Legal Notices: Week of 2/16/2018

GREAT BARRINGTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION The Great Barrington Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Great Barrington Town Hall, 334 Main Street, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability submitted by Tighe & Bond on behalf of National Grid for replacing an existing utility […]

Public hopes for cannabis regs with start-ups in mind

Public hopes for cannabis regs with start-ups in mind

Residents of Berkshire County see opportunities in the recreational marijuana industry, but are wary of some state regulations that could create obstacles for small business start-ups and farmers. During a public hearing on the Cannabis Control Commission’s recent draft regulations of adult use recreational marijuana industry at Berkshire Community College, residents from across the county […]

In blow to 37 Interlaken, Stockbridge Planning Board rejects Cottage Era Estate bylaw change

In blow to 37 Interlaken, Stockbridge Planning Board rejects Cottage Era Estate bylaw change

STOCKBRIDGE — The Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to recommend a “no” vote on a proposed amendment to the town’s Cottage Era Estate bylaws. The proposed amendment, which would allow by-right developments on Cottage Era Estates, was discussed at length during Tuesday night’s public hearing, eliciting a large turnout from the town. Planning Board […]

Legal Notices: Week of 2/09/2018

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Docket No. BE18P0060EA In the matter of: Nadine Marjorie Forfa A Petition for Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Marie E. Tighe, of Sheffield, Massachusetts and […]

Hiring, firing of library staff main sticking point in Sheffield charter talks

Hiring, firing of library staff main sticking point in Sheffield charter talks

SHEFFIELD — The select board wants to streamline disciplinary action, and to do so may mean giving much more power to the Town Administrator. The town held a session Monday night to discuss proposed changes to the town’s charter, recommended by the town’s charter revision committee. The select board had endorsed the changes back in […]

Lee special town meeting approval of bylaw provides boon to Eagle Mill

Lee special town meeting approval of bylaw provides boon to Eagle Mill

LEE — The path towards redeveloping the Eagle MIll site and thus renewing the downtown area is a little clearer following the results of last week’s special town meeting. By a vote of 27-4, district representatives voted in favor of passing the 40R Smart Growth Overlay bylaw amendment proposed by the planning board. The bylaw […]

Pipeline protesters come before the judge to dispute trespassing

Pipeline protesters come before the judge to dispute trespassing

Protesters and state police retold their accounts from months of protest around Kinder Morgan’s work near Sandisfield in a two-and-a-half-hour court session at Southern Berkshire District Court on Jan. 30. Assistant District Attorney Caitlin Shugrue represented the Commonwealth. None of the defendants had a lawyer and so represented themselves, which at times presented a situation […]

Legal Notices: Week of 2/02/2018

MASSACHUSETTS LAWS AFFECTING MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS AND GARAGEMEN Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicle under G.L.c.255, Section 39A Notice is hereby given by: R.W.’s Inc. 35 Runway, Lee, MA 01238 pursuant to the provisions of G.L.c.255, Section 39A, that on 2/20/18 at 9:00 AM at 35 Runway, Lee, MA by private sale the following motor […]

Holly Hamer enters race for Barrington selectboard seat

Holly Hamer enters race for Barrington selectboard seat

GREAT BARRINGTON—Holly Hamer is the first non-incumbent to announce she’ll be seeking the Great Barrington select board seat opening in May. Hamer is a longtime volunteer for the Friends of Great Barrington Libraries (currently the group’s treasurer) and former co-owner of the Mill River Studio. Hamer picked up nomination papers from town hall on Friday […]

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