Town still has rules to finesse on marijuana

Town still has rules to finesse on marijuana

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — Marijuana’s retail premiere this summer has left local governments with plenty of questions about how it will fit into their communities, and even Great Barrington, which voted on some fairly comprehensive regulations at their annual town meeting, still has some unanswered. The Select Board Monday night said they would […]

Local veterans speak out against plans for a Du Bois state

Local veterans speak out against plans for a Du Bois state

GREAT BARRINGTON — At a time when monuments connected to slavery and segregation are being challenged across the country, an effort in the Berkshires to put up a new statue for civil rights icon W.E.B. Du Bois is facing a controversy of its own. “We’re taking statues down all over the country for one reason or another. Whether we disagree, that’s history. […]

Braves pull away from Spartans

Braves pull away from Spartans

  GREAT BARRINGTON — The Monument Mountain Spartans just couldn’t seem to get over the hump. After cutting the deficit down to one twice in the second half, first off of a Noah Helmke three point play to start the third quarter and then later in the game about halfway through the fourth quarter, Graham […]

Mt. Evertt holds off Lenox comeback in Friday night basketball

Mt. Evertt holds off Lenox comeback in Friday night basketball

By Ethan Winter SHEFFIELD — The Mt. Everett Eagles were able to stave off a serious Lenox comeback attempt defeating the Millionaires 51-47 Friday night. With the game on the line and the Eagles (6-5, 2-1 Berkshire South) clinging to a two point lead with under a minute remaining, star point guard Gwen Carpenter was […]