First responders’ quick thinking saves two Barrington teenagers Carbon monoxide poisoning traced to plugged chimney

First responders’ quick thinking saves two Barrington teenagers Carbon monoxide poisoning traced to plugged chimney

GREAT BARRINGTON — Two teenagers were sent to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning after being found unresponsive in their Fairview Terrace home. Had it not been for the swift actions of the town’s first responders and their parents returning home promptly, the teens could have shared a different fate. At approximately 5:45 p.m., emergency […]

85-year-old Stockbridge man crashes into two downtown buildings

85-year-old Stockbridge man crashes into two downtown buildings

STOCKBRIDGE — Police are investigating a Monday afternoon crash after an 85-year-old Stockbridge man drove into two commercial buildings on Elm Street and injured two people. The operator of the vehicle, who has been identified by Stockbridge Police Chief Darrell Fennelly as Paul Lippmann, was uninjured. Lippmann, a resident of Stockbridge, has a background in […]

DA’s report cites conflicts in student’s alleged assault

DA’s report cites conflicts in student’s alleged assault

GREAT BARRINGTON— The investigation into the alleged assault of an 18-year-old Bard College at Simon’s Rock student of color remains ongoing. Campus safety received a call around 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, reporting that a female student of color had been assaulted in a wooded area on the school’s campus on Alford road. That […]

Board of Health comes out against Fulcrum’s proposed pot grow field

Board of Health comes out against Fulcrum’s proposed pot grow field

GREAT BARRINGTON — Citing a lack of concrete evidence, members of the town’s Board of Health agreed to pass along a negative recommendation to the Selectboard regarding the proposed 80,000 square-foot marijuana cultivation development on Van Deusenville Road in Housatonic. At the board’s last meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3, Michael Lanoue, chairperson of the board, […]

Pittsfield man struck, killed by a tractor-trailer truck

PITTSFIELD — A 73-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer truck. On Monday at approximately 7:12 p.m., the individual was walking into the driveway of Unistress Corp., a manufacturer of precast concrete structures located at 550 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield, when he was struck by a 2019 tractor-trailer truck. The vehicle was […]

Turning the page on the past

Turning the page on the past

A Great Barrington artist is carving out space for Armenian women to contribute and evolve the practice of bookmaking. Suzi Banks Baum first travelled to Armenia on a trip with several journalists, led by award-winning National Geographic photojournalist John Stanmeyer, in March 2016. On the trip, Baum interviewed 25 women artists. “I was very curious […]

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