Rolling on the entrepreneurial road to success

Rolling on the entrepreneurial road to success

SHEFFIELD — A Sheffield woman has literally set the wheels in motion with her first venture at owning her own business. After nearly two decades of experience practicing veterinary medicine, most recently as the medical director of a Bristol, Connecticut practice that was owned and operated by one of the country’s largest corporations dedicated to […]

Partners in wine

Partners in wine

RICHMOND — A winery that traded its urban setting for a more rural one has finally settled into its new space in Richmond. Founded in 2011, Balderdash Cellars is a winery that first called the basement of a Pittsfield-based bakery its home. But even prior to establishing Balderdash as a formal business, making wine was […]

The Foundry is a holding tank for emerging artists in Berkshire County

The Foundry is a holding tank for emerging artists in Berkshire County

WEST STOCKBRIDGE — A new venue in town is bringing together emerging artists. Amy Brentano, of Richmond, purchased the former Diana Felber Art Gallery and attached sculpture studio on 2 Harris St. earlier this year for $535,000. Now renamed to “The Foundry,” Brentano plans to take the 3,600 square-foot space to bring together diverse artists […]

Tractor Supply opens its doors at Barrington Plaza

Tractor Supply opens its  doors at Barrington Plaza

GREAT BARRINGTON— A national chain has just opened its doors at the Barrington Plaza. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Tractor Supply Co. has taken up residency at 546 Stockbridge Road in the remaining space formerly occupied Kmart, which closed in December 2016. Since then, the building was subdivided into two spaces. The first tenant, Marshalls, opened November 2017. […]

Lee pot shop to open Friday

Lee pot shop to open Friday

LEE — The marijuana market is about to get more competitive in Berkshire County. Canna Provisions, located at 220 Housatonic St. in Lee, is holding a grand opening Friday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The marijuana enterprise received its final license from the state Cannabis Control Commision in June, said Meg Sanders, […]

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 […]