Legislation could move state away from use of glyphosate

Legislation could move state away from use of glyphosate

GREAT BARRINGTON — A grassroots effort to reduce exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, has gained traction with two local boards planning to take up discussions around the use and application of the pesticide. This month, the town’s Board of Health and the Conservation Commission will separately discuss the use […]

Parent petition seeks Regulbuto’s dismissal calling her a ‘liability’

Superintendent comes under fire, and contract discussions delayed or could be off the table SHEFFIELD — A school committee meeting scheduled for Thursday night could be met with pickets who are calling for the superintendent’s removal from the school district. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, a meeting for the Executive Evaluation Subcommittee was slated […]

Wildcats steamroll through Mahar

ORANGE — Throughout the first four games of the Lee football season, coach Keith Thomson referred to that stretch as a gauntlet, something the Wildcats had to get through as best they could before the playoff push could begin. Finishing the stretch at 1-3, it was clear to the Wildcats their postseason hopes would be […]

Pittsfield man struck, killed by a tractor-trailer truck

PITTSFIELD — A 73-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer truck. On Monday at approximately 7:12 p.m., the individual was walking into the driveway of Unistress Corp., a manufacturer of precast concrete structures located at 550 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield, when he was struck by a 2019 tractor-trailer truck. The vehicle was […]

State ethics panel charges West Stockbridge fire chief with conflict of interest law

State ethics panel charges West Stockbridge fire chief with conflict of interest law

WEST STOCKBRIDGE — The enforcement division of the state Ethics Commission has filed an order to show cause alleging that the town’s fire chief and former select board member had perpetrated multiple conflict of interest law violations. According to a release distributed by the commission, West Stockbridge Fire Chief Peter Skorput allegedly voted to reappoint […]

Berkshire Playwrights Lab fundraises to continue elevating new voices, talent

Berkshire Playwrights Lab fundraises to continue elevating new voices, talent

GREAT BARRINGTON — For 12 years, Berkshire Playwrights Lab has offered established writers, as well as emerging ones, a creative environment to develop their work. And though this year’s season has wrapped, the nonprofit has begun fundraising to continue seeing its mission through for its 13th season. Founded in 2007 by Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, […]

Legal Notices: Week of 04-26-2019

Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 442-6941  Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Docket No. BE19P0289EA CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION Estate of: Olivia Ladd Gilliam Date of Death: 08/08/1993             To all interested persons: A petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment […]

Legal Notices: Week of 02-22-19

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Berkshire Probate and Family Court 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, MA 01201 CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF CONSERVATOR’S ACCOUNT Docket No. BE14P0388PM In the matter of: Ronald Cowdrey Of: Sandisfield, MA Protected Person​/​Disabled Person​/​Respondent      To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, you are hereby […]

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