Local health boards baffled over the legality of CBD oil

Local health boards baffled over the legality of CBD oil

GREAT BARRINGTON— It’s at gas stations. It’s in gummy bears. And it’s even in dog treats. CBD is showing up everywhere in Berkshire County. Cannabidiol, or more commonly known as “CBD” is a non-psychoactive compound extracted from the flowers and buds of the cannabis plant. And while the majority of products in retail marijuana shops […]

Treasure hunt at the ‘Flying Church’

Treasure hunt at the ‘Flying Church’

GREAT BARRINGTON — The parking lot of the town’s oldest church has been undisturbed for more than 100 years…until now. With major construction completed on the former Methodist church at 198 Main St., developer Paul Joffe invited the public to hunt for local history in the lot before it’s paved over. Despite soaring temperatures and […]

20 new Americans Pledge their Allegiance

20 new Americans Pledge their Allegiance

STOCKBRIDGE — Known for its iconic Americana imagery, The Norman Rockwell Museum served as a fitting setting when the venue was transformed into a courtroom to welcome 20 new U.S. citizens. The museum partnered with the Berkshire Immigrant Center in Pittsfield, the Berkshire Community College Adult Learning Program in Great Barrington and the Literacy Network […]

Fire engulfs West Stockbridge farmhouse

Fire engulfs West Stockbridge farmhouse

WEST STOCKBRIDGE — A fire destroyed a two-story colonial-style farmhouse from the 1900s on State Line Road. Nearly 30 firefighters from West Stockbridge, Stockbridge and Richmond as well as Canaan, New York, responded to the blaze at the 3,336- square-foot home at 11:15 p.m. on Monday, June 10, said West Stockbridge Fire Chief Peter Skorput. […]

Asperger’s, LD organization celebrates 35th year

Asperger’s, LD organization celebrates 35th year

LEE — An organization focused on helping young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and other learning differences define the path to their futures is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Through a ceremony held last week, College Internship Program (CIP) Berkshire celebrated its 35th anniversary at its headquarters in Lee. CIP Berkshire was founded as the Transitional Apartment […]

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