Monterey selectman accuses colleague of conflict of interest

Monterey selectman accuses colleague of conflict of interest

By Hannah Shirley MONTEREY — After town officials publicly butted heads over the recording of meetings last week, the select board implemented a policy regulating the way the audio recordings are stored. At a Jan. 18 meeting, administrative assistant Melissa Noe alleged verbal and physical harassment against Select Board member Don Coburn. According to Noe’s […]

Great Barrington-based cosmetic brand jane iredale partners with San Francisco firm

Great Barrington-based cosmetic brand jane iredale partners with San Francisco firm

GREAT BARRINGTON – A San Francisco private equity firm has acquired a majority stake in jane iredale, a Berkshire-based clean beauty brand. San Francisco Equity Partners exclusively focuses on expansion-stage companies in the consumer sector, and will partner with founder Jane Iredale and her management team in the company’s next stage of growth. “As we […]

Legal Notices week of 1-18-19

    COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF SANDISFIELD The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) hereby gives notice that a public hearing is required pursuant to Sections 34 and 37 of Chapter 7C of the Massachu­setts General Laws, and […]

Exploring what if Du Bois met Wharton

Exploring what if Du Bois met Wharton

By Hannah Shirley What would have happened if W.E.B. Du Bois and Edith Wharton, two of the Berkshires’ greatest minds, had met in 1910 and been able to see each other without race? That’s the question Brooklyn playwright Emily DeVoti asks in her play, ‘Beyond the Veil.’ A stage reading of ‘Beyond the Veil’ will […]

Egremont board clears ‘wire-tapping’ officer accused by police chief

Egremont  board clears ‘wire-tapping’ officer accused by police chief

Selectman McGurn asked to release confidential minutes of probe to dispel invention of ‘fake facts’ By Hannah Shirley EGREMONT — In a complaint filed with the selectboard last June, Police Chief Erik Josephson accused full-time Officer Hans Carlson of creating audio recordings of people without their consent, a criminal violation of Massachusetts Wire Tap Law. […]

Legal Notices: Week of 1-11-2019

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield MA 01201 (413) 442-6941 Docket No.: BE13P0139PM Citation on General Probate Petition Estate of: Mary Roe, a/k/a Mary E. Roe Date of Death: September 8, 2018 To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Thomas J. Donohue, Jr. of […]

Selectmen threaten chief with discipline for talking to Record

Selectmen threaten chief with discipline for talking to Record

EGREMONT— Angered by Police Chief Erik Josephson’s published allegations that the town administration has pressured him to commit felonious acts, the Board of Selectmen has scheduled  a disciplinary hearing to be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 24. At the Jan. 8 regular select board meeting, Vice Chairman George McGurn said the board’s concerns with Josephson’s […]