Selectmen threaten chief with discipline for talking to Record

Selectmen threaten chief with discipline for talking to Record

EGREMONT— Angered by Police Chief Erik Josephson’s published allegations that the town administration has pressured him to commit felonious acts, the Board of Selectmen has scheduled  a disciplinary hearing to be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 24. At the Jan. 8 regular select board meeting, Vice Chairman George McGurn said the board’s concerns with Josephson’s […]

State historic panel warns Eagle developer ‘not so fast’

State historic panel warns Eagle developer ‘not so fast’

LEE — The Eagle Mill Development Project has apparently come up against a potential roadblock issued  by the Massachusetts Historic Commission. However, the Eagle Mill developer, Jeffrey Cohen, sees this setback as a “bump in the road”, rather than a full roadblock. Brona Simon of the commission sent a letter to the Eagle Mills project […]

Jon Bruno appointed to vacant seat on Southern Berkshire School panel

Jon Bruno appointed to vacant seat on Southern Berkshire School panel

SHEFFIELD — Jon Bruno has been appointed to the Southern Berkshire Regional School District’s school committee. Bruno was officially appointed to fill the final open seat  by the appointing body  that consisted of two of the select board members from Sheffield and the three school committee members from Sheffield. The committee comprised David Smith, chairman […]

Spartans honor late coach Unsworth

Spartans honor late coach Unsworth

GREAT BARRINGTON — Wednesday was an emotional day at Monument Mountain High School, as the Spartan cross country team dedicated a memorial to its late coach, Chris Unsworth, before the seniors embarked on the final home meet of their careers. Unsworth died in July after a battle with cancer at age 48, survived by his […]

Harrington receives Healey endorsement in DA election

Harrington receives Healey endorsement in DA election

PITTSFIELD — Maura Healey visited the Democratic Coordinated Headquarters of Pittsfield on North Street to endorse Andrea Harrington for Berkshire County District Attorney. Healey and Harrington were joined on Monday, October 1, by other Democratic leaders from around the county, such as Mayor Linda Tyer of Pittsfield and Tricia Farley-Bouvier, member of the Massachusetts House […]

Eagle Mill developers shows updated plans to town leaders

Eagle Mill developers shows updated plans to town leaders

LEE — The Eagle Mill Redevelopment LLC plans for a $60- to $80-million project that will include affordable housing, a riverfront office building, a boutique hotel, adapted mercantile space, restaurant spaces and more in the spaces of the town’s historic papermaking mill. Current plans call for construction to begin in November 2019 and end by […]