Charges reduced or dropped for 14 Kinder Morgan protesters

Charges reduced or dropped for 14 Kinder Morgan protesters

GREAT BARRINGTON — Fourteen protestors from the Sugar Shack Alliance and water protectors had their day in court last week. All but one charge has been dropped or reduced to civil infractions. “Only one of the charges was not converted. There is one criminal count still outstanding at the moment, his court-appointed lawyer is negotiating […]

Medical marijuana bylaw vote expected at special town meeting

Medical marijuana bylaw vote expected at special town meeting

LEE — Special town meeting voters will have the opportunity to decide where future medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed to operate. A vote on the bylaw amendment recommended by the planning board is tentatively set to take place sometime in January. The bylaw has nothing to do with regulating or zoning recreational marijuana facilities […]

BHRSD superintendent proposes faculty changes

BHRSD superintendent proposes faculty changes

GREAT BARRINGTON — Berkshire Hills Regional School District budget meetings are under way, and Superintendent Peter Dillon is proposing significant changes to the faculty. The school district currently employs a special education evaluation team leader to oversee students with ISPs for grades 5 through 12. The new plan, which Dillon hopes to be implemented by […]

Lee thrashes Athol in home opener

Lee thrashes Athol in home opener

LEE — The Lee Wildcats boys’ basketball team have already matched their win total from last season and we are just two games in, as Lee pounded the Athol Red Raiders 73-47 in their home opener, for the first career win for new head coach Jason Bliss. “It feels unbelievable,” said Bliss on earning his […]

South Egremont school takes center stage during regional roundtable talk

South Egremont school takes center stage during regional roundtable talk

SHEFFIELD — As the South Egremont Village School repair project moves into the bidding phase, questions regarding a minimum number of students needed to make its future program financially feasible are being raised. During a much-needed and cathartic regional round table conversation between representatives from the Southern Berkshire Regional School District and its five towns […]

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