the bridge failed an inspection, according to their report. On Monday, the Great Barrington Selectboard voted […]

CTSB won’t cut the cord, just yet

CTSB won’t cut the cord, just yet

CTSB station manager Leo Mahoney has seen it all. It’s been 17 years since he joined the Lee-based nonprofit television newsroom at Community Television for the Southern Berkshires, and 17 years since he has watched cable expand to clear pictures, meshing with the currents of technology. CTSB which airs regular coverage of education and governmental […]

It’s Now or Never

It’s Now or Never

Abby Schroeder is a crusader. She was the top COO of A. Schroeder International LLC, created in 1960, that is known for innovative publishing practices and record production. But her career in the recording industry didn’t come easy. She worked hard for her accomplishments, to make her name known, and to catch the attention of […]

Repairs to Division St. bridge need $4 million in town funds

Repairs to Division St. bridge need $4 million in town funds

GREAT BARRINGTON—Since it was built in 1950, the Division Street bridge connecting Great Barrington and Housatonic has attracted a fair amount of attention. Structurally very narrow, about 20 feet wide, it’s a close call to have two cars cross the bridge at once, causing drivers to yield or slow down for the other car to […]