Monument-Drury game suspended

Monument-Drury game suspended

NORTH ADAMS — It had all the makings of a classic. That is until humidity caused condensation to form on the court making the floor unsafe to continue playing. The Spar­tans held a 38-33 lead with 7:30 remaining in the third quarter when the game was stopped. Play was halted 30 seconds into the third […]

Pipeline protester’s defense asks for police transmissions, policies

Pipeline protester’s defense asks for police transmissions, policies

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The legal defense for a Kinder Morgan pipeline protester facing criminal charges has filed a motion asking for 15 categories of information from the prosecution and investigators, including radio transmissions between police officers, transmissions between security officers, and the Taser policy of the police department. Jake Renner, of Sharon, […]

Residents discuss justice and service at MLK observance

Residents discuss justice and service at MLK observance

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON—When looking to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., it’s not enough to celebrate the man as a monument if we aren’t willing to stand up for justice ourselves as individuals—so said Professor Wesley Brown in his keynote presentation at the First Congregational Church on Monday afternoon. “On this day […]

Berkshire county braces for freezing rain

Berkshire county braces for freezing rain

Temperatures in south county are forecasting a high of 55 degrees on Friday, quite a difference from the subzero winds and blizzard snow of last week’s bomb cyclone all over the Atlantic Coast. But with rain expected for most of Friday into Saturday morning, officials from the Great Barrington Department of Public Works advise residents […]

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, […]

Spartans win first alpine ski race of the season

Spartans win first alpine ski race of the season

PITTSFIELD – On a perfect night for skiing, where race time temperatures were around 28 degrees Fahrenheit, Carly Terranova helped lead the Monument Mountain Spartans to a week one race win. “I didn’t even know that so that is absolutely fantastic and makes me so happy,” said a surprised Terranova following the race. Terranova finished […]

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 […]

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