Stockbridge psychiatric hospital celebrates 100 years on Main Street

Stockbridge psychiatric hospital celebrates 100 years on Main Street

STOCKBRIDGE — Since the Austen Riggs Center was founded 100 years ago, there’s one thing that’s always set it apart from other psychiatric hospitals: its presence downtown. “We’re right on Main Street,” said psychologist Jane Tillman, director of the Erikson Institute at the Austen Riggs Center. “It’s so helpful to our patients. There are no […]

Berkshire Botanical Garden acquires five more acres of land, is now roughly 15 acres

Berkshire Botanical Garden acquires five more acres of land, is now roughly 15 acres

STOCKBRIDGE — As an entity that flourishes on growth, Berkshire Botanical Garden is no stranger to development. But with a nearly 5-acre land acquisition, programming opportunities continue to sprout. Earlier this year, the garden purchased 4.8 acres of undeveloped fields and woodlands on the east side of West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge from its longtime […]

Red Lion Inn celebrates 50th anniversary since reopening

Red Lion Inn celebrates 50th anniversary since reopening

STOCKBRIDGE — A lot can change over the course of 50 years. In the U.S. in 1969, the average cost for a gallon of milk was $1.10, television series Sesame Street first debuted and Apollo 11 launched the first men on the moon. During the same time in Stockbridge, the reopening of one venue has […]