Stockbridge voters approve every article at Annual Town Meeting

Stockbridge voters approve every article at Annual Town Meeting

By Joel Williams STOCKBRIDGE — The town passed all articles voted on during their Annual Town Meeting Monday night. “A new record,” Town Moderator Gary Johnston declared at the meeting’s close. Lasting just under 90 minutes, the meeting moved quickly, passing the first 14 articles with unanimous accord. All votes were taken with voice alone, […]

Turner won’t seek re-election to longtime seat on Egremont’s select board

Turner won’t seek re-election to longtime seat on Egremont’s select board

By Cory Willey EGREMONT — Select Board Chair Bruce Turner will not seek re-election when his term expires in 2019. Turner—who has served the town for over two decades—announced that this would likely be his last year on the board at the top of Tuesday’s meeting of the selectmen. His announcement came during the board’s […]

Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

Spartans hang on to defeat Eagles

SHEFFIELD — When it came to gut-check time, Monument Mountain’s Tyler Wade was able to step to the challenge as Wade was able to pitch the Monument Mountain Spartans to a complete game 3-2 victory over the Mount Everett Eagles Thursday afternoon. With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth […]

Rene Wood defeats incumbent Petersen for seat on Sheffield select board

Rene Wood defeats incumbent Petersen for seat on Sheffield select board

By Joel Williams SHEFFIELD — The town will have a new, but familiar face on the select board. Rene Wood defeated incumbent candidate Andrew J. Petersen with a 402-322 victory at Monday’s town election. “I’m going to be meeting with the town administrator today, I got sworn in yesterday morning,” Wood said Wednesday morning. “I […]

Baseball in the Berkshires open satellite exhibit in Lenox

Baseball in the Berkshires open satellite exhibit in Lenox

LENOX — On a miserable rainy Saturday afternoon, Lenox resident Jessica Cote and her family walked through the doors of the Lenox Historical Society to visit the brand new History of Baseball in Lenox satellite exhibit put on by the Baseball in the Berkshires Museum. “I think it’s important, it might not be down, all […]

LABspace seeks to connect regional artists

LABspace seeks to connect regional artists

Just over the border in Hillsdale, NY, Julie Torres and her partner, Ellen Letcher, are hosting an exhibit featuring work from just under 200 artists, most of which are from the Berkshires, Connecticut, and New York. “We did an open call to everyone on the LABspace email list,” Torres said. The vast majority of the […]

South Egremont school repairs could be complete by July’s end

South Egremont school repairs could be complete by July’s end

By Cory Willey EGREMONT — The South Egremont Village School repairs could be completed as early as July. Pittsfield-based contractor Salco Construction Co., started the repair project—which will replace the historic two-room schoolhouse’s foundation and fix rotting sills around the building—late last week. The school currently rests on stilts about seven feet off the ground. […]