Legal Notices: Week of 3/09/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Docket No. BE18P0126EA Estate of: James Lee Wallin Date of Death: 01/06/2018 To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by […]

Residents petition for vote on marijuana moratorium

Residents petition for vote on marijuana moratorium

MILL RIVER— With the state set to begin receiving license applications for recreational marijuana establishments on April 1 and one special permit application for a marijuana business already submitted to the town, a grassroots effort to put a moratorium on such applications has arisen. Calling itself the Concerned Citizens of New Marlborough, this group of […]

Lenox Planning Board considers Housatonic St. solar development

Lenox Planning Board considers Housatonic St. solar development

LENOX — The Planning Board met Tuesday with representatives from Syncarpha Capital, a New York-based firm specializing in solar power, to consider the possibility of creating an overlay district to accommodate a $10-million, 7 megawatt solar project. The site in question is a 48-acre lot off of Housatonic Street by Mountain View Cemetery. 25 acres […]

O’Brien trucking company, town attorneys will enter negotiations

O’Brien trucking company, town attorneys will enter negotiations

GREAT BARRINGTON — As a second night of arguments drew to a close, the opposing attorneys representing trucking businessman Gary O’Brien and the town’s zoning enforcement officer each agreed to try negotiating terms to resolve a longstanding dispute over what is allowed at O’Brien’s Roger Road property. O’Brien’s attorney Paul Feldmen had been arguing before […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/02/2018

EGREMONT CONSERVATION COMMISSION Egremont Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing 3/8 at 7:30 pm at Egremont Town Hall, 271 Rt.71, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) by Danielle Emlaw, 65 Main St., regarding tree removal and trimming on wetlands protected land bordering Karner Brook. Filing may be viewed at Town Hall between 7:30 a.m. […]

Monterey will meet with MBI again about broadband plans

Monterey will meet with MBI again about broadband plans

MONTEREY — Town leaders agreed to a March 15 deadline for coming back to the state’s Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) with plans for moving forward in a broadband installation plan likely revolving around Berkshires-based startup Fiber Connect. The town still hopes to get a $1.2 million state grant towards it getting it a fully-connected network. […]

SBRSD School Committee votes on schools

SBRSD School Committee votes on schools

SHEFFIELD — The Southern Berkshire Regional School Committee has voted in favor of pursuing the closure of the Monterey School and the South Egremont Village School. In an open meeting Wednesday night, the committee voted 6-2 in favor of the action with the Monterey School. Members Mary Ellen Brown of Monterey and Carl Stewart of Alford […]

Barrington’s $16.3 million share of school budget comes to 73%

Barrington’s $16.3 million share of school budget comes to 73%

GREAT BARRINGTON— The proposed budget for the Berkshire Hills Regional School District in its current preliminary state would be asking for $22.2 million in total from its three towns. For Great Barrington in particular, if this school budget and the similarly preliminary town budget were both passed in their current state, the town would be […]

Legal Notices: Week of 2/23/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Docket No. BE18P0108EA Estate of: Stephen Murphy Leining Date of Death: 01/24/2018 To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Appointment of […]

Great Barrington cracks down on parking

Great Barrington cracks down on parking

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — Effective immediately, overnight on-street parking in Great Barrington will be banned from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. from November 15 to March 30, as approved by a select board vote Monday night. The rule states that violators will be ticketed and vehicles blocking the town’s snow plows will be […]

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