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 […]

Selectmen, finance panel reduce Barrington budget by $190,000

Selectmen, finance panel reduce Barrington budget by $190,000

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON—After accepting about $190,000 in reductions, the town’s Finance Committee and select board have settled on a fiscal year 2019 annual budget of about $11.3 million to present to a public hearing. At a budget workshop on March 19, Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin answered an earlier request to give the two […]

Main Street’s ‘Flying Church’ showing substantial progress

Main Street’s ‘Flying Church’ showing substantial progress

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON— The conspicuous “Flying Church” renovation project on Main Street has been showing progress on its mission to bring a new restaurant, retail and apartment rental space to downtown. The property’s owner Paul Joffe said he’s been involved in some way in every step of the renovation. He noted that even […]

Legal Notices: Week of 3/23/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF CONSERVATOR’S ACCOUNT Docket No. BE14P0388PM In the matter of: Ronald Cowdrey of Sandisfield, MA To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, you are hereby notified pursuant to Rule 72 of the Supplemental […]