Select Board seeks amendment on marijuana cultivation bylaw

Select Board seeks amendment on marijuana cultivation bylaw

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— The select board gave final necessary approvals to the town meeting warrant’s nonfinancial items, but the members are still hoping to amend some proposed marijuana cultivation bylaws on the town meeting floor. The select board and the town’s Planning Board are in disagreement about what the rules on marijuana growing […]

Legal Notices: Week of 4/13/2018

PUBLIC NOTICE “Notice of License Application”pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection-Waterways Program Waterways License Application Number W18-5213 Applicant: Robert and Debra Gottlieb NOTIFICATION DATE:      Friday, April 13, 2018 Public notice is hereby given of the Chapter 91 Waterways Simplified License Application by Robert and Debra Gottlieb to construct […]

W.E.B. Du Bois legacy committee hopes to rename middle school

W.E.B.  Du Bois legacy committee hopes to rename middle school

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— W.E.B. Du Bois’s 150th birthday and an accompanying festival has passed, but a committee focusing on his legacy hopes to have a statue, school or street in the civil rights icon’s hometown bear his name. The Du Bois legacy committee, co-chaired by Gwendolyn Hampton-VanSant of BRIDGE and Randy Weinstein of […]

Barrington ZBA rejects neighbors’ appeal to block burial of airport’s new fuel tank

Barrington ZBA rejects neighbors’ appeal to block burial of airport’s new fuel tank

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The Walter J. Koladza Airport will not have to face any new regulations over its installation of a new 20,000-gallon, double-walled, underground fuel tank, after the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals denied 4 – 1 an appeal by airport neighbors. Attorneys Tad Heuer and Richard Dohoney representing appellates Marc […]

Legal Notices: Week of 4/06/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Berkshire Division Docket No. BE18P0207EA In the Estate of: Edgar Johnson a/k/a James Edgar Johnson, late of Albany, NY Date of Death: April 26, 1995 To all persons interested in the above-captioned estate, a petition has been presented for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment […]

Governor Baker to face strong opposition in upcoming election

Governor Baker to face strong opposition in upcoming election

By Joel Williams PITTSFIELD — Gov. Charlie Baker has a tough road ahead if he hopes to be re-elected. Three hopefuls for the Democratic nomination for governor were in Pittsfield at the American Legion building in Pittsfield for the Democratic Governor candidates forum. A packed roomful of voters listened intently as they discussed potential policy […]

Sheffield marijuana entrepreneurs outline plans for growth, retail, branding

Sheffield marijuana entrepreneurs outline plans for growth, retail, branding

By Christopher McDermott SHEFFIELD — Local entrepreneurs outlined their plans for marijuana growing and dispensary facility of at least 10,000 square feet on 1375 North Main St., along with some community initiatives, to a crowd of about 25 in Sheffield Town Hall. “There’s an awful lot of opportunity for the community in this industry,” said […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/30/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 Docket No. BE18P0185EA CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Estate of: Pamela A. Bailey Date of Death: 08/13/2017 To all interested persons a Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been […]

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