Alford residents approve property purchase

Alford residents approve property purchase

ALFORD — The town is set to begin negotiations on the purchase of a Center Road property after taxpayers gave the acquisition a green light. Registered voters authorized the town to spend as much as $235,000 on the home at 7 Alford Center Road with an aim to utilize the property to expand town facilities […]

Lenox schedules spring sidewalk renovations

Lenox schedules spring sidewalk renovations

LENOX — Residents along five town streets will see renovated sidewalks come springtime when a town-funded infrastructure project commences.  Sidewalks along Cliffwood, Housatonic, Hubbard, Tucker and Walker streets will either be replaced or repaired under the planned scope of the work. The town hired Pittsfield-based civil engineering firm Foresight Land Services to design sidewalk repairs […]

New Marlborough residents seek zoning changes

New Marlborough residents seek zoning changes

NEW MARLBOROUGH — A proposal put forth by a group of residents to amend the town’s zoning bylaws will appear on the warrant at the annual town meeting on Monday, May 4. A petition authored by resident Lucinda Shmulsky that seeks to give taxpayers greater say in New Marlborough’s special permit zoning will be up […]

Lenox identifies final three candidates in superintendent search

Lenox identifies final three candidates in superintendent search

LENOX — The superintendent search that was launched in November has been narrowed down to the final three candidates with the job-seekers set to be interviewed publicly on Monday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 4. Two dozen candidates submitted applications vying for the position. In October, former Lenox Public Schools Superintendent Kimberly Merrick resigned from […]

Residents vent frustrations with Housatonic River cleanup deal

Residents vent frustrations with Housatonic River cleanup deal

GREAT BARRINGTON — Residents continued to express their anguish about the deal five south county towns have struck with the Environmental Protection Agency and General Electric Co. to clean up the Housatonic River at a public information session last week, while local officials insisted that the agreement is in the interest of the public. More […]

Southern Berkshire school committee renews superintendent’s contract

Southern Berkshire school committee renews superintendent’s contract

SHEFFIELD — Southern Berkshire School District Superintendent Beth Regulbuto will lead the district for three more years after the Southern Berkshire School Committee voted unanimously to extend her contract during the board’s meeting. Regulbuto’s original three-year deal was set to expire at the end of the school year, and the district was required to let […]

Sandisfield secures new round of road funding

Sandisfield secures new round of road funding

SANDISFIELD — Drivers used to a bumpy ride on Route 57 in Sandisfield will see some relief this spring when a portion of the road is mended thanks to state funding, but town officials say a critical stretch of road will remain in rough shape until more funding is secured. The town received a $2 […]

Local architect makes his mark with South County projects

Local architect makes his mark with South County projects

For every project he designs, there comes a point when architect Grigori Fateyev reaches the bittersweet moment when he must pass off his creation to the client who paid for the project. Fateyev reached that juncture last fall when the Green Houses development on Humphrey Street in Great Barrington that he designed was completed and […]

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