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 […]

Democrats gather in Pittsfield to endorse Harrington

Democrats gather in Pittsfield to endorse Harrington

PITTSFIELD — On Monday, October 1, 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 by other Democratic leaders from around the county, such as Mayor Linda Tyer of Pittsfield and Tricia Farley-Bouvier member of the Massachusetts House […]

Offensive explosion leads Lee past Drury

Offensive explosion leads Lee past Drury

By Matthew Tonis LEE — For the first two weeks of their season, the Lee Wildcats were in search of a consistent offensive attack. Friday night, they finally found it. The Wildcats advanced to 3-0 on the young season, defeating the Drury Blue Devils 44-0 at home behind a stable of runners dominating on the […]

Stockbridge votes to allow, regulate, and tax marijuana

Stockbridge votes to allow, regulate, and tax marijuana

By Christopher McDermott STOCKBRIDGE — Town meeting voters overwhelmingly approved a plan to allow retail marijuana downtown and allow state-legal marijuana establishments in the Industrial Park district. Voters also approved a plan to tax recreational marijuana retail sales at 3 percent, which is the maximum allowed under state law. The local regulations for medical and […]

Berkshire Co-op seeks to sell wine and beer; stores object

Berkshire Co-op seeks to sell wine and beer; stores object

By Christopher McDermott GREAT BARRINGTON — The Berkshire Co-op Market has applied for a beer-and-wine license adding to the list of applicants while the Select Board considers issuing up to four more. And at the same time local liquor store owners have again voiced their objections to any loosening of local regulations on liquor licenses. […]