Egremont still seeks answers from Charter on broadband

Egremont still seeks answers from Charter on broadband

EGREMONT — As final negotiations for the town’s cable franchise agreement with Charter Communications draw ever closer, the town has at last received answers about the company’s planned broadband network and accompanying service. Some questions, however, still remain. The technology committee discussed those answers and identified remaining areas of concern during a public meeting Monday, […]

Burst pipes plague South County homes, schools and businesses

Burst pipes plague South County homes, schools and businesses

GREAT BARRINGTON — Local families and business owners saw firsthand how the frigid weather can impact their plumbing after two prominent cases of burst pipes over the past week, and Great Barrington’s fire chief said residents should take extra precautions in the coming days as some pipes currently frozen are likely to thaw. “All you […]

Reflections on the 1992 shootings on Simon’s Rock college campus

Reflections on the 1992 shootings on Simon’s Rock college campus

GREAT BARRINGTON—On December 14, 1992, student Wayne Lo shot six people, killing two, on the campus of Simon’s Rock College. A front-page Berkshire Eagle article on December 18, 2017 quoted two assertions by Leon Botstein (president of both Bard College in Red Hook, NY and Bard College at Simon’s Rock) in reflection on the 25th […]

Corcoran hat trick lifts Eagles

Corcoran hat trick lifts Eagles

SHEFFIELD — Junior, Jake Corcoran scored a hat trick Saturday afternoon as he helped lift the Mt. Everett Eagles to their first win of the season in a 5-1 victory over the Shepaug (Conn.) Spartans at the Berkshire School. “It feels great! The effort was there for all three periods, which was great this afternoon […]