Egremont board clears ‘wire-tapping’ officer accused by police chief

Egremont  board clears ‘wire-tapping’ officer accused by police chief

Selectman McGurn asked to release confidential minutes of probe to dispel invention of ‘fake facts’ By Hannah Shirley EGREMONT — In a complaint filed with the selectboard last June, Police Chief Erik Josephson accused full-time Officer Hans Carlson of creating audio recordings of people without their consent, a criminal violation of Massachusetts Wire Tap Law. […]

Pot shop’s opening was smokin’ hot

Pot shop’s opening was smokin’ hot

By Joel Williams GREAT BARRINGTON — With the first recreational pot shop open, and three more on the way in town, it seems survival may be determined by a price war. Theory Wellness opened its doors at 10 a.m. last Friday for recreational adult use cannabis, making it the first retail cannabis shop in Berkshire […]

First dispensary for marijuana in county opens in Barrington

First dispensary  for  marijuana in county opens in Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON— Theory Wellness will be opening for recreational sale of cannabis on Friday,making them the first recreational dispensary to open in Berkshire County. “We’re pleased to share that our dispensary, Theory Wellness in Great Barrington, MA, will be the first dispensary to begin recreational cannabis sales in Berkshire County,” the company said in a […]

Big second half buoys Wildcats in win

Big second half buoys Wildcats in win

SHEFFIELD — The first time that the Lee and Mt. Everett boys’ basketball teams faced off this season, Wildcat leading scorers Ben Harding and Myles Whitney-Nason powered their way to an easy win for Lee. Monday, coach Jowe Warren and the Eagles did not let that happen, but it would not be enough to snatch […]

Mother uses billboard to find former school abused students

Mother uses billboard to find former  school abused  students

GREAT BARRINGTON— A billboard on State Road  across from Plaza Package askes the question, “Did something happen to you in the janitor’s room at Sheffield Center School?” The mother of a man who was a student at the Sheffield Center School back in the 1970s leased the billboard for $2300 a month at least until […]

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