First phase of Powerhouse Square nears completion

First phase of Powerhouse Square nears completion

GREAT BARRINGTON — The future home of the Berkshire Co-op Market is expected to be open for business in early spring as construction for the first phase of $30 million Powerhouse Square development on downtown Bridge Street nears completion. The co-op’s new location will be the first time that a space was designed for the […]

Declining student population leads discussion in Lee

Declining student population leads discussion in Lee

LEE — With more people moving out than moving in and more deaths than births, school districts across Berkshire County are facing critical declining school populations. The student population has declined 26 percent in Berkshire County since 2000 and is estimated to decline another 16 percent by 2028, said H. Jake Eberwein III, superintendent of […]

Monterey residents get to tour $3 million library renovation

MONTEREY—The library in town is entering a new chapter on its more than $3 million renovation project. The process has been several years in the making and on Monday, townspeople were guided through the expanded building. The library originally opened in 1891 and moved to 452 Main Road in 1931. The building was designed with […]

Former Sears building is sold; Goodwill to take up residency

GREAT BARRINGTON—A national brand is expanding its offerings here and will be taking up residency in the former Sears Hometown Store.The building, located at 228 Stockbridge Road, as well as the adjacent building at 230 Stockbridge Road, was sold to developer Craig Barnum for $1.2 million. The 2 1/2 story building located at 230 Stockbridge […]

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